Sven Bossu - Host City speaker

Sven Bossu

Position: CEO, AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres)

Sven Bossu became the first CEO of AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, in May 2020. He is responsible for finding and developing opportunities to upgrade member services, improving program offerings, strengthen regional membership engagement and expanding collaboration with like-minded associations in the meetings & events industry and adjacent industries.  

AIPC is a Strategic Partner of Host City 2020. 

Previously, Sven was the Managing Director for Innovation at ESTRO, the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology. Prior to joining ESTRO, Sven worked for 20 years in the financial services world. For the first 10 years of his career he was international programme manager at ING, followed by 10 years at SWIFT – the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications. At SWIFT, Sven oversaw Sibos – SWIFT’ s flagship event which brings together over 8,000 decision takers from over 150 countries for 4 days to discuss the common challenges the financial community faces and the common solutions to be put in place.