Host City 2018

The annual conference and exhibition brought together international sports federations, cultural events, large scale exhibitions and organising committees from around the world for two days of unrivaled insight, networking and business.

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Host City Asia returns to the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel (Photo: Four Seasons)

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Host City Asia gets faster and stronger in Beijing on 11th April 2019

Host City Asia is building on the “complete success” of its 2018 launch, with 200 event owners, hosts, organising committees and experts set to participate under the 2019 conference theme “Faster, Stronger Growth through Event Hosting”. ...


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  • Host City attendees are a targeted and constructive group, guaranteeing a busy and productive couple of days

    Susan Sawbridge

    Manager, New Zealand Major Events

  • I was really impressed by the quality of the event – the speakers, the delegates, the topics and the venue

    Robert Datnow

    Managing Director, The Sports Consultancy

  • Host City was very good. We are very selective of what conferences we get involved in. Host City has given us the opportunity to be able to share our experiences

    Derek Wilson

    Director, WilsonOwensOwens

  • I had a great time at Host City and enjoyed the opportunity to participate with thought leaders from around the industry. My only regret was not being able to stay longer!

    Ansley O'Neal

    Olympic Programme Commission Manager, INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

  • Host City 2018 was a perfect mix of meeting important new contacts, learning from peers and having fun!

    Nick Prichard

    Global Alliances, Cirque du Soleil

Who might you meet at Host City?

Arena Group
New Zealand Major Events
World Curling Federation
Ville de Paris
Messe Munchen
The Sports Consultancy
Vero Communications
Eurovision Song Contest
World Snooker Limited
World Archery Federation
Sport Event Denmark
International Olympic Committee