The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO)
IAPCO brings together professionals who are committed to the organization of congresses, conferences and special events. The aim of the association is to continuously improve quality standards in the convention industry field. The IAPCO puts very high demands on their members and reserves the right, in the case of a decrease in the quality of their services, to expel them. Our membership in the association thus guarantees superior quality work from the professional organizer.Visit www.iapco.org for more information.
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA)
ICCA is the largest association of specialists responsible for organization, transportation and accommodation at international meetings and events. It comprises 1100 member companies and organizations in almost 100 countries worldwide. Since its establishment 55 years ago, ICCA specializes in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, communication channels, and business development opportunities.Visit www.iccaworld.com for more information.
The Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)
The main mission of the Prague Convention Bureau (PCB) is to strengthen positive awareness of the capital city of Prague as a congress and tourist destination, increase revenues and promote economic growth of the city. The PCB is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 and its partners include the Prague Information Service - Prague City Tourism, the City of Prague, the Czech Tourist Authority (CzechTourism) and the Czech Association of Hotels and Restaurants. GUARANT International is among the founding members of the PCB.Visit www.pragueconvention.cz for more information.
The European Society of Association Executives (ESAE)
ESAE is the leading European company representing and supporting education of association executives in Europe. ESAE is dedicated to providing the ideal platform for senior level European managers to exchange information and knowledge.Visit www.associationexecutives.eu for more information.
The Bratislava Tourist Board (BTB)
The Bratislava Tourist Board (BTB) focuses on the support and promotion of tourism in Bratislava. It develops and promotes all forms of tourism, promote their presentation, and create a platform for cooperation between the private and public tourism sectors. The Slovak branch of GUARANT International is one of the founding members of BTB.Visit www.visit.bratislava.sk for more information.
The Slovak Convention Bureau (SCB)
The main goal of SCB is to actively promote Slovakia and its congress potential and ensure a growth of events in the specific regions of Slovakia. SCB also supports tourism in regions and promotes individual member subjects.Visit www.slovakconvention.sk for more information.
The Association Management Companies Institute (AMC Institute)
AMC Institute tries to advance professionalism and high industry standards for association management companies. It provides expert support and resources to drive new business to its members and keep them in the forefront of emerging trends and knowledge. Also, it creates educational and networking opportunities for AMCs to engage and learn from each other. The AMC Institute represents over 180 association management companies which manage over 1,800 associations in total.Visit www.amcinstitute.org for more information.
The Prague Association Centre (PAC)
The Prague Association Centre is unique platform for networking between international professional associations, business representatives, and educational institutions. Its main goal is to present Prague as a hub for international associations and provide them auxiliary services. GUARANT International is its founding member.Visit www.pragueac.org for more information.
The Czech Event Association
The Czech Event Association’s goal is to help grow and develop professional standards in the event marketing market to reach the European standards.Visit www.c-e-a.cz for more information.