Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME)


February 24, 2015 6:00 AM UTC until February 25, 2015 6:00 AM UTC

PCMA Education Sessions Presented at AIME: 

Making the Most of Partnerships For Global Meetings 

24 Feb 2015, 10:30 - 11:30, Auditorium, Melbourne Exhibition Centre

Are you planning globally and want to understand how to successfully use a PCO or local partner? A pair of global meeting experts will share their lessons learned from finding potential partners to getting the most value from their local resources. Hear first-hand successful and not so perfect case study examples and walk away with the tools you need to save time and money for your next international event. 


Sarah Markey-Hamm, Chief Executive Officer, ICMS
Stuart Ruff, CMP, Director of Meetings and Events, RIMS

Changing Sponsorship Trends to Boost Attendance

24 Feb 2015, 13:30 - 14:30, Auditorium, Melbourne Exhibition Centre

Sponsorship and partnership models are becoming more customized to target the right audience and engage at a higher level.  Hear examples of associations that are doing this and their successes and challenges they face.


Oscar Cerezales, Chief Operating Officer Asia-Pacific, MCI Group
Nicolette Hughes, Director Conference and International Events, ASFA 
Sherrif Karamat, CAE, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, PCMA
Stuart Ruff, CMP, Director of Meetings and Events, RIMS

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Continuing Education Credit