PCMA and the PCMA Education Foundation deepens their commitment to the Business Events industry by funding major research into future of meetings and the impact meetings are having on economic and social progress.
Tonight the PCMA Education Foundation honored the 2017 Lifetime Achievement of three industry luminaries as well as the winners of the 2017 Professional Excellence Awards at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.
Everyone in attendance will be on the edge of their seats with anticipation of who will take home the big Visionary Awards this year. Honorees have already been announced, but the Professional Excellence awards are saved until onsite - Learn more about the fabulous lineup of Finalists and be there in person to witness who will take home the honors!
PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association)’s industry leading magazine, Convene, has published its 26th Annual Meetings Market Survey and the results show that the industry is in robust health: budgets for meetings and attendance at conference and exhibitions are both increased on 2015 and 28 percent of industry professionals expect to plan more meetings during 2017.
PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) has declared its recent ‘Convening Leaders’ event it’s most successful yet with 4175 delegates attending the event which was held in Austin, Texas at the start of January 2017.
The debate will tackle the topical issue of “How geopolitics & global economics alter the course of business”, with key industry figures providing insight into the macro trends set to affect the events industry across the world.
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CASE Online Course
What is CASE?
The Certified Association Sales Executive 10 module online course is an interactive, self-paced, certificate course that fills your knowledge gaps, builds your business acumen and teaches you how to become an association mastermind. Discover how to anticipate the needs of your clients and be perceived as a partner, not just a vendor.
Each of the first 9 modules features a self-assessment quiz to test your knowledge and ensure you have retained the course material
Modules 2-10 lead you through the steps to build an effective Account Plan for a client of your choosing; through research exercises and a SWOT Analysis you’ll identify opportunities on how you can best partner with your customers in the future
The course culminates with you presenting your strategic solutions to your target client and then guides you through a goal setting exercise you can apply to your future endeavors
After completing all ten modules, you’ll earn a CASE® certificate and 70 Clock hours
Includes online course exam and review
Professional Meeting Management® 6th Edition relevant chapters
Principles of Association Management 4th Edition textbook
Business Event Bootcamp
Take the next step to becoming an Event Producing rock star!
The strategies critical to keep business events vibrant, compelling and successful are constantly changing. Enter, the PCMA Business Event Bootcamp.
This online and self-paced event course is designed to give you and/or your team unlimited access to the latest trends and critical information for successful event planning.
Earn approved CE toward your CMP and CAE
Each module can be purchased separately for a customized learning program
Cost effective solution, built for your busy schedule
How can a team benefit?
Some corporations or associations don’t have the luxury of in house training that keeps their teams up on the latest success strategies for events. What happens after training is just as important as what happens during training.
Each module in the Business Event Bootcamp training program comes with a facilitator’s guide for team leaders. This guide is designed to help you navigate your team through each lesson and reinforce learning in the days and weeks following the training courses. Within each guide, you’ll have access to practical activities, reflection questions, and tools to take your team deeper into the course content and facilitate on-going conversations on the topics covered.