Professional Memberships

Keynote PCO is an active member of a number of international and national professional organisations.

The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers is the recognized international mark of quality in the industry. Membership is only achieved after rigorous quality inspection and maintained through ongoing assessment and participation. Keynote PCO has been a member since 2009 and Noel Mitchell has previously served on the Executive Council of IAPCO.  For more information, please see

The World PCO Alliance is a unique global partnership of 20 of the leading independent Professional Congress Organisers. Each is a specialist in their country and region, and this close partnership provides the alliance with a great range of local resources and support in all areas of the world. Noel Mitchell holds the position of Treasurer of World PCO Alliance. For more information, please see

The Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO) is the premier professional association for conference organisers in Ireland. AIPCO is committed to raising standards of service among its members and other sectors of the meetings industry by means of continuing education and interaction with other professionals and works closely with Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and the Regional Convention Bureaux in developing Ireland into an International Conference hub. Keynote PCO has been a member of AIPCO since 2010, with Noel Mitchell serving as the current Vice-Chairman, Chairman and secretary. For more information, please see

The International Congress and Convention Association is the worldwide body for the meetings industry, providing a very broad partnership and marketing platform. Keynote PCO has been a member of ICCA since 2008. For more information, please see

Keynote PCO is a member of Ireland’s  Convention Burueax. Keynote PCO works closely with our regional bureaux to our cities and supports their activities and regional ambassadors.
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