Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

June 17 2014

June Committee Updates

Cheri Jones, CMP, Meeting Manager, Vista Productions, Inc.

Program Committee:
If you are interested in volunteering for the Program Committee, please contact David Swift or Courtney Greene by clicking their names and sending an email.  Any ideas are welcomed for a speaker for our State of the Industry event.

Save the Date:

July 10
PCMA – KC MPI Joint Meeting
5:00 – 7:30 pm        
Amigoni Urban Winery, Kansas City, MO
The Business of Reinvention – John Folks

  • Understand why it is necessary to take a strategic approach to analyzing the needs of your audience. Know the smart practices for performing an effective needs analysis. Analyze the data collected to ensure you are making the best decisions.


September 16
 Business Etiquette
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Sheraton Overland Park
Deborah Green - Avila
Overland Park, KS

Scholarship Committee:
PCMA Convening Leaders Scholarship nomination submissions are due in August with selections notified in September.

Student Scholarships (5) nominations requested in September with a reminder again in October (giving students time after getting back into school) to determine if they would go to Convening Leaders in January. 

Membership Committee:

We’re looking for committee members in Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma. Please contact Judy Kirchmann

Recruit new members to PCMA and win
Tap into your network of colleagues and help PCMA grow! As a current member, each new member you recruit will grant you one entry into a quarterly drawing and one entry into the grand prize drawing. As you recruit more members, your opportunity to win increases. A new member is considered someone who has not held membership with PCMA for the last three years and joins as a Professional, Associate Professional, Supplier, Associate Supplier or Faculty member. The referrer must be a current member at the time of the new member application to receive credit.

Click here for more rules and a list of prizes.