The IFMA Annual General Meeting for 2013 was convened on September 12th at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel. It’s been 3 years since Thailand hosted an IFMA AGM. Representatives from over 90 countries travelled to Bangkok for this important meeting with many important decisions on the line, constitutional changes towards IOC compliance, reports on final preparations for the upcoming World Combat Games, the appointment of new members for the IFMA Executive board whom were all female and presentation from host and bidding cities for upcoming world championships.

Many members of international press were also in attendance and it was another day where IFMA showed just how far it has come in the development of the sport.