THE RISKS AND REWARDS OF PCO BUSINESS MODELS

Analysing the risks and rewards of engaging a professional conference organiser is an essential element of planning an event. And deciding exactly what role the PCO will play is the key to a happy relationship between the client and the successful tender for the conference organising business. Companies and organisations who sign up a PCO

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Why on earth work with associations?

Simon Pryor FSAE FAIM About Simon Pryor Simon Pryor has been Chief Executive Officer of the Mathematical Association of Victoria for the past ten years, part of a continuing thirty-plus year career in the not-for-profit sector. A committed professional, he has served as a volunteer director of the peak body in the association sector for

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Managing Change in the Mice Sector

What would you do in your business, if, in 12 months time, your product or service was irrelevant? That was the challenging question posed to delegates at the PCO Association’s annual conference in Auckland by Lynne Schinella, chief executive of training company Ripe Learning. Schinella said the conference theme “Adapt, Improvise, Overcome” was very apt,

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