Second largest chapter of ICCA, the most important congress industry association, will hold its regular conference in Warsaw. ICCA Central Europe Chapter Summer Meeting will be hosted by EXPO XXI on 26-28 August 2015. During three days in the capital of Poland approximately 70 international and local representatives of different industry sectors (associations, PCOs, venues, convention bureaus) will benefit from valuable knowledge exchange programme and interesting and inspiring side events.
Wrsaw Convention Bureau, as a Partner of the event, has invited keynote speaker Deputy Mayor of Warsaw, Michał Olszewski, who will present the Virtualna Warszawa project. It’s a worldwide innovative city beacon navigation system, designed not only for physically challenged (blind or partially blind persons) but also for tourism and MICE industry. This pioneer project will prove extremely useful and at the same time has a great destination marketing potential – award of prestigious Bloomberg Philanthropies “Mayors Challenge” contest is a perfect proof of it.
Warsaw CvB is also providing an evening programme on Vistula River – one of the most important and the fastest developing tourism attractions of Warsaw. The other Partners of the event are: Poland Convention Bureau and Mazurkas Travel Congress and Conference Bureau.
ICCA has 1049 members from 95 countries and is the most important organization of Congress industry professionals in the world. ICCA members are divided into different chapters, depending on geographical origin and industry sectors. Central European Chapter is second largest, it has 159 members from 18 countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovakia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan. Poland is represented by 11 members.
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