En Vogue, Tamika Catchings join PCMA EduCon in Los Angeles

Retired Women’s National Basketball Association player and four-time U.S. Olympic gold medallist Tamika Catchings will inspire business events professionals during her keynote session at 2019 PCMA EduCon June 25-28 at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.

Business Events Industry Pay Raises More Than Twice North American Average

Convene, PCMA’s industry-leading magazine, published today its annual Salary Survey showing that nearly three-quarters of business events organizers received a raise over the past year — and their average increase of seven percent is more than twice the average for North American workers across all industries.

PCMA Announces 2019 Global Business Events Executive of the Year

PCMA presented its 2019 Global Business Events Executive of the Year award to Carola van der Hoeff, Chief Operating Officer and Congress Director at International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The annual award was presented during the IMEX Gala Dinner in Frankfurt on May 22.

PCMA Announces BEAM, New Data Intelligence Service for Business Events industry

BEAM (Business Events Analytics/Metrics) to provide holistic industry insights PCMA announced a unique, new product providing market intelligence and data analytics for the business events industry where professionals, organizations, hospitality providers and destination organizations can gain insights into industry trends and behaviors. BEAM, Business Events Analytics/Metrics, was revealed at IMEX, a multi-day business events tradeshow

Big ideas, innovative solutions, intimate setting at 2019 PCMA EduCon

‘Street scientist’ Sara Ross, songwriters John Ondrasik and Ciaran Gribbin to speak PCMA will deliver personalized education content with actionable outcomes, networking opportunities and fresh approaches to solving industry issues during 2019 EduCon, June 25-28 in Los Angeles. “PCMA is celebrated for programs that are cutting-edge and provocative, delivering what business events strategists need to

PCMA Appoints Robert Haas First Chief Administrative Officer

As PCMA’s first Chief Administrative Officer, Haas will be responsible for the organization’s IT, HR, data and finance departments. Delores Hudson will oversee PCMA’s financial infrastructure and accountability as it supports the organization’s mission to be the catalyst for global economic and social progress.

2019 PCMA European Influencers Summit: Solutions for business events disruptors

The exclusive and unique European Influencers Summit scheduled 22-24 September in Barcelona will continue the “Disrupt + Deliver” theme introduced in January at 2019 PCMA Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PCMA is organizing its third European Influencers Summit to convene organizations that don’t traditionally meet concurrently.

Meetings market shows 2018 growth, though challenges remain

Meeting attendance continued to increase in 2018 as the business events industry experienced yet another year of consecutive growth. Meeting professionals who participated in Convene magazine’s 28th Meetings Market Survey, considered a leading barometer of the business events industry, reported attendance at their largest meeting grew by five percent in 2018.

PCMA increases education, outreach opportunities in Europe

PCMA is significantly expanding education opportunities throughout Europe in 2019 as the respected association of business events professionals continues its commitment to be the global platform for the business events industry.