The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) was founded in 1968, is registered in Switzerland and represents today more than 117 professional organisers, meeting planners and managers of international and national congresses, conventions and special events from 41 countries.
The IAPCO mission is to raise the standards of service amongst its members and other sectors of the meetings industry by means of continuing education and interaction with other professionals.
IAPCO strives to achieve global accreditation and acknowledgment of truly Professional Congress Organisers
IAPCO is a membership-driven organisation whose members embrace the following Core Values:
They are proud of their profession; they live up to the ‘P’ in PCO
They get involved; they are a small and active group taking responsibility for their association and the industry at large
They are extra-ordinary; they care about delivering the highest quality of professional services and make decisions accordingly
They uphold the trust; they have a responsibility to their clients, and to the whole meetings industry, to conduct business in a trustworthy way
They set the benchmark; they are at the forefront of innovation within their profession and always strive to improve
Learning is essential therefore; education is at the core of their association and everything revolves around it
Meetings, Education, Event Professionals, Associations, Conferences, Association Meetings, Congresses, Event Planners
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