AIPC CEO and Future Shapers Programme Named Finalists for International Awards

23rd Apr, 2024


Sven Bossu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of International Convention Centres (AIPC), has been recognised for his outstanding leadership as he clinches a spot among the finalists for the prestigious International Executive Director of the Year award.

This acknowledgment not only reflects his remarkable contributions to the convention centre management industry but also underscores AIPC's commitment to excellence under his guidance.

Moreover, AIPC's innovative initiative, the Future Shapers Programme, has also been named a finalist in the category of Best Education or Professional Development Offering. This commendation highlights the programme's significant impact on shaping the future leaders of the convention centre sector and its dedication to advancing professional development opportunities within the industry.

These accolades come as a testament to AIPC's commitment to leadership excellence, industry innovation, and the continuous advancement of the convention centre management sector worldwide.

The winners of these prestigious awards will be unveiled at International & European Association Success Awards ceremony, scheduled to take place on June 10th in Graz, Austria. Since its establishment in 2006, the Association of Association Executives has been steadfast in its mission to recognise and celebrate success within the association community. The International & European Association Success Awards serve as a platform to honor individuals and initiatives that have made significant contributions to the association sector, driving positive change and innovation.

AIPC Delivers Ongoing Legacies Through Future Shapers Program

The AIPC Future Shapers Programme stands as a shining example of AIPC's commitment to nurturing talent and fostering innovation within the convention centere management industry. This unique and international programme is tailored for emerging leaders who are poised to make a significant impact on the industry on a global scale.

Sven Bossu (on the right), who assumed the role of CEO at AIPC in May 2020, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his leadership position.

Prior to joining AIPC, Sven served as the Managing Director at ESTRO (European Society for Radiation Oncology), where he spearheaded a successful branding, marketing, and digital transformation initiative. With a background in both the financial services industry and association management, Sven is well-equipped to lead AIPC through a transformative period, redefining its value proposition and addressing the evolving needs and challenges of its members.

AIPC is honored to be recognised as a finalist in two prestigious categories and remains dedicated to advancing the convention centre management sector worldwide.

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