WHEN: September 9, 2022
WHERE: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore

The inaugural Convening Asia Pacific Awards aims to discover and recognise remarkable individuals and organisations across the region for demonstrating excellence and their contributions to business events industry. Join us as we bring our community back together in person to celebrate the passion and resilience of our industry!


Up to 3 finalists from each category will be honoured at Convening Asia Pacific Awards. Nominations are now open.

This award recognises individuals (event professionals, event marketers, corporate event planners, association event planners, and organisers) for their outstanding professional excellence, and expertise at connecting people, ideas and brands to opportunities through events.

Nominee should:  

  • Demonstrate professional excellence in all business interactions
  • Seek and execute solutions to event challenges
  • Change and improve meetings year over year
  • Successfully market the meeting to attendees/participants
  • Value and respect vendor/supplier relationships


Open to business event professionals, event marketers, corporate event planners, association event planners, organisers and suppliers, this award recognises individuals for designing and implementing unique and innovative ideas that enhances the participant experience.

Nominee should:  

  • Develop and showcase new trends in event design with a focus on the participant experience
  • Work within the event budget to create innovative and experiential designs
  • Create events of the future through event design
  • Demonstrate knowledge sharing with others


This award recognises individuals (event suppliers) for their professional excellence in providing solutions that overcome event challenges and delivering the highest level of business success for clients.

Nominee should:  

  • Demonstrate professional excellence by anticipating and exceeding clients’ needs
  • Balance client/employer needs and costs effectively
  • Partner with clients to create solutions to event challenges
  • Adapt to industry changes and expectations


This award recognises change-makers and trendsetters of digital events. These are the professionals who transcend geographical borders, balancing event integration with engagement in either face-to-face extensions or standalone digital events.

Nominee should:  

  • Demonstrate creativity and excellence in providing custom solutions to better serve their audience
  • Commit to making a difference for their organisation
  • Contribute to the advancement of the digital experience
  • Push the adoption of digital events forward


This award recognises an individual’s outstanding contribution to the industry/profession through one specific programme or project. This award is open to organisation and event-based programmes such as corporate social responsibility (CSR), sustainability, social impact, and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives.

Nominee should:  

  • Create, execute or significantly contributes to a programme that
    • gives-back to the community or
    • advances inclusion and equity or
    • contributes to a sustainability initiative
  • Ability to demonstrate impact of project and outcomes
  • Plan a unique and creative project


Demonstrating professional excellence and pushing the business events industry forward, celebrate the remarkable contributions of the talent in the Asia Pacific region!

Submit your nomination today to give them the recognition they deserve. Entries will close on 15 July 2022.


Showcase your best achievements and innovations at Convening Asia Pacific 2022.

Gain recognition for your events and organisation across the region

Grow your professional profile and visibility within the industry

Opportunities to speak and/or collaborate on PCMA programmes

Finalists of the Convening Asia Pacific Awards will receive:

    • One free registration to Convening Asia Pacific in Singapore
    • One free invitation to the Convening Asia Pacific Awards presentation on 9 September 2022


Please be prepared to answer the following questions for your nomination.

•  Provide examples of work from May 2021 – May 2022 that makes the nominee an ideal candidate for  this award. All information will be kept confidential and accessed only for the purpose of judging by the Awards Committee.

•  Describe the qualities and attributes that make the nominee an ideal candidate for this award.

•  Describe your professional relationship with the nominee.

•  Provide any additional information you would like to share with the committee.

Nomination criteria: Nominations must be related to how the individual has enacted change by promoting sustainability and/or equity and inclusion within the business events industry. Nominations must include a specific example as to how the individual is paving the way for future leaders. Self-nominations are accepted.

Nominee cannot be a current member of the PCMA APAC Regional Advisory Board, PCMA Board of Directors or PCMA Foundation Board of Trustees.



Join us as one of the sponsors of this inaugural Convening Asia Pacific Awards – elevate your brand’s visibility and align your brand’s values with the qualities that exemplify excellence in the business events industry.

Complete the form to download the prospectus or email us at apac_sales@pcma.org


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