Associations Launch Business Events Industry Week


Three meeting and convention industry associations have consolidated several key annual gatherings into Business Events Industry Week in 2022.

Destinations International, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and PCMA will launch Business Events Industry Week, a week dedicated to community, commerce, content, awards and advocacy in order to unite the global business events industry and to reinforce the power of business events to advance economies and social good.

The week is intended for destinations and industry service suppliers to optimize their time with clients and engage with exceptional learning experiences.

The inaugural Business Events Industry Week will take place March 23-25, 2022, at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. The event will convene all who are integral in staging successful business events outcomes – associations, corporations, destination organization professionals, industry suppliers and business events strategists. The action-packed week will be curated with client meetings and exciting events to celebrate industry visionaries.

The following will coincide with Business Events Industry Week:

• March 23: Destinations International’s Convention Sales and Services Summit; PCMA leadership meetings.
• March 24: The PCMA Foundation’s Visionary Awards; IAEE’s Women’s Leadership Forum.
• March 25: Destination Showcase, a joint venture between Destinations International and PCMA.



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