Associations Congress to move to Portugal for 2013

The International & European Associations Congress 2013 will take place in Europe for the first time and three months earlier than usual.

The decision to move to Portugal in 2013 was announced in Liverpool
The decision to move to Portugal in 2013 was announced in Liverpool

The event will now take place in Lisbon on the Estoril coast on 21-23 April 2013.

Speaking at the International & European Associations Congress 2012 in Liverpool last week, Damian Hutt, Congress Director of Association Resource, said: "The event will now take place in the third week after Easter each year rather than July, when it has traditionally been held, to avoid the holiday season.

"It has been a very easy but important strategic decision. We will be launching the programme at EIBTM later this year and we plan to introduce a two-day track on the tendering process for association executives."

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