icc jerusalemDespite terror attacks and the BDS movement against Israel, International Convention Center-ICC Jerusalem has been selected as one of the 10 world's best congress centers. Mira Altman, CEO of ICC Jerusalem said, "This is great news. It shows the enormous potential of a large international convention center in Jerusalem and the great opportunity to significantly promote conference tourism in Israel."

ICC Jerusalem has been selected as the second best in the world by the rditors of the global business travel and tourism magazine "Business Destinations". Editors combined a number of parameters into selection process, such as: meeting the goals, services, customer experience, range of activities, number of visitors in recent years, an attractive geographical location and potential for development in the coming years.

In 2016 over half a million visitors took part in events held at ICC Jerusalem. This figure shows a huge potential for international conferences in Jerusalem, so the marketing efforts of the Ministry of tourism and Jerusalem Convention Bureau in bringing conventions to the city have to be enhanced."

Here are the Top 10 congress centers in 2017 according to the magazine:

  1. Convention Centre Dublin
  2. ICC Jerusalem
  3. Europarque -Portugal
  4. Sibelius Hall - Finland
  5. Miami Beach Convention Centre
  6. Kitzbühel Tourismus
  7. Cape Town International Convention Centre
  8. Mandarin Oriental Geneva
  9. Bernardin Hotels
  10. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre