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EVCOM to focus on delivering for members

The inaugural meeting of the new EVCOM board helped kick off the International Festival for Business in Liverpool last week which sees the 50-day business event hosting several industry associations' meetings.
EVCOM chairman Dale Parmenter said: “We had a really inspirational meeting.  We outlined an exciting plan for the year, now we’re focused on delivering it. I strongly believe it’s about collaboration and working together.  As part of our strategy we agreed that Board members would increase our direct engagement with members giving existing, new and potential members direct contact and engagement with Board members.” 


EVCOM’s success will be established through the hard work of its action groups which will create and deliver the association’s ambitious plan. The action groups are led by current board members with support from the wider membership and the secretariat team, pulling on the best talents in the industry.  

The EVCOM action groups will consist of: Regulation & Government liaison; Training, Development & Education; Membership; Communication; Events & Awards and Commercial/Sponsorship.  

For the second half of the day each group spent time scoping out their key activities and KPIs for the year ahead focused on delivering EVCOM’s broader strategy.  

Marco Forgione, EVCOM CEO, said: “We’ve made really superb progress since January. The Board is really strong with broad representation from across the visual content and events industry.  We’ve got a very compelling strategy that is clearly focused on making members more successful across a wide range of key activities, from supporting professional development, promoting the value of the sector, proactively engaging our broad community, building business opportunities and engaging with leading organisations in allied professsions. It’s certainly going to be a busy year.”

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