Organisers, Producers, Managers and Convenors

The greatest need facing the events industry today

PCOA caught up with Rohit Talwar, CEO Fast Future Research, for a one on one interview after his keynote presentation at PCOA18. In this interview Rohit shares his thoughts on “The greatest need facing the events industry”. Rohit Talwar was proudly sponsored by Tourism New Zealand Join us for the 12th Annual PCOA Conference and Exhibition, International Convention Centre Sydney,…

MCEC’s in-house tech brings events to life

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events. We’re here to connect and inspire, and as a world-leading venue, we’re redefining events globally through innovation, partnerships and experiences. At MCEC we provide all the technology and support you need for a successful event. When you hold an event at MCEC, you’ll have access…

Get Involved in the Fast Case Studies Session at PCOA18

We are seeking 5 PCO’s or In-house Event Managers to share a short case study (approx 10 mins) as part of a session at the PCOA Conference & Exhibition in December. We are looking specifically for examples where you have tried something new at a conference that worked beyond expectations. You will need to outline it, then give a couple…

Keeping your Flagship Fresh

Join us for Nesrene O’Connell’s presentation – Same Same? How to Keep Your Flagship Events Fresh at the annual 11th PCOA18 conference. Do you run an annual conference? Do you fear people will walk in and say, oh, it’s the same as last year! Do you NEED and WANT to keep it fresh Year on Year? This session covers some…

PCOA18 and Velocity Frequent Flyer Special Offer

Register for PCOA18 between Monday 13th August and Friday 14th September at the Early Bird registration rate to go into the draw to win one (1) Velocity Gold membership or one of five (5) Pilot Velocity Gold memberships. Not a Velocity member? Join now  The winners will be announced on Monday 17th September. Terms & Conditions apply: – Must be…

Tania de Jong AM on speaking at the PCOA National Conference

As Tania de Jong AM gears up to speak at the Professional Conference Organisers Association National Conference in December, she opens up about why she has joined the program. “I have spoken and performed at hundreds of conferences over the past three decades and produce the award-winning Creative Innovation Global conference series,” she says. “Thus, I am passionate about the…

Getting to grips with machine intelligence with PCOA18 speaker Tomer Garzberg

As the Professional Conference Organisers Association gears up for their national conference and exhibition in December, they caught up with one of their featured speakers, Tomer Garzberg, founder and CEO of GRONADE.com. Q – Can you tell us a what the philosophy is behind GRONADE? Throughout history, humanity has seen its share of disruptive technologies, yet some were so pivotal…