NEWS: The Gold Coast soars in world rankings

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has ranked the Gold Coast 152nd out of 2246 cities from across 90 countries in terms of meetings held in 2014, jumping 113 spots from 265th in 2013. It now ranks higher than Las Vegas, Monte Carlo, Honolulu, Osaka and Houston. The Gold Coast secured 16 international conferences in 2014 doubling the number of events hosted from the previous year. Nationally it ranks equal 4th with Adelaide, ahead of Perth, Canberra and Cairns but placed behind Sydney, Melbourne […]

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NEWS: ICCA members in plane crash

ICCA CEO Martin Sirk has issued a statement following confirmation that eight members of the International Congress & Convention Association were onboard a small plane which crashed on Thursday, March 19. “We send our deepest condolences, and express our shock and sadness at the tragic deaths of executives and Board members from La Rural, the venue for this year’s ICCA Congress, our friend Carlos de Elias, owner of Congress Rental SA and President of Buenos Aires CVB, and other industry executives. “A small plane carrying […]

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