The International Congress and Convention Association ICCA has formed the rating of world’s main cities, hosting numerous international congress events in 2012. In that rating St. Petersburg is placed on the 60th position in the world – 19 points raise versus the 2011.
St. Petersburg with 38 significant events is the only Russian city in the rating. Moscow in 2012 hosted 32 major congress events.
As in many past years the world leaders are Vienna (195 events), Paris (181), Berlin (172) Madrid (164) and Barcelona (154).
Russia in the ICCA rating gained one position and now occupies the 39 place.