The CCIB has earned a number of important international awards and has been recognised by many different institutions and organisations within the events industry:

Award for the best technological infrastructure (2007).

Recognition by Barcelona Tourism for the RSC’s work regarding Social Sustainability (2017).

Prize for the best international convention centre, awarded by the British magazine “Conference & Incentive Travel” (2008).

Award for the best creative event of the year for Nissan & Schindler (2006).

Award for environmental excellence and innovation in events, congresses or meetings, thanks to results obtained regarding the application of sustainable measures (2010).

Award for the best international event building (2009).

Bronze medal within the best international convention centre category at the Meeting & Incentive Travel Industry Awards (2018).


Private business association that brings together the main organisations of the area such as large companies, universities and centres for technology, as well as a network of small to medium sized businesses and startups that are active within the area.

Department of the Catalan government that undertakes policies that promotes tourism within the region.

International Association of Congressional Palaces with the objective of defending and representing the different palaces’ common interests.

Association of the Congressional Palaces in Spain. The objective is to share experiences and represent common interests. The association currently has a total of 31 Congressional Palaces.

A specialised program by Barcelona Tourism to promote the city as a venue for congresses, conventions and incentivised trips.

A non-profit organisation, unique in Europe, that brings together companies, institutions and entities located in the new Business of the Barcelona Forum area.

We are an official brand for the Catalan Tourism Agency with the goal of positioning Catalonia as a leading destination in tourism for meetings, congresses, conventions and incentive trips.

The CCIB boasts 450 members, mainly from French businesses based in Catalonia and important Spanish companies in France.

An empresarial association made up of businesses within the accommodation sector: hotels, hotel-apartments, hotels / guesthouses, and tourist rooms and apartments within Barcelona.

Association of International Congresses and Conventions (AICC). It aims to be the global community and point of reference regarding congress organisation and it enables its members to acquire and maintain a significant competitive advantage.

The European Association that helps to creates experiences and client expertise within convention centres.

The largest association of events and meeting professionals in the world, with more than 17,000 members across 90 different organisations in 19 different countries.

We are a reference point in the congress industry in Spain and an interlocutor with the rest of the associations and federations in the Spanish and European MICE sector.

The Association of Professional Convention Organisers is one of the largest networks for businesses working within the events world. It boasts more than 7,000 members.

“The Green Meeting Industry Council” is a group that helps with raising sustainability within the events industry.