What is it about?

The NGS brings together 25 young professionals from the sector from very diverse areas. Throughout the day, selected applicants are provided networking opportunities, educational sessions, social activities and invaluable guidance from some of the most influential figures in the meetings industry. At the end of the NGS, participants will go home with a wealth of knowledge, a stronger network within the meetings industry, and a reinforcement of their professional skills.

Who will attend?

Delegates include ICCA members (ranging from convention bureaus, venues, TPOs, shipping companies and other providers) and associations; They must be under 35 years of age and have 1 to 3 years of experience.

Why should you apply?

  • To get a better overview of the meetings industry and its players.
  • To leave with a more complete understanding of the different sectors of the industry and their functions.
  • To strengthen your connections and networks with colleagues and industry leaders from around the world.
  • To gain the experience of working in multicultural teams and buyer-suppliers.

What is special about NGS?

We make sure to select candidates from a wide variety of demographics so that we can offer a full range of opinions and experiences. The program encourages delegates to use their new network of contacts within the meetings industry, consolidating the client/supplier relationship and taking advantage of the wealth of knowledge offered by some of the most experienced meetings industry professionals.