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Professional Convention Management Association

Emerging Professionals

PCMA Capital Chapter’s Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC) is dedicated to the delivery of superior and innovative education and professional development opportunities to students and professionals with 0-5 years of experience.


Education Programs

PCMA’s Capital Chapter hosts several Emerging Professionals educational events throughout the year.

Upcoming events include:

August 20, 2015: Capital Classroom: How to Design & Enhance the Educational Experience

November 12, 2015: Capital Classroom: Topic TBD

Past events include:

February 20, 2014:  Demystifying the CMP Exam for Young Professionals Webcast

August 20, 2014: Capital Classroom: The Importance of Engaging the Conference Attendee and Addressing Their Specific Needs


The Capital Chapter offers a robust mentoring program where like-minded industry professionals can join together one-on-one and make a difference. The goals of the program are to:


  • To help increase confidence, knowledge and industry connections for protégés and mentors
  • Foster interpersonal growth and self-enrichment
  • Provides opportunity for mentors to give back and be more involved on a smaller scale
  • Builds the PCMA and meeting planning community

For more information, please visit the Generation: Meet Blog at




The EPC is very active in visiting our local universities and creating relationships between students, professors, and PCMA. We are always looking for professionals to step into the classroom and enhance the student experience and speak about PCMA. For more information about our outreach program, please contact info@generationmeet.com.

Generation:Meet Blog

The Generation:Meet Blog was founded in 2012 as a place for students, emerging professionals, and life long learners to share information about the meetings industry as well as serve as a central posting place for local job/internship opportunities and career resources. Check it out at www.generationmeet.com.

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