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

May 15, 2015

Educational Program: "Technology & Events ~ The Road Ahead"

 Afternoon/Evening Program

Angels Baseball Stadium,  Anaheim, CA
Click HERE for MORE INFORMATION or TO REGISTER

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

Merchants Exchange Club, San Francisco, CA
More information and Registration Link Coming Soon

August 2015

All Industry Hospitality Cruise 

Evening Program

TBD, San Diego, CA
Annual All Industry Hospitality Party.  Great opportunity to mix & mingle with members from 12 different associations.
Exact date coming soon.

September 22 or 24, 2015

Educational Program: "Comic Con - From Comic Books to Cultural Icons - Lessons Learned"

Lunch Program

TBD,  San Diego or San Juan Capistrano, CA
Exact date & more info to come soon

October 12, 2015

Annual Fundraising Event Honoring David Peckinpaugh, President of Maritz & Michael Dominguez, Senior VP Hotel Sales MGM Resorts International

Evening Program. prior to IMEX America (October 13-15, 2015) 

TBD, Las Vegas, NV

November 2015

Service In Sync Community Service Programs

Daytime Programs

Various cities
Members will have the opportunity to participate in one of our many fulfilling and rewarding community programs.  Our chapter organizes these events in support of Service In Sync, the PCMA program that encourages its members to come together and give back to their local communities on behalf of the meetings industry.

December 2015 (first week of December)

Educational Program TBD

Lunch Program

Los Angeles Science Center,  Los Angeles, CA

Exact date & more info to come soon

 Past Events



Click HERE for pictures of some of our past events

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

December 4, 2014
Disney Institute/Lunch Event -- at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Anaheim, CA

November 2014

Service In Sync Community Service Programs
Members participated in one of our four fulfilling and rewarding community programs (San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County & Las Vegas).  Our chapter organized these events in support of Service In Sync, the PCMA program that encourages its members to come together and give back to their local communities on behalf of the meetings industry.
SAN DIEGO, CA, -- November 3rd for the San Diego Rescue Mission
LOS ANGELES, CA -- November 6th @ the Good Shepherd Shelter
LAS VEGAS, NV -- November 8th @ the Shade Tree 
ORANGE COUNTY, CA  -- November 9th @ the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve


October 13, 2014 -- Chapter Fundraising Event Roasting Brian Stevens prior to IMEX
Evening Event at the Mirage in Las Vegas, NV

September 26, 2014 -- Educational Program with PCMA Best in Class Speaker Mike Lyons at the Make A Wish Offices in Phoenix, AZ

September 18, 2014 -- CSI! The Crime:  A Boring, Unsuccessful Conference Has Been Committed! at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA

August 13, 2014 -- 10th Annual All Industry Hospitality Party Aboard the Inspiration Hornblower in San Diego.  Great opportunity to mix & mingle with members from 12 different associations including: 
San Diego Tourism Authority (SDTA) • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) • National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) • 
Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC) • International Special Event Society (ISES) • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) • San Diego Business Travel Association (SDBTA) • National Speakers Association (NSA) • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) • Site Southern California International Association of Exhibitions and Events - Southwest Chapter (SWIAEE)

July 14, 2014 --  Esri Conference:  Behind the Scenes -- at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and San Diego Convention Center.  You can click HERE to download a copy of the presentation.

May 19-20, 2014 --  "LEAP 2014” (Learn/Engage/Act/Participate), An Education Conference Hosted by the PCMA Northern California and Southwest & Pacific Chapters at The L.A. Hotel Downtown - A Hyatt Affiliate Hotel/Los Angeles, CA

March 27, 2014 -- Meeting Technology and Legal Responsibility - Do You Know the Latest? -- At the Anaheim Marriott Suites/Anaheim, CA

February, 18, 2014 -- State of Industry Joint Program with MPISCC, PCMA SW&P, ISES LA, SITE SoCal and HSMAI LA at the Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica/Los Angeles, CA

Southwest & Pacific Chapter