Athens Among the Top 25 Conference Destinations Worldwide
According to the annual report of the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA), Athens was ranked 24th worldwide in the number of conferences held in the city in 2015. This is an improvement over 2014, when Athens was ranked 27th. Athens is also the 18th most preferred destination in Europe.
Athens reported 87 conferences held in 2015, which was 57% of all conferences held in Greece that year. Athens mayor Giorgos Kaminis says that the improvement is due to improved cooperation between city agencies and their coordinated joint actions in recent years.