Vice President, Global General Manager EMEA
Maritz Global Events Inc.
Based in The Netherlands, Ben Goedegebuure serves as global general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Maritz Global Events. In his role, Ben provides counsel and supports global strategic solutions for clients, and contributes to the company’s business development, industry presence and thought leadership efforts. In addition, he oversees the Maritz Global Meetings Network – a worldwide network of nearly 30 best-in-class partners representing more than 65 countries throughout the world.
Ben has been involved in different sides of the global business events industry. With a background in Information Science and Management, Ben has been Executive Director of an international association, has held leadership positions at a global Professional Congress Organizer and has held leadership positions at an internationally acclaimed conference venue.
He has been involved with PCMA for a great number of years, serves on the PCMA European Advisory Board, served as the first non-North American Director on the Board of Directors and was recognized for the prestigious “PCMA Global Meetings Executive of 2018”. He was named as one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry 2018 by Northstar’s Successful Meetings.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM