The charge of the PCMA Education Conference Program Committee is to analyze, design and develop the educational content of the PCMA Education Conference. The Education Conference Program Committee will strive to identify creative and innovative content which meets the leadership development needs of current and future PCMA members. This will be accomplished in close collaboration with the PCMA Education Department, the PCMA Meetings & Events Department, the PCMA Board, and other subject matter experts. The final program will be submitted to PCMA's President and CEO and PCMA's Chairman of the Board for final approval.
The charge of the Convening Leaders Content Committee (CLCC) is to assess and enhance submissions, design and develop new educational content (concurrent sessions) for the PCMA Convening Leaders Meeting. The CLCC will strive to identify creative and innovative content that addresses the business and professional challenges of PCMA members. This will be accomplished in close collaboration with the PCMA Education Department, the PCMA Meetings & Events Department, the PCMA Board of Directors, and other subject matter experts. The final program will be submitted to PCMA's President and CEO.
The PCMA Achievement Awards and Recognition Committee works with staff to develop and promote the PCMA Achievement Awards and Recognition program, which honors the best and brightest in the meetings industry. The committee works to promote nominations throughout the industry, makes recommendations to the PCMA Board of Directors on honoree selections and works with staff to develop ways to celebrate the honorees' accomplishments at the PCMA annual meeting: Convening Leaders.
The Membership Committee is charged by the Board of Directors to ensure that the PCMA member value position and brand is clearly conveyed to both existing and potential members. As part of its charge, the committee may be asked to help staff evaluate new member resources and identify new members and new member markets. The Membership Committee will act as a sounding board for the critical messages and initiatives necessary for recruitment and retention of PCMA members.
Specific committee activities include:
• Recruit new PCMA members
• Assist with member retention through outreach to members up for renewal
• Support the various services created to enhance member experiences
• Support the Membership Chairs of the PCMA Chapters to ensure continuity and achievement of membership objectives
• Committee members may be asked to make phone calls, staff booths, or otherwise communicate with members and potential members