Switzerland among the top ten congress and convention countries

Switzerland has grown in popularity as a congress and convention destination, according to the 2010 ICCA (International Congress & Convention Association) ranking.

With 244 such meetings in 2010 (up 61% on 2005 figures), Switzerland ranks 10th worldwide in the league table which is headed by the USA with 623 congresses and conventions, followed by Germany (542) and
Spain (451).  

At European level, Switzerland comes in sixth, behind Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, France and Italy.  

ICCA is one of the major international associations of congress organisation professionals, with 900 member organisations in 86 countries. ??To be included in the ICCA’s annual ranking, association congresses/seminars must be attended by at least 50 participants, be organised on a regular basis and be rotated among at least three different host countries.

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