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April 2019

Global Meetings Industry Day Events

April 4, 2019

Global Meetings Industry Day with the PCMA POWER Chapter – Coming to a City Near You on April 4!   PCMA POWER Chapter invites you to our special gatherings and receptions celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day and Meetings Mean Business. Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will shine a light on the real impact meetings have on businesses, economies and communities. Meeting professionals’ organizations, association chapters, corporations, destinations, partners and other supporters will hold events all around the world to support this…

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May 2019

“More than a Meeting”: Turn Your Event into a Movement with Greg Bogue

May 3, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, 620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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Location and Host Sponsor: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh (620 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15219) Changes in behavior, habit and attitudes are causing a dramatic shift in what your participants need and want from events. In this session, Greg Bogue, PCMA’s “Best in Class” speaker, will explore the hierarchy of human gatherings, as he showcases how events are evolving from staged experiences to passion-filled and purposeful movements. Through stories and activities, participants will examine how today’s most successful events deliver…

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June 2019

2019 PCMA Education Conference – Los Angeles

June 25, 2019 - June 28, 2019

PCMA Education Conference is an energetic, immersive and provocative program designed to attract thought leaders, event marketers, experience designers and business events strategists. The program fosters learning styles that drive engagement — creating solutions and ideas that build lasting relationships.

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July 2019

Planner-Only Coffee Chat – Cleveland

July 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Panera – Independence, OH, 6700 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131 United States
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Would you like to meet more planners to connect, share best practices, and grow your network? If so, please join us for one of our first quarterly small, informal, planner only networking events. Please RSVP here by 5pm on Thursday, July 18.

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September 2019

Design-Thinking to Enhance Your Conference

September 26, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter, 10 E. RiverCenter Blvd.
Covington, KY 41011 United States
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Location and Host Sponsor: Embassy Suites by Hilton Cincinnati RiverCenter (10 E. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011; 859.261.8400)   Going from planner to designer is an adventure with many twists, turns and unexpected decisions to make along the way. This interactive activity will simulate the various phases of the meeting design process, highlighting how decision points along the way can help you make the transition to designing true event experiences. Participants will work together to weigh the data, information and…

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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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