PCMA Promotes Jennifer Kingen Kush to Vice President and Alison Milgram to Director of Events


The Professional Convention Management Association [PCMA] announced today the promotions of Jennifer Kingen Kush to Vice President and Alison Milgram to Director of Events. Kingen Kush will continue to retain her role as Executive Director of PCMA’s Digital Experience Institute and lead PCMA’s live streaming events; Milgram will oversee the event logistics for PCMA’s multiple events including, but not limited to; Convening Leaders, June conference, and Influencers Summit, in addition to working on securing future PCMA event locations and venues.

Jennifer Kingen Kush, DES
Vice President & Executive Director
PCMA Digital Experience Institute

As leader of PCMA’s Digital Experience Institute [DEI], Kingen Kush ensures the organization delivers the latest research, trends, education and content to our audience of hybrid and digital event producers. She frequently speaks on the value of hybrid and digital events and consults with organizations seeking to amplify their reach and drive results by implementing these new strategic initiatives.

Alison Milgram, CMP, DES
Director of Events
PCMA

In 2014 Alison joined the PCMA Events team, where her lens was focused on elevating the organization’s food and beverage experiences, collaborating with the PCMA Education Foundation team on the Visionary Awards and managing the event logistics for the Global Professionals Conference. Alison began her career in the business events industry at SmithBucklin Corporation, followed by positions with several Chicago hotels. Prior to joining PCMA, she served as the Associate Director of Events for the Conrad Chicago.

“Jennifer and Alison have been key contributors to PCMA success, and we were thrilled to announce their promotions to these important positions.”

Deborah Sexton, PCMA President and CEO


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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-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 $900K in impact, and since 1985 has funded over 2,500 scholarships, 100 research studies and education programs, and $2.7M in charitable giving.