IAPCO and IFES form new Strategic Partnership

IAPCO and the IFES International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) have agreed to a new 3-year Memorandum of Understanding, which will see both organisations’ communities benefit across several initiatives. At their previous meeting in Dubai, the IAPCO Council unanimously agreed upon this first-of-its-kind collaboration for both associations. The new strategic partnership will see experts from both organisations share knowledge and educational content through industry events, seminars and webinars, visibility via online recognition and business development opportunities.

OIC Group and Federcongressi&eventi win the prestigious IAPCO ‘Collaboration Award’

The partnership between OIC Group and Federcongressi&eventi was revealed as the winner of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) Driving Excellence Collaboration Award 2022 at the presentation ceremony held at the Meetings Leadership Network at IBTM World on Monday, 28 November 2022 in Barcelona, Spain

IAPCO Launches a Global Wellbeing and Connection Survey

IAPCO and the 14 National PCO Association members of the IAPCO Strategic Association Task Force have combined forces to create a team of academic and scientific researchers, a first of its kind in our global congress and events industry, to gather data on employee and team member wellbeing and feelings towards work, connections to others and perceived belonging to the meetings industry. The research team is backed by academics at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK and expert social scientists from across the globe.

Dubai Business Events Hosts International Board of Congress Organisers

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) Council panel met with stakeholders from the business events sector in Dubai on the 3rd of November 2022 to discuss the professional and business events landscape today and what it will look like in future as part of the Councils 4-day Dubai meeting and strategy workshop programme.

IAPCO Driving Excellence Innovation Award goes to Ms Hyojung Ok from ezpmp, South Korea, for use of innovative digital technology to deliver a flawless carbon neutral event

During IMEX Gala Dinner last night, IAPCO awarded its 8th Driving Excellence Innovation Award to ezpmp, South Korea, and the work of Ms Hyojung Ok for her use of innovative digital technology to deliver a flawless carbon neutral event to a virtual audience at the P4G Summit in Korea in 2021.