Astana Convention Bureau
Astana Convention Bureau of the Mayor's Office of Astana is the main organization for planning, development and promotion of the tourist industry in Astana city. One of the main directions of Astana Convention Bureau is consulting and supporting services for business event organizers (MICE) as the «one-stop shop» system.
Since 2016, Astana Convention Bureau is a member of the International Congress and Convention Association - ICCA. Astana Convention Bureau, unites all MICE stakeholders of Astana within the framework of the MICE ASTANA partnership program, with the goal of integrating efforts to provide quality and operational services to the congress and exhibition organizers in the capital. Astana Convention Bureau actively works with the corporate sector and industry associations’ representatives.
To date, numbers of professional associations and organizations have already held their events in Astana, such as the World Tourism Organization, the World Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, the International Association for Project Management, the Asian Association for Public Administration.
Throughout its existence Astana Convention Bureau has implemented and supported a number of infrastructure, investment, trendy and innovation projects, such as: the partnership program «Recommended by Astana», bicycle sharing system «Astana bike», system of bus excursions, the navigation system for visitors and residents of the city, a tourist portal and mobile application «Welcometoastana» and number of other important projects for tourism and hospitality. Astana Convention Bureau was the main coordinator of city structures during the preparation and organization of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 in the city of Astana.