Webinar: A Whistle-Stop Tour of Ireland

Join us for a whistle-stop tour of the Emerald Isle, where Meet in Ireland will be bringing you a flavor of Ireland from the comfort of your own home. During the webinar you will learn why Ireland is the perfect destination to host an international conference, and you will also hear about one association’s journey and experience of hosting their conference in Ireland. You can also expect to be treated to plenty of fun entertainment that showcases traditional Irish music and dance at its best.

Webinar: Maintaining Key Connections

How can you continue to connect with others, reduce your own stress, and be an advocate for all your colleagues in the industry? In this session, Michael Levin will explore the stress you are experiencing and how to curb its negative effects. Michael will also discuss techniques to successfully network and continue to connect with others through this time of technology-based connections.

PCMA Refresh Session: Breathe. Stretch. Refresh.

Join global wellness expert Angela Gaffney for a quick refresh break in your day. The goal of these sessions is to inspire, ignite momentum and provide a quick refresh break to focus on your health, resilience and happiness. In this hands-on virtual experience you’ll enjoy practicing various breathing techniques and stretches to leave your body feeling calm, relaxed and refreshed. No experience necessary!

Get to Know: Visit Indy

Webinar: How Indy is Successfully Hosting Live Events Right Now

Indy has welcomed over 50,000 attendees, across 21 live events and 65-days, with no known COVID cases. Through a five-tier approach, learn how Visit Indy, Indiana Convention Center, and Marion County Public Health Department are working together to successfully host live events in a safe and effective way. Indy officials will discuss their $7 million in safety enhancements, tactics towards devising a strong health mitigation plan, and a case study on a successful event from start to finish.

Successful Virtual Event Case Study: ACEP

Webinar: Successful Virtual Event Case Study: ACEP

A Case Study on the American College of Emergency Physicians' highly successful virtual event. ACEP's exhibitors had a wealth of sponsorship and booth options available, bringing them out of the virtual exhibit hall and integrating them into the overall experience. It’s time to redefine the virtual exhibitor experience, strengthening your event and expanding your revenue streams.

Get to Know: Explore St Louis

Get to Know: Explore St. Louis

Join Kitty Ratcliffe, President of Explore St. Louis for a virtual tour of the burgeoning and dynamic St. Louis convention package including a preview of the $175 million expansion and enhancement of the America’s Center Convention Complex. Attendees will learn about many of the new additions to St. Louis’ tourism line-up including the transformation beneath the iconic Gateway Arch, Ballpark Village at Busch Stadium, St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station as week as several new branded and boutique hotels. In addition, Kitty will highlight the health safety protocols in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable attendee experience.

Webinar: 4th Quarter Membership 2020

Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry’s most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let’s get you prepped and ready to take full advantage of all we offer!

PCMA Refresh Session: The Gift of Gratitude

Join global wellness expert Angela Gaffney for a quick refresh break in your day. The goal of these sessions is to inspire, ignite momentum and provide a quick refresh break to focus on your health, resilience and happiness.

Webinar: The Return to Face-to-Face: What Will You Do?

Webinar: The Return to Face-to-Face: What Will You Do?

In the history of event planning, 2020 will be the year that brought the most cataclysmic changes. Until 2021! Events are going to look vastly different next year when we are all able to return to face-to-face. From seating arrangements to group dining, personal greetings to bathroom breaks, from speaker mics to sharing materials — and let’s acknowledge that virtual components complementing in-person activities are here to stay – nothing will be the same. How does a busy, stressed out planner know which options to choose?

Webinar: Infodemic! Is Misinformation Killing Us?

Webinar: Infodemic! Is Misinformation Killing Us?

How does this misinformation spread? Why do people believe it? What can we do as individuals and a community to fight back? Who can we trust? In this provocative presentation, Professor Timothy Caulfield will explore these questions and more.

Webinar: UBIT: How US Tax Rules Impact Virtual Exhibits and Sponsorships

When the industry was forced to go completely virtual this year the existing tax regulations around hybrid events stayed firmly in place. Attorney Paula Goedert will break down the current IRS regulation UBIT (unrelated business income tax) and how it applies to forced virtualization of exhibits and whether sponsorship rules offer a path forward to tax exempt revenue.