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. Membership in the association guarantees superior quality work from the professional organizers.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. They consists of nearly 1,000 member companies and organizations in over 90 countries worldwide. ICCA allows their members to benefit from synergies and share necessary data and know-how.Visit www.iccaworld.com for more information.
The Prague Convention Bureau (PCB)
We are among the founding members of the PCB. The main mission of the 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 that works with the Prague Information Service - Prague City Tourism, the City of Prague, the Czech Tourist Authority (CzechTourism) and the Czech Association of Hotels and Restaurants.Visit www.pragueconvention.cz for more information.
The European Society of Association Executives
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.esae.org for more information.
The Bratislava Tourist Board (BTB)
The Slovak branch of GUARANT International is one of the founding members of the Bratislava Tourist Board, which is focused on supporting and promoting tourism. They develop and promote all forms of tourism, promote their presentation, and create a platform for cooperation between the private and public tourism sectors. They manage, initiate and coordinate the development of tourism in Bratislava. The Convention Bureau plays a role in providing information services for city visitors through their tourist centres.Visit www.visit.bratislava.sk for more information.
The Slovak Convention Bureau (SCB)
The Slovak Convention Bureau was established in October 2010. The main goal of the SCB is to actively promote Slovakia and their congress potential thus ensuring a growth of events in the specific regions of Slovakia, supporting tourism in regions and supporting promotion of individual member subjects.Visit http://www.slovakconvention.sk/bureau.html for more information.
Association Management Companies Institute
We joined the AMC Institute in 2017 which advances 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. It champions accreditation to promote industry best practices. 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 http://www.amcinstitute.org/ for more information.