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The collaboration between the Confederation of European ORL-HNS and Mondial was sealed a long time ago. Now a successful first congress in Brussels finally served to kick off the long-term collaboration.


Our tech department just got a new addition. Welcome, Irina!


Especially during the summer months blood donations are sorely needed. World Blood Donor Day was on 14 June. Going to give blood together has long been a tradition at Mondial.


This year’s World Environment Day on 5 June is all about avoiding single-use plastic. We have a few tips for you on how you too can reduce plastic waste at your congress and do our climate and the environment a real favor.


Photos are fun. In the age of Instagram the photo trend does not stop at scientific congresses. Mondial is now offering photo-related ideas for your meeting:


In March 2019 we organised our first congress on Asian soil, together with the European Federation of Periodontology – something completely new for all of us.


In February, the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO) organised its 50th anniversary meeting in Basel; we were there and used this opportunity to reflect on the role of IAPCO in the international meetings industry.


2018 was a lucky year for Mondial: we won the #IAPCOImpact Campaign on Twitter and got a free ticket for this year’s IAPCO EDGE Seminar in the Hague. Among the many educational offerings for PCOs we have tested thus far, this is clearly one of the most enriching new formats to surface in the past couple of years. Here’s why:


Since 2016 Mondial Congress & Events has been acting as registration partner for the up to 14.000 attendees of the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week. Now the long-term contract with UEG has been renewed – a mark of confidence in our collaboration.


2019 was still in its infancy when 4.000 event professionals from 30 countries gathered in Pittsburgh for the PCMA Convening Leaders conference to get a head start on their year. The educational programme and networking was as diverse as the audience, so we best give you an overview not in sessions but in quotes that resonated with us most.


In 2018 the Mondial Congress Photo Competition was held for the second time. Our team was the jury. Find all winners here.

We tend to focus only on the economic value a congress brings to a destination. But besides room nights, congresses also bring benefits that cannot as readily be expressed in numbers.

This article was originally published in December 2018 on the website of the Vienna Convention Bureau.

At Mondial we have a tradition: instead of handing out presents, we give to those in need. This year we are investing our Christmas gift budget in chickens.