About Us

The Greater Midwest Chapter of the Professional Convention Management Association (GMC PCMA) was founded in 1993 and serves the Midwest region of the United States including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. GMC offers a variety of educational meetings as well as networking opportunities.

Our interaction with other hospitality industry professionals through events such as our Membership Connections, Community Service Projects, and our Annual Signature Event Fundraiser also serve to provide our members and other industry colleagues with excellent events at which to network while serving the community.


PCMA Greater Midwest Chapter is proud to offer our members
Continuing Education credit as a CMP Preferred Provider.

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Upcoming Events

Catch up on the latest Greater Midwest Chapter of PCMA events

View our developing 2022 full schedule of events here.

View our 2022 Venue Host RFP here.

Annual Awards Celebration and Education Event

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park 200 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL

Join us as we honor our GMC stars being recognized for their achievements throughout 2022! New this year, an educational component has been added with PCMA Foundation's Best in Class speaker: Steve Garguilo: The Science of Taking Action. See more on Steve's session below. Congratulations to our 2022 GMC Award Winners Schedule of Events: 1:30 PM

Joint Education with IAEE Chicago

Renaissance Schaumburg

Join fellow Chicago meetings and events professionals! Date: June 8, 2023 Location: Renaissance Schaumburg Chicago Convention Center Hotel, Schaumburg, IL   COLLABORATED & EMPOWERED BY:   Sponsorship Opportunities: Event Organizer Sponsor up to $2,500 (1 Available) 100 attendees @ $45  2-minute welcome remarks (2) complimentary registrations Literature distribution Table top exhibit Sponsor recognition on-site signage Attendee

2nd Annual GMC PCMA Golf Classic

Itasca Country Club 400 E. Orchard St, Itasca, IL

Join us at the beautiful Itasca Country Club for the 2nd Annual GMC PCMA Golf Classic! This will be a great day of networking and leisure on a mature, championship course. Exceptionally fun to play for anyone from a scrap player to a 30 handicap, and every single hole is postcard worthy! This will be

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