Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

April 07 2015

Emerging Professionals Committee Co-hosts 2 Seminars with Georgetown University

Capital Chapter

Georgetown University’s Master's in Hospitality Management program convenes meetings management experts to talk about the future of the industry. On April 30th, the Capital Chapter’s Emerging Professionals Committee will co-host two of these programs:

1.    Options to Advance Your Career, April 30, 4:30pm
Learn about options to advance your career in the meetings and events side of the hospitality industry. Whether it is joining an association, earning a certification, or completing an advanced degree, this seminar is geared toward emerging professionals. Hear from:

  • Malene Ward, CMP, CEM, director, Education & Conferences, DMA – Session Moderator
  • Gayle Dalhman, certification director, Convention Industry Council
  • Ann Garvey, CMP, Hospitality Sales, Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • B. Murphy, CEM, national sales manager – FERN
  • Rhonda Walker, senior account executive, Association - Marriott Mid-Atlantic Global Sales
  • Thaddeus Weber, director, Global Accounts - Production Resource Group, LLC

2.    Entrepreneurialism & Cultural Motivation for Disruptors in the Hospitality & Events Industry
Learn how a DC entrepreneur drove an idea into a thriving enterprise, and how a 21st century business culture can be created with new technologies, marketing, social media and employee/customer engagement. Dan Berger, CEO of Social Tables, will address managing the Millennial workforce, creating loyalty and fostering an environment of innovation in the workplace.

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