FIFA Congress is the supreme legislative body of FIFA. An ordinary Congress meets on a yearly basis. In the year of FIFA World Cup (FWC) holding, the Congress and related meetings are traditionally organised in the host-country of the FWC.


This year the 68th FIFA Congress was held in Moscow prior to the opening match of FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. 211 FIFA Associations and 6 FIFA Confederations representatives took part in the event. The President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Putin visited the Congress as well.


IQ Protocol experts were involved in the process of the event preparation and staging and provided various protocol related services: 

  • Overall coordination of the official part of the event, including event venue management; 

  • Protocol support of the high-ranking officials, invited to the event;

  • Banquet and Cultural programme organization, which were held prior to the Congress meeting;

  • The 68th FIFA Congress was held on June 13th, 2018 at Krasnaya Presnya Expocenter in Moscow.