Associate Membership

Recognizing the importance of international meetings and congresses to international association life, the UIA offers collaboration and partnership with entities in the meetings industry in the format of an Associate Membership. The main focus of this collaboration is promoting the networking between association and industry bodies.

Membership Criteria

The UIA's Associate Members include national, regional and local offices of tourism and convention bureaus, congress centres, hotels, airline companies, congress organizers and travel agencies, industry representatives, consultants, associations, and other organizations. Members are accepted without distinction of nationality, race, sex, and creed, nor of adherence to ideological, political or professional groups.

Membership Benefits

Associate Members are entitled to preferential use of UIA's services. For more information see the 'Categories and Benefits' tab above.

Membership Dues

An annual fee is payable by Associate Members, based on the category selected, either Premium or Standard depending on the level of service chosen:

  • Standard Membership: € 2,030
  • Premium Membership (including Yearbook Online access): € 3,230

How to Become an Associate Member

A membership application form is available by clicking on the 'Application Form' tab above. The form should be completed and submitted to the UIA.

Value Added Tax

All prices listed are without VAT. Please note that for customers in Belgium and for EU customers that do not have a valid VAT number, the price will be increased by VAT according to Belgian law.

Join UIA's networking platform for international associations and the meeting industry and get quick access to first quality information for your business

Your exclusive benefits as a member:

Benefit Standard Membership Premium Membership

Calendar and Meeting Data Access

(price for non-members: PDF €1,030, printout €1,235)

A comprehensive overview of trends in international organizations' events. Including:

  • Number of meetings per city and per country, with indications of their market share
  • Top international meeting countries and cities per year
  • Trends in participant numbers and meeting dates
  • Top 10 ranking
  • Five year preview of future top countries and cities where meetings are planned

Non-members will be allowed to order copies only three months after delivery to UIA members.

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Exclusive early copy of the annual International Meetings Statistics Report

(annual fee for non-members: €659)

Continuously updated information on over 350,000 past and future events of international organizations, including around 10,000 future events at any given time. Searchable by date, location, subject and organizing body.

New since 2014: including data export functionality and tools for your own, customized statistics

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Online access to the premium, professional version of the International Congress Calendar

(price for non-members €399)

Your guide to all upcoming international association meetings

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Quarterly PDF versions of the International Congress Calendar

In 2015 the UIA will undertake its sixth major survey of international associations, and distribute this high value market survey report exclusively to UIA's Associate Members

Read more

Exclusive copy of the UIA Survey on Meetings of International Organizations 2015

Advertising / PR Opportunities

Send your message to 28,000 international associations - Advertising rates

10% discount on advertising rates in World of Associations News
10% discount on all UIA Online advertising rates

(price for non-members: starting with €3,500 per month)

Take the opportunity of announcing special rates, products or company news: send us your logo, banner and 20,000 associations will have access to it! Read more

10% discount on UIA's Gold and Silver Partnership Packages

Join UIA in its annual paper mailing to 15,000 and emailing to up to 20,000 international associations: print your advertisement or logo on the UIA paper mailing letter; include your flyer with UIA's paper mailing; or include your flyer (PDF) with the UIA e-mailing Read more

Special rates on advertising opportunities with the UIA mailing - response rate of over 35%!

With your Associate Member login, and free of charge, you can post news addressed to international organizations worldwide.

Post your news on the UIA website

UIA's Associate Members have the exclusive opportunity, free of charge, of developing their own section on UIA's website. Your profile will be linked from the Associate Members' Directory page.

See the directory

Maintain your own page at the UIA website

In-depth Information and Direct Contact to Associations

(regular price: €2,430 annual subscription fee in 2015)

Sign up for a Premium Membership and you will have immediate access to information about over 37,000 currently active international organizations. Including: names, addresses and contact details of principal officers, aims, staff, finance, activities, events, member countries, and more.

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For UIA's Premium Members: 35% discount on the Yearbook Online subscriptions
Premium only

You want to contact organizations in specific countries or areas of work? Ask us for data delivery according to your own criteria and business interest, e.g.:

  • Which international organizations have members but no recent meetings in my country?
  • Which international organization meetings are planned for my city in the next five years?

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Exclusive rights to data extractions

Ask us for a customized directory database with information only on the organizations, meetings, countries or cities of interest to you, selected according to the criteria you specify.

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Exclusive right to customized services

Other Privileged Access

This monthly e-newsletter, sent to 28,000 international associations, is an interactive platform on best practices and experiences; it features upcoming international congresses, interviews with association officers, surveys, and best meeting deals for organizations.

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Free copy of UIA e-newsletter World of Associations News

An opportunity to meet colleagues and clients in the meeting industry and to participate in round tables on topical issues with association representatives.

Read more

Invitation to the Associate Members Annual Meeting / Associations Round Table in Europe and in Asia

Learn how to get the most out of the Calendar and the Yearbook

Participation in UIA's training sessions
10% discount on all other UIA publications
Professional advice / consulting on potential of data for your business
 

Annual Membership rates 2015

€ 2,030 € 3,230

Contact us for more information, or to join us:
Clara Fernández López, External Releations Manager:

Value Added Tax

All prices listed are without VAT. Please note that for customers in Belgium and for EU customers that do not have a valid VAT number, the price will be increased by VAT according to Belgian law.

Associate Membership is subject to the approval of the UIA Secretariat, and to the payment of an annual membership fee (required only after application has been approved).

PDF version of the Membership Application Form

Company or organization information

Appointed representative

The person appointed to represent the company or organization in the Union of International Associations
Function, position or duties of the person

Resignation must be made in writing at least 3 months before the end of a calendar year.

Currently 69 Associate Members
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
United Kingdom

Exhibition Avenue

Aberdeen
AB23 8BL
United Kingdom
Adelaide Convention Centre
Australia

GPO Box 2669

Adelaide
SA
5001
Australia
Amsterdam Marketing
Netherlands

PO Box 3331

Amsterdam
AA
NL-1013
Netherlands
Amsterdam-RAI Congress Centre
Netherlands

PO Box 77777

Amsterdam
MS
NL-1070
Netherlands
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
United States

575 I Street, NW

Washington
DC
20005
United States
Austrian National Tourism Office
Austria

Margaretenstrasse 1

Vienna
A-1040
Austria
Busan Tourism Organization
South Korea

Haeundae Hebyeon-ro 35

Busan
Haeundae-gu
612-022
South Korea
Business Events Sydney
Australia

Level 13
80 William Street

Sydney
NSW
2011
Australia
Cape Town International Convention Centre
South Africa

Convention Square
1 Long Lower Street

Cape Town
8001
South Africa
Centre International de Conférence Genève
Switzerland

Rue de Varembé 9-11

Geneva 20
CH-1211
Switzerland
Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Kuala Lumpur
50088
Malaysia
Dekon Group
Turkey

Gayrettepe Mah. Yildiz Posta Cad. Akin Sitesi
1. Blok No:6 Kat:1 D:3

Istanbul
34349
Turkey
Direction Tourisme Congrès Monaco
Monaco

2a bd des Moulins

Monte-Carlo
Cedex
MC-98030
Monaco
Dubai Business Events
United Arab Emirates

P.O. Box 549

Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Durban International Convention Centre
South Africa

45 Bram Fischer Road

Durban
4001
South Africa
Eventegg Yazilim Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi
Turkey

Cebeci Caddesi No. 24/A
Akatlar, Beşiktaş

Istanbul
34335
Turkey
Finland Tourist Board/MEK
Finland

PO box 625

Helsinki
FIN-00101
Finland
Geneva Tourism and Conventions
Switzerland

Rue du Mont-Blanc 18
P.O. Box 1602

Geneva
CH-1211
Switzerland
Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
United States

Two Copley Place
Suite 105

Boston
MA
02116-6501
United States
Helsinki Tourist and Convention Bureau
Finland

Pohjoisesplanadi 19
P. O. Box 28

Helskinki
FIN-99
Finland
Hong Kong Tourism Board
United Kingdom

6th Floor
Mutual House
70 Conduit Street

London
W1S 2GF
United Kingdom
India Convention Promotion Bureau
India

Room No. 233-A
Ashok Hotel
Chanakya puri
Niti Marg

New Delhi
110021
India
Interium
Turkey

Siraselviler Caddesi
Hrisovergi
Apartmani Nr. 10/8
Taksim

Istanbul
34433
Turkey
International Congress and Convention Association
Netherlands

ICCA
Toren A
De Entree 57

Amsterdam
Zuidoost
NL-1101 BH
Netherlands
Japan National Tourism Organization
Japan

2-10-1
Yurakucho
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
100-0006
Japan
Jeju Convention and Visitors Bureau
South Korea

Jeju Welcome Center
23 Seondeok-ro
(313-80 Yeon-dong)

Jeju
690-785
South Korea
Kobe Convention and Visitors Association
Japan

6-9-1 Minatojima-nakamachi
Chuo-ku

Kobe
650-0046
Japan
Korea National Tourism Organization
South Korea

10, Jung-gu
Da-dong

Seoul
100-180
South Korea
La Cité Nantes Events Center
France

5, Rue de Valmy
BP 24106

Nantes CEDEX 1
F-44041
France
Lille Grand Palais
France

1 boulevard des Cités Unies

Euralille - Lille
F-59777
France
Lisboa Visit Convention Bureau
Portugal

Rua do Arsenal n° 15

Lisbon
P-1100-038
Portugal
Lyon Convention Bureau
France

BP 2254

Lyon
Cedex 02
F-69214
France
Madrid Destino Cultura Turismo y Negocio SA
Spain

Calle Montalbán, 1

Madrid
E-28014
Spain
Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau
Malaysia

Suite 14-3 Level 14
IMC Building
8 Jalan Sultan Ismail

Kuala Lumpur
50250
Malaysia
Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd
Singapore

10 Bayfront Avenue

Singapore
018956
Singapore
Meeting Media Company
Belgium

Mechelseplein 23

Antwerp
B-2000
Belgium
Melbourne Convention and Visitors bureau
United Kingdom

London Office
The Australia Centre
Cnr Melbourne Place & The Strand

London
WC2B 4LG
United Kingdom
Mexico Tourism Board
Belgium

Avenue Franklin Rossevelt 94

Brussels
B-1050
Belgium
Munich Tourist Office
Germany

Sendlinger Strasse 1
Ruffinihaus

Munich 2
D-80331
Germany
Netherlands Board of Tourism and Convention
Netherlands

Prinses Catharina-Amaliastraat 5

The Hague
JL
NL-2502
Netherlands
Norway Convention Bureau
Norway
Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Canada

159, rue Saint Antoine Ouest

Montréal
QC
H2Z 1H2
Canada
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
France

25-27, rue des Pyramides

Paris
F-75001
France
Philippine Department of Tourism
Philippines

4th Floor
Suites 10 – 17
Legaspi Towers
300, Roxas Boulevard

Manila
1004
Philippines
Polish Tourist Organisation
Poland

8 Chałubińskiego Str.

Warsaw
00-613
Poland
Qatar National Convention Centre
Qatar

Education City
PO Box 34195

Doha
Qatar
Sarawak Convention Bureau
Malaysia

31 Jalan Masjid

Kuching
Sarawak
93400
Malaysia
Seoul Metropolitan Government
South Korea

Press Center 10F
25 I-ga Taephyung-yo
Jung-gu

Seoul
100 745
South Korea
Seoul Tourism Organization
South Korea

8Fl
49, Daehak-ro
Jongno-gu

Seoul
110-460
South Korea
Singapore Tourism Board
Singapore

1 Orchard Spring Lane

Singapore
247729
Singapore
South African Tourism
South Africa

Bojanala House
90 Protea Road

Chislehurston
2196
South Africa
Spain Convention Bureau (FEMP)
Spain
Stavanger Forum
Norway

P O Box 410

Stavanger
N-4002
Norway
Switzerland Tourism
Switzerland

Toedistrasse 7

Zurich
CH-8027
Switzerland
Thailand Convention Exhibition Bureau
Thailand

Siam Tower Fl 26
989 Rama 1 Rd.
Pathumwan

Bangkok
10330
Thailand
The Hague Convention Bureau
Netherlands

PO BOX 85456

The Hague
NL-2508 CD
Netherlands
Toerisme Oostende
Belgium

Monacoplein 2

Oostende
8400
Belgium
Toerisme Vlaanderen
Belgium

Boudewijnlaan 30
bus 21

Brussels
B-1000
Belgium
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Japan

Tosho Bldg. 5F
3-2-2 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
102-0072
Japan
Tokyo International Forum
Japan

3-5-1 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
100-0005
Japan
Tourisme Montréal
Canada

1555, rue Peel
Suite 600

Montréal
QC
H3A 3L8
Canada
TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd
Singapore

1 Science Park Road
#4 -07 The Capricorn
Science Park II

Singapore
117528
Singapore
Turisme de Barcelona
Spain

Passatge de la Concepció, 7-9

Barcelona
E-08008
Spain
Valencia Tourism and Conv Bureau
Spain

Avda. Cortes Valencianas 41

Valencia
E-46015
Spain
Vienna Convention Bureau
Austria

Visiting address: Untere Augartenstrasse 38 - Top 5
Mailing address: Obere Augartenstrasse 40

Vienna
A-1020
Austria
Ville de Marseille
France

2, Rue Henri Barbusse
Imm. CMCI

Marseille
F-13001
France
Visit Oslo
Norway

Grev Wedels Plass 4

Oslo 1
N-0151
Norway
VisitBrussels
Belgium
Wonderful Copenhagen
Denmark

Nørregade 7 B

Copenhagen K
DK 1165
Denmark
Currently 69 Associate Members

Australia

Adelaide Convention Centre
Australia

GPO Box 2669

Adelaide
SA
5001
Australia
Business Events Sydney
Australia

Level 13
80 William Street

Sydney
NSW
2011
Australia

Austria

Austrian National Tourism Office
Austria

Margaretenstrasse 1

Vienna
A-1040
Austria
Vienna Convention Bureau
Austria

Visiting address: Untere Augartenstrasse 38 - Top 5
Mailing address: Obere Augartenstrasse 40

Vienna
A-1020
Austria

Belgium

Meeting Media Company
Belgium

Mechelseplein 23

Antwerp
B-2000
Belgium
Mexico Tourism Board
Belgium

Avenue Franklin Rossevelt 94

Brussels
B-1050
Belgium
Toerisme Oostende
Belgium

Monacoplein 2

Oostende
8400
Belgium
Toerisme Vlaanderen
Belgium

Boudewijnlaan 30
bus 21

Brussels
B-1000
Belgium
VisitBrussels
Belgium

Canada

Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Canada

159, rue Saint Antoine Ouest

Montréal
QC
H2Z 1H2
Canada
Tourisme Montréal
Canada

1555, rue Peel
Suite 600

Montréal
QC
H3A 3L8
Canada

Denmark

Wonderful Copenhagen
Denmark

Nørregade 7 B

Copenhagen K
DK 1165
Denmark

Finland

Finland Tourist Board/MEK
Finland

PO box 625

Helsinki
FIN-00101
Finland
Helsinki Tourist and Convention Bureau
Finland

Pohjoisesplanadi 19
P. O. Box 28

Helskinki
FIN-99
Finland

France

La Cité Nantes Events Center
France

5, Rue de Valmy
BP 24106

Nantes CEDEX 1
F-44041
France
Lille Grand Palais
France

1 boulevard des Cités Unies

Euralille - Lille
F-59777
France
Lyon Convention Bureau
France

BP 2254

Lyon
Cedex 02
F-69214
France
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
France

25-27, rue des Pyramides

Paris
F-75001
France
Ville de Marseille
France

2, Rue Henri Barbusse
Imm. CMCI

Marseille
F-13001
France

Germany

Munich Tourist Office
Germany

Sendlinger Strasse 1
Ruffinihaus

Munich 2
D-80331
Germany

India

India Convention Promotion Bureau
India

Room No. 233-A
Ashok Hotel
Chanakya puri
Niti Marg

New Delhi
110021
India

Japan

Japan National Tourism Organization
Japan

2-10-1
Yurakucho
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
100-0006
Japan
Kobe Convention and Visitors Association
Japan

6-9-1 Minatojima-nakamachi
Chuo-ku

Kobe
650-0046
Japan
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Japan

Tosho Bldg. 5F
3-2-2 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
102-0072
Japan
Tokyo International Forum
Japan

3-5-1 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo
100-0005
Japan

Malaysia

Convex Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Kuala Lumpur
50088
Malaysia
Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau
Malaysia

Suite 14-3 Level 14
IMC Building
8 Jalan Sultan Ismail

Kuala Lumpur
50250
Malaysia
Sarawak Convention Bureau
Malaysia

31 Jalan Masjid

Kuching
Sarawak
93400
Malaysia

Monaco

Direction Tourisme Congrès Monaco
Monaco

2a bd des Moulins

Monte-Carlo
Cedex
MC-98030
Monaco

Netherlands

Amsterdam Marketing
Netherlands

PO Box 3331

Amsterdam
AA
NL-1013
Netherlands
Amsterdam-RAI Congress Centre
Netherlands

PO Box 77777

Amsterdam
MS
NL-1070
Netherlands
International Congress and Convention Association
Netherlands

ICCA
Toren A
De Entree 57

Amsterdam
Zuidoost
NL-1101 BH
Netherlands
Netherlands Board of Tourism and Convention
Netherlands

Prinses Catharina-Amaliastraat 5

The Hague
JL
NL-2502
Netherlands
The Hague Convention Bureau
Netherlands

PO BOX 85456

The Hague
NL-2508 CD
Netherlands

Norway

Norway Convention Bureau
Norway
Stavanger Forum
Norway

P O Box 410

Stavanger
N-4002
Norway
Visit Oslo
Norway

Grev Wedels Plass 4

Oslo 1
N-0151
Norway

Philippines

Philippine Department of Tourism
Philippines

4th Floor
Suites 10 – 17
Legaspi Towers
300, Roxas Boulevard

Manila
1004
Philippines

Poland

Polish Tourist Organisation
Poland

8 Chałubińskiego Str.

Warsaw
00-613
Poland

Portugal

Lisboa Visit Convention Bureau
Portugal

Rua do Arsenal n° 15

Lisbon
P-1100-038
Portugal

Qatar

Qatar National Convention Centre
Qatar

Education City
PO Box 34195

Doha
Qatar

Singapore

Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd
Singapore

10 Bayfront Avenue

Singapore
018956
Singapore
Singapore Tourism Board
Singapore

1 Orchard Spring Lane

Singapore
247729
Singapore
TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd
Singapore

1 Science Park Road
#4 -07 The Capricorn
Science Park II

Singapore
117528
Singapore

South Africa

Cape Town International Convention Centre
South Africa

Convention Square
1 Long Lower Street

Cape Town
8001
South Africa
Durban International Convention Centre
South Africa

45 Bram Fischer Road

Durban
4001
South Africa
South African Tourism
South Africa

Bojanala House
90 Protea Road

Chislehurston
2196
South Africa

South Korea

Busan Tourism Organization
South Korea

Haeundae Hebyeon-ro 35

Busan
Haeundae-gu
612-022
South Korea
Jeju Convention and Visitors Bureau
South Korea

Jeju Welcome Center
23 Seondeok-ro
(313-80 Yeon-dong)

Jeju
690-785
South Korea
Korea National Tourism Organization
South Korea

10, Jung-gu
Da-dong

Seoul
100-180
South Korea
Seoul Metropolitan Government
South Korea

Press Center 10F
25 I-ga Taephyung-yo
Jung-gu

Seoul
100 745
South Korea
Seoul Tourism Organization
South Korea

8Fl
49, Daehak-ro
Jongno-gu

Seoul
110-460
South Korea

Spain

Madrid Destino Cultura Turismo y Negocio SA
Spain

Calle Montalbán, 1

Madrid
E-28014
Spain
Spain Convention Bureau (FEMP)
Spain
Turisme de Barcelona
Spain

Passatge de la Concepció, 7-9

Barcelona
E-08008
Spain
Valencia Tourism and Conv Bureau
Spain

Avda. Cortes Valencianas 41

Valencia
E-46015
Spain

Switzerland

Centre International de Conférence Genève
Switzerland

Rue de Varembé 9-11

Geneva 20
CH-1211
Switzerland
Geneva Tourism and Conventions
Switzerland

Rue du Mont-Blanc 18
P.O. Box 1602

Geneva
CH-1211
Switzerland
Switzerland Tourism
Switzerland

Toedistrasse 7

Zurich
CH-8027
Switzerland

Thailand

Thailand Convention Exhibition Bureau
Thailand

Siam Tower Fl 26
989 Rama 1 Rd.
Pathumwan

Bangkok
10330
Thailand

Turkey

Dekon Group
Turkey

Gayrettepe Mah. Yildiz Posta Cad. Akin Sitesi
1. Blok No:6 Kat:1 D:3

Istanbul
34349
Turkey
Eventegg Yazilim Hizmetleri Anonim Sirketi
Turkey

Cebeci Caddesi No. 24/A
Akatlar, Beşiktaş

Istanbul
34335
Turkey
Interium
Turkey

Siraselviler Caddesi
Hrisovergi
Apartmani Nr. 10/8
Taksim

Istanbul
34433
Turkey

United Arab Emirates

Dubai Business Events
United Arab Emirates

P.O. Box 549

Dubai
United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
United Kingdom

Exhibition Avenue

Aberdeen
AB23 8BL
United Kingdom
Hong Kong Tourism Board
United Kingdom

6th Floor
Mutual House
70 Conduit Street

London
W1S 2GF
United Kingdom
Melbourne Convention and Visitors bureau
United Kingdom

London Office
The Australia Centre
Cnr Melbourne Place & The Strand

London
WC2B 4LG
United Kingdom

United States

ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
United States

575 I Street, NW

Washington
DC
20005
United States
Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau
United States

Two Copley Place
Suite 105

Boston
MA
02116-6501
United States