Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

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. These individuals will have a PCMA platform to showcase their talents and how they will shape the meetings industry of the future.

The Call for Applications for the Class of 2016 will begin on July 20 with recipients selected in mid-October.  Recognition will take place in January at Convening Leaders in Vancouver, BC.  

2016 Timeline
July 20                                         Call for Applicants Opens
September 4 Applications Due
September 11 References Due
Week of October 19 All Candidates Notified of Decision

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to begin the application process.  Once you complete the application request form, you will receive an email from PCMA with a unique link for your application and references within two (2) business days. Requests for application links must be submitted no later than 5pm Central on Thursday, September 3, 2015. 

To assist you with preparing to submit your application, download a PDF version here to view the requirements.  Please note that all applications must be submitted electronically through the form provided by PCMA.  
For more information about the program, please contact Erin Shamus at eshamus@pcma.org or 312.423.7264
  • Criteria

  • Application Process

  • Selection Process

  • Award Benefits

20 in their Twenties Alumni

  • Inaugural Class of 2014

  • Class of 2015

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