The Nexus of Business Events

Convening EMEA is PCMA EMEA’s annual flagship event bringing together the global business events industry for an immersive 3-day programme in Europe.

The event attracts 500+ business event leaders from over 40 countries to challenge each other and develop ways to move forward together. It is the platform to share knowledge, make meaningful connections, learn, do business, be inspired and to grow as an individuals, teams and organisations.

This is your opportunity to contribute to building a stronger future for the business events industry, join us in Barcelona in September 2024 as our journey continues.


Barcelona is a natural choice for hosting Convening EMEA 2024 with the quality of life, connectivity, creativity, culture, diversity, innovation and talent the city has to offer underpinned by a strong focus on sustainable tourism and the ambition to become the technology capital of the Mediterranean.

PCMA is delighted to return to Barcelona and for Convening EMEA attendees to experience the city’s hospitality, gastronomy, architectural and cultural heritage and to learn more about the future evolution of Barcelona as a leader in sustainable business tourism and technological advancement. Join us in Barcelona on 30 September to 02 October 2024. 



Barcelona airport, with several terminals, is located 16 kilometres south of the city and is also known as Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat. Barcelona can also be reached by transport links from other regional airports, including Girona, Reus and Lleida-Alguaire. From the airport you can travel by bus, train, metro and nightbus to access the city. 


If you have a choice to travel to Convening EMEA by high speed train then why not make that choice!  High speed trains emit 90% less CO2 than airplane per passenger kilometer. You can travel by train to Barcelona if you are originating or connecting in Madrid, Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse. High-speed trains are a comfortable and convenient way of covering long distances and Barcelona operates a number of high-speed rail routes that connect the city with the rest of Spain and France. The city also has an extensive network of suburban and regional trains.


The 2024 event is supported by Barcelona Convention Bureau, the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), and the Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona


Join us in hosting industry leaders, including senior business events professionals, from top international corporations, associations and PCOs. Connecting people with purpose to ideas and opportunities – the business of human connections — is what we do better than anyone else, so why not get involved.

Connect with the PCMA audience in a relaxed and informal environment, where you can:

  • Position your brand as a leader in the business events industry.
  • Align your brand with PCMA, a recognised leader in the industry.
  • Immerse the audience in your organisation’s story in creative and innovative ways.
  • Promote your brand with PCMA’s digital coverage on social media and publication networks.



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