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IAPCO and AIPC announce strategic collaboration

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) and AIPC, the association representing international convention centres have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic partnership designed to better understand members activities around research, visibility, and education. Julianne Jammers, board member of AIPC, said: “Alliances will be important to our ...

IAPCO global strategic task force publishes Covid-19 factsheet of national guidelines for industry

The International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO) has launched a Covid-19 factsheet of national guidelines from different countries in a new publication from its Strategic global task force. In June 2020, IAPCO assembled a small group of national PCO associations from around the globe into a strategic task force. The objective was to facilitate the communication and disse...

IAPCO EDGE Asia-Pacific seminar lines up 11 experts for insightful four days

The International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO) EDGE Asia-Pacific Seminar, 11-14 October, will be four-days of virtual thought leadership and learning events for industry professionals. The seminar will cover topics such as the do’s and don’ts of hybrid conference management as well as practical tips to retaining and supporting staff. The seminar will hear from 11 exper...

IAPCO Edge Malaysia seminar provides boost for local business events professionals

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) and Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) hosted a three-day virtual IAPCO Edge Malaysia seminar at the end of August. The event was designed to help Malaysian business events professionals enhance their skill set and elevate their overall business knowledge and expertise. The long-term objective of this upskilling is to make the countr...

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre chosen to host IAPCO EDGE Seminar

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), a 33,659sqm exhibition and convention facility, announced, 12 August, it is the ‘venue of choice’ to host the three-day IAPCO EDGE Seminar virtually from 25-27 August 2021. The event is co-organised by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and the Centre, with support from the International Association of Professional Congress Orga...

IAPCO enters into second destination partnership in Asia

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) have formed a destination partnership, 1 August. This is Japan’s first partnership of this nature, and IAPCO’s second destination partnership within Asia. For the next 18 months, JNTO will participate in IAPCO’s network and actively engage with prominent PCOs, pr...