PCMA announces ‘20 in Their Twenties’ class of 2020

PCMA has identified 20 of the brightest and most talented global professionals from the next generation of business events leaders for its annual “20 in Their Twenties” class.

The class of 2020 represents strategists, suppliers and destinations from the Asia Pacific region, North America and Europe.

Meredith Rollins, PCMA’s chief community officer and executive director of the PCMA Foundation, said: “This group represents our industry’s future and the PCMA Foundation is dedicated to recognising the efforts and achievements of those who want to help demonstrate the influence business events have on global economic and social transformation.

“We continue to be impressed every year by the caliber of business events professionals we see in this generation.”

The “20 in Their Twenties” class of 2020, supported by PCMA Foundation and Experience Columbus, will be honoured at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference Jan. 5-8 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Here is the PCMA’s “20 in their Twenties” class for 2020:


Marie-Claire Caldwell, Sales and Marketing Manager, ICC Belfast

Jillian Cardinal, Sales Manager, JPdL

Derica Clarke, Headquarters Meetings & Online Education Specialist, American Colleges of Nurse-Midwives

Rebecca Doser, Media Relations Manager, Trade, Destination DC

Diana Frederiksen, Sales Manager, Congresses & Guest Events, Stockholmsmassan Congress & Exhibition Centre

Julia Hachenthal, Marketing & Events Manager, GCB German Convention Bureau e.V.

Kimberly Hoffman, CMP, DCMP, Director, Event Services, Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company

Lisa Jeller, Marketing & Event Manager, EventMobi

Alexandra Larach, Events Manager, Associations Forum

Rebecca Lino, Senior Technology Manager, Cadence Travel, Meetings + Incentives

Robert Lutz, Account Executive, CSI DMC

Shane McFadden, CMP, Manager, Meetings, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Joy McIntyre, CMP, Event Manager, SPIRE Events DC

Lindsay Miller, Communications Manager, Visit Anaheim

Hannah Poyo, MBA, Tradeshow & Event Planner, Q2

Meagan E. Prescott, CMP, Assistant Vice President Conferences & Events, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

Jaclyn Rosenberg, Manager Conferences & Events, The Humane Society of The United States

Kelly Thomas, Senior Sales Manager, Visit Austin

Lauren Washburn, Conference Services Manager, Sodexo

Krista Whaley, Meetings and Events Associate, Americans for the Arts

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