PCO President to Retire

President of the Professional Conference Organisers (PCO) Association Rob Henshaw (pictured) has announced he will be retiring from the Association on December 31, 2013. Henshaw was a co-founder of the Association in 2006 and will be acknowledged with “life-membership”  status in December. PCO Association spokesperson Peter Sugg said “Rob has worked tirelessly during the past

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Professional Selling for PCO’s

An Insight into Professional Selling for PCO’s by Greg Stockwell Ah Selling!….. For many Australian business professionals the word is immediately met with a thought bubble often aligned to being pushy, abrasive, imposing, arrogant and generally being unpopular with mainstream business culture.Unfortunately it’s often seen as trip to the dark side of the business matrix.

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The number of regularly-occurring, internationally-rotating association meetings is increasing by 100 per cent every 10 years

Source: International Meetings Review The International Congress and Convention Association released a report yesterday that looks at convention trends not in terms of year-over-year, but in terms of generations. “A Modern History of International Association Meetings: 1963-2012” is part of ICCA’s 50th anniversary year, and reveals some very promising patterns: Looking at aggregated figures for

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