Our Partners and Affiliates

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The Iceberg
An initiative from the Joint Meetings Industry Council, The Iceberg is a project to identify and document a series of representative events that illustrate those broader economic, academic, business and professional achievements of global meetings, conventions and exhibitions.

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INCON Group
INCON is a dynamic partnership of the world’s leading conference, event and association management companies. INCON provides industry advice and support, organises global events and contributes to setting new industry standards. BestCities is a partner of the INCON Digital Infrastructure Award, developed by INCON to celebrate and inspire change in the digital infrastructure and services made available in meeting venues around the world.

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ICCA
The International Congress and Convention Association - is the global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry. ICCA represents the main specialists in organising, transporting, and accommodating international meetings and events. ICCA specialises in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, communication channels, and business development opportunities.

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Meeting Escrow
Meeting Escrow was founded in 2015 by industry veteran, Grant Snider, to provide a risk-management solution for deposits paid in advance by meeting planners to hotels and other vendors for future bookings and services.

​Planners were asking, "Why should we pay so much money up front to our vendors? What if something happens before the program starts?"

Vendors were asking, "Why should we wait so long for final payment when we've successfully delivered the services? We're not a bank!"

Meeting Escrow has the solution. Meeting Escrow simplify and secure meeting & event payments globally.

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