Leveraging live events, disruptive technology focus of upcoming PCMA events


Knowledge Exchange events in London, Barcelona target business events industry

PCMA’s two 2018 European Knowledge Exchange events in November will feature industry leaders discussing how the business events industry can leverage disruptive technologies and create event experiences that drive economic and social progress.

The “Brand Purpose & Experience Design” event will be held on 23 November 2018 at Andaz Hotel in London in collaboration with ICE Talks. Jose Luis Lanchas, Director of Global Events at SAP, and Amy Funderburk, Senior Director Brand Strategy at SAP, will lead the discussion on how to integrate community advancement and event experiences to serve a greater brand purpose. The session will explore engagement channels that can amplify business events.

“Leveraging Disruptive Technology to Enhance Your Events” will take place on 28 November 2018 at Fira Barcelona Gran Via in Barcelona as part of IBTM World. James Morgan from Event Tech Lab will take attendees through the latest event technologies available and get them thinking about technologies best suited for their business goals and ambitions.

Luca Favetta, PCMA Regional Business Director, EMEA, said: “We invite meeting and event professionals to join PCMA in London and Barcelona for two topical sessions aimed to bring immediate value to their business, and be inspired by our presenting experts and participating peers alike. With these two sessions, we’ll conclude our series of events in Europe, however we’re already working to deliver an exciting 2019 education programme inspired by industry professionals from Europe, for Europe.”

PCMA Knowledge Exchanges are complimentary regionalised education and networking programmes aimed at sparking new ideas, establishing business connections and providing valuable takeaways for participants.

Details about the London Knowledge Exchange are available at pcma.org/event/knowledge-exchange-london-2/. Details about the Barcelona Knowledge Exchange are available at pcma.org/event/knowledge-exchange-barcelona.


About PCMA

PCMA educates, inspires and listens, creating meaningful experiences where passion, purpose and commerce come together. We are the world’s largest community for Business Events Strategists providing senior education and networking for the business events sector. PCMA crafts and shares knowledge and market intelligence, enabling organizations to make informed business decisions while providing a platform for peer-to-peer exchange. Headquartered in Chicago, PCMA has 17 chapters throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico with members in more than 40 countries. For more information on the PCMA family of brands, visit PCMA at pcma.org, PCMA Education Foundation at foundation.pcma.org, PCMA Convene magazine at pcmaconvene.org, Digital Experience Institute (DEI) at digitalexperienceinstitute.org and the Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia-Pacific (ICESAP) at icesap.org.

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