ICCA Congress 2015

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Presidents Choice Session: New for 2015 

A fresh new addition to this year's education programme is the President's Choice session, which we plan to make a regular feature in many future congresses to come! We are truly honoured to have with us this year, Dr. Khetsiwe Dlamini, Chief of Staff at the Office of the Executive Director, UN Women. Click here to read more!
ICCA Best Marketing Award - Patrick's praise for ICCA members! 

Patrick Delaney of ICCA member company, SoolNua, and Chairman of the ICCA BMA, believes that (in his own words!) "ICCA members create and execute awesome marketing programmes!" 

Click here to visit the BMA website or click here to view the full video message from Patrick
Outside the Box sessions - An authentic Argentinian taste!

Returning to the congress programme this year, are two opportunities for delegates to experience the congress off-site!

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Confirmed Copenhagen Denmark
Lecturer: Claus Meyer

Claus Meyer, the internationally renowned and critically acclaimed chef, restauranteur and entrepreneur will take the stage during the Copenhagen Denmark Lecture at this years Buenos Aires edition of the ICCA Congress
Read more about Claus here or visit his website
ICCA needs you! - Call for volunteers / case studies

We're looking for great case studies, innovative new initiatives, and strong opinions!
See the full list requiring your expertise and input here
Navigating the muddy waters of Pharma Compliance at Meetings

We're grateful to our friend Keith Foley for sharing his impressions from attending the two-day IPCAA conference held in March, involving medical associations, pharmaceutical company representatives, key European regulatory bodies, and many ICCA PCOs.
Read Keith's full article here
Lessons from past ICCA Congresses - Improve performance & unlock hidden resources within your organisation 

Sometimes, it is the most experimental and offbeat sessions that come with with some of the most valuable business lessons. In Shanghai in 2013 and Antalya in 2014, we ran sessions under the title 'ICCA's Got Talent'
Read the full article here

Shock and sadness at plane crash involving Argentinian ICCA colleagues

ICCA President Nina Freysen-Pretorius sends her condolences to family, friends and colleagues affected by the plane crash involving Argentinian ICCA colleagues:
Click here to view the video
Changes to the Congress structure – what’s new and why

All ICCA members are facing ever-increasing time pressures, so we’ve tightened up the programme structure at both start and finish, whilst keeping the most important business, educational, and networking elements intact.  
Read more about the changes here
4 ICCA Congress Speakers make MeetingsNet's Best of 2014 list.

Thank you, MeetingsNet, for recognising four ICCA Congress speakers in their 2014 Top 10 speakers list. We are very proud to have had Eric de Groot, Felix Finkbeiner, Eddie Obeng, and Magnus Lindkvist share their knowledge and vision at the 53rd ICCA Congress in Antalya, Turkey last year. Read the full list here.
ICCA Congress and ICCA RSMP: Top events for CVB Staff Training

Christian Mutschlechner, Director, Vienna Convention Bureau, lists both the ICCA Congress and the ICCA RSMP as essential training in his Guide to CVB Staff Training and Development.
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