Singapore holds lead in Asian meetings

Netherlands, 8th May: According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), there were a record number of 12,212 rotating international association events in 2016, 136 more compared to 2015.

In terms of city rankings, Paris placed first worldwide in 2016, with 196 meetings. In Asia, Singapore (6th worldwide) ranked first in the region again, with 151 meetings. Seoul (137 meetings), Bangkok (121 meetings), Beijing (113 meetings) and Hong Kong (99 meetings) are all in the top 20 global city ranking.