PMForum named Media Partner for International Project & Program Management Symposium Tokyo 2008

PMAJ in Tokyo selects PMForum to promote and report about 2008 Project Management Symposium to global professional community
Nov. 13, 2007 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas, USA — PMForum announced today that it has been named “Media Partner” for the International Project & Program Management Symposium Tokyo 2008, to be held in Tokyo, Japan during the 10th and 11th of March 2008.  This will be the second International Symposium hosted by Project Management Association of Japan (PMAJ) and is expected to be the largest project management conference in Japan next year.

According to Dr. Hiroshi Tanaka, President of PMAJ, “PMForum is the world’s best known independent source of project management news and information.  We expect this relationship to provide much more exposure and visibility for our international symposium.  We will be especially grateful for their live news coverage directly from our Symposium in Tokyo.”

The Tokyo symposium is expected to prove “project management as new economic infrastructure and a driver for social development and transformation.”  With a slate of globally recognized speakers, the symposium has been organized in collaboration with leaders from the global project management community and will be supported by major Japanese corporations and government agencies.  David Pells, CEO of PMForum, Inc. is nominated by PMAJ as an International Advisory Board member and invited speaker. The Symposium will be conducted on 10 and 11 March 2008 at Tower Hall, Funabori, Tokyo, Japan with participants from 20 or more countries.  The sponsoring organization is PMAJ, with full support expected from the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry and the Engineering Advancement Society of Japan, plus other leading Japanese public organizations.

As a PMForum media partner, PMAJ will receive banner ad promotion on PMForum web pages; listing in PMForum’s online Events Calendar, pre-event news coverage of announcements and developments, live breaking news coverage directly from location during the event, and post-event reporting.  Examples of PMForum partnering efforts and media coverage can be found at  For more information about the 2008 International Symposium in Tokyo, visit

About PMAJ

The national Project Management Association of Japan (PMAJ) was born in 2005 through the integration of two project management bodies, Japan Project Management Forum (JPMF – pioneer of Japan’s project management society) and Project Management Professionals Certification Center (PMCC).  PMAJ has 3,500 P2M qualification holders, 3,000 individual and 110 corporate members from all branches of Japanese industry and governmental agencies.  PMAJ offers its own standard “The Guidebook of Project and Program Management for Enterprise Innovation – P2M” and a P2M based certification system.  For more information about PMAJ, visit

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About PMForum

PMForum, Inc. administers and operates, the world’s first project management website and one of the world’s best known and leading sources of project management news and information.  PMForum also publishes the monthly online PM World Today e-Journal, where articles, case studies, papers and viewpoints by leading project management authorities and experts from around the world can be found.  Free subscriptions are available at

SOURCE: PMForum, Inc.


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