Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Northern California: Bay Area Meetings Industry Excellence Awards (BAMIES)

Presented By PCMA Northern California Chapter

Westin St. Francis
335 Powell St
San Francisco, California

October 10, 2013 11:00 PM UTC until October 11, 2013 2:30 AM UTC

Please join the PCMA Northern California Chapter for the Fourth Annual Bay Area Meeting Industry Excellence Awards, the premier awards ceremony for Bay Area Hospitality Professionals. The event will feature an awards presentation, sit down dinner, auction, and very special performance by Tony Award winning Broadway star Adam Pascal! Please dress in your Broadway Best for this star studded event! 


This year's nominees are:

Rising Star Award
  • Elisa Sandoval, Sales Manager, Hotel Nikko San Francisco
  • Katie Coale, Sales Manager, Marriott
  • Mary Liu, Executive Managing Director, eWomenNetwork,  San Francisco Chapter

CARE Award

  • Samantha Shaw, Group Sales Manager, Snohomish County Tourism Bureau
  • Joe Licata, Community Projects Manager, Hilton San Francisco Union Square
  • Anne Ornelas, Senior Director, Diversity and Member Inclusion at American Society on Aging
  • Joseph Curran, Vice President, Marketing, Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Environmentality Award

  • Marianna Grossman, Executive Director, Sustainable Silicon Valley
  • Beatriz Gomez, Conference Planner, Center for Resource Solution
  • Laura Bell Way, Global Meetings Manager, Autodesk
  • Moscone Center – C/o - Suzanne Goodman, Convention Services Representative
  • Julie Lindsey, Director, Global Events, Gap. Inc.

Hero Award

  • Lauren Siring, Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Cindy Ramesh, Director of Sales, Hilton San Francisco
  • Chad Ammon, Account Manager, Creative Group Inc
  • Louis Veliz, Business Development Manager, Mosaic Global Transportation
  • Roger Rickard, Voices in Advocacy

Legend Award

  • Debra Rosencrance, Vice President of Meetings and Exhibits, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Robert Thomas, General Manager, Marriott San Jose
  • Patricia Zollman, Senior Global Director, Helms Briscoe
  • Edward Perotti, Sr. Director Global People Engagement Programs, VMWare
  • Paula Higgins, Director, Group Sales, Sonoma County Tourism Bureau

Full award descriptions and nominee list can be viewed here.

Learn more about Tony Award Winner Adam Pascal

Upcoming Programs

9/24/2013         Education Program on the Hornblower
9/25/2013         Education Program in Sacramento
10/10/2013       BAMIES @ Westin St. Francis
11/6/2013         Bowl-a-Thon
12/5/2013         Town Hall

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!



Event Type: Chapter Event

Continuing Education Credit

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