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Location Recommendations Now Being Accepted for ICANN's 2014 Meetings in Europe, North America, and Asia/Australia/Pacific

3 April 2012

ICANN is actively seeking locations for its three public meetings to be held 23-28 March 2014 in Europe, 22-27 June 2014 in North America, and 12-17 October 2014 in Asia Pacific. Those in the geographic regions are invited to submit recommendations for specific locations to hold the events. These recommended venues, along with others in the region that meet the selection criteria, will be considered. The final location for the ICANN Meetings will then be selected through the evaluation of both community-recommended and ICANN-identified locations.

Interested parties are encouraged to review the Meeting Selection Criteria, which will be used to guide the evaluation of both community-recommended and ICANN-identified meeting locations. Elements such as cost of the meeting for ICANN and the community, convenience to international airports, availability of sufficient hotel guest rooms in or near the venue, meeting facilities, network infrastructure, personal safety of meeting participants, and total level of financial support will be considered by ICANN in making its final selection of a meeting site.

Those interested in submitting a recommendation for a location to host the Meeting, or a proposal for host-level financial support in the region, are encouraged to submit the online Meeting Location Recommendation Form.

Meeting No. Official Dates Geographic Region Submission Deadline
No. 49 23-28 March 2014 Europe 29 June 2012
No. 50 22-27 June 2014 North America 27 July 2012
No. 51 12-17 October 2014 Asia/Australia/Pacific 31 August 2012