The 2016 edition of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) Annual Conference was held in Nantes, France between July 3-6, 2016. A wide range of speakers and sessions addressed the key issues of diversification and adaptation during the conference.
At the last day of the conference, Mrs. Handan Boyce made a presentation to the General Assembly on behalf of Istanbul for AIPC 2018 candidacy. Finally, the AIPC members voted to accept Istanbul, Turkey to host the 2018 AIPC Annual Conference.
AIPC represents a global network of more than 180 leading centres in 57 countries with the active involvement of over 900 management-level professionals worldwide. AIPC also celebrates and promotes the essential role of the international meetings industry in supporting economic, academic and professional development.