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For more than 50 years we’ve been writing history… with you.

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1960

Enzo Buongiorno, the pioneer

The company AISC is founded in Rome by Enzo Buongiorno, the pioneer of the conference sector in Italy. The firm quickly becomes the preferred partner for scientific associations and pharmaceutical companies.

1972

State of the art technology from the outset

Technology is used to spread the message: a conference is heldsimultaneously in 6 cities, which are connected via satellite with tenNobel Prize winners at the UN Headquarters in New York.

1973

Meeting quality: IAPCO members

The company becomes one of the first members of IAPCO, the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers, the most respected PCO association.

1990

An acquisition - New markets, new business

AISC acquires MGR - another major events organiser based in Milan – and the business expands to new areas including incentive travel, conventions and medical education.

1996

A new name for a European vocation

The company takes on its current name, AIM Group International, and sets out its European expansion strategy.

1997

Units to match the clients’ needs

A dedicated business unit is established to providefull service to an American pharma multinational: the approach used becomes a successful business model, and is still in place to other long-term relationship clients.

1998

Continuing Medical Education, association management and Core PCO

AIM Group anticipates the introduction of CME through the European accreditation system. Our service expands to a full range including Association Management and Core PCO contracts.

1999

New offices, resources and skills

New AIM offices open in Paris, and Madrid. AIM begins to acquire a reputation as one of the leading players in the European market. Significant investments are made in technology, internal training and in implementing a certified quality system.

2000

Growth, development & new structure

This is a period of both growth and evolution for AIM, with significant changes in management structure in response to the increased volume of business.

2009

New acquisition in Europe (AIMS)

AIM Group gains a significant international presence, through the purchase of AIMS, acquiring new offices in Brussels, Budapest, Lisbon, Prague, Sofia and Vienna. The group expands its business to include destination management company (DMC) service.

2010

AIM CELEBRATES ITS 50th Birthday

2013

An international vocation

Completing the acquisition of AIMS

2014

A new phase in communication strategy

AIM acquires a significant share of the communications company vanGoGh, which specialises in innovation and digital technology. The group can now offer clients an even wider range of services: communication strategy, websites, mobile sites, app development, offline communication and brand identity communication.

2015

Entering the United States

Thanks to a partnership with The Herlitz Company, historic U.S. medical meeting organiser, AIM Group opens an office in Manhattan, New York.

2016

The Affiliate Partner Network

AIM Group signs new Affiliate Partnership deals with the German specialised company live2communication and QT/THE EVENT STUDIO, with new offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.

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