Webinar: Accessibility Considerations for Event Planners

During this webinar, we'll discuss some key considerations to produce accessible events that benefit not only individuals with disabilities, but also help to ensure that all participants are able to fully engage in the event.

Rebroadcast: Be Inspired By Women Worth Meeting

Women everywhere are coping with adversity and creating their own path to success amidst the backdrop of difficult times. You’ll meet the most influential women leaders in Fort Worth, including Mayor Betsy Price, and they’ll share their empowering stories about leadership, creativity and personal growth.

Rebroadcast: Race, Equity and Actionable Steps to Increase Access and Opportunities for All

Join the award-winning author, radio host and three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker, Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead, as she connects the history of systemic racism to what is happening across the country in our cities, homes and businesses. To make real change in our organizations and industry, Dr. Whitehead will discuss how we can all play a role in becoming more culturally responsive.

Ascent Webinar: How to Enact Change in Your Organization

Ascent Webinar: How to Enact Change in Your Organization

The need for real diversity and inclusion is clear - but HOW do we make it happen? For some organizations, only small changes are needed to encapsulate the true meaning of diversity and inclusion, but for others, massive steps need to be taken. Reed Exhibitions appointed Ron Walden as their first global executive sponsor for race, and he is with us to discuss the practices Reed has put in place to hold the organization and its decision makers accountable to their plan.

Ascent Webinar: Prioritizing Inclusion at Your Events

Ascent Webinar: Prioritizing Inclusion at Your Events

Every event is planned with the utmost attention to detail and with the intention of making all feel welcome. PCMA has compiled of team of experts from the industry to discuss how to ensure that your attendees feel safe and welcome at all times, no matter the venue. In light of our current climate, the panel will also discuss how to facilitate that effort for virtual experiences.

Ascent Webinar: In Need of a Change: Understanding Perspectives to Lead

Through meetings and events, we are always striving to include as many different perspectives as we can to expand our education and satisfy our audiences. With the industry growing throughout the years and perspectives differing per generation, how do we expect everyone to open their minds and possibly shift their mindset?

Ascent Webinar: Unconscious Bias: Get Rid of the BS

Risha Grant talks about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion through the lens of humanity using terms like BS or Bias Synapse as a way to explain our brain's involvement in the processing and validation of bias.

PCMA Ascent Luminaries Chip Conley

Chip Conley Helps Guide Modern Elders

Chip Conley help shape Airbnb into the behemoth it is today and he now serves as the company’s strategic advisor for hospitality and leadership. Conley also founded the Modern Elder Academy, a “midlife wisdom school” for older individuals feeling similarly uncomfortable about career and life transitions.

Ameerah Saine and Building Communities Through Events

Event strategist Ameerah Saine talks about how she builds communities — and promotes diversity and inclusion — through her lifestyle brand as PCMA continues its Ascent Luminaries video series, made possible by VisitDallas.

Ascent Luminary Gina Glantz, cofounder of GenderAvenger

Gina Glantz and GenderAvenger Challenge the Manel

GenderAvenger co-founder and veteran political consultant Gina Glantz talks about how — and why — she’s fought to include women and other underrepresented voices at conferences and events, as PCMA continues its Ascent Luminaries video series, made possible by VisitDallas.

Webinar: Welcoming Diverse Travelers with More Inclusive Events

Organizers want everyone to feel welcome at their events, but LGBTQ+ attendees face challenges that are often not understood or even addressed by the industry. In this webinar, we’ll take a closer look at the who LGBTQ+ attendees are and how their experience can inform a more inclusive welcome for all attendees.

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