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CVB shares its Copenhagen Legacy Lab processes

While it has received much attention, there is little knowledge of how to work strategically and systematically with congress legacy. Hoping to change this, Copenhagen CVB has been sharing insights from its Copenhagen Legacy Lab initiative with the ICCA community and the wider global meetings industry. Congresses of the future need to have a long-lasting, positive impact at heart, not solely as a ...

Industry draws big endorsement from Luxembourg prime minister speaking at ICCA Congress

ICCA’s multi-hub, hybrid 59th Congress continued the process of ‘Transforming Together’ and, on its second day, 2 November, attracted a message of support delivered in person by Luxembourg prime minister Hon. Xavier Bettel (pictured), who showed that some politicians really do get our industry. Speaking at the European hub in Luxembourg, 2 November, he greeted ICCA delegates and acknowledged the v...

ICCA Transforming Together in 2020

The 59th ICCA Congress has opened with the hosts in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, thrilling the audience both physical and virtual with a musical feast of an Opening Ceremony. The spirit of Kaohsiung City shone through whatever the medium of connection. ICCA’s London-based President James Rees beamed in his welcome to delegates thanks to holographic technology. A metaphor for the overarching theme of this ye...

HUB SEOUL ready for interactivity at ICCA Congress 2020

Seoul Convention Bureau is organising an interactive hub, HUB SEOUL, as part of its participation in the 59th ICCA Congress 2020. The congress will be in hybrid format for the first time in the industry association’s history. ICCA will take on a hub-and-spoke system and Seoul will be one of six hubs, along with Cape Town, Kuching, Luxembourg, Malaga, and Riyadh. There will also be two virtua...

ICCA transformation well underway as Congress digital platform broadens its reach

The International Congress and Convention Association rallied its global network for the ICCA Congress Broadcast on 22 October. The online event came a month after the launch event for this year’s hybrid ICCA Congress and is part of a strategy of extending the life of the Congress. Recent weeks have been an opportunity for ICCA members to connect and reconnect, and be part of a huge knowledge exch...