Pamela Eyring is president and owner of The Protocol School of Washington® (www.psow.edu), the nation’s first and only accredited school focusing on international protocol, business etiquette and communication skills training. With more than three decades of public and private sector experience in operational protocol and educational development, Pamela has extensive knowledge of US and international practices and is a global thought leader in the etiquette and protocol industry. After acquiring the PSOW from founder Dorothea Johnson in 2005, Pamela soon expanded operations internationally with course work in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Trinidad & Tobago and the Republic of Turkey. As interest in global protocol and cultural awareness grew Pamela expanded opening a Middle East and Gulf Region office in Dubai, UAE. In both the US and Dubai offices, the PSOW’s curriculum focuses on building professional relationships through cultural understanding, communication and respect.