The PMF community actively organized meetings, panel discussions and off-site events.
Discussions with company owners increasingly mentioned the importance of professional competence of top managers: the ability to forecast the market, find a solution to the current situation, be aware of global events and calculate possible risks.
Great Britain was ranked tenth in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014.
George Wharton, leader of the community, suggested turning the community into a professional association to have more influence among colleagues and authorities.
The PMF community becomes the Academy of Certified Professional Managers (ACPM).