Mireia Iglesias, WLO Communication and Events Coordinator, travelled all the way to Fukuoka (Japan) to actively take part at the Association Meetings Programme. With an outstanding 3-day educational programme and speakers in the field, Mireia was selected as an association executive to take part and had the chance to learn and share with other international meeting industry professionals and colleagues, like Kay Troll from International Sport & Cultural Association (ISCA), Jon Bruno from Ecotourism International Society, Esther Banike from World Federation of Tourist Guide Association, and David Chapman from WYSE Travel Confederation.

The programme covered site inspections, seminars, table discussions, business exchanges, and networking sessions. Some of the session topics were: Practical aspects of association management; Online communication and digital strategy: conquering the digital; Understanding trends and opportunities, or Leaving a legacy, among others.

ICCA is the global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry and represents the main specialists in organising, transporting, and accommodating international meetings and events. ICCA has over 1,000 member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries worldwide.