PCMA Announces Convening Leaders 2021 Destination
  • October 11, 2017

    CHICAGO, IL – The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced today Convening Leaders 2021 will be held in the United States fourth-largest city, Houston, TXJan. 10-13.

    convening leadersPCMA’s Convening Leaders program is a highly regarded annual conference in the convention industry. More than 4,200 global professionals participate in three days of senior-level education, community building and orchestrated networking. The event continues to grow in attendance, year-over-year, attracting the best and brightest in the industry.

    The 2021 host city is a cosmopolitan destination, filled with world-class dining, arts, hotels, shopping and nightlife. Those who haven’t been to Houston recently will be amazed by the more than two billion dollars of infrastructure improvements in the downtown area to including 40 new restaurants and boasting more than 25 hotels with 8,000-plus rooms. The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau promises an unforgettable attendee experience.

    The George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), now with 1.2 million usable sq. ft. and ranking among the 10 largest convention centers in the United States, will be the home to PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2021.  This leading center was one of the first to earn the LEED Silver certification status in 2011 and has since renewed through 2021. Dedicated to high sustainability standards, GBR diverts more than 42 percent of its waste from landfills and partners with food banks and local schools to recycle, reduce and reuse waste from hosted events.

    “As PCMA continues to expand our global reach, the international hub of Houston is a perfect destination to welcome our diverse Convening Leaders audience,” said Deborah Sexton, PCMA President and CEO.

    PCMA 2018 Convening Leaders will be held in Nashville, TN, at the acclaimed Music City Center. Registration is now open at conveningleaders.org.