Chicago. The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) will unveil plans to further strengthen its position in Europe in education field as part of its greater global strategy at a press conference at its Convening Leaders event next week (13-16 January).
The announcement follows recent European activity from the association including, the Global Corporate Summit in Scotland (July), The Global Leadership Series with the SECC, and partnerships with the BVEP, EIBTM, International Confex and IMEX. In addition, PCMA held its first Global Executive Edge at EIBTM in Barcelona and launched the Global Meeting Executive of the year to coincide with IMEX’s 10th anniversary.
The announcement will take place through a global media event streamed live from the association’s hugely influential conference, Convening Leaders, taking place in Orlando. PCMA will also be introducing its new board members for 2013, including PCMA Chair-Elect, Johnnie C. White, CMP and PCMA Education Foundation Chair-Elect, Gregg H. Talley, FASAE, CAE.
“We’ve got over 4,000 leading meetings and event professionals joining us in Orlando for four days of world class education next week and we couldn’t wish for a better forum to expand upon our international strategy to the world,” comments Sherrif Karamat, COO, PCMA. “2013 is kicking off in style with Convening Leaders and setting the tone for a really exciting year for our association.”