In this January/February edition we learn a bit more about Taranaki and discover Tropical North Queensland… As always, we keep you informed with the latest industry news, events, social scene and people on the move. And of course we bring you the latest happenings from our key partners BEIA, NZEA and PCOA.
PCOA is thrilled to release the final video of what was a fantastic PCOA23! Great work by Magnetic Shots! Don’t forget to keep updated with PCOA24 by filling in the Expression of Interest.
Brisbane’s yet-to-launch $3.6 billion development will host the Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) conference next year. The annual gathering is expected to attract 400 conference organisers in 2024.
Let’s get you prepared for the upcoming PCOA23 conference with Karen Sainsbury – PCOA Councillor NSW and PCOA23 program lead! Learn about the speakers! Discover the PCOA23 app!
The Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) has released the program for this year’s conference which is being held in Adelaide this December. After months of collaboration with the PCOA23 program advisory committee and considering feedback from last year’s attendee survey, the PCOA23 program focuses on the theme of “Foundations for the Future” under the key pillars of Curation, Legacy and Sustainability.
Professional conference organisers, in-house event planners and meeting industry professionals will be heading to Adelaide in December 2023 for the PCO Association’s 15th annual conference and exhibition.
The Professional Conference Organisers Association (PCOA) last night regrettably announced that it was postponing the scheduled annual conference, which was planned for Hobart later this month. Barry Neame, PCOA president, said the decision to postpone was not taken lightly.
The 2020 PCOA President’s Award was presented to Trevor Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of Centium at the recent 13th Annual PCOA Hybrid Conference & Virtual Exhibition. This award is given to a member of the business events industry who strives and achieves excellence, and the recipient of the 2020 award is a true visionary. This year’s recipient, Trevor Gardiner, has…
Long-time industry veteran and speaker representative, Barry Markoff, ICMI Speakers & Entertainers continues his support of the Professional Conference Organisers Association in 2020, sponsoring nine high-profile speakers for the December hybrid event.
Mr Markoff tells us what his take is on the impact of COVID-19 has been and when he sees a return of the sector.
Barry Neame, PCO Association president is delighted to confirm this year’s PCOA Conference and Exhibition networking function will be held on Starship Sydney and supported by Shorty’s Liquor. Starship Sydney is Sydney Harbour’s largest cruising glass vessel offering modern facilities, the latest in nautical engineering allowing for whisper quiet cruising plus remarkable stability. The award-winning Starship Sydney is the perfect…