Call for Speakers!

The PCMA Capital Chapter Professional Development Committee is excited to announce the 2024 call for speakers for its in-person Spark/Sparkler events and virtual lunch and learns.

The PCMA Capital, Chapter Professional Development Committee, seeks industry experts, thought leaders, and innovators to share their insights and knowledge with meeting planners and Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) in the DMV area.

The committee feels there is much to learn from our peers facing similar situations, planning events of similar size, and navigating the ever-changing hospitality landscape. We encourage you to submit a proposal based on what your association or company is doing that you think others could learn from. Feel free to submit a proposal on one facet of your job that you consider yourself an expert on! We often look for panelists to speak to a specific topic area, and we’d love to have a large pool of potential speakers to contact.

Our focus in 2024 will be on solving our members’ challenges in the new year and beyond. These topics include:

  • AI and machine-based learning
  • Event Tech – Future Trends
  • Event Marketing and Promotion
  • Making Events More Accessible for All
  • Managing Your Budget and Rising Costs
  • Registration Rates
  • Risk Management
  • Staff Management/Remote Employees
  • The Art of Saying No
  • Time Management/Work-life Balance

If you are interested in speaking or presenting at an event in 2024, you can fill out this form here

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