The International Association of Convention Centres is the industry association for professional convention and exhibition centre managers worldwide
The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall direction of the Association, and makes all decisions necessary to further the aims of the Association in the best interests of Members
The purpose of the Industry Partnerships is to ensure that the voice of AIPC is heard at all levels required to support and defend the interests of the AIPC Members
AIPC membership offers the ultimate opportunity to engage with industry colleagues and take part in a global network of international convention and exhibition centre professionals
AIPC collaborates closely with a select group of Business Partners.
Professional development is of key importance when striving for management excellence
is a workshop exclusively designed for AIPC members to help senior managers gain insights and practical tools to use as they lead their people and influence those outside their organization through this time of great change.
This interactive crisis management workshop aims to help participants prepare for a smooth, successful venue reopening period.
SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland
13-15 July 2021
AIPC provides its members with access to a wide range of resources, from research to quality standards
A selection of industry research conducted by AIPC in collaboration with its partners
A selection of industry publications which are relevant to our members
The AIPC / Ipsos Client Satisfaction Survey program
Allows convention centres to measure and report their overall economic impact
An industry-specific programme for identifying and evaluating key areas of convention centre performance
AIPC APEX award: based on the highest client ratingAIPC Innovation award: rewards “innovation”
To become a member of AIPC, you must first complete an application form. This will allow the Board of Directors to decide, based on several factors.
By becoming an AIPC Business Partner, you obtain access to a global network of 180 venues in 57 countries and you will be able to share your knowledge, demonstrate your thought leadership and showcase your products and services.
Kotobuki Seating Co., Ltd. Incorporates K+ Seating
The new subsidiary will represent a diverse group of design, engineering and manufacturing experts dedicated to offering the best seating solutions for venues around the world
NEW YORK, September 15, 2020—Kotobuki Seating Co. has announced the incorporation of a new subsidiary company, Kotobuki Seating Espana (operating as K+ Seating) headquartered near Barcelona, Spain. K+ Seating is “The one stop shop” that will introduce Kotobuki Seating’s various products to clients around the world. In parallel, Kotobuki Seating International, which is located in New York City and Kalamazoo, Michigan, is operating business as K+ Spaces, representing and supporting Kotobuki Seating’s large portfolio of brands offered in the United States and across the American Continent. Both are focused on leading sustainable design and solutions to better the seating experiences in the top venues around the world.
The Kotobuki Seating Co. group portfolio includes: Kotobuki Seating and its sales subsidiaries in Asia, Kotobuki SEA; Audience Systems; Ferco Seating; Interkal; Quinette Gallay Renaissance; and more.
“Kotobuki Seating and its group companies are collectively the strongest force of engineers and designers who help create premier venue seating experiences around the world. Our mission is to be the pioneer in creating safe, functional, design-centric and sustainable solutions for multipurpose spaces and venues,” says Shigeyuki Fukasawa, Chairman of Kotobuki Seating Co.
“By creating K+ Seating, we’re offering the most skilled and passionate craftsmen and engineers to work with architects, designers, and other industry decision makers, across the globe by designing high quality products and inspirations to new and prospective clients.” Says Tim Barr , President of K+ Seating.
“We are thrilled to unveil K+ Seating and begin operations in order to better serve the architecture and design community and fulfil the needs of venue operators and owners,” says Roberto Lendaro who is Vice President of K+ Seating.
For more information about K+ Seating, K+ Spaces, and its entire portfolio of seating brands, please visit: https://www.kotobuki-seating.co.jp/en/global_brand/