Six marketing tips to promote your next event

By Brent Taylor Let’s talk marketing. It seems today that there is a plethora of marketing materials, opinions and experts advising us on how to best market any product or service we have to offer. Why is that? Why is … Continue reading

PCMA announces proposed 2018 Board Officers and Directors

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Nominating Committee met on August 25, in Chicago, IL, to determine the final slate from the extraordinary nominee applications for the 2018 open board officer and director positions. After vigilant due diligence and deliberation, … Continue reading

Metro Toronto Convention Centre president and CEO honoured with PCMA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) congratulates Barry Smith, President and CEO, on being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Foundation at the 2017 Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C. Smith is one of the … Continue reading

PCMA announces proposed 2017 Board Officers and Directors

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Nominating Committee met on August 23, in Chicago, IL and reviewed, in detail, a number of stellar nominee applications for the 2017 open board officers and directors positions. After careful due diligence and deliberation, … Continue reading

Nearly 100 per cent of PCMA Conference attendees would recommend Vancouver as a meetings destination

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) annual conference considered “largest site inspection in Vancouver’s history” In January 2016, close to 4,000 meeting professionals and industry partners from around the world congregated in Vancouver for Convening Leaders, the Professional Convention Management Association’s … Continue reading

PCMA announces 2015 Chairman’s Award winner

Today, the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and PCMA 2015 Chair, Ray Kopcinski announced Isabel Bardinet, CEO of the European Society of Cardiology, as the winner of the 2015 Chairman’s Award. The PCMA Chairman’s Award recognizes an individual or an … Continue reading

Marriott and PCMA publish five key trends for the future of meetings

Hospitality giant and meeting leader assemble group of influencers to determine new frontiers for the event industry What do wearables, telepresence, big data and CrossFit have in common? They’re key to leading trends that will shape how meetings could be … Continue reading

PCMA launches Business Events Series online training subscription

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced today the launch of their Business Events Series online training subscription. The interactive series offers on-demand topical training and development tools for business events professionals. Unique to the industry, PCMA will release three … Continue reading