Annalisa Ponchia is a seasoned events management professional with over 30 years of international experience in the industry. She currently serves as the Director of Innovation and Customer Experience, as well as Director of International Congress Development, at AIM Group International. In her role, she has been instrumental in developing a new compelling narrative to widen outreach and increase the company’s visibility, leveraging its vast network of offices and presence worldwide.
With a deep-rooted background in the meeting industry, Annalisa has organized conferences and events around the globe for the corporate sector, government, and associations. She spent nearly 12 years guiding the European Society for Organ Transplantation as CEO, gaining substantial knowledge of the association environment and processes. Her previous experience running her own PCO company specialized in medical meetings for ten years further underscores her expertise in the field.
As a certified meeting professional with CMP and CMM designations, Annalisa is an active speaker at numerous association and industry events, sharing her insights and expertise with audiences worldwide. She also serves as a Member of the International Board of Directors of PCMA, a testament to her industry leadership and influence.
Annalisa’s wealth of experience and knowledge in events management make her an authority in the field. Her professional and compelling approach, supported by statistics and expert insights, is sure to engage and enlighten audiences at any event.