Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

PCMA Achievement Awards

It's no secret that PCMA members are among the best and brightest in the meetings and convention industry. To recognize their outstanding service and achievement, PCMA awards several honors. Nominations for awards are solicited each summer and are presented at Convening Leaders each January.

Read about the most recent winners, announced October, 2014.
   

Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year

The Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year Award honors a PCMA planner member who exemplifies professional excellence in their contributions to their organization, PCMA and their community.
  • Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year Award Criteria

Distinguished Member of the Year

The Distinguished Member of the Year Award honors an individual member who has made exemplary contributions to PCMA during the previous year. The honoree will be an individual who has shown outstanding service to PCMA through involvement and leadership.
  • Distinguished Member of the Year Award Criteria

  • Distinguished Member of the Year Previous Winners

Distinguished Supplier Professional of the Year

The Distinguished Supplier Professional of the Year Award honors a PCMA supplier member who exemplifies professional excellence in their contributions to their organization, PCMA and their community.
  • Distinguished Supplier Professional of the Year Criteria

Distinguished Educator of the Year

The Educator of the Year Award honors speakers, educators and college and university faculty for outstanding contributions to the meetings and convention industry. The honoree will be an individual who has proven involvement with industry educational content through teaching and/or research and demonstrates impact on students through teaching and/or mentoring.
  • Distinguished Educator of the Year Criteria

  • Educator of the Year Previous Winners

Distinguished Emerging Leader of the Year

The Emerging Leader Award honors a member who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership and service early in their career. The honoree will be an individual who has exhibited exceptional contributions to PCMA.
  • Distinguished Emerging Leader of the Year Award Criteria

Environmental Leadership

The Environmental Leadership Award honors the best practices of an industry organization that has positively affected the environment by minimizing negative impact on the atmosphere. These changes and achievements will promote sustainable environmental efforts globally.
  • Environmental Leadership Award Criteria

  • Environmental Leadership Previous Winners

Innovation Award

The Innovation Award honors a strategic, results-focused, innovative program, initiative, product or event by an individual or organization in the meetings and hospitality industry.
  • Innovation Award Criteria

Outstanding Service to a Chapter

The Outstanding Service to a Chapter Award honors a PCMA member who has made an exemplary contribution to the chapter. Each Chapter Board of Directors may submit (1) one nominee.
  • Outstanding Service to Chapter Award Criteria

  • Outstanding Service to a Chapter Previous Winners

Spirit Award

The Spirit Award honors an industry organization that has significantly affected lives in a charitable or humanitarian way.
  • Spirit Award Criteria

  • Spirit Award Previous Winners

Questions?

Contact membership@pcma.org or call 312.423.7262 (toll free 877.827.7262).

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