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Stuart Ruff-Lyon on His Evolution as an Event Professional

The vice president of events and education at the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. and PCMA’s chair-elect looks back at his 25-year-old self and peers ahead at what’s next for events.

BY David McMillin November 30, 2018

Lauren Kramer of Meeting Priorities Follows Her Entrepreneurial Ambitions

The founder and principal of Meeting Priorities LLC offers insights on taking a leap of faith to launch her own business.

BY David McMillin November 20, 2018

How to Help Those Affected by California Wildfires

PCMA Foundation collecting donations to assist members of business events industry community.

BY Curt Wagner November 19, 2018

Leaving a Legacy: Bill Reed Shares Career Lessons

The chief event strategy officer at the American Society of Hematology and former PCMA chair looks back at his 25-year-old self — and forward to the next generation of attendee engagement.

BY David McMillin November 2, 2018

Looking at the Future of Face-to-Face

As meetings and events evolve, the PCMA Education Foundation is supporting the German Convention Bureau’s efforts to predict the next era of engagement.

BY David McMillin September 24, 2018

How You Can Help Hurricane Florence Recovery Efforts for Events Industry

The first major storm of the 2018 hurricane season will leave a trail of destruction across the Southeast. Join the PCMA Education Foundation to help event professionals impacted by the flooding.

BY David McMillin September 14, 2018

Fueling the Future: Destinations International Needs Your Opinion

As the events industry continues to evolve, Destinations International wants to hear from decision-makers like you to understand what you consider when choosing a host destination.

BY David McMillin September 9, 2018

Fueled by the Foundation: Boosting Business Events in Malaysia

Get to know one of the members of the 2018 Class of 20 in Their Twenties. She’s a rising star in the events industry who is developing relationships that will help build a sustainable business-events industry in her home country.

BY David McMillin July 27, 2018

Fueled by the Foundation: The Next Event Technology Expert

Get to know one of the members of the 2018 Class of 20 in Their Twenties. She’s a rising star in the events industry who is aiming to stay ahead of the trends in technology and elevate event management in the academic arena.

BY David McMillin July 23, 2018

Fueling the Foundation: A New Scholarship to Celebrate Deborah Sexton’s Impact

The Education Foundation is honoring former PCMA president and CEO Deborah Sexton’s 13 years of leadership with a new scholarship for one lucky business events professional and a reception in Chicago.

BY David McMillin July 16, 2018

Fueling the Foundation: An Immersive Experience

Looking for an opportunity to get a tan, enjoy a margarita, and make a difference? Head over to the Capital Chapter’s Pool Party this Sunday.

BY David McMillin July 5, 2018

Fueled by the Foundation: Celebrating Convention Reinvention

Learn how one of the recipients of the PCMA Education Foundation’s Visionary Awards helped a 105-year-old institution plant the seeds for on-site innovation.

BY David McMillin May 25, 2018