PCMA Convening Leaders 2022

VENUE: CAESARS FORUM, 3911 Koval Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89109

After Two Years Apart, We’re Back!

Be part of an incredible opportunity: Helping brands, communities and organizations connect people with purpose to ideas and opportunities after two years of being apart.

Reconnect with the world’s best event professionals: One for all generations and nations that combines inclusive community engagement opportunities, iconic education and entertainment and a reimagined person-to-person activation platform.



PCMA has partnered with Safe Expo to create an onsite plan keeping everyone’s health & safety in mind.

Learn more about the measures we’re taking to protect you.


Convening Leaders brings together the brightest minds and innovators in the business events industry to ask a simple question:

Where to next? 


Connect with other business events professionals in powerful keynote sessions, intimate workshops, and networking receptions.


Hear from speakers who are tackling the big challenges facing the industry today, and learn how your workplace, audience, business, and purpose must transform to stay ahead.


Discover fresh strategies and new technology that are bringing live and digital experiences to the next level and redefining the future of business events.

Journey to Convening Leaders 2022

  • Learning Firsthand How to Make Events Accessible
    by Curt Wagner on February 23, 2022 at 3:21 pm

    Beki Winchel, PCMA’s learning content and research developer, shares what she learned from working with accessibility expert and deaf speaker Meryl Evans in the lead-up to and on site at Convening Leaders 2022.

  • 7 ‘Grategies’ to Stave off the Great Resignation
    by Curt Wagner on February 14, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    During a Convening Leaders 2022 session, Grategy’s chief appreciation strategist Lisa Ryan shared simple steps we can take to make our coworkers and direct reports feel appreciated.

  • Rethinking Marketing Personas for Events
    by Curt Wagner on February 14, 2022 at 4:54 pm

    The human dimensions that meeting participants bring to an event are too rich and multi-faceted to be contained within a set of personas, brand and engagement expert Tim Simpson told the Convening Leaders 2022 audience.

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  • It’s everything you need in three days to build your career.

    Anissa Ladd, CASE Director of National Accounts, Go Providence
  • I’ve been coming to Convening Leaders for the past 10 years. I just think the education, the latest technology — anything you’re looking for to plan your meeting — it’s at Convening Leaders.

    Deborah Young CMP, CEM Director of Convention & Meetings, National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • It’s a great refreshment of re-connecting and networking with people, and then on top of it, you get this great education and inspiring speakers. For me, it’s the best way to start off your year. If you’re not attending PCMA Convening Leaders, you really should.

    Meg Harper National Group Sales Director, Davenport Hotels
  • It is the best conference I’ve ever attended. Ever. And, as a seasoned professional, I get so much out of it. I can’t tell you how many pictures I’ve taken on my phone of new ideas I’m looking forward to taking back to my corporation.

    Patty Amos, CMP Owner, Soma Event Design Services
  • Everyone’s here. It’s a great opportunity for you to reconnect, reinvigorate yourself and be able to start fresh in the new year.

    Will Trokey National Sales Manager for Visit Charlotte
  • I'm looking forward to connecting with other event professionals and learning new strategies to create the best conference possible.

    Jill Cavanaugh Conference Coordinator, Infusion Nurses Society
  • (2019 Convening Leaders was) my second time attending. I was genuinely blown away the first time and had gained so much exposure and experience from the previous year.

    Amelia Binti Roziman Chief Operating Officer, Sarawak Convention Bureau

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