Communities connect humans and sustain communication, growth and overall success. They are particularly vital in this era of digital transformation. The Five Pillars of Community framework can help you achieve organizational growth.
Volunteerism is a crucial component and at the core of the continued success of the Capital Chapter and PCMA. This is your Chapter, and taking on a volunteer leadership role is an incredible opportunity.
Gain exposure and stay ahead of your competition by advertising with the PCMA Capital Chapter. If you are an industry partner, destination or property remember that members are looking for you! They need products and services, and we make it easy for them to find you.
Our industry is committed to providing more job opportunities for all individuals. For those interested in pursuing a career in event planning or tradeshow management, an apprenticeship program may be your best first stop.
The PCMA Capital Chapter is a strong community built from individuals who have always taken care of one another. This guide includes links and other information to assist members with career opportunities, scholarships, and meal support.
The PCMA Capital Chapter is excited to announce our 2021 Call for Speakers. We had such a great response from speakers and chapter members last year that we can’t wait to see what you have in store for us this year.
It is crucial that Congress immediately passes a small business relief package that extends and expands the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to include destination marketing organizations and a second draw of PPP funds.
Now more than ever, we need each other. If you have recently had a change in your employment due to the COVID-19 crisis, please allow us to help you thru these difficult times. Our industry and the Capital Chapter community is strong, and together we will lift each other up! Let us know if you
Catching up with Allison Brennan, the 2019 PCMA Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Intern My fifth and final rotation of the Emerging Professionals Internship with the PCMA Capital Chapter was with AACC. My time at AACC was extremely hands on and spent helping the meetings and educational team gear up for the 71st AACC Annual Scientific
Scholarship for 2020 Convening Leaders! Deadline: Thursday, August 15, 2019 Apply for a Chance to Win a FULL Scholarship to the 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders Meeting in San Francisco, CA Jan. 5-8, 2020 WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDE? Airfare (advance purchase up to $500) Hotel accommodations for up to four (4) nights at the conference
Catching up with Allison Brennan, the 2019 PCMA Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Intern The next rotation for the PCMA CC Emerging Professionals Internship was at Interel. Interel is an association management company with locations around the globe ranging from Washington DC, Brussels, and Beijing. Interel is responsible for managing the Capital Chapter’s events and finances,
Catching up with Allison Brennan, the 2019 PCMA Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Intern The third rotation of PCMA’s Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Internship was on site in Los Angeles, CA for their annual EduCon meeting. In LA, I had the opportunity to work directly with PCMA’s events team and take part in the conference. My
Catching up with Allison Brennan, the 2019 PCMA Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Intern The past two weeks I was given the opportunity to intern in the Sales Department of the historic Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, D.C. Throughout my experience, I was afforded the chance to shadow each department at the Shoreham, which enables the
Catching up with Allison Brennan, the 2019 PCMA Capital Chapter Emerging Professionals Intern This past week, I had an amazing opportunity to shadow and work alongside Spargo’s housing, registration, exhibits, and logistics teams as they successfully implemented their largest show of the year, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, at McCormick Place in
May 7, 2019 – 2019 Professional Excellence Awards winners announced PCMA Foundation celebrated the business events industry and honored 21 outstanding professionals for their dedication, innovation and passion at the 2019 Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C. The premier annual industry recognition event on May 7 drew more than 1,000 business events professionals to the Marriott
Scholarship for the June PCMA Educon Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019 One lucky PCMA Capital Chapter Planner Member will win the 2019 Scholarship to attend the PCMA Educon June 25-28, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA https://pcmaeducon.org/ WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDE? Airfare (advance purchase up to $500) Hotel accommodations for up to three (3) nights
February 12, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Convention Sales Professionals International (CSPI) is pleased to announce Stacey Knoppel, Director of Convention Management for Events DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Shawn Corwin-Myland Award bestowed by the association. Stacey has been an active member of CSPI