Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association


An individual that desires to be the master of hospitality or meeting and event management. They are ambitious, serial networkers - much like sharks, they are constantly circling... seeking out the next resource to potentially help jumpstart their professional career.  You'll find them actively involved outside their university classroom - juggling volunteerism, chapter activities, part-time industry jobs and sanity.


  • PCMA brings together your community of meeting professionals for relevant, high-level industry and professional development education, both face-2-face and virtually.
  • PCMA orchestrates your networking with colleagues to ensure you connect with common interests professionals.
  • PCMA facilitates your connections with strategic partners and suppliers to help you build career-long supportive relationships.
  • PCMA publishes the leading industry magazine, Convene®, so you stay informed with the latest research, best practices and trends.
  • PCMA provides you with maximum benefits and value for the time you invest.


Active Students - $40 USD

Must be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours in a post-secondary academic program directly related to hospitality or meeting management.  Student members must be listed in the PCMA membership directory under his/her college or university.

Recent Graduates - $100 USD

Students are eligible to continue PCMA membership for $100 per year for up to 3-years post-graduation as a Professional or Supplier Partner member.  This offer must be redeemed within six months of his/her student membership expiration.

PCMA offers a wide variety of scholarships for students. Check out the full list and apply today.

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