The International Congress and Convention Association publishes 2018 city and country rankings by estimated total number of participants
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The International Congress and Convention Association publishes 2018 city and country rankings by estimated total number of participants
TOHOLOGY, 18 June 2019

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has published its country and city rankings by estimated total number of participants as part of its public abstract of the 2018 statistics report, offering an alternative perspective on the growth of the association meetings market (compared to the report by number of meetings). In a continuation of annual trends in 2017, Barcelona and USA take the top spots these rankings.

City ranking by estimated total number of participants in 2018

  1. Barcelona (134,838)
  2. Paris (126,243)
  3. Vienna (104,775)
  4. Munich (93,443)
  5. Berlin (87,623)
  6. Amsterdam (85,549)
  7. Toronto (84,600)
  8. Copenhagen (80,618)
  9. Madrid (71,885)
  10. Singapore (69,261)
  11. Lisbon (67,382)
  12. Buenos Aires (60,848)
  13. Seoul (58,996)
  14. London (54,788)
  15. Montreal (54,122)
  16. Bangkok (53,668)
  17. Dublin (51,313)
  18. Tokyo (48,787)
  19. Sydney (48,272)
  20. Hong Kong (47,630)

Country/territory rankings by estimated total number of participants in 2018

  1. USA (384,035)
  2. Spain (296,825)
  3. Germany (293,337)
  4. France (241,044)
  5. Canada (203,429)
  6. United Kingdom (181,149)
  7. Italy (168,578)
  8. Japan (168,248)
  9. The Netherlands (149,513)
  10. China (146,982)
  11. Austria (120,981)
  12. Australia (116,000)
  13. Portugal (113,154)
  14. Brazil (106,045)
  15. Republic of Korea (105,084)
  16. Argentina (95,632)
  17. Denmark (91,975)
  18. Sweden (83,796)
  19. Switzerland (75,640)
  20. Belgium (72,846)

Full version of the 2018 ICCA statistics report is available here.

ICCA (The International Congress and Convention Association) was establishment 55 years ago and represents the world’s leading suppliers in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and now comprises over 1,100-member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries worldwide.

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