Spanish pride! Oscar Cerezales receives PCMA’s 2019 Chairman’s Award
By Eric Mottard
Spanish-turned international MICE guru Oscar Cerezales received yesterday this award during PCMA’s global conference, Convening Leaders. Oscar, global executive vice president for MCI, was honored for his significant contributions to PCMA and the business events industry, including his critical role in helping PCMA in building its Latin American audience. He has also co-developed strategic plans for PCMA’s regional advisory boards in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. Most recently, Cerezales has designed and delivered the Leadership Summit program for c-suite and senior-level leaders at Convening Leaders 2020 in San Francisco. Humble Oscar said: “When I joined PCMA, it was all about volunteering, I’m just trying to walk the talk. Thank you very much.”
The award, given during PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 by the chair of the PCMA Board of Directors, is presented to an individual, group or organization for unique achievements and contributions to the business events industry over the previous year. Past recipients include Team PCMA; Isabel Bardinet, CEO of the European Society of Cardiology; and Janet Tan-Collis, president of the Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (SACEOS) and the founder of and CEO of East West Planners in Singapore.
Convening Leaders, is held on Jan. 5-8 at the Moscone Center and hosted by San Francisco Travel Association.