Dashboard August 21

Delta Variant Creates More Angst for Events Industry

More than 600 planners and suppliers who participated in PCMA Convene’s latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard survey shared how the Delta variant has changed their perspective on the industry’s recovery and their plans for upcoming events.

Howard Yu

How Business Event Organizers Can Be Future Ready

PCMA Convening EMEA keynoter and innovation expert Howard Yu recommends that planners look at adjacency markets and direct-to-consumer approaches to future-proof their events in an uncertain world.

PCMA Announces Plans for Global Growth

PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE today announced a new and expanded leadership structure that reflects the association’s continued transformation toward the global leader in the business events industry and supports the business events communities throughout the APAC, EMEA and LATAM regions.

PCMA EMEA Meet-Up June

PCMA EMEA Meet-Up: June

A monthly virtual gathering for the PCMA EMEA community to share regional updates and make business connections. This event is open to the entire EMEA business events community.

World of Concrete 2021

Planners and Suppliers Focus Reskilling Efforts on New Business Models

In the latest Business Events Recovery Dashboard, planners and suppliers are divided on whether the recent CDC guidance on vaccinated people going mask-free will result in higher attendance at in-person events. But they are both focusing their efforts on creating new business models that work in the current events environment.

2021 EMEA Survey Results: Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Most of the 170 business event professionals in the EMEA region who responded to a recent PCMA survey conducted in April 2021 work for a CVB/DMO (22 percent), with an equal 17 percent employed by an association or identifying as a PCO/meeting planner, and another 15 percent who work for a hotel or venue.

PCMA EMEA April Meet-Up

PCMA EMEA April Meet-Up

A monthly virtual gathering for the PCMA EMEA community to share regional updates and make business connections. This event is open to the entire EMEA business events community.