15 August 2012
The agreement was finalised at the conference, attended for the first time by James Rees, Director Conferences & Events, and David Pegler, Managing Director, ExCeL London. The partnership will see the development of a series of joint initiatives targeted towards the North American corporate and association meeting planning community.
"We are very excited by the opportunities this partnership presents, allowing us to strengthen our relationships with our North American customers and create forums where we work closer with buyers to bring their meetings to London," comments James Rees. "In our view, PCMA is the organization best positioned to connect ExCeL London with this market and we know they share our vision and passion for innovation and partnerships in the meetings industry."
"As an association we're looking to grow our influence in the UK and Europe, so we're delighted to be working with one of the most exciting and successful venues in these territories," comments Deborah Sexton, President and CEO, PCMA and PCMA Education Foundation. "ExCeL London also has some of the very best meetings technology around, something we're particularly passionate about sharing with our members."