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Spring Education & Awards Luncheon

March 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm CDT

Register now for the GMC Spring Education and Awards Luncheon!


Hilton Chicago
720 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


Committee Meetings: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration: 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Educational Session: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Awards Luncheon: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Board Meeting: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Join the Greater Midwest Chapter on Tuesday, March 10th for Spring Education and the Awards Luncheon. We hope to see you there as we recognize several members’ achievements throughout 2019.

Meet Our 2019 Award Winners


Spring Education: Industry Update & Five Trends Shaping The Future of Events



The program will begin with PCMA President & CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE sharing his outlook on the business events industry followed by a presentation on the future of events research study findings with Amy Blackman. Focused on five key areas: emotional intelligence, orchestrated serendipity, multi-modal design, making a meaningful impact and leveraging your surroundings, the study reveals how they will usher in a new era of experiences.  This will be a collaborative session, allowing participants to work through each trend and determine steps they can take to enhance their events.


Learner Outcomes:

  • Describe five key trends and how they can be brought to life
  • Recognize the importance of embracing these trends and the implications for organizers, attendees and suppliers
  • Identify ways to infuse these elements into events to propel your organization forward


Thank you to our Education Sponsor:

Thank you to our Awards Luncheon Sponsor:

Thank you to our Registration Sponsor:


Registration Fees:

Education Program & Awards Luncheon (10:30am-2:00pm)

Professional Member: $65, Professional Non-member: $85

Supplier Member: $115, Supplier Non-member: $135

Education Only (10:30am-12:00pm)

Professional Member: $45, Professional Non-member: $65

Supplier Member: $95, Supplier Non-member: $115

Awards Luncheon Only (12:00pm-2:00pm)

Professional Member: $40, Professional Non-member: $60

Supplier Member: $40, Supplier Non-member: $60

Table of 10: $400*


*Those at a hosted table of 10 who wish to also attend the education session will need to purchase a ticket for education only.




March 10, 2020
10:00 am– 2:00 pm
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Hilton Chicago
702 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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