Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association


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

January 10, 2016

Chapter Reception during Annual PCMA Convening Leaders -- open to PCMA SW Chapter Members


Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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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 will feature Meeting Technology Expert Corbin Ball, star facilitators Kristin Arnold and Neil Dempster, along with other inspirational and thought-provoking speakers.  It will be an interactive moderated learning experience, including technology, design and experiential food and beverages.

Earn CEU's, network with hospitality peers and enjoy a progressive evening dining event chasing down an Arizona sunset into the beautiful night sky.

Fly in and make it a weekend and/or sales calls opportunity in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area!  We have special rates secured for you at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

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Past Events

Click HERE for pictures of some of our past events

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.  
May 28, 2015
LEAP 2015” (Learn/Engage/Act/Participate), An Education Conference Hosted by the PCMA Northern California and Southwest & Pacific Chapters
~ Full Day Conference at Merchants Exchange Club, San Francisco, CA

May 15, 2015
Educational Program: "Technology & Events ~ The Road Ahead" ~ 
Afternoon/Evening Program at
Angels Baseball Stadium,  Anaheim, CA

March 24, 2015
Educational Program: Taking a Frame from Film and TV with Vin Di Bona ~ Looking at Cinematic Techniques to Enhance the Attendee Experience ~
Lunch Program at Paramount Pictures Studios,  Hollywood, CA

February 18, 2015

PCMA SWP Chapter Mixer in Arizona -- at the Daily Dose Midtown, Phoenix, AZ
Network Event with local industry peers, associates, planners, and visionaries to increase the PCMA exposure in Arizona.

January 11, 2015
Chapter Reception prior to Convening Leaders -- at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago, IL

Southwest & Pacific Chapter