Farewell to Gayle Defranceski

Farewell to Gayle Defranceski

The PCO Alliance Network have said a sad farewell to one of our longest standing members, to Gayle Defranceski, who leaves us for the UK this month. We are all collectively going to miss her so much. We all stand together in wishing her all the very best for her new...
Women in MICE Awards 2021

Women in MICE Awards 2021

In August – Women’s Month, the winners of the Women in MICE Awards 2021 were announced. We are delighted that three of our PCO Alliance Network Members won awards. They are: Service Provider of the Year Trudi Freed, Director, HiSide Events Mentor of the Year Cheryl...
The Greater Good

The Greater Good

The PCO Alliance has had a very busy past couple of months. We have continued with Industry challenges going back to Level 4 lockdown, and the ensuing on going battles to have events and exhibitions re-opened in a responsible and sustainable way. We have also done a...
The PCO Alliance Network Appointments 2021

The PCO Alliance Network Appointments 2021

The PCO Alliance Network recently voted in their new EXCO and Sub Committee Members appointments. These appointments are for a period of two years, the current Covid environment permitting. The appointments are: EXCO Chairperson: Ellen Oosthuizen (re appointed) Vice...
March Events Industry Highlights

March Events Industry Highlights

March has been a busy month in the Event Industry. With the easing of lockdown restrictions to level 1, Members have noticed a small upswing in business – some in person business but most still virtual or hybrid events. Corporates are starting to gain a little more...
New Chairperson for SA Events Council

New Chairperson for SA Events Council

In the six months of the SA Events Council’s existence, the coalition has been steadfastly engaged in the drive to reopen the Events industry safely and responsibly and in demonstrating the capability and willingness of the sector to host professional events in...