Rod Cameron

Executive Director, JMIC

Rod Cameron currently serves as Executive Director of the Brussels-based International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) whose members include over 190 International convention centres in 60 countries worldwide and of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC), an organization consisting of 18 major international Meetings Industry associations. He is also the Faculty Head for the AIPC Academy, a leading industry professional development program held annually in Brussels.

He speaks, writes and is regularly interviewed on the international convention industry on behalf of industry associations and individual clients, and carries out research projects and sector analyses to document and support industry issues. More than 400 of his articles have appeared in Industry publications, and he has delivered over 200 presentations to a variety of international audiences in more than 30 countries.

His earlier career centered around strategic communications, project management and consultancy for a range of government, association and corporate clients in a number of countries as well as serving as a senior executive for major organizations in both the private and public sectors.

Our number one industry priority today is advocacy – repositioning our industry with a new value proposition that more accurately reflects our role in global economic, academic, professional and knowledge advancement and communicating this via vehicles like The Iceberg that can support our assertions with solid and illustrative information and documentation for key decision-makers”.