Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Capital Chapter: Planner-Only Workshop

Presented By PCMA Capital Chapter

The National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20045

April 22, 2014 8:00 PM UTC until April 22, 2014 10:00 PM UTC

For more info or to register click here

 Tablets, WiFi, & Social Media...oh my!!!

Session Description
The confluence of mobile technology and social media will change meetings more in the next 5 years than technology has in the past 15 years. Meeting participants will continue to have a great say in events and mobile apps will yield a goldmine of data to help planners improve events.This interactive and information-packed session will cover the major technology trends creating these changes and what you can do to prepare for them.

Key learner outcomes
  • Understand the important technology trends including social media, mobile technology, location-based technology, wearable computing, virtual meetings and more
  • Receive lots of links, apps, and ideas that can be put to use immediately
  • Learn steps to prepare for these changes to be able to work more efficiently and effectively



Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP

Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, is an internationally recognized expert on technology. His articles have appeared in hundreds of national and international publications and he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today and US News & World Report. He was recently named as one of “The 25 Most Influential People in the Meeting Industry” for 2012 by Success Meetings and MeetingNews magazines, the fifth time he has been so named. Corbin has spoken to groups in 33 countries, on 5 continents in a manner that is engaging, understandable and fun. Corbin is the only person to have received both MPI's International Supplier of the Year and MPI’s International Chapter Leader of the Year award. He can be contacted at his extensive website: www.corbinball.com and followed on twitter.com/corbinball

Registration:3:00-3:30 PM
Workshop: 3:30-5:00 PM

Planner Members: $20
Planner Non-Members: $30 
Student: $20

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors


Event Type: Chapter Event

Continuing Education Credit

0 Credits

2016 Capital Chapter Calendar of Events

Be sure to check out the Capital Chapter event photos here. Thank you to Christie's Photographic Solutions for capturing all of these great moments. 


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Event: Meetings Industry Contracts 101

Location: Hilton Alexandria Old Town 

1767 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Registration Now!


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Event: Globalization of Meetings, Markets, and Attendees

Location: FHI 360

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW 8th Floor Washington, DC 20009

Registration opening in August


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Event: Team Work Makes the Dream Work - Uniting Meetings and Education

with PCMA's Best in Class Speaker 2017 Debra Zabloudil

Location: AUSA

2425 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201

Registration opening in September


Monday, November 21, 2016

Event: Capital Chapter Rewind - Year in Review

Location: Marriott Wardman Park

2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008 

Registration opening in October


The PCMA Capital Chapter - PRG Host a Planner Scholarship   

Capital Chapter Planner Members, click here to learn more about the PCMA Capital Chapter - PRG Host a Planner Scholarship.   


2016 PCMA Capital Chapter Board of Directors Meetings   Meetings will start promptly at 9:00 am commencing with a 15 minute Open Forum.  Chapter members are invited to attend the meeting and participate in the open forum. The time given to each person is dependent upon how many people request to speak.  Members may attend and observe the meeting but may not speak, make motions, or vote.  Members must leave the room should the board go into Executive Session. Board Meeting Dates


Jan 10-13        Convening Leaders - Vancouver

Jan 28             Experient

Feb 18             American for the Arts

Mar 17             Experient

Apr 21             American for the Arts

May 19            Experient

Jun 16             Mid-Year Retreat

Jun 16             American for the Arts-pending

Jun 26-29        PCMA Education Conference – St. Louis     

Jul 21              Experient

Aug 18             American for the Arts

Sep 15             Experient

Oct 10             Fall Retreat – Planning for 2017

Oct 20             American for the Arts

Nov 17            Experient

Dec 15            American for the Arts


Meeting Locations: 

4401 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 500, Arlington, VA 22203


Americans for the Arts
1000 Vermont Ave NW #6, Washington, DC 20005

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