The educational initiative, in collaboration with the International Pharmaceutical Congress Advisory Association, was entitled 'Managing change - change management', and was held in tandem with IAPCO's annual seminar in Wolfsberg, Switzerland.
It attracted participants from PCOs, convention bureaux and convention centres. The programme for next year's event will be revealed in June.
Separately, the European Federation of the Associations of Professional Congress Organisers has welcomed the newly formed Slovak Association of PCOs (SAPCO) as its 12th full member, while the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has welcomed Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau, Nottingham Conferences and Confex Group as new members.
ABPCO also announced in February that Hiscox Insurance would become its first association sponsor. The move will see Hiscox closely involved with all ABPCO events in a bid to develop stronger relationships with ABPCO's PCO members.