PCMA Announces Convene NEXUS

Bi-Weekly Streaming Broadcast Begins June 3rd


CHICAGO, IL — PCMA today announced the creation of Convene NEXUS — a bi-weekly 15-minute streaming broadcast of inspiring conversations and compelling ideas from people and places with purpose. NEXUS makes it easy for business event professionals to connect to key information and insights in an engaging streaming broadcast format as they navigate today’s complex business events journey.

Convene NEXUS will be accessible to the world beginning June 3 at pcma.org/nexus as well on PCMA’s Facebook LIVE, YouTube and LinkedIn.

“In today’s highly disrupted economic and social ecosystem, expectations on business event professionals are higher than ever. Convene NEXUS is 15-minutes of streaming inspiration and story-telling from people around the world,” said PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat. “Convene NEXUS helps business events audiences everywhere stay ahead of the curve in an easy to consume and enjoyable format.”

In 15 streaming minutes, Convene NEXUS will:

  • Connect the dots on the most current topics in business events
  • Deliver provocative insights to inspire careers and/or the next event
  • Showcase people, places and brands with transformational ideas
  • Shine a light on some of the business events industry’s most engaging personalities

“Convene NEXUS is about adding context and a voice to the latest news and conversation topics within the business events industry and connecting the dots to what’s happening in the larger world,” said Michelle Russell, Convene Editor In Chief. “We will be sharing fresh ideas and perspectives to equip our community with insights and to stoke their creativity.”


For media queries from the Americas, APAC, EMEA, and requests for interviews with Sherrif Karamat, please contact: Meghan Risch, PCMA Chief of Staff, Vice President, Corporate Communications

About PCMA

PCMA, PCMA Foundation and CEMA educate, inspire, and listen, creating meaningful experiences where passion, purpose and commerce come together. We are the world’s largest community for Business Events Strategists, providing senior-level education, networking, and market intelligence for the global business events industry. Our mission is to drive social and economic progress through business events. Headquartered in Chicago, IL PCMA has 17 North American Chapters, regional communities in APAC, EMEA and LATAM, and members in 59 countries. The Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA), a PCMA subsidiary, advances strategic event marketing and marketing communications for senior-level event marketers and industry professionals. Visit us at pcma.org.

About PCMA Foundation

The role of the Foundation of PCMA is to support the mission of PCMA through fundraising and grant-giving focused on scholarships, education and research that will advance the business events industry. Annually the Foundation funds over $700K in impact, and since 1985 has funded over 2,500 scholarships, 100 research studies and education programs, and $2.7M in charitable giving.

About CEMA

The Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) is the eminent community for senior event executives, association peers and industry partners and is an integral component of the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) brand collective. CEMA promotes professional networking opportunities, facilitates peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and drives industry standards. Through strong relationships with strategic partners, CEMA fosters both finding innovative solutions to business issues and continuous focus on members’ career growth. For more information, please visit http://www.cemaonline.com.

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