What the Next-Generation Conference Participant Really, Really Wants

Hilton Columbus at Easton Easton Town Center, 3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH

Attracting the next generation member and conference participant has, and will continue to be, critical to organizational sustainability. In this program, you’ll discover illuminating insights about what society wants and expects today from your conference. You’ll also discover what drives people away from your events or association, and what compels them to keep coming back.

The Disaster Experience Quickfire – How Ready Are You?

The Kimpton Schofield Hotel 2000 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH

You've made a plan and update it regularly but now it’s time to put your skills to the test. This simulation will put you in the throes of a real-life event crisis, as it unfolds. You’ll make critical decisions and deal with the consequences as you respond to each twist and turn.   From this

Create a Movement by Building Tribes

The Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square 300 W. Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

It’s no secret that to be a leader in the industry, your event must challenge the status quo, build a culture, and be committed to your audience members. Using Seth Godin's famous TEDTalk "The Tribes We Lead" as the foundation of this session, you will be part of a group discussion that will challenge each

Student Insight Series: Exploring Career Paths Into the Events Industry

Are you excited about a career in events and hospitality, but worried about the current pandemic-instigated slowdown in the industry? The events business is still the place to be with many career paths you might not yet know about. Hospitality is the #5 employer of all major industries and is more than just wedding planning.

Student Insight Series: Sippin’ with Students

You never know when a casual coffee chat could change the course of your career. Networking is one of the best ways to find a new job, but it’s also an effective and exciting way to keep expanding your connections, even when you’re not job hunting.
Please join us on Tuesday, September 21, at 4pm PST, for Sippin with Students, hosted by Southwest & Pacific Chapter of PCMA. Register now to gain tips and valuable advice in an informal setting from a group of successful event professionals while collaborating with other PCMA student members.