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EMCVenues’ Neil Pompan Elected President of the International
Association of Conference Centers Global Board of Directors
Brielle, New Jersey, February 2009… Neil Pompan, CMP, vice president of EMCVenues and conference industry veteran, has assumed leadership of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) Global Board of Directors as its elected President. IACC Global is the umbrella organization, which provides unity to conference center chapters spanning five continents. IACC is the leading professional organization governing the multi-billion dollar conference center industry globally and the recognized authority on the critical elements of the Total Meeting Experience. Jody Wallace, President and CEO of EMCVenues, made the announcement.
“Neil’s industry knowledge and skill-set make him the ideal candidate for this important leadership position,” said Ms. Wallace. “He brings to his new role vast experience having worked at nearly every level within the industry, including serving as IACC North America President. We wish Neil well in his new responsibilities.”
“I am honored, humbled and enthusiastic to meet the challenge of promoting
the benefits of conference center venues around the world,” said Mr. Pompan.
“IACC conference centers represent the finest meeting environments available
anywhere. The organization is committed to expanding its awareness
and market presence, and by so doing, serve the needs of organizations
globally as they strive to succeed in an ever more competitive business
Previous to his joining EMCVenues, Neil Pompan was vice president for JPMorgan Chase. In this role he served as CFO of the Meetings & Events division of the company, encompassing meeting planning, management of 12 conference centers, technology delivery within the domestic United States, and global support of the firm’s space management system.
Mr. Pompan has also worked in a variety of executive level positions
for such companies as MeriStar Hotels and Resorts, Inc., Benchmark Hospitality
International, Scanticon International, Omni Hotels, the Smithsonian Institution,
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Conference, Inc.
In addition to his IACC activities, Mr. Pompan has served on the Convention Industry Council’s CMP Board of Directors and chaired its Exam Review and Development committee. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration. Mr. Pompan and his family reside in Easton, Pennsylvania.
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