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Barcelona Turisme Convention Bureau

LATEST NEWS
30.06.2022  Barcelona, first destination in the world to be awarded Biosphere Platinum status, for its management of the tourism responsibly.
22.06.2022  The Barcelona Convention Bureau has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Overseas Convention Bureau category at the 2022 Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards.
02.06.2022  The Gastromic Revolution Lives on in Barcelona (pdf)
07.04.2022  Why Barcelona? By Christoph Tessmar, Director Barcelona Convention Bureau
11.10.2021  The Barcelona Convention Bureau has been recognized with the Bronze award in the category ‘Best Overseas Convention Bureau’ at the M&IT Awards 2021.
RANKING
Barcelona is ranked as one of the top international congress destinations in Europe and the world. According to data collected by different associations for 2021, Barcelona is ranked:

RESULTS   
ICCA 4st position
UIA 10th position
STATISTICS
Every year BCB prepares a stats fact sheet on meetings held in Barcelona. This document is produced from proprietary data and research. The following shows the main numbers for 2019:
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS  
Congresses 382.065
Workshops, symposiums and courses 12.479
Conventions and incentives 270.063
Total 664.607
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NUMBER OF MEETINGS  
Congresses430
Workshops, symposiums and courses 86
Conventions and incentives 1.214
Total 1.733
This document is available on demand at a price of 30 eur.
For the complete document or further information, send an email to:  bcb@barcelonaturisme.com

If you want to find more information on the city of Barcelona, find the full statistics fact file on the Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona website.