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October 11 2013

PCMA Convene Magazine Partners with Site


Contact: Daniel Metz
Direct: 312.423.7272, E-mail: dmetz@pcma.org

Quarterly inserts to be included in top meetings industry publication

CHICAGO, IL, October 11, 2013 – Today the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) Convene Magazine has announced a collaboration with Site (formerly known as the Society of Incentive and Travel Executives), designed to bring research and educational content to incentive travel and event planners.

As part of the collaboration Site will be contributing Convene quarterly inserts, specifically for the incentive and business event planner, showcasing content from Site and the Site International Foundation, including research, best practices, case studies, and articles.

“I think we are at a critical time to be able to increase our influence as an industry, and really increase the impact that our association — and other associations in our space — can have on people that are in our industry,” said Kevin Hinton, Chief Staff Officer, Site.

The first collaborative issue features an overview of why incentive travel is a more effective motivator than cash rewards. Plus a letter from Paul Miller, Site's 2014 president, outlining Site's strategic plan and the value of incentive travel.

Convene is recognized as the top meetings industry publication,” said Michelle Russell, Editor in Chief, Convene Magazine “having Site contribute to the magazine will only strengthen our two brands and benefit the readers.”

This agreement will begin with the October 2013 issue of Convene through the December 2014 issue. Inserts will be included in the 2013 October and December issues as well as the 2014 March June October and December issues.

Read the October issue of Convene.

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About Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA is the multi-channel professional resource and premier educator for leaders in the meetings, conventions, events and trade show industries. PCMA provides their 6,300 members with a community of likeminded colleagues, innovative education and creative global solutions to enhance both their professional development and their organization's face-to-face and virtual connections. Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA has 17 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico with members in more than 35 countries. For additional information, please visit the PCMA Web site at pcma.org.

About Site
Site has grown since its inception 40 years ago to nearly 2,000 members in 90 countries with 29 local and regional chapters. It is the only global authority connecting motivational experiences with business results. The community of Site professionals brings best-in-class solutions, insights and global connections to maximize the business impact of motivational experiences regardless of industry, region or culture. Site serves as the source of expertise, knowledge and personal connections that will catapult and sustain professional growth, and help build the value of extraordinary, motivational experiences worldwide. Learn more at siteglobal.com.

About the Site International Foundation
The Site International Foundation has provided research and educational programs that assist business executives, practitioners, and professionals since 2006. The Foundation is the research arm of Site, a membership community that represents 90 countries and nearly 2,000 professionals who deliver best-in-class solutions and insights to maximize the business impact of motivational experiences regardless of industry, region or culture. All research reports are available online at siteglobal.com