Industry Affiliations

Through its active support of the following organizations, Tourism Vancouver joins other industry partners in promoting the growth and success of meetings and conventions in British Columbia.

Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA LogoThe professional resource and premier educator for the meetings and convention industry, Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) represents the interests of meeting management executives through its 17 chapters throughout the United States and Canada.

American Society of Association Executives

ASAE LogoThe American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and its partner organization, The Center for Association Leadership, exist to enhance the power and performance of the association community worldwide through resources, education, ideas and advocacy.

BestCities Global Alliance

BestCities LogoBestCities Global Alliance is a network of 11 leading convention destinations around the globe, distinguished by the commitment of the members' convention offices to offering special standards of service as well as a unique data, information and best practice exchange process.

Canadian Society of Association Executives

CSAE SCDA LogoThe Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) is knowledge-based, professional organization promoting excellence in not-for-profit management.

Destination Marketing Association International

Destination Marketing LogoAs the world's largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs), with offices in North America and Europe, Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of over 1,500 professionals from 625+ destination marketing organizations in more than 25 countries.

International Congress & Convention Association

ICCA LogoInternational Congress & Convention Association (ICCA) comprises a membership representing the main specialists in handling, transporting and accommodating international events, with almost 1,000 members in over 90 countries.

Meeting Professionals International

MPI LogoMeeting Professionals International (MPI) is the meetings and events industry's largest and most vibrant global community, delivering global human connections through its 68 chapters and clubs around the world.

New York Society of Association Executives

NYSAE LogoThe New York Society of Association Executives (NYSAE) mission is to lead in advancing and serving the profession of association and not-for-profit management in the tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.