Union. Convention Bureaus, Destination Marketing Organizations, Venues and Agencies from the five Scandinavian member countries of ICCA (the International Congress and Convention Association) signed an Accord to create the world´s first sustainable meetings region. The Accord is the first of its kind in the world. It is a document outlining 10 specific actions to which all signatories commit, aims to advance sustainable development within the meetings and events industry. The Accord was signed at the annual meeting of the ICCA Scandinavian Chapter in Tampere, Finland. Over the next 6 months, the Scandinavian ICCA Chapter will expand the number of signatories to the Accord by reaching out to business leaders across the Scandinavian countries.