Chapter News

Chapter Challenge

The PCMA Chapter Challenge is here! PCMA Foundation is hosting the annual PCMA Foundation Raffle. To get everyone excited for Convening Leaders 2022, PCMA Foundation has added some extra fun. The Chapter that sells the most PCMA Foundation Raffle tickets wins. PCMA Foundation is giving one lucky Chapter a chance to win all of these

POWER Chapter 2022 Board Slate

On behalf of this year’s Nominating Committee, I’m pleased to present to the chapter the proposed slate for the 2022 Board of Directors. Please see this link for the list of individuals put forth by the committee, as well as the process to make additional nominations by petition, if so desired. The official, approved 2022

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

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