It’s everything you need … to build your career.”

Anissa Ladd, CASE, director of national accounts, Go Providence

3 Reasons to get excited about 2020 Convening Leaders

Start 2020 on a high note with Convening Leaders in San Francisco, the best place for business events professionals to spark innovative ideas and gain insights from industry leaders. You’ll leave the Jan. 5-8 event feeling energized and ready to achieve new professional and personal goals with our REACH program.
Here are three can’t-miss reasons to attend:


Make the connections that will carry you through 2020 and beyond. Join thousands of business events professionals from around the world for a variety of creative networking opportunities.


Convening Leaders helps you give back and make a difference. With PCMA Foundation activities like yoga, a fun run, fundraising celebrations and other on-site social impact projects, you’ll leave San Francisco with a renewed sense of purpose.

I haven’t missed a PCMA annual meeting since my first in 1989 … My boss at the time told me that it would be valuable professionally. He was right. I had no idea, however, that it would be so important personally too.”

John Folks, president and principal, Minding Your Business Inc.

Make Your Case

Need help presenting the benefits of 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders to your boss? Utilize our “gain approval” documents to showcase the cost/benefits for attending.

Who Should Attend?

Industry professionals across sectors:

  • Corporate
  • Association
  • Trade Show
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technology
  • Hospitality
  • Social, Military, Educational, Religious and Fraternal Organizations (SMERF)

Business Events Leaders interested in:

  • Experience Design
  • Event Strategy
  • Events Tech and Trend
  • Event Data and Analytics
  • Destination Marketing
  • Diversity and Inclusion