IACC refreshes its benchmarks of excellence

International conference venue association IACC has unveiled its refreshed venue excellence certification, Committed to Brilliance.

Is your venue future-proof?

Mark Cooper, CEO of global venue association IACC, examines some current trends and asks: is your venue future-proof?

IACC joins panel at UN Climate Conference COP25

IACC CEO Mark Cooper joined a panel discussion focused on sustainability within the meetings and events industry at the United Nations Climate Conference COP25 in Madrid.

It IS easy being sustainable

IACC CEO Mark Cooper’s reusable cup runneth over with ideas for venues to raise their sustainable meetings game.

A three-dimensional look at sustainable events

Leaders of industry association IACC, and thrive! meetings & events, discuss how to successfully deliver sustainable events.

Venues of Excellence partners with IACC

IACC (the international association of conference centres) and Venues of Excellence have signed a strategic partnership, agreeing to share expertise and research, as well as member benefits including learning and development opportunities. Venues of Excellence will support UK specific IACC guides and white papers, including its ‘Meeting Room of the Future’ report. The consortiums will also contrib...

Strong US economy to provide labour challenges for venues, says IACC/SHFM research

The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has released the results of its new joint research project with the Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management (SHFM), results that point to a strong US economy, but one that brings with it a strengthening labour market and potential challenges for venue operators. The Trends in the Meeting Venue Industry report delivers a range of...

Learn something new every day

Mark Cooper, CEO of IACC, puts skills in the spotlight.

Climate activist to deliver keynote at IACC Europe Knowledge Festival

International Association of Conference Centres, IACC, has announced climate and environmental activist Nic Balthazar as keynote speaker at its 2019 IACC Europe Knowledge Festival, to be held 4-6 October at Dolce La Hulpe in Brussels, Belgium. The session will form part of an event programme focussing on the theme of Sustainability. Balthazar’s session, ‘Change climate change!’, will aim to inspir...