The elections were held at the Alliance’s Annual General Meeting, which took place during IMEX Frankfurt, Germany in mid-May. Irish member Noel Mitchell of Keynote PCO is the Alliance’s new President, taking over from Gregg Talley of Talley Management Group Inc. Nancy Tan of Singapore-based Ace:Daytons Direct is now Vice-President, and André Vietor of Spain’s Bco Congresos will serve as Treasurer. The new officers will serve two-year terms.
“This new role is a true honor,” says Mitchell. “I am excited to follow in the footsteps of Gregg Talley, our Immediate Past-President, and ensure that the Alliance continues serving our impressive roster of members from around the world.”
“The World PCO Alliance is a one-of-a-kind organization,” says Tan, “and I am very privileged to be part of this new leadership.”
Vietor says: “I look forward to serving as Treasurer under the guidance of Noel and Nancy, and working with all of our esteemed members.”
The Alliance’s secretariat will continue to be managed by Congress Corporation, based in Japan. More information about newly elected officers available here.
Founded in 2009, the World PCO Alliance provides leadership in meeting management through the delivery of streamlined and effective meetings around the globe. The Alliance’s mandate includes the collective exchange of education, technology, and other information for the mutual benefit of the industry and ensuring the effective global promotion of its clients’ events. The organization is comprised of 21 leading PCOs in the meetings industry from around the world.