ICCA Meetings Support Internal Sector Meeting #ICCA12 SUNDAY 21/10/2012


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Presentation held at the 51st ICCA Congress which took place in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 20 - 24 October 2012. For more information on ICCA please visit www.iccaworld.com.

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ICCA Meetings Support Internal Sector Meeting #ICCA12 SUNDAY 21/10/2012

  1. 1. 51st ICCA Congress ICCA Meetings Support Internal Sector Meeting Sunday 21 October 2012 Chairperson: John Martinez, Shocklogic Global Ltd.International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  2. 2. Agenda1. Welcome2. Welcome of new members3. Update from the Board meeting4. Brainstorm on new technology guidelines booklet for associations5. Cross sector possibilities6. Any other businessInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  3. 3. 1. WelcomeInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  4. 4. “Be kinder than necessary because 1. Welcomeeveryone you come across is fighting itsown battle… “ International Congress and Convention Association . Twitter: #ICCA12
  5. 5. 2. Welcome of new members• Colombia - Congresscolombia.com S.A.S. Mr. Gaston Leonel Ciminieri• United Kingdom - Melville Exhibition & Event Services Ltd - Mr. Andy Gibb• USA – etouches - Ms. Suzanne Carawan• USA - MEETING the World - Mr. Ian Quartermaine• China-P.R. - Inmeeting Solutions Company Ltd. - Mr. Gangwei Huang• United Kingdom – The meetology group – Jon BradshawInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  6. 6. 2. Welcome of new members• Hong Kong, China-P.R. - Fairservices.net Hongkong - Mrs. Pirko Wedhorn• Spain - Business Hotels Collection, Places & Cities - Ms. Cristina Mexia• Japan - Nomura Research Institute Japan• Germany - Vevention GermanyInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  7. 7. 2. Welcome of new membersMeeting support sector:• 87 member organisations• 94 participants at the congressInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  8. 8. 3. Update from the Board meetingFinancial Update• 2012 showing strong performance overall• Recruitment at near-record levels• Membership fee collection very strong• Anticipate starting 2013 with 959 members (up from 917)International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  9. 9. Financial Update• Board preparing 3 year investment priority plan• General principle: re-invest financial reserves above target ‘safety’ rangeInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  10. 10. 2013 Finances• Proposing 2.1% membership fee increase = Netherlands inflation• Break-even budget• Covering annual costs of two new regional offices within budgetInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  11. 11. Congress Strategy• Major review of decision-making process and criteria of the selection of the Congress destination• Changes will be included in next edition of Bid ManualInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  12. 12. Congress Strategy• Key policy decision: from 2012 onwards each 7 year period the Congress should be hosted in all 5 regions• Decision regarding the 2016 Congress will be formally announced to media and members prior to mid year Sector meetings at IMEX Frankfurt 2013International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  13. 13. Voting Rights• Check if you have a red dot on the back of your badgeInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  14. 14. 4. BrainstormAssociations are continuously looking fornew and easy ways to determine whichlatest gadgets meet their needsCan we as Meetings Support Sector producesome easy checklists to meet this need?International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  15. 15. 5. Inter Sector Relationships1. How much business are you currentlyundertaking with ICCA members (answer couldrelate to value of contracts, number of ICCAmembers who are clients, adverts per year –anything that gives us a sense of how importantICCA business is to the company)?2. How many ICCA members do you estimate arepotential clients who are not currently working withyou? Are they located in specific parts of the worldor representing specific Sectors?International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  16. 16. 5. Inter Sector Relationships3. What kind of ICCA-related activities have youundertaken to try to connect with additionalprospective business contacts/clients in the ICCAcommunity (answer could include sponsorship atICCA events, user groups, networking at ICCAevents, Expert Advice Appointments)? What ifanything is preventing you from undertaking ICCA-related promotional activities?4. How well informed do you believe ICCA membersare regarding your products/services?International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  17. 17. 5. Inter Sector Relationships5. What could ICCA do to help you(a) raise awareness of your products/services;(b) encourage additional ICCA members to sampleyour products/services;(c) assist you to improve relationships with ICCAmembers who are existing clients?International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  18. 18. 5. Any other businessInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
  19. 19. 1. WelcomeInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12