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Venue selection at the World Association of Newspapers

Venue selection at the World Association of Newspapers

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A short presentation I gave at an ICCA seminar in 2009 about the criteria that WAN-IFRA explores when choosing venues for the annual IFRA Expo.

A short presentation I gave at an ICCA seminar in 2009 about the criteria that WAN-IFRA explores when choosing venues for the annual IFRA Expo.

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Venue selection at the World Association of Newspapers

  1. 1. International Congress & Convention Association Venue decisions at WAN-IFRA Michael Heipel Director Supplier Services, Event Logistics and Sales World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) 11 July 2009 International Congress and Convention Association www.iccaworld.com
  2. 2. Representing: 15.000 online sites 18.000 news publications 3.000 member companies in 120 countries
  3. 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz0-noKFBQs
  4. 4. Criteria for choice of location • Basic requirement: Appropriateness of the venue (exhibition and conference facilities) • International accessability • Accessability by public transport • Hotel infrastructure (amount) • Hotel infrastructure (price level)
  5. 5. Criteria for choice of location • Touristic attraction of City (restaurants etc.) • Local Suppliers infrastructure and Local/regional media market • Rental Rate and side cost for organizer and exhibitors • Available exhibition slot • Publisher survey(s) • Supplier survey(s) and Exhibitor Advisory Group
  6. 6. Why Vienna? • Strong regional media market • Platform for networking with Eastern Europe • Just the right exhibition venue (size, combination expo-conference facilities) • Very well connected • No.1 on Quality of Life index (Mercer Study) • Perfect service of Vienna Convention Bureau, together with Reed Messe Vienna •Research data •Marketing support •Operational support on site, pre-visits with exhibitors •Contact to service partners
  7. 7. International Congress & Convention Association Thank you! International Congress and Convention Association www.iccaworld.com

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