Definition: Organiser type
An organiser is the association or organisation in charge of the realisation, promotion and development of the congress.
The following suggested classification is split into four kinds of organisers: supranational, national governments, universities and private organisers.
\ International government organisers: UN
\ PCO (professional congress organisers)
\ Corporations/commercial companies (corporate market)
\ Private persons
\ International non-government organisers
\ Governments and administrations: Central administration
City administration - councils
Regional administrations (regions in several countries)
\ Universities and research centres: Public universities
Public research centres
\ Other organisations: Foundations
Eurostat, "Methodological manual for statistics on congresses and conferences", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2000, p.58