Visionary Awards Launches Digital Event Award


Oct 10, 2017, 11:20 AM by David McMillin

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The PCMA Education Foundation is proud to announce a new addition to this year’s Visionary Awards: the Digital Experience Strategist of the Year Award.

The Digital Experience Strategist of the Year Award recognizes digital-event pioneers — the change-makers and trendsetters of digital events. These are the professionals who transcend geographical borders, balancing event integration with engagement in either face-to-face extensions or standalone digital events.

“It’s exciting to see how this space has evolved from the shiny new object to a power tool for organizations to amplify their reach globally, enhance engagement, and drive business objectives. We are proud to host the first industry award to honor the visionaries and mavericks in the digital space leading the industry," shares Deborah Sexton, PCMA, President and CEO. “A special thanks to Meetings + Conventions Calgary, who has been a true innovative supporter of technology, the digital space, and helping organization reach their maximize engagement potential.” 

This award honors forward-thinking leaders who produce or lead the strategy for their organizations and the digital-events sector — the visionaries or ambassadors for digital events candidates must demonstrate: creativity and excellence in providing custom solutions to better serve their audience, a commitment to making a difference for their organization, contributing to the advancement of the digital experience, and pushing the adoption of digital events forward.

“Meetings + Conventions Calgary is proud to support education and innovation in our industry,” says Dave Sclanders, Executive Director, Meetings + Conventions Calgary. “PCMA and the Digital Experience Strategists have made significant impacts to the digital event space and we are excited to celebrate their achievements. Congratulations to all of the finalists who are leading our industry forward”.

Three finalists will be invited to the PCMA Education Foundation Visionary Awards on May 2 at the Marriott Marquis Washington D.C., where the winner will be announced live.

Online applications are now being accepted. The application submission deadline is November 26, 2017. Click here to apply now.