Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Celebrating You!

In an association of innovative strategists and paragons of planning, there are so many people to honor throughout the year for their passion and industry leadership.

Visionary Awards

Each year the PCMA Education Foundation celebrates inspirational leaders in the business events industry. In 2016, we will be celebrating all PCMA achievement awards at the Foundation Visionary Awards event this spring in Washington D.C. Learn more.  

PCMA 20 in their Twenties

20 in their twenties is designed to engage the best and brightest in the Meetings, Conventions and Business Events industry in the world. Learn more.

PCMA Chairman’s Award

The highest honor the PCMA Chairman of the Board bestows each year at Convening Leaders to an individual or an organization for their unique achievements or contributions to the meetings industry in the previous year.

PCMA Global Meetings Executive of the Year Award

Given by PCMA in conjunction with IMEX, this award recognizes meeting planners that demonstrate vision, commitment and passion for the advancement and education of the global meetings industry. The inaugural recipient was Ping He, Director Global Sourcing and Partner Relations, Experient.

PCMA Honors

This honors an individual for lifetime outstanding contributions to the industry and PCMA. Most recently It was awarded in 2012 to Donald Freeman, Jr. Bill Taylor, formerly with ASAE and David Evans, formerly with Starwood have also received the Lifetime Achievement Award.