Italy-based Ega worldwide congresses & events has has been announced as the latest member of The World PCO Alliance.
Founded in 1965 by Emma and Cristina Aru, Ega worldwide congresses & events specialises in international association conferences, institutional and governmental meetings and corporate as well as public events.
Today Ega is led by Claudia Maria Golinelli, full professor of event management at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, while Gaetano Maria Dieni, International Business Manager, represents the third generation in the family business.
With offices in Rome, Milan and Basel, Switzerland, Ega worldwide has worked with over 1,000 clients and boasts a team of 30 meeting experts. Recent projects include the EXPO 2015 in Milan, the G7 Conference 2017 in Taormina, the World Congress WAIMH 2018 in Rome, the European Congress ESERA 2019 in Bologna and the appointment as official housing agency in Milan for the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) 2021.
“We are very happy that the World PCO Alliance accepted us as their partner for Italy, as we strongly believe in the power of a global network of partners which together provide high quality local solutions for clients,” said Alain Pittet, Ega’s Executive Director, International Business Development. “One of the appealing factors of applying to the World PCO Alliance was the fact that partnership is limited to one PCO per country and that there is a preference to agencies which primarily are active in their home market.”
The addition brings the total World PCO Alliance membership to 20 firms around the world.
Alliance President Noel Mitchell added: “The World PCO Alliance is delighted to welcome Ega worldwide into the Alliance as our new partner. The addition of such a veteran company enhances the profile and success of the partnership overall by bringing their great experience and contacts…We look forward to a very strong collaboration with Ega worldwide, which will benefit our entire global network and clients.”