Giving Good Launches as the Industry’s Go-To Community Outreach Resource


Alex Tunney at Davies Tanner
Tel: +44 1892 619100

AUSTIN, TX, January 9, 2017

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) announced today the launch of the business events industry’s Giving Good online resource.

This comprehensive online resource enables event organizers to find, vet and book community impact projects. This industry resource provides a snapshot of key information organizers need to add a give-back element to their event. Features include the ability to connect with other event organizers, get additional information from destination service departments, or reach out to the community impact project directly for more information.  Giving Good was design to be an organizer’s first stop when booking community outreach programs.

Giving Good began with an Innovation Grant from ASAE in 2014, to assist in getting the project initiated. In 2015 PCMA created a beta site via their Conscious Meeting Project, initially launched at Convening Leaders in January 2016 with 13 supporting destinations. Immediately, the resource received rave reviews from destinations and event organizers alike. With the support of ASAE, DMAI, IAEE, and MPI, Giving Good is well on its way to being an essential industry resource for event organizers. There are over 30 destinations now featuring their community impact projects on Giving Good and it is growing daily…

“We are thrilled to be able to launch this industry resource benefitting business event professionals looking to incorporative a give-back element to their event,” said Deborah Sexton, President and CEO, PCMA.  “The support of the major industry organizations has catapulted this project to the next level expanding its reach to all event organizers.  In the coming year, we look forward gathering and reporting on social impact data showcasing the many positive outcomes of business events.”

For more information on Giving Good, visit the industry website at


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About PCMA

PCMA believes that business events can economically and socially transform communities, enterprises and individuals. As the world’s largest platform for business events strategists and their business partners, PCMA’s success is driven by a commitment to providing provocative executive-level education, face-to-face networking and business intelligence to its membership of 8,400 professionals and students and global audience of over 100,000 business event stakeholders.

Through its Ascent leadership initiative to promote inclusion and diversity across the business events industry and beyond, PCMA seeks to empower those challenged by gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or disabilities to find success.

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