IAPCO (International Association of Professional Congress Organisers) is the leading international association for professional conference organisers. Its mission is to raise the standards of service among its member organisations and other sectors of the meetings industry through continued education, connection and support. IAPCO, today, represents 133 companies comprised of over 9100 professional congress organisers, meeting planners and managers of international and national congresses, conventions and special events from 40 countries.
Providing continuing education and interaction with other industry professionals, IAPCO’s 52nd Annual Meeting and General Assembly is taking place in Rome, Italy from 10-13 February 2022.
AIM Group International – Located in some of Europe’s most vibrant cities, in the U.S. and Middle East, AIM Group offices introduce the client to the best the regions have to offer for their event, congress or meeting, while benefitting from experience, expertise, cultural understanding and destination knowledge which are truly international. More than 60 years of Congresses and Events organization are currently being blended by the vision of AIM Communication, a newborn Open Innovation Network with a mission to create experiences for clients’ business growth, and above all experiences to give value to the people. In a post-digital and, hopefully, post-pandemic world, AIM Group has embodied an ever-evolving mindset, where events are one of the key elements of an “augmented” experience in time and space for clients, its audiences and all stakeholders involved.
EGA Worldwide – Founded in 1965 by Emma and Cristina Aru, pioneers of the Italian Congress Industry, Ega worldwide congresses & events is highly specialised in international association conferences, institutional and governmental meetings and corporate as well as public events. Today Ega, is led by Claudia Maria Golinelli, ordinary professor of event management at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. With offices in Rome, Milan and Basel, over 1000 clients have experienced the quality, passion and professionalism of their team with more than 30 meeting experts.
The accreditation by IAPCO, the global partnership with the World PCO Alliance, the different ISO certifications (9001, 14001 and 20121), the memberships with ICCA and PCMA as well as the MedTech Europe Trusted Partner certification guarantee highest quality standards, reliability and efficiency. Excellent high-level contacts in the medical and pharmaceutical industry combined with the long-lasting connections to institutions, convention bureaux and conference centres contribute to the success of congresses and events organised by Ega.
Recent highlights of Ega’s over 50 years of company history are the EXPO 2015 in Milan, the G7 Conference 2017 in Taormina, the organisation of the World Congress WAIMH 2018 in Rome, the European Congress ESERA in Bologna and the appointment as official housing agency in Milan for EAO 2021.
OIC Group – OIC Group is an internationally accredited PCO with its HQ Offices in Florence, Italy offering multiple services and solutions worldwide. For well over 40 years, OIC Group has been at the forefront as a premier event organiser and event designer for major healthcare events, conferences and product launches.
The cardinal rule at OIC Group is to deliver quality and to become a trusted partner of our client, with whom we aim to build a winning strategy together.
In order to do this, OIC Group has heavily invested in training and professional development, offering clients a 360°range of skills and know-how through a highly-professional management and multi-lingual team.
OIC Group has over 100 meeting expert professionals, the building blocks behind the success stories as well as a Communication Agency based in Milan, Italy.
OIC Group is extremely proud to be an active IAPCO member, having hosted the IAPCO EDGE seminar in Florence in 2018.
In collaboration with Convention Bureau Roma e Lazio – The Convention Bureau Roma e Lazio, CBReL, was created at the joint initiative of 4 main associations representing the local expertise in Rome and in the whole Lazio region. The CBReL represents a partnership between RomaCityCouncil, Lazio Council and the MICE operators. Despite was created in 2017, the CBReL already counts onmore than 150Members and Partnersfrom the whole chain of the service production: congress centres, hotels, venues, service providers, strategic players. The mission of CBReL consists of Destination Marketing, Coordination of supply, RfP management, bidding.
CBReL provides for solid support for the Meeting Industry within the Eternal City.