Pauline Cheong, CASE, DES

Pauline Cheong, CASE, DES, assistant sales manager at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, shares what new skills she learned during the pandemic.

Josh Henry

Josh Henry, meetings manager at SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in Bellingham, Washington, shares his thoughts about the future of the business events industry.

Gladys Goh, DES

Gladys Goh, DES, manager of conventions at the Singapore Tourism Board, talks about her hopes for a net-zero future, and how she sees the industry helping achieve it.

Elyse Harris

Elyse Harris, convention sales executive at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia, tells us what changes in the business events industry she sees as a result of the pandemic.

Kendra MacLure, CMP

Kendra MacLure, CMP, lead field and event marketing manager at Bolt in Washington, D.C., talks about how she sees the business events industry changing after the past two years.

Elizabeth Miranda

Elizabeth Miranda, events manager at Cayuse in Portland, Oregon, shares what she has learned about the business events industry and herself during the pandemic.

Katharina Path

Katharina Path, marketing manager for conventions at the Frankfurt Convention Bureau in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, shares what advice she gleaned about the events industry from Grand Master Yoda of “Star Wars” fame.

Jessica Rohe, DES

Jessica Rohe, DES, global sales associate at Associated Luxury Hotels International in Alexandria, Virginia, shares what she sees as important for the business events industry’s recovery.

Carina Stihl, CMP, DES

After another year of disruption, members of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties class of 2022 are proof positive that adaptability is a requisite skill for business events industry professionals. Carina Stihl, CMP, DES, senior events and experience manager working remotely for the Pragmatic Institute, shares what innovations she hopes will remain after the pandemic.

Christina Strohschneider

Christina Strohschneider, sales manager for associations at Austria Center Vienna, talks about the initiatives she has seen spring up during the pandemic that she hopes will stay with the business events industry.

Lauren Stroud

Lauren Stroud, manager of strategic events, meetings & incentives, at MCI USA in Plano, Texas, tells us what she sees as key to the business events industry’s recovery after the pandemic.

Erica Teddone, CMP, PMP

Erica Teddone, CMP, PMP, global travel and meetings strategist at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in New York, tells us about the new skills she has learned during the pandemic.