IECA/ASPERAPI (formerly INEXCON: Indonesian Exhibition and Convention Organizers Association) was duly established in Jakarta by virtue of a national workshop held on February 15 – 17, 1990. Such a workshop was attended by the exhibition and convention organizer companies, the government officials and members of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. IECA is the only one institution managing any domestic exhibition and convention organizers, and also others related services companies throughout Indonesia. IECA is aimed at inspiring its members to more actively participate in any National Development Program. IECA also ensures that its members organize quality exhibitions and conventions in professional and responsible manners.
AIPC - the International Association of Convention Centres - is the industry association for professional convention and exhibition centre managers world wide. AIPC is committed to encouraging and recognizing excellence in convention centre management, while at the same time providing the tools to achieve such high standards through its research, educational and networking programs.
AIPC occupies a unique position amongst the various organizations that represent the meetings industry. It is a true international organization, with representation from over 60 countries around the world. It focuses specifically on the issues, opportunities and challenges facing convention and exhibition centres. It celebrates and promotes the multicultural dimension of the international meetings industry and the role facilities play in enhancing this. And it maintains close working relations with related industry organizations to ensure members are well connected to overall industry issues.
Since its foundation in 1907 as the Central Office for International Associations, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has focused on documenting the nature and evolution of international civil society. UIA is a non-profit, independent research institute, a repository for current and historical information on the work of international associations. UIA documents the work of International Nongovernmental Organizations (INGOs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs) and promotes the public awareness of their activities. UIA’s focus today is on promoting the internationality of these organizations and in representing the collective views of international bodies. UIA collects, hosts and provides up-to-date, reliable information on global civil society and maintains the most comprehensive source of information on international associations, their activities and concerns, and their meetings activities.
ICCA - the International Congress and Convention Association - is the global community and knowledge hub for the international association meetings industry. ICCA is the global association leader for the international meetings industry and specialises in the international association meetings sector, offering unrivalled data, education, communication channels, and business development and networking opportunities. Since its establishment in 1963, ICCA represents the world's top destinations and most experienced suppliers specialised in handling, transporting and accommodating international meetings and events, and comprises of over 1,100 member companies and organisations in almost 100 countries and territories worldwide. As of 2020 ICCA encompasses all major stakeholders in the world of association meetings, by opening its doors to associations with the launch of the “ICCA Association Community”, offering education, connections, tools and resources to associations to organise more effective meetings.
The Indonesian Convention & Exhibition Bureau (INACEB) was established in Jakarta on March 28, 2016 with the task of promoting cities in Indonesia as MICE destinations and integrating the stakeholders in the country to compete in the international market. As a non-profit and independent organization, INACEB acts as a strategic partner of the Ministry of Tourism in support of Wonderful Indonesia in the field of MICE industry.