Top Meeting  Locations in Cities and  Countries

The International Congress and  Convention Association (ICCA) is the global  community and  knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry.

Top 10 city ranking by estimated total number of participants to all meetings organized in 2014,  including number of meetings organized in 2014:

Rank City  Participants Meetings
1 Paris 130,516 214
2 Barcelona 127,469 182
3 Madrid 91,452 200
4 London 89,969 166
5 Vienna 81,902 202
6 Amsterdam 79,356 133
7 Berlin 76,880 193
8 Istanbul 75,864 130
9 Copenhagen 57,551 105
10 Singapore 57,497 142

The top five countries by estimated total number of participants is comprised of the same countries as the ranking  by number of meetings.

Top 10 country ranking by estimated total number of participants to all meetings organized in 2014,  including number of meetings organized in 2014:

Rank Country Participants Meetings
1 U.S.A. 365,338 831
2 Spain 289,039 578
3 Germany 264,156 659
4 France 233,075 533
5 United Kingdom 199,100 543
6 Italy 175,400 452
7 Australia 151,808 260
8 Japan 147,245 337
9 Canada 133,609 265
10 Netherlands 133,105 307

Note: ICCA country  and  city rankings by number of meetings were published last year.   To be included in this annual ranking,  association meetings must be held on a regular basis, have  at least  50 delegates, and  rotate between at least  three  countries.

Most popular 2015

U.S. destinations for meetings (ranked based on meeting/event booking activity via Cvent):

  1. Orlando
  2. Las Vegas
  3. Chicago
  4. San Diego
  5. Atlanta
  6. Washington, DC
  7. New York City
  8. Dallas
  9. Nashville
  10. Phoenix