Affiliations + Memberships
ICS is proud to be a member of numerous prestigious industry associations and the ICS leadership actively participates and contributes to them. Most notably, ICS President Mathias, is President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO), a global association which serves to raise the quality of service delivered by conference organizers around the world. He has served on the Council for 7 years and has also been a member of the IAPCO Training Academy and the Meetings Master class, since 2012.
ICS is recognized as an industry leader and strongly believes in international and cross-industry exchange of best practises. Our President regularly travels the globe for speaking engagements on various industry related topics including strategic management and international best practises, to name a few. He has been invited to speak and train industry professionals in several countries including: Korea, China, Thailand, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, Kuala Lumpur, Qatar, Argentina, throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe.
Affiliations and Memberships:
IAPCO, ICCA, PCMA, IATA, SACEOS, Tourism Vancouver, Tourism Toronto, MPI, Advisory Board for Business Events Sydney, and Destination DC.