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ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance launch Incredible Impacts Awards 2021

ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance have opened applications for the fifth year of the Incredible Impacts Programme, a global initiative that shines a light on associations delivering lasting societal change through congress.

This year’s programme also responds to the industry challenges faced as a result of the pandemic by welcoming applications from associations that have successfully delivered legacy programmes through virtual or hybrid event formats.

FIEXPO moves in behind ICCA Congress in Cartagena in October

The management of the FIEXPO Latin America meetings industry show, in conjunction with the Colombian authorities, has announced a decision to move the event from June to new dates straight after the planned International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress in Cartagena in October.

FIEXPO will now run 27-30 October, 2021, following the ICCA Congress (24-27 October), at Las Americas Convention Center in the Colombian coastal city.

Cartagena will, for one week, host two of the industry’s most important global events.

Getting back to business

James Rees, executive director at ExCeL London and ICCA president, talks to Martin Fullard, reflecting on the venue's transformation into a hospital and looks ahead to a brighter 2021

Tech the right boxes

CN speaks to Lisa Harrison, marketing and communication executive at ICCA, on how they have made full use of technology platform EventsAir ahead of their first hybrid congress