51st ICCA Congress    Future Convention Cities    Initiative (FCCI)    Sunday, 21 October 2012    Presented by Lyn Lewis-S...
Global membersInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
Why does the FCCI exist?• Leading future-focused cities that want to drive  industry best practice and expand understandin...
Project one: Beyond Tourism Benefits• Benefits Beyond Tourism: measuring the social  legacies of business events• Understo...
Project one: Beyond Tourism BenefitsInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
Collaboration, innovation, sharingInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
Future plans for FCCI• BTB final report will be released at IMEX  Frankfurt, May 2013• New research project announced, 201...
51st ICCA Congress    Thank you!International Congress and Convention Association.                                        ...
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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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  • Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) #ICCA12 SUNDAY 21/10/2012

    1. 1. 51st ICCA Congress Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) Sunday, 21 October 2012 Presented by Lyn Lewis-Smith, CEO of Business Events Sydney and Chair of FCCIInternational Congress and Convention Association. Session sponsored by:Twitter: #ICCA12
    2. 2. Global membersInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    3. 3. Why does the FCCI exist?• Leading future-focused cities that want to drive industry best practice and expand understanding of business events as a key economic driver.• Developing and deliver strategies to grow the local knowledge economy and maximise the long- term benefits of business events through: – Using business tourism, and meetings in particular, as a tool to help drive economic development and productivity (trade, investment, knowledge exchange, innovation)International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    4. 4. Project one: Beyond Tourism Benefits• Benefits Beyond Tourism: measuring the social legacies of business events• Understood to be the first time a quantitative study has been undertaken• Phase 1 and 2 = Sydney centric• Phase three rolled out across all FCCI cities to gain a global perspectiveInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    5. 5. Project one: Beyond Tourism BenefitsInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    6. 6. Collaboration, innovation, sharingInternational Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    7. 7. Future plans for FCCI• BTB final report will be released at IMEX Frankfurt, May 2013• New research project announced, 2013• Looking to grow membership to ensure truly global representation• Member meeting in Sydney, April 2013• Website, end of 2012International Congress and Convention Association.Twitter: #ICCA12
    8. 8. 51st ICCA Congress Thank you!International Congress and Convention Association. Session sponsored by:Twitter: #ICCA12

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