About Us

As the largest PCMA chapter, the PCMA Capital Chapter is known for its innovative and thought-provoking educational programming; caring and impactful community outreach initiatives; high energy networking events; engaging sponsorship opportunities and rewarding mentorship programs focused on the meetings and convention profession.

Join our local community and get involved! Volunteer, serve and experience the rewarding opportunities that the Capital Chapter delivers to its members all year long.  You’ll learn and grow professionally – and have a lot of fun too!

PCMA’s Capital Chapter serves over 1600 members from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.


The PCMA Capital Chapter is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session.
For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit www.EventsCouncil.org.


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Upcoming Events

Catch up on the latest events at PCMA Capital Chapter.

July Lunch & Learn: The State of DEI: Is it Dying or is it Evolving?


July Lunch & Learn: The State of DEI: Is it Dying or is it Evolving? Join us for a virtual and thought-provoking conversation on the state of DEI. As several states continue to introduce or pass anti-DEI bills, and corporations and associations reevaluate their DEI initiatives, we will take a look at what can we

August Spark: Excellence in Business Events

Spark Event: Excellence in Business Events Welcome to the August Spark: Excellence in Business Events, presented by the PCMA Capital Chapter. During the program, we'll set the stage for an immersive journey into the world of business events excellence led by PCMA's Visionary Awards finalists and winners.   Location: Eaton Workshop & Michele's 1201 K

Save the Date! Don’t Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen (or King) Networking Event

September Networking Event: Don't Be a Drag, Just Be a Queen (or King) Mark your calendars for a Capital Chapter favorite! Join us at this September membership event to connect, share, and network. Your PCMA Capital Chapter community is the best way to interact with peers in the events industry. The relationships you build here will help you learn best practices, gain diverse perspectives, challenge yourself with new opportunities, and find more joy in the work we do. There are always more ways to get involved within the chapter! Maybe this is the year you find the project that helps

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