PCMA Announces Record Attendance for Its Convening EMEA 2022

1st Sep, 2022

PCMA EMEA Regional Director Jaime Bennett, today revealed that the association has broken pre-pandemic records with the greatest number of participants gathering in Europe. In less than 30 days, almost 400 business event professionals from 31 countries will meet for PCMA’s Convening EMEA taking place for the first time at Meeting Destination Vienna from 28 – 30 September.  

Convening EMEA is an omnichannel event for business event professionals in the EMEA region, bringing together experts from the corporate and association sectors – from international technology companies to medical associations – to discuss the challenges of the future.

Under the theme "Together we move forward", participants can expect an immersive three days of engaging  content, panel discussions, workshops, and case studies in the Messe Wien Congress and Exhibition Centre focused on key topics of the future, engagement, and planning coupled with a highly curated offsite exploration afternoon and social programme.

The conference will be moderated by David Meade, international corporate speaker, performer, and television personality. Keynote sessions include Gerd Leonhard, leading futurist and humanist, Colleen Bisconti, Vice President, Events and Experiences with IBM and planning experts Patrick van der Pijl and Niki Seelan from Business Models Inc. and In addition, there will be a series of educational workshops delivered by experts in their relative disciplines and "Exploration Tours", which will provide participants with insights into lesser-known facets of the destination.

“Convening EMEA will create a platform for our entire industry where voices are heard, learnings are shared, and collaboration is the key to building a stronger future together.” said Jaimé Bennett, PCMA Regional Director, EMEA.  “We are delighted with record numbers of participants and that we are now hosting a truly international audience in Vienna, a city that has evolved over centuries where tradition meets modernism, sustainability meets inclusivity.”

With PCMA’s continued commitment to sustainability, Convening EMEA is a certified green event. This certification has been received as part of the Austrian Ecolabel for Green Meetings ensuring PCMA raises the bar to the next level in terms of economies, ecology, and social responsibility.

Further details and registration are available at www.conveningemea.org

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