In pictures: 52nd ICCA Congress in Shanghai

The 52nd ICCA Congress took place in Shanghai, China this week (2-6 November), with a focus on sustainability, challenges facing international associations and using humour to win business.

  • Entertainment at the 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    Entertainment at the 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • Strategies and top priorities for international associations

    Strategies and top priorities for international associations

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • Using humour for business

    Using humour for business

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

  • 52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

    52nd ICCA Congress - Shanghai

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A record number of more than 900 participants from 60 countries signed up for the 52nd ICCA Congress in Shanghai, the biggest attendance for an ICCA Congress outside Europe. 

The Congress, which took place at the Shanghai International Convention Centre, included visits to the Shanghai World Expo, to showcase how a major event can transform and re-imagine an entire city district and the research and development facility of global engineering company SKF. This highlighted how mulitnational companies are targeting China as a business market. 

More than 120 members and guest speakers contributed towards the event programme. ICCA celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, and marked the occastion with a gala dinner in Shanghai. 

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