On invitation of the Incentive Travel & Conventions Meetings ( IT&CM) China 2017, members of the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE) participated as fully-hosted delegates to the IT&CM China 2017 held at the Shanghai Convention and Exhibition Center of International Sourcing from March 21-23, 2017. The PCAAE members who attended the event were Mr. Butch Cabalu of HelmsBriscoe, Ms. Vilma D.C. Mendoza of Mart Evers Travel and Tours Corp., Ms. Rizchelle Sampang of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of the Philippines, and Mr. Robert B. Juan of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP). The event drew more than 3,000 association buyers, exhibitors and convention visitors bureau (CVBs) around the world.
The event brought together Chinese and international MICE exhibitors and local and international buyers in one dynamic marketplace to explore business cooperation and networking activities. The PCAAE members attended learning sessions during the Association Day Forum, and learned the different aspects of association governance and management, the future of associations, and best practices in managing associations. They were also briefed comprehensively, along with the other delegates, on meetings and conference destinations in different cities around the region. In addition, they held meetings with exhibitors and convention visitors bureau (CVB) representatives and explored with them possibilities of supporting PCAAE future meetings and conferences.
IT&CM China http://www.itcmchina.com/ is part of the IT&CM Events series organized by TTG Events, a business group of TTG Asia Media. This event is co-organised by CITS International M.I.C.E., a wholly-owned subsidiary of CITS (China International Travel Service) and MP International.