Building on the existing partnership with Messe Frankfurt GmbH as IAPCO's Convention Centre Partner, this strategic alliance further solidifies #Frankfurt's position as a top global congress and conference location. This new partnership enhances our commitment to exceptional event experiences and adds a leading destination to the IAPCO Community for our network of leading PCOs.
The IAPCO Education Seminar Series, IAPCO’s premier educational and networking event for Professional Congress Organisers (PCOs) and meetings industry stakeholders, reached a monumental milestone this year, marking its 50th annual seminar. Since its inception in 1975, the Seminar has established itself as a cornerstone of the events industry, fostering excellence, igniting innovation and connecting generations of events professionals across the globe. Rebranded as IAPCO EDGE in 2016, the 2024 edition wrapped up in Antwerp on 18 January, proudly celebrating this remarkable milestone and its enduring impact on shaping the future of events.
Exhibition World Bahrain (EWB), the Middle East’s newest and largest exhibition and convention centre, has signed a partnership agreement with the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), making EWB a new Convention Centre Partner of the world’s leading association for professional congress organisers.
Abbey Conference & Events, in collaboration with The International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), Visit Flanders Convention Bureau (VFCB) and The Flemish Department of Care (FDC) have been announced as the winners of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO)’s Driving Excellence Collaboration Award 2023.
Senior faculty members from the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) will travel to Durban in October to deliver the IAPCO Hosted EDGE seminar.