Professional Conference Management (PCM) Course

About PCM Course

In our ever-changing market, businesses need to be constantly aware of the current issues and respond to the changes in the market. Thus, conferences are often organized to gather the individuals in the industry and address trending issues. A well-run conference serves to facilitate knowledge exchange and encourage activism in an attempt to propel the industry forward. Through a series of lectures and case studies, participants will be equipped with theessential skills to execute a seamless conference.

Upon completion of the PCM course, participants will be awarded 23.5 Continuous Education (CE) clock hours1. These hours can be used in either the Application or Recertification processs of the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) programme.

Course Dates

26 - 28 March 2018, Singapore


Course Facilitators

Herve Joseph-Antoine
Chairman, Pacific World and Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific, Destination Services, Intercruises, Hotelbeds Group

Nancy Tan
Founder & Managing Director, Ace:Daytons Direct (International) Pte Ltd

Course Outline

The PCM course consists of the following topics:

  • Introduction, Definition & Structure
  • Program Development
  • Conference Marketing
  • Room Set-up
  • Planning Timeline
  • Special Requirements
  • Budgeting
  • Media Publicity
  • PCO Administrative Management
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Bidding & Selection Process/Techniques


Who Should Attend

This programme is suitable for those who:

  • Are projector coordinators, project executives and juniors (sales/project) managers
  • Have joined the meetings & conference industry for less than 2 years
  • Wish to enhance their understanding of how the meetings & conference industry operates
  • Wish to acquire knowledge on basic management techniques related to the industry
  • Have experience in the exhibition industry but transitioning to develop and manage meetings/conferences
  • Have just graduated and wish to explore opportunities in the meetings and conferences industry


Course Fees

SACEOS Members: SGD 963.00 nett 

Non-Members: SGD 1,177.00 nett 


Members Access code is required during registration in order for registrant to enjoy the members' rates. Click here to verify if your organisation is a current member of SACEOS. Members may email secretariat@saceos.org.sg to retrieve the members access code.


Upcoming Course Dates

  • 2 - 4 July 2018
  • 10 - 12 September 2018


For any assistance, please contact the Secretariat at secretariat@saceos.org.sg or +65 9732 3941.

1EIC account information has to be given to SACEOS by the course participant in order to claim his/her accredited CE hours after course.

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