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on their performance. now sharing 8th place with China. 21 Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city rankings for the meetings industry as a whole. Spain dropped 6 and France dropped 11 meetings. retain respectively 5th – 8th place. the top ten positions.076 rotating ICCA rankings are one of the most eagerly anticipated 11 The International Meetings Market international association meetings taking place in industry publications. in 2015. the one-eyed man is king” association meetings taking place in 2015 As one of the very few reports which compares destinations’ 5 Introduction meetings-related performance on a global scale. which dropped disruption. The ICCA Association 50 delegates. must be held on a regular basis. and these new meetings destinations are becoming more and more successful at don’t appear in our data. This might also reflect a trend we are hearing anecdotally. 4 5 .R. Japan Martin Sirk and China-P.icca50. 46 Asia Pacific & Middle East ranking: number of meetings per city Database now includes 20. data. second tier whenever rotation patterns allow. Barcelona is 2 down the traditional market leaders. What also respectively. and Canada is the only newcomer in the top 10. the stability and continuing long-term growth 2 places. with faster growth outside and London is 5 up and Madrid is 29 down. and rotate between at least three countries. and provide a full picture the top seven is made up of the same cities as last year. or with a very small growth. intergovernmental.A.500 Whilst these ICCA rankings provide some evidence of a 49 Latin — & North America ranking: number of meetings per country city or country's relative performance.that a true. while Paris has 28 meetings less than in 2014. even though 35 Worldwide ranking: estimated total number of participants per city These numbers reconfirm the consistent growth they only cover a narrow segment of the total meetings 37 Europe ranking: number of meetings per country pattern in the association meetings market as market: To be included. ICCA identified 94 additional international association meetings taking place in the U. with USA retaining top ranking and Germany strengthening 2nd place. ICCA Netherlands climbs 1 place. Lisbon and Copenhagen are newcomers more and more suppliers and destinations to include in the top ten. top class bidding and presentation skills. both climbing 3 places to ninth and tenth this market segment in their mix of business. complete picture can be seen. and relatively smaller. as many of the top destinations are Since the total number of meetings in 2015 has increased. non-rotating. remains true is that these are the most complex and long- lead-time meetings to win. London climbs 1 place and is In an uncertain world with ever increasing business now number five. and 571 additional meetings compared to 2014.com ). requiring excellent research Second tier cities are growing faster and targeting.000 regularly occurring meeting series. together with Madrid.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Contents Introduction ICCA captures record number of international “In the land of the blind. 220. 19 Worldwide ranking: estimated total number of participants per country they are often mistakenly perceived as the destination ever. the “winners” are the cities with the and patience. In the city ranking. Italy. new number one city Berlin has only 2 more meetings compared to It's always risky to draw conclusions from a single year's 2014. The CEO. Istanbul climbs 1 of international association meetings are encouraging place to eighth. meetings must be organised by 38 Europe ranking: number of meetings per city identified in ICCA’s 50-year report (publicly available associations. between countries. starting to create their own international meetings. on all meetings they organise. Singapore remains seventh. but it appears that competition is getting tougher for Vienna has 24 and Madrid 29 less. Country rankings: United Kingdom climbs to number 3 The top 9 countries all remain in that top echelon. it is only when all international associations. the annual 7 ICCA: the global expert in international association meetings ICCA captured a record number of 12. ICCA the cost of Paris. United Kingdom climbs 1 place to number three at the cost of Spain which drops 1 place. France. 51 Latin — & North America rankings: number of meetings per city data on all the meetings taking place in a destination are 54 Africa ranking: number of meetings per country City rankings: Berlin new number one considered . Even though the order is quite different. smallest losses. rather this means that the meetings are more equally spread out than simply bidding for traditional association meetings amongst destinations.000 meeting editions and 11. at etc . which took number one spot last year and always advises its members to collect their own statistics is now second. Barcelona climbs 2 places and is third and Vienna drops 2 places and is now fourth. since they don’t usually rotate attracting association meetings. 15 Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per country 2015. 55 Africa ranking: number of meetings per city Berlin climbs 3 places and is the new number one city. the largest number of association meetings collected in the year after the meetings took place Due to lack of global figures on other meeting segments. 8 additional meetings in Germany and 39 additional meetings in the United Kingdom. have at least 45 Asia Pacific & Middle East ranking: number of meetings per country on www.corporate.S.

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g.com/cdps/cditem. “international exclusively religious. counted under the heading ‘C’. the most International Organisations important difference from a marketing point of view is that UIA’s events include those which are held in a fixed and location. whereas all of ICCA’s events must rotate between at least three countries. political. However. are represented Let the Prague Convention This publication is available to ICCA members via the ICCA member only section as well as to Association and Bureau compose your next Executives via the ICCA Association Portal. Excluded from UIA figures are: UIA • Purely national meetings.iccaworld. didactic.000 regularly occurring meetings Organisations” but nonetheless of significant international within the ICCA Association Database have been enhanced character. Meetings organised or sponsored by International Whilst there is a considerable overlap between the events Organisations that are included in the UIA’s Yearbook of considered by ICCA and UIA for their statistics. EU unknown. not true. and national branches of international organisations and At least 40 percent of the participants are from countries other than the host country and at least 5 nationalities are represented and Lasting at least 3 days. and UN institutions). Find out more on: http://www. or unknown duration and event in Prague! Other sources of information on international With either a concurrent exhibition or at least 250 participants meetings The international meetings market is also analysed by All meetings counted under the heading ‘B’ are also the UIA (Union of International Associations). ICCA has a data collaboration with UIA: 5. commercial meetings” are defined by the UIA to include either one or or sporting nature both of the following criteria: • Meetings with strictly limited participation • Corporate and incentive meetings A. cfm?nid=4089 Lasting at least 2 days. notably those organised by national organisations through access to supplementary UIA data.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings The International Meetings Market International association meetings: bidding and C. Meetings not organised or sponsored by “International Please note that since early 2010. as well as those of an For the purpose of its annual statistics. The reverse is. or unknown duration and With either a concurrent exhibition or at least 300 participants 12 13 . ICCA uses. notably those organised by national organisations An essential guide for any international association wishing and national branches of international organisations to improve their bidding or decision-making methodology! The aim of this publication is to assist international and associations in improving their selection process and to become more conscious of the large number of variables At least 40 percent of the participants are from countries that have to be taken into account in order to make a other than the host country and at least 5 nationalities professional decision. or number of participants intergovernmental and transnational meetings (e. Meetings not organised or sponsored by “International decision-making Organisations” but nonetheless of significant international character. equally the criteria of the UIA meetings differ from the criteria logically. UIA category “A” also includes With at least 50 participants. B.

R.MySwitzerland. 925 2 Germany 667 3 United Kingdom 582 4 Spain 572 5 France 522 6 Italy 504 7 Japan 355 8 China-P. China-P. 112 Hungary 112 38 South Africa 108 39 Peru 105 14 15 . 333 Netherlands 333 10 Canada 308 11 Brazil 292 12 Portugal 278 13 Republic of Korea 267 14 Austria 258 15 Australia 247 16 Belgium 216 Sweden 216 18 Turkey 211 19 Denmark 204 20 Switzerland 194 Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB) www.com/meetings 21 Poland 193 22 Mexico 184 23 Argentina 181 24 Singapore 156 25 Czech Republic 154 26 Greece 152 27 Thailand 151 28 Norway 144 29 Finland 141 30 Colombia 138 31 India 132 32 Ireland 125 33 Chinese Taipei 124 34 Chile 118 35 Malaysia 113 36 Hong Kong.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per country RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS 1 U.S.A.R.

China-P.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per country Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per country RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS 40 United Arab Emirates 101 78* Ghana 13 41 Croatia 96 Jordan 13 42 Russia 83 Rwanda 13 43 Indonesia 78 82 Bosnia-Hercegovina 12 44 Romania 77 Ethiopia 12 45 Estonia 73 84 El Salvador 11 46 Slovenia 65 85 Iran 10 47 Serbia 64 Nepal 10 48 Latvia 58 87 Azerbaijan 9 49 Philippines 57 Cambodia 9 50 Uruguay 56 Kazakhstan 9 51 New Zealand 50 Nigeria 9 52 Ecuador 44 91 Form.Yugosl. 28 104 Bahamas 5 Paraguay 28 Benin 5 67 Slovak Republic 26 Honduras 5 68 Malta 23 Ivory Coast 5 69 Egypt 22 Ukraine 5 70 Puerto Rico 20 Venezuela 5 71 Kenya 19 127 Bahrain 2 Qatar 19 Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) www.Macedonia 8 53 Israel 40 Mozambique 8 54 Luxembourg 38 Myanmar 8 55 Dominican Republic 36 Saudi Arabia 8 Morocco 36 95 Armenia 7 Vietnam 36 Oman 7 58 Panama 35 Zimbabwe 7 59 Lithuania 34 98 Bangladesh 6 60 Iceland 33 Jamaica 6 61 Bulgaria 32 Mauritius 6 62 Cyprus 30 Montenegro 6 63 Costa Rica 28 Nicaragua 6 Guatemala 28 Senegal 6 Macao.bh 73 Sri Lanka 18 Others 110 74 Bolivia 17 Totals 12.078 Tunisia 17 76 Cuba 16 * Shared ranking from previous page Tanzania 16 78 Georgia 13 16 17 .btea.R.Rep.

com/meetingplanner support you need.barcelonaconventionbureau.com 13 Brussels 117 Seoul 117 15 Hong Kong 112 16 Bangkok 103 17 Rome 99 18 Dublin 97 19 Beijing 95 Budapest 95 21 Milan 93 22 Taipei 90 Do you need to arrange a meeting. BC 78 18 19 .IFEMA www.visitBerlin.convention.beursvanberlage.aspx 10 Copenhagen 138 Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau www.visitstockholm. 5 London 171 London & Partners conventionbureau.visitlisboa.com 180 www. you can rest assured that your 26 Buenos Aires 82 event is in good hands.gr relevant advice.com/mice 8 Istanbul 148 9 Lisbon 145 convention.athenscvb.at arranging meetings.esmadrid.london/associations Madrid 171 Madrid Convention Bureau www.visitBerlin.com/copenhagen- convention-bureau 11 Prague 123 12 Amsterdam 120 Amsterdam Conference Centre Beurs van Berlage www.parisinfo. Lima 82 convention. We work closely with local partners 24 Athens 87 across the city and can quickly provide you with Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau www.copenhagencvb. 2 3 Paris Barcelona Paris Convention Bureau Barcelona Convention Bureau 186 en. NSW 86 Convention Office. help and information.yoursingapore.vienna. With the Berlin 25 Sydney.com/en_Lisboa-Convention- Bureau.com/mcb/ Madrid Exhibition and Congress Centre .es/convencionesycongresos_06/ 7 Singapore 156 Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau www.com Turismo de Lisboa Visitors & Convention Bureau www.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Meeting planners are RANK 1 CITY Berlin visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office # MEETINGS 195 convention.convention.ifema.com 28 Tokyo 80 29 Sao Paulo 78 Vancouver. the Berlin Convention Office is on hand 24/7 to give you all the Visit Stockholm www.de the real stars in Berlin.visitBerlin.com We know all there is to know about 4 Vienna Vienna Convention Bureau 178 www. convention or any 23 Stockholm 89 other type of event at short notice? If so.

com 36 Rio de Janeiro 65 37 Mexico City 63 Oslo 63 VisitOSLO .org/meetings 32 Kuala Lumpur 73 33 Helsinki 71 34 Santiago de Chile 68 35 Edinburgh 67 Convention Edinburgh www.manilamarriott.com Convention & Exhibition Center Shanghai 55 49 Cracow 54 Glasgow 54 Melbourne.ae 47 Boston.Convention Bureau en. DC 63 40 Munich 62 Warsaw 62 42 Porto 60 Toronto. NY 57 46 Dubai 56 Dubai Business Events www.com Manila 41 Marriott Hotel Manila www.com 44 Zurich 58 45 New York City. IL 42 Montevideo 42 64 Ljubljana 41 Ljubljana Tourism / Convention Bureau www.conventionedinburgh. ON 60 Business Events Toronto – Tourism Toronto www.meetinljubljana. MA 55 Massachusetts Conv.dubaibusinessevents.SignatureBoston.com/meetings Washington. VIC 54 52 Belgrade 52 Riga 52 54 Cape Town 48 55 Bucharest 47 Tallinn 47 57 Bogota 45 Geneva 45 Kyoto 45 Rotterdam 45 Rotterdam Partners .visitoslo.nl/conventions/ 61 Florence 43 62 Chicago. QC 76 Greater Montreal Convention & Tourism Bureau mtl.com 20 21 . Center Authority /Boston www.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS 31 Montreal.rotterdampartners.Oslo Visitors and Convention Bureau www.seetorontonow.

meet-in-nice. Qr.de/convention * Shared ranking from previous page 22 23 .com 73 Abu Dhabi 35 Cancun.com Lyon-St.palcongres-vlc.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS 64* New Delhi 41 Zagreb 41 68 Bali 40 69 Hamburg 37 70 Cartagena 36 Medellin 36 Nice 36 Nice Convention & Visitors Bureau www. Ca 29 Uppsala 29 93 Auckland 28 Bordeaux 28 Brisbane. Ca 30 St. QLD 28 Macao 28 Marseille-Aix 28 The Hague 28 Toulouse 28 100 Antalya 27 Bergen 27 Delft 27 Dresden 27 Dresden Convention Bureau www.com 77 Busan 34 Jeju 34 77 Panama City 34 80 Gothenburg 33 81 Luxembourg 32 82 Manchester 31 Reykjavik 31 Vilnius 31 85 Fukuoka 30 Quito 30 San Francisco. Etienne 35 Valencia 35 Valencia Conference Centre www.dresden.palacedifference.ru/en 89 Gent 29 Moscow 29 San Diego. 35 Palace Resorts www. Petersburg 30 EXPOFORUM Convention & Exhibition Centre expoforum-center.

com/meeting Guangzhou 16 Bilbao 20 Jakarta 16 Bologna 20 Las Vegas. Or 21 Chiang Mai 16 Punta Cana 21 Cologne 16 126 Basel 20 Guadalajara 16 Basel Tourism & Convention Bureau www. WA 17 Cambridge 21 San Sebastian 17 Daejeon 21 Utrecht 17 Jerusalem 21 Verona 17 Liverpool 21 163 Bratislava 16 Portland. CA 18 10 Sevilla 27 San Juan 18 106 Graz 26 Sapporo 18 Graz Convention Bureau / Graz Tourism www. ON 17 119 Antwerp 21 Perth. Wa 24 Malmö 17 115 Osaka 23 Marrakech 17 Tartu 23 Nairobi 17 117 Torino 22 148* New Orleans. LA 17 117 Yokohama 22 Ottawa. QC 16 Naples 20 Strasbourg 16 132 Aarhus 19 Tampere 16 Cascais 19 Thessaloniki 16 Doha 19 175 Brno 15 Frankfurt am Main 19 Duesseldorf 15 Lausanne 19 Guatemala City 15 Sofia 19 Gwangju 15 Venice 19 Maastricht 15 139 Cordoba 18 Mendoza 15 Hanoi 18 Philadelphia. GA 24 Leipzig 17 Oxford 24 Limassol 17 San Jose 24 Malaga 17 Seattle.at/congress Trondheim 18 Miami.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 100* Hangzhou 27 139* Los Angeles.basel.graztourismus. Pa 15 Leuven 18 182 Aachen 14 Lille 18 Colombo 14 * Shared ranking from previous page * Shared ranking from previous page 24 25 . FL 26 Wroclaw 18 Montpellier 26 148 Belfast 17 109 Asuncion 25 Daegu 17 109 Dubrovnik 25 Johannesburg 17 111 Atlanta. NV 16 Gdansk 20 Nanjing 16 Nantes 20 Québec City.

Qld. Pa 10 207 Canberra. DF 11 * Shared ranking from previous page * Shared ranking from previous page 26 27 . 12 Valletta 10 Grenoble 12 Valparaiso 10 Honolulu. CO 12 Sheffield 10 Eindhoven 12 Shenzhen 10 Espoo 12 Split 10 Gold Coast.org/ecacc . ACT 12 Recife.inspiringdenmark. QLD 13 Arequipa 10 Cairo 13 Austin. AB 10 Durban 13 Belo Horizonte 10 Heidelberg 13 Berne 10 Izmir 13 Bonn 10 Kigali 13 Boulder. TX 10 191* Chengdu 13 230* Banff. HI 12 York 10 Hyderabad 12 254 Adelaide.(UNECA) Cairns. SA 9 Innsbruck 12 Ankara 9 Kaohsiung 12 Birmingham 9 Karlsruhe 12 Bolzano 9 Leiden 12 Brugge 9 Lund 12 Cebu City 9 Messina 12 Genova 9 Penang Island 12 Granada 9 222 Bled 11 Brasilia.Rs 14 Xi’an (Sian) 11 Turku 14 230 Aalborg 10 191 Antigua 13 Accra 10 Bangalore 13 Addis Ababa 10 Bristol 13 United Nations Economic Commission for Africa www.uneca.com Ho Chi Minh City 10 Okinawa 13 Kuching 10 Santo Domingo 13 Linz 10 Tel Aviv 13 Pattaya 10 Vina del Mar 13 Pittsburgh.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 182* Groningen 14 222* Potsdam 11 Hannover 14 Poznan 11 Havana 14 San Salvador 11 Mumbai 14 Tbilisi 11 Nagoya 14 Trento 11 Porto Alegre.Sc 10 Inspiring Denmark www. CO 10 Kobe 13 Cluj-Napoca 10 Odense 13 Florianopolis. Pe 10 Denver.

MN 8 Rosario 7 Monterrey 8 Santa Cruz 7 Nara 8 St. Julians 7 Nottingham 8 St. Louis. Tx 7 Tsukuba 9 Darmstadt 7 Tuebingen 9 301* Galway 7 Wuhan 9 Hsinchu 7 276 Ann Arbor. MI 8 Limerick 7 Baku 8 Lugano. Fj 8 Berkeley.Ti 7 Baltimore. Sicily 7 Salzburg 9 Chiba 7 Sendai 9 Curitiba. Mo 7 Orlando. Pretoria 9 Dallas. Fl 8 Stavanger 7 Oulu 8 Stuttgart 7 Phoenix. CA 6 Yogyakarta 8 Chennai 6 * Shared ranking from previous page 28 29 . TX 9 301 Aberdeen 7 Kathmandu 9 Al Ain 7 La Plata 9 Aveiro 7 Merida 9 Bochum 7 Munster 9 Bremen 7 Punta del Este 9 Cagliari 7 Salta 9 Cali 7 Salvador (Bahia) 9 Catania. MD 8 Muscat 7 Cardiff 8 Novi Sad 7 Dar-Es-Salaam 8 Nuremberg 7 Goa 8 Opatija 7 Helsingor 8 Padova 7 Lecce 8 Portsmouth 7 Maputo 8 Puebla 7 Mar del Plata 8 Rennes 7 Minneapolis.Pr 7 Tshwane. Az 8 Suzhou 7 Pisa 8 Tainan 7 Puerto Iguazu 8 Tromso 7 Rabat 8 Yerevan 7 Santiago de Compostela 8 335 Almaty 6 Sarajevo 8 Amman 6 Tunis 8 Bamberg 6 Xiamen.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 254* Houston.

5 Siena 6 Katowice 5 Sochi 6 Kita-Kyushu 5 Teheran 6 La Paz 5 Toledo 6 Liege 5 Trieste 6 Long Beach. NS 5 Puerto Vallarta. CO 5 Managua 6 Freiburg (Im Breisgau) 5 Metz 6 Funchal. Ca 5 Varna 6 Loughborough 5 Wageningen 6 Montego Bay 5 Würzburg 6 Myconos 5 Yangon 6 Nancy 5 Zadar 6 Noordwijk 5 373 A Coruña 5 Palermo 5 Abidjan 5 Paphos 5 Alicante 5 Perugia 5 Anchorage. Nc 5 Guayaquil 6 Christchurch 5 Hammamet 6 Coimbra 5 Kanazawa 6 Concepcion 5 Kiel 6 Cordoba 5 Kota Kinabalu.Jl 6 Iasi 5 Puerto Varas 6 Jinan. AK 5 Portimao. Oh 6 373* Braga 5 Cork 6 Brighton. Algarve 5 Bari 5 Portoroz 5 Barranquilla 5 Posadas 5 Riyadh 5 * Shared ranking from previous page Rotorua 5 * Shared ranking from previous page 30 31 . Madeira 5 Nashville. Sussex 5 Dakar 6 Budva 5 Dhaka 6 Campinas. YN 6 Da Nang 5 Lake Como 6 Dalian 5 Leeds 6 Davos 5 Lucerne 6 Dead Sea 5 Madison.Tx 6 Casablanca 5 Gijon 6 Charlotte. Shandong prov. Tn 6 Girona 5 NewcastleGateshead 6 Gyeongju 5 Nijmegen 6 Halifax.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 335* Cincinnati.Sao Paulo 5 Fort Worth. Sabah 6 Cusco 5 Kunming. Wi 6 Fort Collins.

com/meetings * Shared ranking from previous page Please note that the total number of the 14 Poland 193 city ranking is higher than the total of the 15 Czech Republic 154 country ranking because events sometimes take place in more than one city.Macedonia 8 38 Montenegro 6 39 Ukraine 5 Others 11 Totals 6.Rep. 16 Greece 152 17 Norway 144 18 Finland 141 19 Ireland 125 20 Hungary 112 21 Croatia 96 22 Russia 83 23 Romania 77 24 Estonia 73 25 Slovenia 65 26 Serbia 64 27 Latvia 58 28 Luxembourg 38 29 Lithuania 34 30 Iceland 33 31 Bulgaria 32 32 Cyprus 30 33 Slovak Republic 26 34 Malta 23 35 Georgia 13 36 Bosnia-Hercegovina 12 37 Form. GA 5 6 Netherlands 333 Sibiu 5 7 Portugal 278 Skopje 5 8 Austria 258 Stanford.Yugosl.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Worldwide ranking: number of meetings per city Europe ranking: number of meetings per country RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS 373* San Antonio.114 13 Switzerland 194 Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB) www.MySwitzerland. Tx 5 1 Germany 667 San Juan 5 2 United Kingdom 582 San Miguel de Tucuman 5 3 Spain 572 Sanya.907 12 Denmark 204 Totals 12. Ca 5 9 Belgium 216 Tegucigalpa 5 9 Sweden 216 Umea 5 11 Turkey 211 Others 1.565 32 33 . Hainan Island 5 4 France 522 Saskatoon. SK 5 5 Italy 504 Savannah.

com/mcb/ 7 Istanbul 148 8 Lisbon 145 9 Copenhagen 138 Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau www.parisinfo.gr 19 Helsinki 71 20 Edinburgh 67 ibtm world is the flagship event of the global ibtm events portfolio – recognised 21 Oslo 63 around the world for providing the stage on which meetings.Convention Bureau en.ibtmevents.com/meetingplanner 87 all under one roof in Barcelona this November at ibtm world Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau www.nl/conventions/ 34 Florence 43 ibtm and the ibtm events symbol are trademarks of RELX Intellectual Properties SA. Warsaw 62 24 Porto 60 25 Zurich 58 26 Cracow 54 To find out more about the ibtm events and to register to attend ibtm world visit Glasgow 54 www.com 28 Belgrade 52 Riga 52 30 Bucharest 47 Tallinn 47 Organised by 32 Geneva 45 Rotterdam 45 Rotterdam Partners .2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Europe ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS 1 Berlin 195 2 Paris 186 Paris Convention Bureau en. business travel & meetings expo 14 Dublin 97 15 Budapest 95 16 Milan 93 17 Stockholm 89 Connect with the ICCA top ranked global destinations 18 Athens Visit Stockholm www.com/copenhagen- convention-bureau 10 Prague 123 11 Amsterdam 120 12 Brussels 117 13 Rome 99 Incentives.copenhagencvb. Reed Travel Exhibitions is a registered trade mark of RELX Group plc.com 3 Barcelona 180 4 Vienna 178 5 London 171 London & Partners conventionbureau.visitstockholm.esmadrid.london/associations Madrid 171 Madrid Convention Bureau www.rotterdampartners.convention. perform and prosper.athenscvb. Hosted Buyer is a trademark of Reed Exhibitions Limited. used under license. events and incentives 22 Munich 62 businesses can connect. 34 35 .

com Zagreb 41 37 Hamburg 37 38 Nice 36 39 Lyon-St.graztourismus.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Europe ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS 35 Ljubljana 41 Ljubljana Tourism / Convention Bureau www.at/congress Montpellier 26 61 Dubrovnik 25 62 Oxford 24 63 Tartu 23 64 Torino 22 65 Antwerp 21 Cambridge 21 Liverpool 21 68 Basel 20 Basel Tourism & Convention Bureau www.basel.com/meeting Bilbao 20 Bologna 20 Gdansk 20 36 37 . Etienne 35 Valencia 35 41 Gothenburg 33 42 Luxembourg 32 43 Manchester 31 Reykjavik 31 Vilnius 31 46 St. Petersburg 30 EXPOFORUM Convention & Exhibition Centre expoforum-center.meetinljubljana.ru/en 47 Gent 29 Moscow 29 Uppsala 29 50 Bordeaux 28 Marseille-Aix 28 The Hague 28 Toulouse 28 54 Antalya 27 Bergen 27 Delft 27 Dresden 27 Sevilla 27 59 Graz 26 Graz Convention Bureau / Graz Tourism www.

com Sarajevo 8 108 Eindhoven 12 147 Aberdeen 7 Espoo 12 Aveiro 7 Grenoble 12 Bochum 7 * Shared ranking from previous page * Shared ranking from previous page 38 39 .at Malmö 17 Sheffield 10 San Sebastian 17 Split 10 Utrecht 17 Valletta 10 Verona 17 York 10 92 Bratislava 16 130 Ankara 9 Cologne 16 Birmingham 9 Strasbourg 16 Bolzano 9 Tampere 16 Brugge 9 Thessaloniki 16 Genova 9 97 Brno 15 Granada 9 Duesseldorf 15 Munster 9 Maastricht 15 Salzburg 9 100 Aachen 14 Tuebingen 9 Groningen 14 139 Cardiff 8 Hannover 14 Helsingor 8 Turku 14 Lecce 8 104 Bristol 13 Nottingham 8 Heidelberg 13 Oulu 8 Izmir 13 Pisa 8 Odense 13 Santiago de Compostela 8 Inspiring Denmark www.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Europe ranking: number of meetings per city Europe ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 68* Nantes 20 108* Innsbruck 12 Naples 20 Karlsruhe 12 74 Aarhus 19 Leiden 12 Cascais 19 Lund 12 Frankfurt am Main 19 Messina 12 Lausanne 19 116 Bled 11 Sofia 19 Potsdam 11 Venice 19 Poznan 11 80 Leuven 18 Tbilisi 11 Lille 18 Trento 11 Trondheim 18 121 Aalborg 10 Wroclaw 18 Berne 10 84 Belfast 17 Bonn 10 Leipzig 17 Cluj-Napoca 10 Limassol 17 Linz 10 Malaga 17 Design Center Linz www.design-center.inspiringdenmark.

Sicily 7 Coimbra 5 Darmstadt 7 Cordoba 5 Galway 7 Davos 5 Limerick 7 Freiburg (Im Breisgau) 5 Lugano. Sussex 5 Cagliari 7 Budva 5 Catania.Ti 7 Funchal. Madeira 5 Novi Sad 7 Girona 5 Nuremberg 7 Iasi 5 Opatija 7 Katowice 5 Padova 7 Liege 5 Portsmouth 7 Loughborough 5 Rennes 7 Myconos 5 St. Algarve 5 Gijon 6 Portoroz 5 Kiel 6 Lake Como 6 * Shared ranking from previous page Leeds 6 Please note that the total number of the city ranking is higher than the total of the country ranking Lucerne 6 because events sometimes take place in more than one city. Julians 7 Nancy 5 Stavanger 7 Noordwijk 5 Stuttgart 7 Palermo 5 Tromso 7 Paphos 5 167 Bamberg 6 Perugia 5 Cork 6 Portimao. Metz 6 NewcastleGateshead 6 Nijmegen 6 Siena 6 Sochi 6 Toledo 6 Trieste 6 Varna 6 Wageningen 6 Würzburg 6 Zadar 6 185 A Coruña 5 Alicante 5 Bari 5 Braga 5 * Shared ranking from previous page 40 41 .2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Europe ranking: number of meetings per city Europe ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 147* Bremen 7 185* Brighton.

R. 28 17 Abu Dhabi 35 18 Qatar 19 18 Busan 34 19 Sri Lanka 18 Jeju 34 20 Jordan 13 20 Fukuoka 30 21 Iran 10 21 Auckland 28 Nepal 10 Brisbane. 112 10 Dubai 56 11 United Arab Emirates 101 11 Shanghai 55 12 Indonesia 78 12 Melbourne.546 42 43 . China-P. NSW 86 8 Chinese Taipei 124 8 Tokyo 80 9 Malaysia 113 9 Kuala Lumpur 73 10 Hong Kong. China-P.R. 333 2 Seoul 117 3 Republic of Korea 267 3 Hong Kong 112 4 Australia 247 4 Bangkok 103 5 Singapore 156 5 Beijing 95 6 Thailand 151 6 Taipei 90 7 India 132 7 Sydney. VIC 54 13 Philippines 57 13 Kyoto 45 14 New Zealand 50 14 Manila 41 15 Israel 40 New Delhi 41 16 Vietnam 36 16 Bali 40 17 Macao.R. QLD 28 23 Azerbaijan 9 Macao 28 Cambodia 9 24 Hangzhou 27 Kazakhstan 9 25 Osaka 23 26 Myanmar 8 26 Yokohama 22 Saudi Arabia 8 27 Daejeon 21 28 Armenia 7 Jerusalem 21 Oman 7 29 Doha 19 30 Bangladesh 6 30 Hanoi 18 Others 33 Sapporo 18 Totals 2.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Asia Pacific & Middle East rankings: number of meetings per country Asia Pacific & Middle East rankings: number of meetings per city RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 1 Japan 355 1 Singapore 156 2 China-P.

YN 6 Hyderabad 12 Teheran 6 Kaohsiung 12 Yangon 6 Penang Island 12 85 Christchurch 5 53 Xi’an (Sian) 11 Da Nang 5 54 Ho Chi Minh City 10 Dalian 5 Kuching 10 Dead Sea 5 Pattaya 10 Gyeongju 5 Shenzhen 10 Jinan.553 64 Baku 8 Please note that the total number of the city ranking is higher than the total of the country ranking because events sometimes take place in more than one city. ACT 12 Kota Kinabalu. 12 Kunming. Fj 8 Guangzhou 16 Yogyakarta 8 Jakarta 16 69 Al Ain 7 Nanjing 16 Chiba 7 38 Gwangju 15 Hsinchu 7 39 Colombo 14 Muscat 7 Mumbai 14 Suzhou 7 Nagoya 14 Tainan 7 42 Bangalore 13 Yerevan 7 Cairns. 5 58 Adelaide. Qld. Shandong prov. SA 9 Kita-Kyushu 5 Cebu City 9 Riyadh 5 Kathmandu 9 Rotorua 5 Sendai 9 Sanya. Hainan Island 5 Tsukuba 9 Others 332 Wuhan 9 Totals 2.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Asia Pacific & Middle East rankings: number of meetings per city Asia Pacific & Middle East rankings: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 32 Daegu 17 64 Goa 8 Perth. 44 45 . QLD 13 76 Almaty 6 Chengdu 13 Amman 6 Kobe 13 Chennai 6 Okinawa 13 Dhaka 6 Tel Aviv 13 Kanazawa 6 48 Canberra. WA 17 Nara 8 34 Chiang Mai 16 Xiamen. Sabah 6 Gold Coast.

925 2 Canada 308 3 Brazil 292 4 Mexico 184 5 Argentina 181 6 Colombia 138 7 Chile 118 8 Peru 105 9 Uruguay 56 10 Ecuador 44 11 Dominican Republic 36 12 Panama 35 13 Costa Rica 28 Guatemala 28 Paraguay 28 16 Puerto Rico 20 17 Bolivia 17 18 Cuba 16 19 El Salvador 11 20 Jamaica 6 Nicaragua 6 22 Bahamas 5 Honduras 5 Venezuela 5 Others 30 Totals 2.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Latin— & North America ranking: number of meetings per country RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS 1 U.S.627 46 47 .A.

Ca 30 22 San Diego. QC 76 6 Santiago de Chile 68 7 Rio de Janeiro 65 8 Mexico City 63 Washington.000 sq ft of meeting space.888. ON 60 11 New York City. FL 26 24 Asuncion 25 25 Atlanta. Or too small for that matter. no event is too big. IL 42 Montevideo 42 16 Cartagena 36 Medellin 36 18 Cancun.731. But blowing their minds.2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Latin— & North America ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS 1 Buenos Aires 82 Lima 82 Lima Visitors and Convention Bureau www.com Convention & Exhibition Center 13 Bogota 45 14 Chicago. featuring over 300.com 3 Sao Paulo 78 Vancouver. DC 63 10 Toronto. that’s something else altogether. NY 57 12 Boston.SignatureBoston.com 19 Panama City 34 20 Quito 30 San Francisco. GA 24 San Jose 24 Seattle. 1. With two all-inclusive resorts to choose from: one in Cancun.palacedifference. 35 Palace Resorts www. ON 17 OR MOON PALACE GOLF & SPA RESORT IN CANCUN. Or 21 Punta Cana 21 30 Cordoba 18 Los Angeles.limaconvention. BC 78 5 Montreal. Center Authority /Boston www. and a second in Jamaica featuring 21. Ca 29 23 Miami. CA 18 San Juan 18 33 New Orleans.7625 PalaceDifference. 35 Guadalajara 16 Keeping your clients happy is one thing. Wa 24 28 Portland. Qr.com 48 49 . MA 55 Massachusetts Conv. LA 17 MEET US AT MOON PALACE JAMAICA GRANDE IN OCHO RIOS Ottawa.000 sq ft of meeting space.

Tn 6 Austin. Pe 10 Concepcion 5 Valparaiso 10 Cusco 5 59 Houston. AK 5 Boulder.Jl 6 Banff. HI 12 Guayaquil 6 48 Brasilia. AB 10 Puerto Varas 6 Belo Horizonte 10 89 Anchorage. 50 51 .2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Latin— & North America ranking: number of meetings per city Latin— & North America ranking: number of meetings per city RANK CITY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 35* Las Vegas. CO 12 Fort Worth.Pr 7 Mendoza 15 Dallas. Oh 6 46 Denver. MN 8 Saskatoon. GA 5 Orlando. MI 8 San Antonio. Ca 5 Salta 9 Montego Bay 5 Salvador (Bahia) 9 Posadas 5 65 Ann Arbor.Rs 14 Santa Cruz 7 43 Antigua 13 St. DF 11 Madison. Tx 7 Philadelphia.Sao Paulo 5 Pittsburgh. Nc 5 Recife. NS 5 Merida 9 La Paz 5 Punta del Este 9 Long Beach.639 * Shared ranking from previous page Please note that the total number of the city ranking is higher than the total of the country ranking because events sometimes take place in more than one city. Wi 6 San Salvador 11 Managua 6 50 Arequipa 10 Nashville. Tx 5 Baltimore. Mo 7 Santo Domingo 13 80 Berkeley. Louis. Pa 15 Puebla 7 41 Havana 14 Rosario 7 Porto Alegre. MD 8 San Juan 5 Mar del Plata 8 San Miguel de Tucuman 5 Minneapolis. TX 10 Puerto Vallarta. QC 16 73 Cali 7 38 Guatemala City 15 Curitiba. CO 5 La Plata 9 Halifax.Tx 6 Honolulu. Pa 10 Charlotte. Fl 8 Stanford. CO 10 Barranquilla 5 Florianopolis. CA 6 Vina del Mar 13 Cincinnati. SK 5 Monterrey 8 Savannah. NV 16 65* Puerto Iguazu 8 Québec City.Sc 10 Campinas. Ca 5 Phoenix. TX 9 Fort Collins. Az 8 Tegucigalpa 5 * Shared ranking from previous page Others 588 Totals 2.

Pretoria 9 12 Zimbabwe 7 11 Dar-Es-Salaam 8 13 Mauritius 6 Maputo 8 Senegal 6 Rabat 8 15 Benin 5 Tunis 8 Ivory Coast 5 15 Dakar 6 Others 36 Hammamet 6 Totals 338 17 Abidjan 5 Casablanca 5 Others 118 Totals 339 Please note that the total number of the city ranking is higher than the total of the country ranking because events sometimes take place in more than one city. 52 53 .(UNECA) 11 Mozambique 8 10 Tshwane.org/ecacc .2015 Country & City rankings 2015 Country & City rankings Africa ranking: number of meetings per country Africa ranking: number of meetings per city RANK COUNTRY # MEETINGS RANK CITY # MEETINGS 1 South Africa 108 1 Cape Town 48 2 Morocco 36 2 Johannesburg 17 3 Egypt 22 Marrakech 17 4 Kenya 19 Nairobi 17 5 Tunisia 17 5 Cairo 13 6 Tanzania 16 Durban 13 7 Ghana 13 Kigali 13 Rwanda 13 8 Accra 10 9 Ethiopia 12 Addis Ababa 10 10 Nigeria 9 United Nations Economic Commission for Africa www.uneca.

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