Singapore has remained at the top of the list with 994 meetings, followed by Brussels with 436 and Vienna with 318.
Busan in South Korea entered the top ten for the first time, while Copenhagen dropped out. Paris slipped out of the top five, which is surprising as Paris knocked Vienna off the top spot for the first time since 2005 in ICCA's annual city rankings, released last month.
The association meetings industry has remained robust, with the number of international association meetings rising 4% to 408,798 since last year.
The Union of International Associations (UIA) 2013 International Meetings Statistics Report surveyed 364,929 associations from 254 countries.
The top UIA 10 cities for international meetings in 2013 were:
The top UIA 10 countries were:
- Korea Republic
- Spain and Germany