Alison Copeman, has been appointed as the new NZ PCOA councillor

Ali established akB in 1999. She is a leading Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) and an Australian/NZ Certified Event Manager. Having been a director of the Otago Chamber of Commerce for a number of years, Ali has developed many competencies around good strategy. She is skilled and experienced in working with and leading multiple stakeholders to

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Making Sponsorship Work

Many events struggle with sponsorship. It is not that they struggle to get sponsors, it is more that with the ever-evolving events industry, sponsorship does not work like it used to and we need to get better at making it work, writes Warwick Merry. Here are some key elements to keep in mind when dealing with sponsors. It’s

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Early Bird Registration Open for PCOA Conference and Exhibition

Join us to celebrate the 10th birthday of the Annual PCOA Conference and Exhibition, returning to the Gold Coast, the city where it all started. The Conference themed ‘MEETING Beyond Tomorrow’ will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre between Sunday 26 – Tuesday 28 November 2017. Building on the past successful

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