Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

20 in their twenties



20 in their twenties 
is designed to engage the best and brightest in the Meetings, Conventions and Business Events industry in the world. These individuals will have a PCMA platform to showcase their talents and how they will shape the meetings industry of the future.


Class of 2015:

  • Ashley H. Akright, CMP, Assistant Director of Catering, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
  • Magdalina A. Atanassova, Communication Manager, AIM Group International
  • Madeleine Bart, Event Coordinator, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • Michael W. Cubbage, Principal, Meeting Contractors, LLC
  • Katrina L. Dunn, Meetings and Foundation Senior Manager, American Society for Nutrition
  • Danielle E. Foster, MBA, Meeting Planner, Certified Angus Beef, LLC
  • Katharine L. Gausmann, Meetings and Events Specialist, American Feed Industry Association
  • Kacie Hackett, Sr. Coordinator, CES Conferences, Consumer Electronics Association
  • Kristine Koonts, CMP, Executive Events Manager, Vancouver Convention Centre
  • Jennifer Kuchenbecker, CMP,  Director of Conferences & Events, International Providers of AIDS Care
  • Alana K. Mallory, CWP, Meetings and Events Coordinator, America’s Essential Hospitals
  • Leucepe Martinez, Production Assistant, Worldwide Business Research
  • Madeja M. Metcalf, Meeting Coordinator, American Institute of Steel Construction
  • Samantha L. Moore, Meetings & Exhibits Manager, Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America (CADCA) 
  • Janet Partlow, CMP, Senior Meetings Manager, J. Spargo & Associates, Inc.
  • Cara Pratt, DMCP, Director of Sales, Destination Partners, Inc., A DMC Network Company
  • Lindsay K. Pund, Management Associate, BCD Travel
  • Kristina Simkins, Product Director, onPeak | GES
  • Jessica L. Smith, MTA, CMP, Senior Meetings Planner, American Bar Association
  • Jennifer Vaseleck, Assistant Director of Meetings, NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Read the full announcement here

 
For more information about the program, please contact Erin Shamus at eshamus@pcma.org or 312.423.7264
  • Award Benefits



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