Press Releases

PCMA Education Foundation Announces the 2018 Visionary Awards Professional Excellence Finalists

Fifteen individuals will be honored as Professional Excellence Award Finalists at the 2018 Visionary Awards on May 2nd, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC. These awards annually celebrate exceptional individual contributions to the business events industry. The award winners will be announced live during the Awards Show. Registration will open this month to get

PCMA Announces Chairman’s Award Winner for 2017

President of the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) and Chief Executive of East West Planners Singapore, Janet Tan-Collis, received the award today at PCMA’s Convening Leaders event in Nashville.

Professional Convention Management Association Announces Leadership Change

After more than 12 years, President and CEO Deborah Sexton has decided to move on from PCMA and will step down after the upcoming Convening Leaders event in Nashville this January. The Board voted unanimously to approve Chief Operating Officer Sherrif Karamat as the new President and CEO.

PCMA Education Foundation Announces The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Honorees

CHICAGO, IL November 29, 2017 Ray Kopcinski, CMP, Carrie Freeman Parsons, and Dr. Godwin Charles Ogbeide, PhD, MBA will be honored at the 2018 Visionary Awards on May 2nd 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC. Over 1,000 business events industry professionals will gather this spring at the Visionary Awards to honor these luminaries’ extraordinary

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