In order to further accelerate the recovery of the global business events industry, PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat today announced the appointment of Meghan Risch as Vice President, Strategic and Corporate Communications.
Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), the leading meetings and conventions event in the Asia Pacific region, has today announced the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) as the official partner for the 2022 Knowledge Program.
PCMA, the world’s leading business events association, and AC Forum, Europe’s only networking platform established exclusively for and by associations, have partnered together to launch a new research study, set to start in April 2021 and funded by PCMA Foundation.
"Feedback sought from the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) community was clear: business events professionals want more chances to network digitally and learn from others in this time of transformation," said Managing Director of PCMA APAC Karen Bolinger.
In anticipation of the recovery of business events in the EMEA region, PCMA Business Director EMEA Jaimé Bennett today announced the appointment of two established industry experts to help drive recovery efforts throughout the region with a focus on a continuous evolution of services, community and content to drive value for business event stakeholders.
PCMA today released an executive summary of the December 2020 update to Business Events Compass, an actionable framework of insights and strategies for business event professionals and their business partners for the pandemic and beyond. Takeaways from the updated research include:
PCMA is proud to announce today, that the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA), the premier community for event marketers, has been acquired as a wholly-owned division of PCMA. The deal between the two organizations was signed after members of CEMA voted overwhelmingly in favor of the acquisition by PCMA.
PCMA is excited to announce this year’s Official Network Partners and our partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and Marina Bay Sands to create a Global Broadcast Center for Convening Leaders in Singapore and around the world. Known as the platform for connection, risk-taking and the incubator for new ideas, Convening Leaders will take place January 11-15, 2021.
Thomas Friedman, a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of ‘The World is Flat‘ will deliver the keynote for PCMA’s annual Convening Leaders in January. Convening Leaders aims to provide a truly unique experience with safety as its number one priority.
Digital attendees of PCMA’s Convening Asia Pacific: The Global Recovery Forum will have the chance to partake in six interactive deep dive sessions with key industry leaders via the ‘Conversations with the Experts’ sessions on Tuesday 10 November.