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PMI® Global Congress 2012—North America
20-23 October 2012
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

To exhibit or sponsor at
PMI Global Congress 2012—North America
please contact our sales team at or +1-856-232-2322.


Over 3,000 attendees from around the globe shared experiences at PMI® Global Congress 2011—North America.
PMI thanks all who participated in the congress ... attendees, presenters, exhibitors, sponsors ... everyone who joined together to make this a meaningful and memorable event.

Full details on PMI Global Congress 2012—North America are coming soon.

PMI Awards Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, 20 October
6:00 PM–9:00 PM

For many, this is the must-attend event of the global congress, a fast-paced and entertaining evening that not only honors our profession but also provides attendees the unique opportunity to network with the “best of the best” in project management and create invaluable personal and professional connections.

Join Your Peers in Honoring Project Management Excellence
Based on nominations from our global membership, PMI and the PMI Educational Foundation will honor those who represent the best of the best in project management excellence, innovation and hard work from around the world of project management:
  • The people and organizations behind the year's best projects, including profiles of the three 2012 PMI Project of the Year Award finalists and announcement of the coveted PMI Project of the Year Award winner
  • The individuals who made the greatest contribution to the profession and PMI
  • The people, organizations and PMI communities whose volunteer efforts made the greatest contribution to society
  • The researchers, authors and academics whose published work advanced the project management body of knowledge
  • The organisations, practitioners and academic institutions whose programs and products advanced the practice of project management education.
Don't Miss Out
You can honor project management excellence when you nominate project professionals, organizations, scholars, authors and continuing professional education providers for PMI Professional Awards. Excellence, innovation and hard work should be rewarded. Please nominate or apply for these prestigious honors.

Nominations are accepted throughout the year for:
  • 2012 PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award
  • 2012 PMI Distinguished Project Awards
1 March 2012 was the nomination deadline for the highly coveted 2012 PMI Project of the Year Award.

1 April 2012 was the nomination deadline for many 2012 PMI Professional Awards.

1 November begins the “Call for Nominations” for the next year. For detailed information visit Awards.

Exhibitor Opportunities

Exhibiting at PMI Global Congress 2012—North America ensures your presence at the world's premier project management educational and networking event. The congress brings together practitioners who are eager for growth with industry suppliers who are eager to educate attendees about the advantages of their products and services. Today's project practitioners are smart, ambitious, discerning, global - and equipped with the buying power to make significant purchasing decisions. PMI serves more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries - ensuring your message reaches your core market before, during and after the congress.

As an exhibitor, your presence in Vancouver will ensure your organizational identity and your unique knowledge is best presented to a worldwide audience.

Download the exhibit and sponsorship prospectus or use the application and current floor plan to apply now!

Exhibit Area Hours (subject to change):

Sunday, 21 October
Grand Opening Reception
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Monday, 22 October
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 23 October
10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

To inquire about exhibit opportunities, please contact Mr. James McGowan, PMI Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Representative at +1 856 232 2322, x18 or

Sponsorship Opportunities

An array of sponsorship opportunities are available to bring visibility to your brand and demonstrate your commitment to the profession. (Please note that some opportunities are under Right of First Refusal by immediate past sponsors. Call James McGowan for particulars.)

Educational Sponsorship Opportunities:
Sponsorship of an educational event expresses your desire to align your organisation with a likeminded ideology of advancement and innovation in project management.

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Morning Speaker
  • Closing Speaker
  • Education Days
  • Congress Proceedings

Networking Sponsorships
Maximize direct contact with potential customers through a variety of hospitality sponsorships. These popular events allow you to make a strong and lasting impression on all congress delegates.

  • Monday Evening Networking Event
  • PMI Awards Ceremony and Reception
  • Morning Exchange
  • Afternoon Power Breaks

Promotional Sponsorships
PMI has a selection of sponsorship opportunities that enable you to put your brand name and logo on a variety of items that congress delegates will see at the event.

  • Portfolios
  • PMI Bookstore
  • Exhibit Hall Water Bottles
  • Lanyards
  • Water Refill Stations
  • Turn Down Service and Amenity
  • Exhibit Hall Bags
  • Program At-A-Glance
  • Mobile Device At-A-Glance
  • Smart Badges
  • Hotel Key Cards
  • Luggage Tags

Exhibit Hall Traffic Builders
Encourage attendee participation on the exhibit hall floor, by providing them with a fun and memorable experience while building traffic to your booth.

  • Photo Imaging
  • Interactive Challenge
  • Passport Program

Corporate Branding
Whether attendees are looking up, straight ahead or down over the floor - your branding is highly visible throughout many locations and will help drive attendees to your booth.

  • Aerial Banners
  • Banners - Convention Bridge
  • Exhibit Hall Aisle Signs
  • Walkway Branding
  • Exhibit Hall Carpet Banners

Product Showcase Opportunities
Showcase your products or services in a popular theater setting. Everything you need for one low price. Please note the very limited availability of theaters and times! Call James McGowan to discuss particulars.

  • Product Theaters
  • Product Theater Application

Download the exhibit and sponsorship prospectus or contact Mr. James McGowan, PMI Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Representative at +1 856 232 2322, x18 or

Exhibitor/Sponsor Hosted Entertainment

After all formal PMI activities have ended for the day, some exhibitors and sponsors may be hosting private receptions for congress attendees. Attendance at these events will be by invitation only. Registrants should look for invitations from participating exhibitors and sponsors in the mail prior to the congress, or visit the exhibit hall to learn about the events.

Exhibitors or sponsors wishing to host such an event are to mail or fax their written request for approval stating name of function, primary contact, time, location and anticipated attendance to:

PMI Events Department
Attn: Ms. Kathy Rodriguez
14 Campus Blvd
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA
Fax: +1 610 356 4647