PCMA Invests in Asia Pacific Business Events Recovery

Building on the anticipated recovery of the business events industry in the Asia Pacific region, PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE today announced that PCMA has retained global business events industry leader Karen Bolinger as Managing Director, Asia Pacific.

PCMA Reorganizes Leadership to Accelerate Growth and Support COVID-19 Response

CHICAGO, Illinois, USA – PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat today announced changes to the organization’s leadership structure aimed at continuing the transformation of PCMA from a legacy meeting industry association into a global leader in the business events industry. The changes further reflect PCMA’s commitment to delivering solutions, through PCMA products and services, to

PCMA to Raise $250K for Australia and Puerto Rico Disaster Victims

Citing the business events industry’s vast potential for taking care of people and communities, PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat today announced a pan-industry initiative to raise $250,000 to help those affected by the bushfires in Australia and the earthquakes in Puerto Rico.

PCMA, Business Events Sarawak to elevate power of business events in Malaysia

PCMA, the world’s largest platform for business events professionals, and Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), by Sarawak Convention Bureau, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a partnership that provides education, business development opportunities and increases awareness of the transformative power of business events.

PCMA Foundation announces Visionary Awards 2020 Honorees, Finalists

Ben Goedegebuure, vice president and global general manager at Maritz Global Events; Bill Grusich, CMP, FASAE, senior vice president at Associated Luxury Hotels International and Lisa Delpy Neirotti, director MS in Sport Management program at George Washington University will be honored as Lifetime Achievement award recipients at PCMA Visionary Awards 2020, an annual event celebrating the best in the business events industry.

Home-sharing annual convention proposal wins PCMA N.A. Student Competition

A proposal to create an annual convention for home share and vacation rental owners was selected as the winner of PCMA’s North American Student Competition 2019. Chrissy Baur, Morgan Cutter, Luke Haley, Courtney Frickman and Olivia Larsen represented California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in the December competition. They were advised by Kevin

PCMA Announces 2020 Board Officers, Trustees

The PCMA Leadership Committee has elected its PCMA Foundation 2020 Board of Trustees. Officers and trustees will take office immediately following PCMA’s Convening Leaders annual meeting Jan. 5-8 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.