Reed partners with Professional Convention Management Association

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has today announced a partnership with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA).

The agreement, which was revealed at EIBTM in Barcelona and commences in January 2012, will see PCMA supporting RTE’s IBTM exhibition portfolio, providing educational content at a series of events in key markets, as well as contributing to RTE’s global hosted buyer programme.

For AIBTM (19-21 June), PCMA will support the delivery of 500 qualified senior hosted buyers as well as provide education and speakers.  For CIBTM in Beijing (12-14 September), PCMA will also contribute to education and support the Certified Meeting Planner accreditation (CMP), and for EIBTM 2012, PCMA will deliver a CEO level conference programme.

"With the input of PCMA, considered the leading organisation for superior and innovative education, we believe that this influential association and its members will add real tangible benefits to all our stakeholders,"  said Craig Moyes, group exhibition director for the global meetings portfolio of events, Reed Travel Exhibitions.

"The meetings and events world becomes more global each day; our strategic partnership delivers on the growing needs of our members and IBTM’s attendee educational desires," said Deborah Sexton, PCMA President and CEO.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Brisbane lands Flight Centre's Global Gathering

Brisbane lands Flight Centre's Global Gathering

Brisbane has been selected to host one of the world's largest travel industry conferences, bringing a (AUD) $7 million economic boost.

Expert reveals UK's top 7 steam railway journeys

Expert reveals UK's top 7 steam railway journeys

Vintage trains in Scotland, England and Wales all make the list, offering groups a quirky and luxurious way to travel.

10 destinations to reach without flying

10 destinations to reach without flying

A list of places that can be reached using greener alternatives to air travel.

Business traveller habits revealed in new research

Business traveller habits revealed in new research

Smartphones are having a significant impact on business travel, according to a CWT poll.

The rise of the 'super incentive'

The rise of the 'super incentive'

In a crowded market, a new level of incentive trip can make you stand out from the crowd, says TAG's Sam Robson.

'Stress and burnout' are challenges we need to tackle

'Stress and burnout' are challenges we need to tackle

Event Concept's Jo Higgs explains why looking after your people is so important and how training mental health first-aiders could help.

Case study: Leon Winter Award Celebration

Case study: Leon Winter Award Celebration

The event at Hawker House in London tied in perfectly with the fast-food chain's innovative approach.

Events budgets rose in second-quarter, says Bellwether Report

Events budgets rose in second-quarter, says Bellwether Report

While wider marketing budgets flatlined in the second quarter of 2019, events bucked the trend.

Seven Events welcomes two new faces

Seven Events welcomes two new faces

Agency brings in client development manager and event executive to London and Birmingham offices.

How sustainable do UK delegates want to be?

How sustainable do UK delegates want to be?

Survey reveals how concerned Brits really are about their environmental impact when travelling overseas.

LATEST JOBS