welcome to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is a country of unique nature, unmatched culture, and centuries of customs, traditions and cuisine; a place that will not fail to meet even the highest expectations of the most sophisticated guest while upholding its hospitable and friendly Caucasian roots. Here eastern colours combine magnificently with western progress.
Historically situated on the Great Silk Road, straddling various geopolitical, economic and cultural landscapes of its surrounding nations, Azerbaijan has long intrigued the world’s greatest minds: scientists, travellers and historians alike. Nestled amongst the Caucasus Mountains, Azerbaijan may not be a large country, but it is one of great ambition, diverse culture and dazzling venues. This is a contemporary nation crisscrossed by history: the combination of cultural heritage, welcoming spirit, and modern city life will be sure to leave a lasting impression.
Baku – your destination
Baku Cosmopolitan. Open to change. Hospitable. Refreshing by day and exciting by night. Baku is the pulsating hub of the Caucasus, the queen of the Caspian. It’s the vibrant capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, powerhouse of a country transforming itself beyond an oil mecca into a crucible of creativity and economic diversity. Like many great world cities, Baku is a tangle of contradictions, intriguingly old and compellingly new.
plan your event
Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB) being a part of Azerbaijan Tourism Board is the lead entity for the promotion of business events activities and has the mandate from the State Tourism Agency authority to implement the strategy for business events industry development in Azerbaijan. We want you to discover our vibrant, modern yet historical city, and will happily support you in the preparation of a truly memorable conference or meeting. With the close cooperation of our network of professional and experienced partners, we offer all the support you need to plan a successful event.
Azerbaijan has a well-developed infrastructure of venues and business events service providers with extensive expertise. The Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB) works with a range of carefully selected member companies including event venues, top quality hotels and Destination Management Companies (DMC’s) along with airlines and others. Together we have formed the Azerbaijan Business Events Industry Alliance to attract conferences, meetings, incentives and other events to the country.
13th IEEE International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT2019)
The AICT2019 is expected to be one of the most spectacular scientific event of the year in Azerbaijan for its high level and the large size of participation. The AICT2019 will draw together researchers, academics, practitioners and students around the world to exchange, reveal and promote the latest advances and technologies in regards of the Application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education and Research, Business and Administration, Industry, Governance, Health Care, Humanities and Social Sciences. In the previous AICT was joined by hundreds of participants from more than 50 countries including Australia, Azerbaijan, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, etc.
APASL STC 2019 on Hepatitis Delta in Baku, Azerbaijan
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is an honor for us to invite you to the crossroads of Europe and Asia, to amazing Azerbaijan! As Delta problem moved from the shadow up on the stage, becoming one of the most crucial disease in Hepatology area, our STC 2019 is dedicated to hepatitis D, for the first time in the history of APASL STC topics. As hepatitis Delta occurs only with HBV infection, we will discuss hepatitis B, its epidemiology, work-up, current treatment and new horizons in the developing pharmaceutical agents. The scientific program will include the topics presented by the best speakers and the experts in Delta and B hepatitis. This conference is a good chance to meet and interact with leading clinical professionals and researches and to obtain latest information for hepatologists.
Monex Caspian Summit 2019
Monex Caspian provides a host of interesting panels and lively workshops to keep attendees informed on the latest market trends. Our purpose is to network the origins of the FinTech movement, high-level financial market representatives and international banks. We provide our clients with sustainable competitive advantage by supplying specific information and insight they need. Event will also be provided with additional support from various international and industry associations.
United Nations Public Service Forum 2019
The 2019 United Nations Public Service Forum (UNPSF) will take place in the Republic of Azerbaijan from 24 to 26 June 2019, under the theme ‘Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through effective Delivery of Services, Innovative Transformation and Accountable Institutions’. The Forum is organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) through its Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) jointly with the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Several partners will also be engaged in organizing parallel workshops or side events. Effective, inclusive and accountable public-sector institutions are critical for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the SDGs. They play a key role in achieving interlinkages and policy coherence; designing national development strategies and plans, developing infrastructure, mobilizing resources, monitoring and evaluating public programmes, projects and development activities, and equipping public servants with the capacities to implement the SDGs. They also have an important role to play in providing inclusive services to better serve citizens and leave no one behind, including through digital government.
UNWTO Executive Council – 110th session
In accordance with decision CE/DEC/19(CVIII) adopted at its 108th session held in San Sebastián, Spain, the Executive Council will hold its 110th session from 16 to 18 June 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan, by invitation of the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan. On Monday, 17 June 2019, the official opening will take place at the Heydar Aliyev Center, followed by the working session of the Council at Baku Convention Center (located across the street). A thematic discussion on the fifth programmatic priority set in the Management Vision (document CE/108/5(b) rev.1): “Protect our heritage: social, cultural and environmental sustainability” will be held in the afternoon of Monday, 17 June.
WCO IT/TI Conference & Exhibition
With the fast evolving changes taking place in the field of technologies, where clear boundaries between hardware and software solutions are rapidly fading away, the WCO is now offering an opportunity to explore the innovations that bring together the best of both worlds. For the first time, the WCO has merged its two major public-private sector events that contribute to the shaping of Customs technology-related initiatives, namely the Information Technology (IT) Conference & Exhibition and the Technology & Innovation (TI) Forum, into one major event – the WCO IT/TI Conference and Exhibition. The State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan will co-host this important high-level event in the capital of the ‘Land of Fire’, where a warm welcome will be extended to all the participants at the Heydar Aliyev Center. This year’s theme, “New technologies for SMART borders – New opportunities for Trade, Travel and Transport”, leverages on the WCO theme for 2019, by exploring the role of Customs and border agencies in exploiting the most recent, as well as some well-established technological solutions, to support not only trade, but also travel and transport, ensuring that all movements across borders are seamless, but secure. In that respect, the Conference will discuss how […]
UIA International Forum 2019
With the advent of low-cost travel, the tourism industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom. As a result, mass tourism is increasingly characterised as invasive, even destructive, often resulting in demographic shifts, local malcontent, rising prices, the dissipation of small businesses, damage to heritage, and loss of cultural identity. This forum, jointly organised by the UIA and the Union of Architects Azerbaijan (UAA), aims to address these problems and discuss ways in which architects and other actors can help develop a greater harmony between town and tourists. Open to actors from both developed and emerging historic tourist destinations, the forum is addressed to professionals from the travel and tourism sector, policy-makers, architects, historical conservation experts, and students specialising in related subjects. UIA Council Meeting and Extraordinary General Assembly. Alongside the UIA Baku International Forum, in the same venue, will be the UIA council meeting and the UIA Extraordinary General Assembly.
EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum 2019
On 13 June 2019, the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan in cooperation with the AHK Azerbaijan – The German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce organises the traditional 🇪🇺 ️EU-Azerbaijan 🇦🇿 Business Forum at JW Marriott Absheron Baku. The Business Forum, funded by the European Union, is a unique platform of discussion on the business climate and investment opportunities on the ground. High-level representatives from Azerbaijani government and EU businesses are expected to attend the official opening of the Forum. The Forum entails a plenary session on business climate in Azerbaijan and sectoral panel discussions on Agriculture, Connectivity and Tourism.