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PRA and ECPAT partner to fight human trafficking

Chicago-based business event management company PRA has announced it is partnering with ECPAT-USA, the US anti-trafficking policy organisation, to combat the commercial and sexual exploitation of children. PRA has committed to 20BY20, a year-long campaign with a goal of training 20,000 business events professionals by the end of 2020 to help combat and end global human trafficking. ECPAT created T...

Ex-Northstar VP moves to become VP of Strategic Partnerships at PRA

Danielle Cirami-Gillis has been named Vice-President of Strategic Partnerships at Chicago-based business events management company PRA, Inc. Her primary focus will be on aggressively forming and expanding hotel partnerships across the markets PRA serves. Cirami-Gillis brings a strong management background and most recently she served as Vice-President, Events and Tradeshows for Northstar Travel Gr...

PRA expands into Louisville

Business event management company PRA, which has 28 offices across North America, is to open an office in Louisville, Kentucky due to an expanding market there, according to Tony Lorenz, Chief Executive Officer. PRA Louisville will specialise in event design, transportation solutions, entertainment, and a wide variety of interactive activities and experiences unique to the Louisville region. The m...

PRA acquires Koncept Events

Chicago-based business event management firm PRA has acquired South Florida-based Koncept Events to its network of offices. The acquisition marks a further move to grow the business through alignment with other teams in the business events industry. Founded in 2007 by Hillary Smith, CMP, CSEP (pictured) and Angie Nelson, the award-winning Koncept Events team is comprised of 35 full-time team membe...