PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) and CEMA (Corporate Event Marketing Association) president and CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE has announced that Junior Tauvaa will join PCMA as chief business officer, effective January 9, 2023.
Tauvaa will oversee the events and education, CEMA at the strategic level, Convene, and product development teams along with PCMA’s 2030 vision of being the Platform for the Business Events Industry.
Tauvaa joins PCMA with more than 25 years in the meetings and tourism industries, most recently as chief sales officer with Visit Anaheim for nine years. His previous roles include leadership positions at MPI (Meeting Professionals International) and the MPI Foundation and the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board.
A PCMA member for more than 15 years, he has also served as chair for PCMA’s annual Partnership Summit.