Thursday,January 10th, 2013
We are excited to announce our first PCMA event for 2013 - The New Year’s Holiday Event for Off the Streets Club- Saturday, January 26th at Swissôtel Chicago, 323 East Wacker Drive.
We are in need of 20 volunteers for the event. In addition, we are requesting donation items for this great [...]
Wednesday,January 9th, 2013
Join the GMC PCMA and Gold Sponsors for our PCMA Annual Meeting Chapter Reception at Cuba Libre in Orlando on Sunday, January 14 at 5:00 pm. Catch up with your peers and enjoy specialty cocktails created by our Gold Sponsors:
AIBTM Drink Name: AIBTM Appletini Drink Ingredients: 1 once Green Apple [...]
Wednesday,December 26th, 2012
From Katie Bender, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2012 GMC PCMA Chapter President
As the year comes to a close, I wanted to take a moment to review the successes of the Greater Midwest Chapter for 2012. The Board of Directors and Committee leaders and volunteers have been nothing short of [...]
Thursday,December 6th, 2012
Thank you to all GMC-PCMA chapter members who participated in this year’s Service In Sync. For the week of November 3-13th , collections were made for CAWC.
CAWC – Connections for Abused Women and their Children in downtown Chicago committed to ending domestic violence. Using a self-help, empowerment approach, they provide a [...]
Thursday,October 18th, 2012
In honor of Marlene’s memory, The Friends of Marlene provide funds for supportive cancer care at The Maggie Daley Center, Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern Memorial. The November 7, event will take place at Prentice from 5 – 7 pm, 250 East Superior, Chicago. Join industry colleagues and friends the night before [...]
Friday,September 21st, 2012
Do You Know of a Colleague Who Deserves to be Recognized for Their Industry Achievements? Nominate this Deserving Colleague for a GMC PCMA Chapter Award Today!
GMC PCMA is privileged to have such a vibrant and active chapter comprised of dedicated planners and suppliers, younger, professionals and seasoned faculty and speakers who [...]
Friday,September 21st, 2012
Attend the next GMC PCMA Educational Program on Tuesday, September 25 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center from 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
Mary Byers, CAE, President of Mary Byers, Inc. will present ‘Race for Relevance’ and What It Means for the Meetings Industry. Based on ASAE’s bestselling book, Race for Relevance: 5 [...]
Thursday,September 20th, 2012
Many PCMA members think the PCMA Education Foundation primarily “gives back to the communities in which we meet.” That’s a finding of a research project we conducted in late 2011. And it’s true, we do give back, and feel it’s important for us to set an example for how meetings can help [...]
Wednesday,September 12th, 2012
Drop by the Destination Reps sponsor table at the next quarterly meeting and leave your business card; they will donate $1 to the PCMA Education Foundation for every card received. It’s that simple! At the end of the year, Destination Reps will present a check to the PCMA Education Foundation on behalf [...]
Thursday,August 9th, 2012
We are halfway through the year and the Sponsorship Committee wants to thank all of sponsors for their generosity throughout the year! As you know, we launched a new sponsorship program this year and it’s been successful; however with any change, there are always growing pains. We appreciate the understanding of our [...]