As the Covid-19 pandemic evolved and more information about transmission became available, guidance about staying healthy while traveling has recently centered on the impact of talking, sneezing, and coughing.
Very few people remember or know that November is also the month for commemorating the sacrifices and important contributions of the first American people; myself included prior to writing this article.
All PCMA Chapters are coming together this fall, leading up to Convening Leaders 23 in Columbus, OH, to celebrate all that PCMA is doing for our communities; to foster engagement with members, to promote collaboration across chapters, to generate fun competition/rivalry, and to support our industry friends.
Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” In today’s climate for business events, it is easy to let volunteerism slip down the list of what’s important and what’s not important.
Encouraging attendees to stay active during a conference is a well-established best practice in Meetings Management. Providing examples of tips and tactics to stay well on the road gets the information to your audience, but what if you want to take it a step further?
For every road trip, you must decide who is driving. It is a serious responsibility but one that can be fun if you get to control the radio! On our Capital Chapter Road Trip, we are in the process of selecting drivers for next year.
It’s now been 32 years since this landmark law was passed. It affirms and protects the fundamental rights of people with disabilities — the right to equal opportunity, economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and equitable participation in every aspect of American life.
Because of the uncertainty of how COVID-19 was transmitted and consumers wanting limited exposure by people coming into their room, hotels began limiting housekeeping to once every 3-4 days unless requested.
On June 16, 2021, the House passed legislation for President Joe Biden to sign into law, Juneteenth (June 19) as a Federal Holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. It is also often observed for celebrating African-American culture.
Networking is vitally important in the business events industry particularly through the pandemic when all face-to-face interaction ceased. For many people, the pandemic also changed the value we place on time.
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.