Chapter News

2019 May Discovery Studio

Disrupt + ED: Questioning Our Industry If you missed the May 16 event here are some highlights… Click here for more photos. Thank You Program Sponsors!   Thank You Photography and Signage Sponsors!

PCMA Foundation Visionary Awards

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

2019 GMID

View photos from the GMID19 Hill Day Event and Afternoon Education Program.

Congratulations 2019 Mix ‘N Bowl Winners!

A BIG Thank You to all of the attendees who made it out to the 2019 Mix ‘N Bowl! And the winners are… Bowling – Highest Team Score: Visit Indy Highest Score Individual: Lowest Score Individual: Amelia Cucholowski Team Spirit Award: Destination DC   Bocce –  Highest Score: Baltimore     A Special Thanks to

June Scholarship 2019

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

CSPI Announces Shawn Corwin-Myland Award Recipient

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

Congratulations 2018 Award Winners!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to this years 2018 Rewind! We would like to congratulate our Award Winners: President’s Award: Kathy McAdams and John Malixi Rising Star: Kelly Ferrante, CMP Outstanding Service to a Chapter: Joy Womack, CMP Committee Star of the Year Award Winners: Communications: Marilyn Atcue-Zuell Community Services: Brian Chung

2019 Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

Presenting the 2019 Capital Chapter Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs Congratulations to the 2019 Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs! COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Communications – Tanna Pearman, Silver Legacy Resort Community Services – Donna Del Gallo, San Francisco Travel Emerging Professionals – Rene McCoy, RCM Services LLC Government Relations & Advocacy – Kelly Ferrante, CMP, National Association for College Admission

2019 Board of Directors

Presenting the 2019 Capital Chapter Board of Directors Congratulations to the 2019 Executive Committee and Directors! Officers and Directors for 2019: OFFICERS: PRESIDENT – Vicki Johnson, CMP, Vicki Johnson & Associates PRESIDENT-ELECT – John Rubsamen, Americans for the Arts SECRETARY – Marcus Eng, CMP, American Public Transportation Association TREASURER – Kim Allison, CAE, CASE, CTA, Visit Baltimore IMMEDIATE

January Scholarship 2019

Scholarship for 2019 Convening Leaders! Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Apply for a Chance to Win a FULL Scholarship to the 2019 PCMA Convening Leaders Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA Jan. 6-9, 2019 WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDE? Airfare (advance purchase up to $400) Hotel accommodations for up to four (4) nights at the conference hotel

Congratulations Mix ‘N Bowl Winners!

A BIG Thank You to all of the attendees who made it out to the rescheduled 2018 Mix ‘N Bowl! And the winners are… Bowling – Highest Team Score: Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau Highest Score Individual: Dean Schultheiss, Experient Lowest Score Individual: Jake Smith, Freeman Team Spirit Award: TriCities (Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Portland)  

June Scholarship 2018

Scholarship for the June PCMA Education Conference! Deadline: Friday, April 13, 2018 One lucky PCMA Capital Chapter Planner Member will win the 2018 Scholarship to attend the PCMA Education Conference June 10-13, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio https://pcmaeducon.org/ WHAT DOES THE SCHOLARSHIP INCLUDE? Airfare (advance purchase up to $500) Hotel accommodations for up to four (4)

Capital Chapter Moves to Interel Group

The Interel Group is pleased to announce its selection by the Professional Convention Management Association – Capital Chapter (PCMA Capital Chapter) for full service staffing and management.