Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

UPCOMING EVENTS

 Please note that this schedule is subject to change, so be sure to check back for updates



 June 22, 2016, 5:00pm-7:00pm

PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter Las Vegas Networking Event

Herringbone @ Aria Resort and Casino  ~ Join us for a Las Vegas networking event.

Member and non-member industry guests welcome

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 July 29, 2016 (11:30am-6:00pm)

Arizona Education Conference

An Education Conference Hosted by the PCMA Southwest Pacific in Scottsdale, AZ.

Program will include a Lunch & Planner Encounter, a Room Block Panel and a presentation by Mickey Schaefer of the Experience Institute.


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August 17, 2016

12th Annual All Industry Hospitality Cruise aboard the Inspiration Hornblower, San Diego, CA 

Evening Cruise ~ Great opportunity to mix & mingle with members from 12 different associations.

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October 17, 2016 (6:00pm-9:00pm)

Annual Fundraising Event

Evening Program prior to IMEX America at the Mirage Resort, Las Vegas, NV

Let's Raise Funds while we Raise a Glass ~ Join us in honoring two events & meetings industry champions: 

** Rossi Ralenkotter, President & CEO of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

** Mickey Schaefer, CEO of the EXPERIENCE Institute®

Proceeds from this event enable the chapter to continue to support face-to-face meetings
that create personal connections and a strong community for industry professionals through year-round education and charitable contributions .
This lively event will feature cocktails, dinner, entertainment and a silent auction benetting the PCMA Education Foundation.









Past Events

Click HERE for pictures of some of our past events



May 10, 2016
Arizona Networking Reception
PCMA Southwest & Pacific Chapter Arizona Networking Event at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.


April 8, 2016
LEAP 2016 (Learn/Engage/Act/ Participate)
An Education Conference Hosted by the PCMA Southwest Pacific and Northern California Chapters at the San Diego Creative Space in San Diego, CA... An UNconventional Education Program for anyone that produces meetings and events and suppliers that support those events


March 24, 2016
Las Vegas Happy Hour at the Yard House @ the LINQ!  Las Vegas hospitality professionals networked with local industry peers and made new friends.

February 15 & 16, 2016
On the Leading Edge: an Interactive Educational Program with PCMASW and SWIAEE members and colleagues in Scottsdale, AZ. This two-day program featured Meeting Technology Expert Corbin Ball, star facilitators Kristin Arnold and Neil Dempster, along with other inspirational and thought-provoking speakers.  It was an interactive moderated learning experience, including technology, design and experiential food and beverages.

January 10, 2016
Chapter Reception prior to Convening Leaders -- at the Fairmont Waterfont Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Canada

December 1, 2015
'Tis the Season -- Holiday Fun and Giving Back Event
Evening Reception (5-8pm) at Nic N Stef's Restaurant,  Los Angeles, CA

November 5, 2015
Service 'N Sync Community Service Programs in various cities.
Members had the opportunity to participate in one of our four fulfilling and rewarding community programs.  Our chapter organizes these events in support of Service 'N Sync, the PCMA program that encourages its members to come together and give back to their local communities on behalf of the meetings industry.
Locations included:  Los Angeles, CA @ the Good Shepherd Shelter / Orange County CA @ the OC Food Bank / San Diego, CA @ SDSU for the CalVet Veterans Home of California /Las Vegas, NV @ the Shade Tree Shelter

October 12, 2015
Annual Fundraising Event ~ Evening Program prior to IMEX America at the Mirage Resort, Las Vegas, NV

September 15, 2015
Comic Con - From Comic Books to Cultural Icons - Lessons Learned ~ L
unch Program at Cosmopolitan Hotel in San Diego, CA

August 12, 2015
11th Annual All Industry Hospitality Cruise aboard the Inspiration Hornblower, San Diego, CA
Annual All Industry Hospitality Party aboard Inspiration Hornblower.  Great opportunity to mix & mingle with members from 14 different associations. 




Southwest & Pacific Chapter