Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

Advocacy Central

PCMA needs your help to increase the awareness about the importance of face to face meetings. 

How can you show your support?

  • Write a letter or complete this postcard and send to your local representative. Here are a few tips for writing to your elected official." 

  • Utilize the industry tools provided by the Meetings Means Business Collation - This toolkit helps you tell our industry's story with resources to assist you with articulating the economic impact and business productivity of face-to-face meetings and events. Find out more.

  • Download the Meetings Means Business App. This app, available in both the Apples iTunes Store and the Android Google Play Store, serves as the on-the-go resource for industry leaders along with meetings and travel professionals. Features include quick access to collateral materials, data points, editorial content, the latest industry news and other important information. The app will also serve an additional entry point and engagement tool for industry professionals looking to get involved with the campaign.

Recent PCMA activities:

  • Advocacy Central at PCMA’s Convening Leaders and Education Conference where members can write letters, send postcards or sign a statement of support for the industry
  • PCMA and PCMA Education Foundation support of update to the Economic Significance Study coordinated by Convention Industry Council. 
    • The Economic Significance of Meetings to the U.S. Economy 2009 and 2012
    • Collaborative work with other industry organizations, through the Meetings Mean Business Collation, developing a clear, concise, and relevant message (began in 2013 and remains in progress)

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