by Michael J. Shapiro | June 16, 2010

At the Education Conference of the Professional Convention Management Association yesterday, the PCMA board of directors approved the Mexico chapter, to be based in Mexico City, the 17th chartered PCMA chapter. This is the first new chapter in 10 years, and the third international chapter of the association. Representatives from Mexico have demonstrated their commitment to the expansion over the past several years, through North American Advisory Summits and Certified Meeting Professional and Certified Association Sales Executive education courses, noted PCMA. Jesus Aparicio, CMP, CMM, CASE, president and CEO of Eventia, will be the first chapter president.