Members of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties are proven leaders with a lot of ideas for the business events industry. For more information about the program, please contact Madeline Schimeck at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.235.7235.
Applications will be reviewed and candidates selected by a diverse PCMA member task force, including 20 in their Twenties program alumni and other PCMA volunteers.
A maximum of 20 applicants will be selected each year.
Candidates will be selected based on the following:
Content and Quality of Video (30%)
Overall Written Application Quality (30%)
Demonstration of Leadership (15%)
Career Goal (15%)
2022 Application requirements:
Insert the link to your LinkedIn profile. Be sure it is up to date and includes work and volunteer experience.
Attach a current photo or selfie (professional photo not required)
Insert a link to a short video clip (max 2 minutes). Tell us why you’re among the best and brightest – describe your distinct and unique leadership talents. Be creative!
What is your ultimate career goal within the business events industry?
To date, what has been your biggest professional achievement?
Write a letter to yourself one year in the future to discuss all of the accomplishments, insights and benefits that you hope to have gained and achieved as a member of the PCMA 20 in their Twenties Class of 2022.
Identify two advocates (one must be in the industry) who can provide an assessment of your leadership skills and send them the unique reference link provided in the application email from PCMA.
Meet the Class of 2021
The “20 in Their Twenties” class of 2021, supported by PCMA Foundation and Experience Columbus, will be honored at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference Jan. 11-15, 2021.