Exhibitors and Sponsors: Participate in IPMA World Congress


4 October 2012 – Athens, Greece – IPMA and the PM Greece organizing team for the 26th IPMA World Congress on Project Management being held in Crete in late October have announced the last call for Exhibitors and Sponsors for the event. This event is the premier meeting of project, programme, and portfolio managers, and of managers and executives in project-oriented enterprises. More information about this IPMA World Congress is available at http://www.ipma2012.gr.

Why Exhibit or Sponsor?

A logical question to ask is, “why should I exhibit or sponsor at this IPMA Congress?” Here are some answers:

  • Interact with the thought leaders of the Programme and Project Management profession – attract them to your products, services and organization
  • Increase your visibility with decision-makers in project oriented organizations – find new customers
  • Connect with professional PMs who demonstrate the Competence Difference, certified in IPMA’s 4-L-C, Four-Level advanced Certification suite – increase the credibility of your offerings
  • Participate in the Plenary and Stream sessions to maintain your edge in programmes and projects – stay abreast of latest developments so you can ‘talk the talk” with customers and stakeholders
  • Increase mindshare with our next generation of PM thought leaders, by sponsoring and participating in the Global Young Crew Workshop, which precedes the World Congress – develop relationships for future business and growth
  • Speak with Project Excellence Awards winners and candidates to compare notes and exchange experiences – sponsor an award, now or next year, for even more visibility
  • Revel in the unique social aspect of the IPMA World Congress, an unparalleled experience of the IPMA Family – and enjoy a world class resort on a beautiful Greek island!

How to Exhibit or Sponsor

Here are the sponsorship options that are available for the 26th IPMA World Congress

  • Advertisements in the Congress Program: gain excellent exposure.
  • A Bookmark placed in the Congress Program; allow participants to mark an important page for easy reference.
  • Congress Bag Insertion: Bring your advertising material to the attendees!
  • Lunch Break: This sponsorship puts your brand in full view of the attendees
  • Keynote Speaker Sponsor: Associate your brand with one of our thought-leaders

Please note: Remaining Sponsorship options are subject to prior commitment.

Exhibition space is also available. Exhibition spaces are available in either a Shell scheme or a raw space. Exhibiting at the 26th IPMA World Congress 2012 gives you the opportunity to present your company, cultivate the established relationships, identify new business contacts and increase your Company’s brand awareness.

Exhibition Stand Details

The minimum exhibition space that can be hired is 6sqm (3m X 2m). All stands can be either free built or shell scheme. Shell scheme can be available at an additional cost.

Exhibitor  Benefits:

  • Acknowledgement in the list of sponsors/exhibitors in the Congress Program
  • Logo acknowledgement on the Sponsors/Exhibitors’ Banner, placed next to the Congress Secretariat Area
  • Logo acknowledgement with hyperlink on the official website (www.ipma2012.gr)
  • Two (2) exhibitors badges

Download the informative Congress Sponsorship and Exhibition brochure. To directly contact the Sponsorship and Exhibition manager, email [email protected].

The theme for the 26th IPMA World Congress is Integrating Project Management Standards. Integrate your own standards for project and program success at this 2012 IPMA World Congress. Play a part in the design of the Congress with your proposals; interact in vibrant sessions and workshops; rejoice in the wide publication of the results. There is a way forward in times of economic challenges. Project Management and you should be part of it. Visit http://www.ipma2012.gr/index.php for information or to register.

Crete is the largest island in Greece. Next to being the home of the first European civilisation – the Minoan civilization dating 5000 years ago — the island offers mountains and sandy beaches which belong among the finest in the world.

Crete has a mild Mediterranean climate and the conference participants will have the opportunity to taste one of the oldest and most tasty gastronomic traditions in the world and to enjoy the famous Cretan hospitality.

26th IPMA World Congress on Project Management will be held at the spectacular Creta Maris Beach Resort, just 24 kilometres from Heraklion International Airport and close to the fishing village of Hersonissos, near a long sweeping bay of sandy beach and crystal clear water.

The 26th IPMA World Congress is being organized by the Network of Project Managers in Greece (PM-Greece), the Greek member association of IPMA, in cooperation with the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), under auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure.

The Chairman for the 26th IPMA World Congress is Dr. John – Paris Pantouvakis, Associate Professor, Director of the Department of Construction Engineering & Management, Faculty of Civil Engineering, NTUA, Athens, Greece. Professor Pantouvakis can be contacted at [email protected]

Founded in 1965 and registered in Switzerland, the International Project Management Association (IPMA) was the world’s first project management professional organization. IPMA is an international federation of more than 50 national PM societies in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. IPMA offers an International Competence Baseline standard, a four-level project manager certification, expert seminars and global knowledge. IPMA’s annual world congress is one of the most important meetings of the world’s project management experts and leaders each year. The president of IPMA for 2012 is Roberto Mori. Additional information about IPMA is available at www.ipma.ch.

Contact Information:

Stacy Goff, IPMA VP of Marketing and Events

[email protected]

Source: IPMA