PCMA Global Business Events Executive of the Year Award


This award honors a business events professional who has demonstrated commitment, vision and passion to the advancement and education of the global meetings industry. This individual regularly conducts global meetings and has shown a vast knowledge of important cultural customs and global business norms, while advancing their organization’s success. The award is presented annually at the IMEX Gala Dinner in Frankfurt, Germany.
IMEX Frankfurt 2019 Gala Dinner takes places on Wednesday, May 22.


Ben Goedegebuure, Global General Manager – EMEA, Maritz Global Events

Ben Goedegebuure leads by example. Throughout his career Ben has worked across all business event disciplines; consistently chartering new trails and innovating how business is conducted.

Sherrif Karamat, President & CEO, PCMA