Annalisa Ponchia Baccara, has 30 years of international experience in events management and deep roots in the meeting industry, having organized conferences and events around the globe for the corporate sector, government and associations. She spent nearly 12 years guiding ESOT as CEO during which she gained substantial knowledge of the association environment and processes.
Recently appointed Director of Innovation and Customer Experience, at AIM Group International, a new strategic position within the Company, with the task to drive the
innovation across all the company’s functions and stakeholders and raise the added value offered to clients.
Her career includes previous 10 years of experience as entrepreneur running her own PCO company (with a staff of 20 people and several outsourced consultants, sales and assistance staff) specialised in medical meetings.
Ponchia is a certified meeting professional, with CMP and CMM designations, and is active as speaker at numerous association and industry events.