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Sherrif Karamat

Sherrif Karamat


Sherrif Karamat, CAE, is President and CEO of PCMA and CEMA, the world's largest community for Business Events Strategists, providing senior-level education, networking, and market intelligence for the global business events industry.

Karamat is a prominent business architect, enabling communities to become a catalyst for economic and social progress, organizational success, and personal and professional development.

Central to furthering economic and social progress are PCMA's educational and personal development offerings, empowering more people, and actively welcoming everyone, regardless of their ideas, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or cultural background.

He is Immediate Past Chair of the 2023 Events Industry Council's (EiC) Board of Directors and serves on the Boards for Tourism Diversity Matters, and the US Travel Association. Additionally, Karamat is a member of the George Washington University's Leadership Council for its Masters in Tourism Administration program.