See you soon at PCMA Convening Leaders 2024

published on December 5, 2023
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One of the event industry’s biggest gatherings is about to happen, and we can’t wait to meet you there. PCMA Convening Leaders is a multi-day flagship education and networking event that takes place annually each January. The 2024 edition will take place from January 7 to 10 in sunny San Diego.

The purpose of the event is to help brands, communities and organizations connect people with ideas and opportunities. PCMA Convening Leaders offers leading-edge education, research and networking, as well as information on how business events generate economic and social legacies for businesses and communities. If you’re in the events industry, this is one not to be missed.

Montréal is in the house

Team Montréal — a coalition of Montréal’s event industry stakeholders — will be onsite to talk about the various opportunities that Montréal holds for meetings and events. We’ll have a booth in the exhibition area, so be sure to swing by to nab some free swag! We’ll be handing out eco-friendly products crafted right here in Montréal at our pop-up market.

Whether attending in person or virtually, part of the joy of PCMA Convening Leaders is having access to some of the most innovative minds on the planet. This year, that means these speakers, among others:

President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton. The first Democratic president in six decades to be elected twice will open PCMA Convening Leaders 2024 in conversation with his wife, former secretary of state and the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party. A historic discussion at PCMA Convening Leaders.

Mayim Bialik. This Jeopardy! host, neuroscientist, actress and acclaimed author will close the main stage in a talk that combines her academic knowledge and experience to speak on mental health in a talk titled More Than a Luxury – Why the Path to Professional Fulfillment Starts with Your Mental Health.

Patrice Webb. A storyteller and organizational scientist on a mission to reframe narratives and reimagine what’s possible, this public affairs, public relations and consumer engagement executive will speak on Why High Performers Crash and How to Prevent It.

Claus Raasted. Director of The College of Extraordinary Experiences. External advisor at McKinsey. Former ruby hunter. Marketing wizard. Innovation strategist. Playfulness preacher. Experience design pioneer. Keynote speaker. Need we say more?

Nneka St. Gerard. With over 15 years of experience in the meetings and events industry, Nneka began their career as a meeting planner with America’s Essential Hospitals and are now chief program officer for the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. They will speak on situations when Politics and Values Collide.

See the full list of speakers at PCMA Convening Leaders 2024

Cheat sheet

Event: PCMA Convening Leaders 2024
Location: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California
Dates: January 7 – 10, 2024


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