Taipei, Taiwan

19-21 April 2018

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Guadalajara, Mexico

6-8 August 2018

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The Hague, Netherlands

23-25 January 2019

Details coming soon

Target Audience
Albert Cronheim Scholarship

Target Audience


An IAPCO EDGE embraces all sectors of the Meetings Industry. The target audience is:

· PCOs/Meeting Planners
· National/International Organisations/Associations
· Convention Bureaux/Tourism Bodies
· Congress Centres/Conference Hotels
· Exhibition Managers
· Pharma and Medical Device Companies
· DMCs, AMCs, Travel Agencies

If you are interested in hosting an EDGE Seminar please link here to read the guidelines (IAPCO Members only)

Albert Cronheim Scholarship


The Albert Cronheim Scholarship has been created to acknowledge the contribution made by Albert to the creation of the IAPCO Educational Programme, begun in 1976. The scholarship covers registration fees for an EDGE seminar and up to 4 nights’ accommodation. Please note the Scholarship is available only to non-IAPCO members and all applications must be submitted no later than 5 May to be considered for the forthcoming 15 months. Should you be awarded the Scholarship and then are unable to attend, please note it is not transferable to another person.

Criteria for applications:

  • Must be a PCO or from an Events company
  • Should be from an emerging country (OECD or World Bank list)
  • Must be currently active, working in the industry
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience but not more than 5
  • Should have good English speaking level
  • Non-IAPCO members only

2017/2018 Closing Date of Applications – 5 May 2018

Previous recipients of the award:
2017 Emmanuel Damian Fernando from Sri Lanka
2017 Tesa Chikaponya from Zimbabwe
2016 Zodwa Patience Msimang from South Africa
2015 Evren Turan from Turkey
2014 Pulcherie Djeni from Cote d’Ivoire
2013 David Castano from Colombia

Click here to apply