Monica Freire has been working at AIM Group International since 2010 and has been heading the Congress Department in Lisbon since 2012 and for the entire Iberia region since 2020, dedicating her time to establishing the Lisbon Office as one of the major players in the local industry as well as growing its presence internationally. Starting her career in the congress industry in 2001, she has developed her skills as a congress and corporate events manager as a PCO and in the Pharma Industry. She has been involved in the bidding, planning and onsite coordination of both national and international conferences.
“IAPCO is committed more than ever on ensuring that the industry community and especially our members can benefit from our high-quality standards and educational programmes” says Monica Freire. “We have been working hard to support our members at all levels with the best in-person and virtual learning opportunities and will continue to deliver in such way. One of my main goals for the new term as Council officer is to continue working with Council, HQ and the valuable Ambassadors team to provide all the support to new members and increase engagement among members and new generations”.