Destination Partner Videos

  • Video Duration
  • Dubai 1:21 min
  • Hamburg 2:03 min
  • Hong Kong 2:05 min
  • Melbourne 1:30 min
  • Toronto 1:00 min
  • Rwanda 1:20 min
  • Japan 1:00 min
  • Athens 1:20 min

Check out the IAPCO destination partner videos, which give you and your team insights into the excellent destinations to which you could take your meetings.


Dubai is one of the world’s most dynamic cities and a truly unique destination. By hosting your business event in the Emirate you have access to in-depth knowledge and unrivalled connections, plus the benefit of world-class infrastructure. Dubai Business Events is the official convention bureau for Dubai. Our team of highly specialized professionals has extensive knowledge about Dubai and can offer free and impartial advice, guidance and support to international business event organizers in planning international meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions in the Emirate. We have offices in Dubai and across 12 cities around the world. And we partner with hundreds of hotels, venues, PCOs, DMCs and other service providers in Dubai, representing the best the city has to offer. As a member of the BestCities Global Alliance, we guarantee the highest level of service. There’s no charge for our services and you have full control over how much involvement you want or need from us.

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Gateway to the world, beautiful seafaring hub, maritime capital of the north – Rising above the waves of the Elbe river, at the crossroads between UNESCO World Heritage Site Speicherstadt and the newly built Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg counted among the most liveable destinations in Europe offering a unique combination of an exciting business environment with many strong economic and academic sectors, a wide range of venues, countless unique experiences and an unmatched mix of maritime atmosphere, green spaces and scenic elegance.

Being additionally a city of knowledge combined with high-quality standards in the meetings industry, Germany’s second-largest city is able to provide delegates with an ideal environment for meetings, sustainable academic exchange and inspiring networking. Further advantages: frequent flight connections with 130 non-stop flights and 900 worldwide stopover flights, excellent transport system with a train connection of only 20 minutes to Hamburg’s downtown area and the support of a dedicated team in the Hamburg Convention Bureau. Absolute Highlight: The new CCH- Congress Center Hamburg, which will re-opened in 2020 as one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the ideal hub for international conventions of the highest global standards, with its a prime location in the heart of Asia, peerless infrastructure, award-winning venues, and world-class professionalism, Asia’s world city is ready to help you deliver a successful and seamless convention that will attract international experts and thought-leaders. Hong Kong’s core values:
• Gateway to mainland China;
• Business-friendly environment;
• Visa free for over 170 nationalities;
• Over 3,200 scheduled passenger flights every week from over 180 worldwide destinations;
• Half the world’s population within 5 hours’ flying time

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Melbourne Convention Bureau is a business development organisation that promotes Melbourne as the premier business events destination in Australia. Our mission is to showcase why Melbourne is one of the world’s most successful business events destinations by bidding internationally to host meetings, incentives, and conferences. In partnership with Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). MCEC is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events. Hosting more than 1200 events each year, they’re internationally renowned for our incredible range of spaces, innovative design and jaw-dropping food.

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Toronto is Canada’s Downtown; the country’s largest, most dynamic and diverse city, with more than 230 nationalities represented and 140 languages and dialects spoken. A globally recognized and innovative talent pool representing excellence in the sectors of technology, life sciences, finance, food & beverage and manufacturing ensure a strong attendance base, access to key sponsors and incredible learning opportunities. Toronto is internationally recognized as a safe and easily accessible destination with two international airports, which cater to over 1,100 daily direct flights for over 180 cities worldwide. Business Events Toronto is the link between your vision and the city’s ample resources, including a network of more than 1,000 member businesses, with access to the most inspiring venues, spaces, places and people suited to your needs. 

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The land of a thousand hills, Rwanda offers the unforgettable African experience, in a safe and secure environment.
Rwanda and its capital city Kigali, have been ranked the third most popular destinations in the whole of Africa for accommodating international association meetings and events by ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association.

The Rwanda Convention Bureau represents the best interests of Rwanda’s MICE tourism industry, its stakeholders and offers free impartial advice, guidance and support to international event planners and buyers, incentive, association and convention organizers through every stage of planning.

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Japan offer top-class settings for international conferences, boasting superior infrastructure including convention facilities, hotels and transportation systems, while also promising fascinating cultural experiences and delicious dining opportunities in safe urban environments. Moreover, high concentrations of academic and research institutions with advanced R&D capabilities and corporate clusters with superior technical skills give Japan particular advantages in hosting international meetings. Organizers who choose to hold events in Japan can anticipate that interaction with such academic institutions, research centers and corporations will provide conference participants with intellectual stimulation and create opportunities for innovation. Japan Convention Bureau at JNTO will support you and your clients to further enhance the value of your international conferences and boost attendee satisfaction to even higher levels.
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This is Athens is the global brand promoting the city as a destination for leisure tourism, conferences, events, and education. We utilize B2B marketing channels and initiatives to develop local and international collaborations, and we work to identify opportunities for new thematic tourism products such as yachting, religious tourism, and athletics. Our strategy is to invest in partnerships with the local conference and meetings industry and to provide support for local and international tourism professionals. Our mission is to extend the tourism season in Athens beyond the summer months by increasing the number of visitors, conferences and events scheduled during the autumn and winter months.

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