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PCMA Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award


Description: To honor a ​business event strategist who has demonstrated a vision, commitment and passion for the advancement and education of the global meetings industry. This person regularly conducts global meetings and has shown a vast knowledge of important cultural customs, global business norms and has been successful in advancing their organization’s success. This award will be presented annually at the IMEX Gala Dinner in Frankfurt.
Eligibility Requirements: The nominee’s main job function is a planner (PCMA categorizes a Planner as a person who organizes meetings more than 51% of the time). The nominee should be active in the industry for at least 3 years and provide oversight/strategic direction for multiple business events each year.

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Past Award Recipients

2016:Janet Tan-Collis, Chief Executive of East West Planners Pte Ltd. View the announcement here
2015: Pieter Swart CMP, CMM, Managing Director, Conference Consultancy South Africa (PTY). View the announcement
2014: Phelps R. Hope, CMP, Vice President, Meetings and Expositions, Kellen Meetings. View the announcement
2013: David L. Williams, CMP, Executive Director, International Association for Energy Economics.View the announcement
2012: Ping He, Director Global Sourcing and Partner Relations, Experient. View the announcement