AIPC CEO Sven Bossu are global award finalists | The Planner

Sven Bossu, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of International Convention Centres (AIPC), has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Executive Director of the Year award. This accolade recognises his exemplary leadership and significant contributions to the convention centre management industry, highlighting AIPC’s commitment to excellence under his stewardship.

Future Shapers Programme: Pioneering Professional Development

In parallel, AIPC’s Future Shapers Programme has also been recognised as a finalist for Best Education or Professional Development Offering. This commendation emphasises the programme’s substantial influence on developing future leaders within the convention centre sector and its dedication to advancing professional development opportunities.

These accolades serve as a testament to AIPC’s ongoing commitment to leadership excellence, industry innovation, and the continuous progression of the convention centre management sector globally.

The recipients of these prestigious awards will be revealed at the International & European Association Success Awards ceremony, scheduled to take place on 10 June in Graz, Austria. Established in 2006, the Association of Association Executives has been committed to recognising and celebrating success within the association community. The International & European Association Success Awards provide a platform to honour individuals and initiatives that have made substantial contributions to the association sector, fostering positive change and innovation.

The AIPC Future Shapers Programme exemplifies AIPC’s commitment to nurturing talent and encouraging innovation within the convention centre management industry. This unique, international programme is designed for emerging leaders poised to make a significant impact on a global scale.

Having taken up the role of CEO at AIPC in May 2020, Sven Bossu brings extensive experience and expertise to his leadership position. Before joining AIPC, he was the Managing Director at ESTRO (European Society for Radiation Oncology), where he led a successful rebranding, marketing, and digital transformation initiative. With a background in both financial services and association management, Bossu is well-equipped to guide AIPC through a transformative period, redefining its value proposition and addressing the evolving needs and challenges of its members.

AIPC is honoured to be recognised as a finalist in two prestigious categories and remains dedicated to advancing the global convention centre management sector.