Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) chief executive Peter King has been appointed vice president of The International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC)’s Executive Council.
King joins representatives from Colombia, South Africa, Denmark, Thailand, Sweden and the US as directors and the executive council.
Founded in 1958, AIPC is a global network of some 190 leading centres in 61 countries with the active involvement of more than 900 management-level professionals.
Its mission is to encourage, support and recognise excellence in convention centre management, based on the diverse experience and expertise of its international membership, and it maintains a full range of educational, research, networking and management standards programmes in order to achieve this.
AIPC recognises and actively promotes the essential role of the international meetings industry in supporting economic, academic and professional development in communities where its members are located, as well as enhancing global relations among diverse business and cultural interests worldwide.