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Number of meetings worldwide 2016-2020

Number of meetings organized worldwide from 2016 to 2020

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Release date

April 2021



Survey time period

2016 to 2020

Special properties

IAPCO members**

Supplementary notes

*2020 data include physical, hybrid, and virtual meetings.

**IAPCO is the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers. In 2020, it represented 139 member companies comprised of over 10,273 meeting professionals (congress organizers, meeting planners, managers of international and national congresses, conventions, and special events) from 40 countries.

2016: number of company members = 114
2017: number of company members = 116
2018: number of company members = 133
2019: number of company members = 135

Figures prior to 2019 were previously published by the source.

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