Corporate Events HQ - Mergers and Acquisitions Impact on SMMPs

With the increase of mergers and acquisitions, corporate business event strategists are more concerned than ever about the effect this will have on their SMM programs. Industry experts will share what they’ve discovered so far and further changes to anticipate from this business trend.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Discuss how other corporate event strategists are dealing with the implications of large mergers going through on an operational level
  • Consider what your options are for negotiating contracts with these merged companies
  • Mitigate issues that arise for your business as a result of these mergers and acquisitions

Speakers Include:
Kevin Iwamoto, GoldSpring Consulting; Carolyn Pund, Cisco Systems; Darell Stokes, Prestige Global Meeting Source; and Ami Mayfield, Keller Williams Realty International.

This webinar is eligible for 1.0 Clock Hours and will begin after a brief video introduction.
Domain A: Strategic Planning


Behind the Scenes - Planning Convening Leaders

Ever wonder how PCMA puts on its annual business event, Convening Leaders? Hear from the pros who made it all happen. In this interactive panel, we’ll dive deeper into what worked well and what we learned from the experiments we tested.

Moderated by Amanda Marijanovic
With Panelists from PCMA, Freeman, the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Austin Convention Center.

This webinar is eligible for 1.0 Clock Hours and will begin after a brief video introduction.
Domain G: Meeting or Event Design


Behind the Scenes: Convening Leaders Live

Go behind the scenes in this webinar with PCMA to find out how they pull off a successful live stream event during their largest face-to-face meeting each year, Convening Leaders. Discover the secrets to their success like growing both the face-to-face and online audiences year over year, effective onsite production and lessons learned along the way.




Moderated By:
Jennifer Kingen Kush
Executive Director
Digital Experience Institute

This webinar is eligible for 1.0 Clock hours.

The Road to Convening Leaders

The journey of designing and producing an event for planners is a long one. Often times, the road goes to places there’s no GPS navigation and detours are all too common. Through this six webisode series, you’ll follow the experience design journey of PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2017.