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Visionary Awards 2017


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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC

In its inaugural year, the PCMA Education Foundation Visionary Awards delivered on its promise to inspire all who attended the sold out event. Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees made us cry, and the announcement of the Professional Excellence Awards winners had the entire room on the edge of their seats.

After the inspiring awards ceremony, the crowd was guided to the other side of the room for an incredible after party complete with food, drinks, silent auction, live music and dance floor. Check out highlights from the event below - and don't miss out on what's sure to be another sold out evening in 2017!

Interested in securing a table or sponsorship? Contact foundation@pcma.org.

$8,000 – 10 Tickets, After Party VIP Table (66” standard round or 6’ x 5’ square with 10 chairs)
$8,000 – 10 Tickets, After Party VIP Large Highboy Table (6’ x 30” communal highboy with 6 stools)
$5,000 – 10 Tickets, After Party VIP Small Highboy Table (30” square highboy with 4 stools)
$3,500 – Group of 10 Tickets
$375 – Individual Ticket


2016 Visionary Award Winners: Johnnie White, Janet Jakobsen, and Jim Rooney (Lifetime Achievement Honorees); Christine Phelps, Kirsten Olean, Allyson O'Connor and Rachael Riggs (Professional Excellence Award Winners)

2016 Visionary Awards

1,000+ Industry professionals gathered at the Marriott Marquis in Washington DC April 27th to celebrate Lifetime Achievement Honorees and Professional Excellence awards. The sold out reimagined event delivered on it's promise to inspire. Read the full release here»
Visionary Awards Pictures

Check out more pictures from the red carpet, awards program and after party here»

Wish you could relive the speeches or see the ones you missed? Check out our Facebook Live coverage from the event here for red carpet interviews and the winner's speeches!


Visionary Awards Recap Video ​produced by CNTV


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