Calabar ICC joins ICCA as first member from the West and Central African region

9th Jun, 2015

The Calabar International Convention Centre [Calabar ICC] continued to register milestones in the international meetings industry when the ICCA board, sitting at the Headquarters in Amsterdam, Netherlands, formally approved the application of Calabar ICC to join ICCA.

In line with Calabar ICC’s strategic commitment to making a mark in the world of business tourism, It’s membership into ICCA will:

  • Help strengthen the destination’s competitiveness in the international meetings field
  • Better understand market and client-need trends
  • Build effective networks
  • Build in-depth knowledge of target clients and their events
  • Exchange business leads and win more bids.

On receiving the communication from the Global ICCA President, Ms Nina Freysen Pretorius, Ben Asoro, Director of Marketing and Sales commented that “I am glad and grateful that we have achieved this. Joining ICCA puts Calabar ICC on a global platform with valuable resources, in the bidding cycle, to help us effectively compete, bid for, and win more international conferences to be hosted in Calabar, Nigeria.”

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