Destinations Partner to Help Associations Expand Internationally

Four destination marketing organizations -- Washington, DC's Destination DC; United Arab Emirates' Dubai Association Centre; Singapore's Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau; and Belgium's -- have joined forces to launch the Global Association Hubs Partnership, a collaboration that will assist international associations with overseas expansion by utilizing resources and assistance in partner cities.

Associations that leverage the partnership will simultaneously receive global and local assistance in reducing barriers and facilitating business activities as they explore operations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and North America.

"International associations are constantly on the lookout to establish a strong base in key regions around the world in order to offer value and customized services to their membership," said Hervé Bosquet of, speaking on behalf of the partnership. "By leveraging this new partnership, international associations now have the opportunity to roll out global strategies and take advantage of local opportunities in key partner countries in a manner that is simple, well-coordinated, and highly convenient."

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