IAPCO: New president takes charge



# tags: IAPCO , Associations , Meetings Industry

IAPCO’s Annual Meeting and General Assembly 2023 marks the start of a new presidency tenure and the election of new officers to the Council.

Sarah-Markey-Hamm, CEO of ICMS is the new President of The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), taking over from the CEO of the Kenes Group, Ori Lahav at the association’s Annual Meeting and General Assembly (AM&GA) that took place between 6-9 February in Jerusalem.

Sarah-Markey-Hamm’s appointment as President follows her one-year tenure as President-Elect since her election at IAPCO’s 2022 AM&GA held between 10-13 February in Rome. Sarah will be leading IAPCO for 2 years as President following which she will serve the association as Immediate Past-President.

According to IAPCO, Sarah-Markey-Hamm is a firm believer in the power of face-to-face interactions to build communities and inspire and promote change. Along with her new role as the President of IAPCO, Sarah has been Chair of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Australian National Committee and was on the ICCA Meetings Advisory Group. She has been a board member of the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) and past President of the Meeting Events Australia (MEA) Victorian Chapter.

“I am excited to be commencing my tenure as President of IAPCO and would like to congratulate Ori on his tenure as President. It is not going to be an easy act to follow! I hope to highlight IAPCO’s activities within the Asia Pacific region.”, comments Sarah-Markey-Hamm.