Hosted in key global locations since 1948, the IRU World Congress is a unique platform for setting the transport sector agenda and an unrivalled opportunity to network with peers on an international stage.
By becoming a World Congress Host, you can contribute to shaping policy at a global level and gain valuable recognition as well as information on the latest trends and developments for the transport industry.
The World Congress Call for Applications is open to IRU members and potential members who meet the criteria listed in the Call for Applications document, which also outlines the scope of the Congress, location requirements, benefits for the host country, and commitments needed from a potential host member and national government.
IRU will select the Host based on a number of factors, ranging from logistical requirements and global media access to high-level political support and financial sustainability.
- Expression of interest in hosting the IRU World Congress 2022: 28 February 2020
- Deadline for applications for hosting the IRU World Congress 2022: 31 March 2020