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September 2019

Joint Industry Event 2019 – Mastering Stakeholder Management

September 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
Hilton Columbus at Easton, Easton Town Center, 3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219 United States
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Many meeting planners struggle with getting visibility and buy-in from leaders of their organizations. They often feel their role is misunderstood and undervalued. It’s time to change the paradigm! Effective stakeholder management is the key to getting your voice heard and elevating your career. This session will introduce a simple stakeholder management tool that will immediately change how you handle internal and external stakeholders for your events. During the session we will discuss how to identify and manage stakeholders in…

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October 2019

An Inside Look at the Hospitality Community’s Fight Against Human Trafficking with OHLA’s Joe Savarise

October 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:45 pm EDT

Location and Host Sponsor: Hilton Cleveland Downtown (100 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114; 216-413-5000)   We have all heard the phrase “human trafficking”, but what exactly is it? Does it really impact the hospitality community? What influence can I have as an event professional to affect my community in a positive way? How can this effect my event/hotel? What do I need to know? Learning just a few simple signs to look for can make a significant difference. Please…

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November 2019

Practicing Your Critical Thinking Skills

November 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST

Location and Host Sponsor: The Westin Pittsburgh (1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; 412-281-3700)   How often are you faced with major challenges that require an advanced level of decision-making? Do you have aptitude for identifying, analyzing and solving those challenges? As our roles in this industry continue to evolve from meeting planner to business events strategist, critical thinking is an essential skill that will help you make that transition more smoothly.   Please join us for this interactive POWER Chapter…

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January 2020

Convening Leaders 2020 POWER Chapter Reception

January 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

Join the POWER Chapter for a casual gathering prior to the Convening Leaders Opening Night Celebration on January 5th in San Francisco! Meet incoming Board members, network with colleagues, and learn about the programming we have planned for 2020. The reception begins at 4:30pm, to be followed by the PCMA Welcome Reception. Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. This is a complimentary reception for all POWER Chapter members. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

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March 2020

The Planner-Supplier Relationship: Striving for a Win-Win

March 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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Whether a planner or supplier, does win-win in our industry sometimes seem like a foreign concept, whether that's in contract negotiation, or in planning an event? We strongly believe that it doesn't have to be that way! Please join us for a lively and candid discussion on how we all can strive to build better relationships in our industry, thereby resulting in better negotiations and a stronger planning process, ultimately creating better outcomes for our organizations. Through a diverse panel…

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April 2020

Global Meetings Industry Day Virtual Events

April 14

Global Meetings Industry Day 2020 Goes Virtual Today! Join your meetings industry colleagues for virtual Global Meetings Industry Day programming - full details are here!

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May 2020

Rockstar Mindfulness with Shelley Brown: Being Present in a Stressful Time

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

During these uncertain and unprecedented times, taking care of our mental health is as important as ever. Join us for this virtual program as we learn from hospitality industry veteran Shelley Brown how to use mindfulness to increase resilience, de-stress, and have a greater overall wellbeing as we navigate the effects of a global pandemic.

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June 2020

Organizational Skills When Working in Unusual Environments

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

During these uncertain and unprecedented times, taking care of our mental health is as important as ever. Join us for this virtual program as we learn from hospitality industry veteran Shelley Brown how to use mindfulness to increase resilience, de-stress, and have a greater overall wellbeing as we navigate the effects of a global pandemic.

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Data Protection in an Online World

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

During these uncertain and unprecedented times, taking care of our mental health is as important as ever. Join us for this virtual program as we learn from hospitality industry veteran Shelley Brown how to use mindfulness to increase resilience, de-stress, and have a greater overall wellbeing as we navigate the effects of a global pandemic.

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July 2020

The Joint Industry Virtual Event: A Meeting of the Minds – Archived Recording Available until July 31

July 31

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 best practices, steps to move forward to ensure guest safety and satisfaction, answer the questions of customers and clients and work to better understand each…

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