Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Special Message from the President Mary Gallagher
I love a good competition!  Maybe it’s growing up with four older brothers, or the general desire to win that fuels the competitor in me to share with you the ability to really make a difference today.  It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3. 


  1. First send a text to 41444 with the prefix “30for30”, your donation amount and your name. 
  2. Second, complete your gift by following the link to make a donation.
  3. Third, enjoy knowing that you are making a difference in our industry, supporting our future and maybe helping the Capital Chapter WIN the competition PCMA HQ is putting forth, to have the MOST participation of a chapter.  It doesn’t matter how much you give, $5, $20, $30 or more, just give. 

The PCMA Education Foundation is celebrating 30 years of doing good things and asking for our continued support to make a difference.  Over the past 30 years, the foundation has touched 56 universities with student scholarships, impacted 186 lives as a result and granted $338,000 in scholarships. 

Our industry relies on the generosity of its members.  Our chapter alone has benefited from having active, engaged and committed volunteers that are recipients of PCMA Education Foundations scholarships. 

Please take the time to give to this worthy effort and support the initiatives of the PCMA Education Foundation!

As the largest PCMA chapter, the PCMA Capital Chapter is known for its innovative and thought-provoking educational programming; caring and impactful community outreach initiatives; high energy networking events; engaging sponsorship opportunities and rewarding mentorship programs focused on the meetings and convention profession.  

Join our local community and get involved! Volunteer, serve and experience the rewarding opportunities that the Capital Chapter delivers to its members all year long.  You'll learn and grow professionally - and have a lot of fun too!

PCMA’s Capital Chapter serves 1500 members from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. 

Contact: Administrative Office at 703.370.7436 or capital@pcma.org.

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