Signing event for destination partnership between JNTO and IAPCO

We are excited to inform you that the signing event for the destination partnership between the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO, based in Tokyo, Japan) and the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO, registered in Zurich, Switzerland) took place on Wednesday, 1 June at the Japan booth of IMEX Frankfurt 2022.

IAPCO Council meets Northern Ireland Business Tourism Representatives at ICC Belfast

The IAPCO Council Meeting is hosted this week by Tourism Northern Ireland in Belfast. The international panel met with representatives from Tourism Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Visit Belfast, Visit Derry and ICC Belfast as well as industry professionals and key political stakeholders. Securing conferencing and business events is deemed a critical driver in the region’s economic recovery post-Covid. According to Tourism Northern Ireland’s recently launched Integrated Strategy for Business Events in Northern Ireland, it is estimated that the sector could deliver £209 million in direct economic impact, and up to 2000 new jobs by 2030.

IAPCO Releases 2021 Members' Statistics #GMID

7 April 2022 - IAPCO is delighted to share its members' 2021 statistics to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day 2022. These statistics are based on annual return data provided by IAPCO members.

IAPCO 2022 Annual Meeting & General Assembly: The Meetings Industry Rises Again

IAPCO and AIPC release research paper on hybrid events

On December 2nd, IAPCO and AICP released a research paper on hybrid events, as part of their alliance announced on October 25th. The document provides a unique insight on how the industry’s approach to hybrid has evolved, the challenges addressed and the ones still to be tackled, and it offers a view on the possible avenues ahead of us.