ICCA Congress 2024
We are pleased to announce that the 63rd ICCA Congress on 20-23 October 2024 will take our members to one the world’s most modern and vibrant capitals, a destination renowned for its hospitality, courtesy, and excellent state-of-the-art facilities: Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The ICCA Board received several extraordinary bids of the very highest standard. The decision review was in-depth as all bidding destinations showcased their enormous commitment to Congress, and a distinctive creative approach.
ICCA CEO, Senthil Gopinath: “ICCA recognises how Abu Dhabi understands the transformative role major international events can play, and how delegates gathered from across the globe can meet, share, and learn in a spirit of openness and possibility. With a focus on sustainability and celebrating the potential of what can be achieved when we work together – and after delivering a quite superb proposal – the 63rd ICCA Congress staged in this very modern metropolis promises to be a landmark event.”
HE Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General for Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi: “It is an honour to be able to host the ICCA Congress in Abu Dhabi, which demonstrates the emirate’s growth as a MICE destination. This win has been possible due to the collective support from key stakeholders such as Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) as well as other local and regional partners. Through our commitment to forging strategic partnerships, we have positioned Abu Dhabi as a dynamic hub where businesses prosper, and innovation thrives. By offering a wide array of distinct venues, hotels and year-round cultural, leisure and entertainment options, we deliver travel and business experiences for all our MICE visitors.”
ICCA has represented the world’s top destinations and experienced suppliers specialising in handling, transporting, and accommodating international meetings and events. The ICCA Association Community, launched in 2020, additionally encompasses all major stakeholders in the world of association meetings.
As the community and knowledge hub for the industry, ICCA offers business development and networking opportunities, unrivalled data, education, and communication channels. ICCA has further demonstrated its position as a driving force of the industry with initiatives including the ICCASkills events professional certification programme and a commitment to Net Zero Carbon events by 2050.