Tuesday,January 15th, 2013
The PCMA Distinguished Member of the Year Award was presented to John Folks
The PCMA Meeting Planner of the Year is Jody Egel, CMP, CAE
See highlights at http://pcma.org/be-in-the-know/pcma-central/pcma-tv-live or read Convening Leaders Daily.
Congratulations Jody, John and all the award winners!!
Sunday,February 12th, 2012
“The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced on February 8, 2012 the launch of its education gateway portal, EduGate, for idea and session proposal submissions and management. The new online application will facilitate the 24/7, 365 day submission of session proposals and unfettered great ideas. The goals that drove the development of [...]
Monday,January 9th, 2012
Last year at Convening Leaders, PCMA Chairman of the Board Susan Katz assumed her new role in classic Las Vegas style, doing a little soft-shoe with outgoing chairman Kati Quigley, CMP — along with Sammy, Dino, and Frank. With her own leadership dance now finished, Katz — director of corporate events and [...]
Wednesday,December 14th, 2011
This year in San Diego, January 8-11, 2012, more than 3,000 meeting professionals with gather for PCMA’s Convening Leaders. Convening Leaders 2012 will help you to capture innovation for your own meetings and events while offering the following exciting features:
A 3-speaker opening session guaranteed to leave you wanting more which you [...]
Sunday,October 9th, 2011
Would you like to learn how to stay relevant in the meetings industry field, learn about the latest trends to help grow your meetings and enhance your career? If so, we encourage you to apply for the Michael Ferguson Scholarship Award. This scholarship covers the registration fee for Professional Convention Management Association’s [...]
Tuesday,March 29th, 2011
As you know, GMC-PCMA member Susan Katz is PCMA president this year. Smart Meetings sat down with her to discuss her plans for the year, hybrid meetings, student members and more. Visit Smart Meetings to learn more.
Tuesday,January 18th, 2011
A Special Recap of the PCMA Annual Meeting “Learning Lounges” by Sue Pelletier Running for an hour before the general session on the first two days, plus a 4-5 pm slot on Tuesday, and located backstage to the general session space, the Learning Lounge wasn’t very lounge-y. It was more a high-energy [...]
Sunday,September 19th, 2010
Convening Leaders has long been considered the most important event of the year among meetings industry leaders. More than 3,000 meetings professionals are expected in Las Vegas for four days of networking, education and the latest innovations. This conference is designed to help attendees build strong relationships with other meetings, convention, and exhibition professionals, [...]