New Member Orientation Q3

Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry’s most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let’s get you prepped and ready

On Your Mark, Reset…Go

Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA

More Than Ever, the Importance and Need for Strategic Planning Lean staff, new leadership, instability of resources - while we are seeing the return of in-person meetings, it comes with these rotating challenges that event professionals are working through. Let’s take the time to reflect, refocus and reset on what trends and solutions we can

Don’t be a Drag, Just be a Queen (or King)!

Arlington Cinema & Draft House 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA

Is there a Lady Gaga or Cher within our membership? How about Freddie Mercury? Join the PCMA Capital Chapter for a night you won’t soon forget. The PCMA Capital Chapter is holding its first annual (we hope) Drag Queen and King networking event. Whether you want to perform or sit in the audience, we’re confident

Stepping Up Chapter Challenge

ACCOR Hotels and their brands, Fairmont Hotels & Swissotel Presents the Stepping Up Chapter Challenge powered by Heka Health The Challenge starts on Saturday, October 15 and ends on Wednesday, November 30.

The New Age of Event Marketing

Capital One Hall 7750 Capital One Tower Road, Tysons

Getting attendees to your conference has always been important, but now more than ever, how we spend our time has become even MORE important. With that, Event Marketing is crucial to an event’s success. Are you marketing your event to the right audience? Are you marketing your event in a way that will entice attendees

Celebrate!

The Westin, D.C. City Center 400 M St NW, Washington, DC

Volunteers like you selflessly give their time to serve the Chapter and its members. Join the PCMA Capital Chapter as we CELEBRATE! our volunteers, our members and our Chapter. We want to thank you for all you do to support our industry with a night of recognition and celebration! On site registration is available. Venue:

Virtual Lunch & Learn: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Contracts

2022 is coming to an end and maybe so are all of our rebook contracts. As we are now contracting for the future and looking ahead, what can and should we do to prepare and protect our events? Join us for the December 6 Virtual Lunch & Learn where we’ll work to explore what’s new

Support the DC Diaper Bank

Greater DC Diaper Bank Warehouse 8860 Monard Drive, Silver Spring, Maryland

Please join the PCMA Capital Chapter Community Service Committee in supporting the DC Diaper Bank in their mission to provide diapers, wipes, formula and baby food to babies in the DMV. We will be working on donation inventory, packing and stacking diapers, and organizing the Baby Pantry. Date: December 15, 2022 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00

2023 All Access Pass

The 2023 All Access Pass includes education and networking events in 2023, and is 25% in savings on PCMA Capital Chapter events! IN-PERSON registration Two (2) Sparkler events Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) One (1) Spark event Two (2) Networking events Annual Meeting and Awards VIRTUAL registration Three (3) Lunch and Learns A registration code

2023 PCMA Convening Leaders

Greater Columbus Convention Center 400 N High Street, Columbus, OH

Join us Jan. 8-11, 2023, when PCMA Convening Leaders brings its flagship education and networking event to Columbus, Ohio — Experience Columbus will host PCMA’s education and networking event at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

2023 PCMA Capital Chapter Reception

Nationwide Arena 200 West Nationwide Boulevard, Columbus

Join your PCMA Capital Chapter friends and colleagues for our annual reception! You will have an opportunity to network with old and new friends at the beautiful Hyatt Columbus.

SWING into 2023

Swingers 1330 19th Street NW, Washington, DC

Come SWING into the new year with a PCMA Capital Chapter networking event at Swingers in DC! Are you looking for a way to get more involved within the chapter? Is there a committee you would like to learn more about? Are you ready to try out a new committee? Are you ready to step