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Global Meetings Industry Day 2021 Recap

by De-de Mulligan Global Meetings Industry Day, or commonly referred to as GMID, is celebrated every April to bring together leaders from across the meetings and events industry to discuss the trends and challenges they face. This year, the MPI Ohio Chapter, OSAE, and the PCMA POWER Chapter came together for a hybrid meeting of

POWER Chapter to provide DES Certification Scholarship

Few industries were as disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic as the meetings, events, and hospitality sector. Everyone involved in our industry was either laid off or furloughed or knows someone who was. The PCMA POWER Chapter is here to help in aiding in the recovery and reskilling of our industry. The chapter will be funding

PCMA POWER Chapter Announces Board Resignations

PITTSBURGH – March 10, 2021 – The POWER Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced today that London Young and Karl Pietrzak have resigned from PCMA POWER Chapter’s Board of Directors effective immediately, citing a need to focus on other professional and personal obligations. Young, an assistant director of sales at Hilton Cleveland

Great Content On-Demand! New POWER Chapter YouTube Channel

Get great content on-demand! Did you miss one of the POWER Chapter’s virtual events, such as February’s case study on Getting Back to Business? That and more are now available on the POWER Chapter’s new YouTube channel!

Announcing the POWER Chapter 2021 Board of Directors

By unanimous vote, the PCMA POWER Chapter is proud to announce the 2021 Board of Directors.  Thank you to everyone who voted and congrats to all members on next year’s board! Board of Directors: President: Will Engle, AMR Management Services (Lexington, KY) President-Elect: vacant Immediate Past President: Karl Pietrzak, Formerly Visit Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) Treasurer:

June 24, 2020 Virtual Event Recording

Did you miss our June 24 virtual event? Watch the recorded program here! PCMA POWER Chapter, alongside OHLA, MPI Ohio Chapter, HSMAI Ohio Chapter, and OSAE presented an industry-leading virtual event to demonstrate the collaborative nature of Ohio’s meetings industry. Leaders and representatives from each organization gathered in a virtual Fishbowl to help hash out