PCMA Convening EMEA, takes place in Copenhagen, from 20–22 September 2023. The opening keynote speakers will be Nathan Furr and Susannah Harmon Furr, authors of The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown, named #2 in Forbes 10 Best Business Books of 2022.

Convening EMEA is an omnichannel event offering digital and in-person participation for business event professionals and creatives to share learnings and collaborate to build a stronger future for the global business events community. In-person registration offers delegates an all-access pass to the educational conference held at the Bella Center Copenhagen, as well as social activities and an opportunity to explore Copenhagen with a plethora of exploration tours on offer.

Convening EMEA, expected to be a sell-out meeting, aims to bring over 500 global industry leaders together for the flagship event with the aim of building a stronger future for the global business events community. With this mission at the heart of the programme, Nathan and Susannah aim to demonstrate how the global business events industry can turn uncertainty into a force of good.

“We have co-authored a book called The Upside of Uncertainty. It’s a guidebook for finding possibility in the unknown. We live in uncertain times, but the good news is there are tools for having courage and resilience in finding possibility even when it feels frightening. We are excited to workshop these tools in Copenhagen,” says Nathan Furr och Susannah Harmon Furr.

“The planning for this year’s Convening EMEA is fully underway, and we are very excited about how the programme looks thus far. In addition, we cannot wait to unfold our beautiful Copenhagen and share with the PCMA participants all our favourite parts of the city. Whether a boat trip, our sustainability walk through Tivoli Gardens, a visit to the multifunctional BLOX building, or any of the other tours and social evenings, we have planned, participants will experience first-hand what a sustainable, liveable and welcoming city Copenhagen is,” said Kit Lykketoft, Director of Convention, Wonderful Copenhagen.