Becoming a volunteer is a great way to meet other PCMA members and contribute your talents to the business events community. The volunteer program is a member benefit and allows individuals to sign up for projects based on their interests and availability.

Open project details are listed below. Make sure to review these carefully, as each role has different schedules, commitments and requirements. Volunteer opportunities are available for PCMA members only. Join or renew here.

If you would like to volunteer for an open project, please complete the interest form. Can’t find an opportunity that interests you below? New projects will be added monthly. Contact Laura Malone at lmalone@pcma.org with any questions.

INTEREST FORM

OPEN VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity for: PCMA members interested in supporting fundraising for the PCMA Foundation
Description: This committee supports the Auction to meet or exceed budgeted revenue goals through securing packages for the Fall Online Auction
Responsibilities: Secure at least 3 packages for the Fall online auction
Positions Available: 10 – 15
Time Commitment: May – Nov
Communication Type: 2-3 Phone Calls

Opportunity for: A variety of industry professionals who will procure and promote Visionary Awards nominations for 2021. Looking for a cross-section of volunteers from multiple geographic regions, job roles and experience backgrounds.
Description: This group will be tasked with securing at least one nomination per award category and promote nominations through their professional/social networks. Nomination procurement is essential to ensuring PCMA is honoring the best and brightest industry leaders at various levels. This group will NOT be reviewing and selecting finalists for the awards.
Responsibilities: Procure and promote Visionary Awards nominations for 2021 in the Summer of 2020.
Positions Available: 25-30
Time Commitment: 8-10 hours total
Communication Type: 2 Phone/Video Calls

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Event Strategy & Design content area, topics could include (but are not limited to) incorporating trends, applying new research and data, financial planning for events, human-centered design and deepening brand loyalty.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 4
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Future of Work content area, topics could include (but are not limited to) exploring technology and adaptability, conflict resolution, using “soft skills” for advancement, and combating imposter syndrome.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 4
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Technology & Innovation content area, topics could include (but are not limited to) 5G adoption, the impact of AI on events and making yourself heard in a hyper connected world.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 4
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Trending Now content area, topics could include (but are not limited to) include sustainability, social good and recovering from crisis situations.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 4
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Lifestyle content area, participants will go beyond gimmicks and fads to learn how this asset can create maximum engagement, enduring knowledge retention and meaningful takeaways.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 2
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

Opportunity for: Event organizers attending EduCon 2020
Description: This group will assist in session prep calls and content development for EduCon 2020. Onsite at EduCon, attend the session and assist as necessary (audience engagement, logistics, etc.). In the Innovate + Elevate arena content area, topics could include (but are not limited to) brand positioning, medical meetings with tech, exhibit hall disruption and cross team collaboration.
Responsibilities: Assist the PCMA Education team in developing sessions for EduCon and provide onsite support.
Positions Available: 4
Time Commitment: 4-6 hours between March 2020 and June 2020 (2-3 hours pre-conference and 2-3 hours onsite at EduCon)
Communication Type: Phone/video calls and limited outside work

THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS

Adriana Molina
Cynthia Adams
Ebony Adams
Jamie Ades
Toyin Alaka
Suzanne Alsnauer
Dawn Amaskane
Rory Archibald
Maricela Arias-Cantu
Lacey Armbruster
Magdalina Atanassova
Melissa Avard
Edward Bagsic
Angela Bedell
Patti Beese
Doug Bennett
Jennifer Bettlach
Jamie Bialor
Ned Blair
Lisa Block
Toi Box-Mitchell
Ann Marie Bray
Shirley Breuren
Greg Burton
Aida Campbell
Ellen Casey
Jevan Chandran
Crystal Cheng
Lisa Cherepon
Jerry Cito
Yvette Clark
Ken Clay
Melinda Colon
Mary Liz Davis
Danya Day
Nancy DeBrosse
Michael Deisting
Rachel Dillion
Amanda Duski
Danielle Elliott
Glen Ellwood
Jennifer Erney
Patrick Espinoza
Susan Euritt
Christine Faiman
Bianca Ferrer
Julie Ferry
Gysela Fillingham
Laure Filoux
Chris Finelli
John Folks
Dana Freker Doody
Brad French
Starleetah Gaddis-Parker
Shannon Gehringer
Susan Giambalvo
Kaleigh Gipson
Elizabeth Goad
Deb Goedeke
Eli Gorin
Bonnie Grant
Kimberly Greene
Stacey Gros
Bruce Gyger
Armon Haagen
Krystal Heard
Mary Pat Heftman
Rose Horcher
Jenine Humber
Gertrud Jeewanjee
Laura Jelinek
Beverly Johnson
Derrick Johnson
Stephanie Jones
Shinyong (Shawn) Jung
Ray Kopcinski
Roberta Kravitz
Geralyn Krist
Jennifer Krsanac
Xin Lin Kwek
Rocco LaForgia
Kim Lambeth
Brian Landers
Zaida LeBron
Victoria Lewis
Divine Lim
Tony Lorenz
John Loveless
Annamarie Luccarelli
Linda Lucki
Karen Malone
Steve Mannarino
Matthew Marcial
Jeffory Marker
Scott Marko
Cathy Mason
Andrea Massengile
Casandra Matej
Victoria Matey
Tim Mathy
Courtney Mcgee
Carol McGury
Ann McLeod
Rosa Mendoza-Friedheim
Kristin Mirabal
Jonghwa Moon
Mariellen Morris
Tadiwanashe Mrewa
Gary Murakami
Bob O’Connell
Greg O’Dell
David Olender
Mary Jo Olsavsky
Eric Olson
Gladys O’Mahony
Alison Owers-Graham
Kerry Painter
Frances Park
Jack Patronski
Mary Patton
David Peckinpaugh
Tracey Pierce
Kelly Piva
Laura Pugh
Mary Rose Puglisi
Angie Ranalli
Bill Reed
Ali Ribordy
Julia Richardson
Regina Rink
Paula Rowntree
Murray Ryan
Stephanie Santini
Dale Shuter
Angie Silberhorn
Julia Smith
Darlene Somers
Siri Sorensen
Jill Stark
Charles Starks
Ross Starr
Denise Stone
Lindsay Stuebe
Valerie Sumner
Annette Suriani
Andrew Swanston
Anne Swartz
Sara Teagarden
Sherri Thadeus
Erin Tierney
Nicole Trainor
John Truran
Danielle Urbina
Sherry Vale
Rich Vallaster
Jordan Vallerga
Carol Vilardi
Frank Waechter
Aubrey Wanner
Kathleen Warden
Laura Weaver
McKenna Weipert
Heidi Welker
Becky Williams
Lynett Wilson
Joe Wilush
Joy Womack
Grace Wong
Elreatha Woodard
Kawania Wooten
India Wright