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PCMA Teams With

CHICAGO, IL, Nov. 27, 2017 – Professional Convention Management Association [PCMA] has teamed with Destination Advantage LLC to expand development of, the two organizations announced today. is rapidly emerging as the central resource for event organizers to research venues, submit RFPs and market to prospective attendees.

The move supports PCMA’s mission to engage and support the global business events community with market intelligence and new solutions.

“This is an example of PCMA’s commitment to innovation and to providing practical value to our audience and advertisers,’’ said Deborah Sexton, PCMA president and CEO.

“ was developed to fill a void in the convention industry, and we are proud to partner with PCMA to extend’s reach,’’ said Donovan Shia, Destination Advantage’s managing partner. is a robust technology platform bringing together planners, venues and advertisers. attributes include:

  • Increased awareness from targeted destination marketing to a proprietary list of more than 32,000 planner subscribers
  • Swift RFP technology and “Hot Dates’’ listings to generate new leads and bookings
  • Up-to-date event details to help boost attendance and exhibit sales
  • Advertising and sponsorship opportunities
  • Online ROI dashboards and account management

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About PCMA

Professional Convention Management Association (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 Education Foundation at, PCMA Convene magazine at, Digital Experience Institute (DEI) at and the Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia-Pacific (ICESAP) at

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