Chapter News

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – The Uncommon Meeting Place: Salt Lake

Stereotypes be damned! That’s right, we said it because we live it every day in Utah’s capital city. We get it. We understand and appreciate the long-standing, though outdated, stereotypes that linger about Salt Lake. Locals and those who have visited in the last 5-10 years know Salt Lake is now a thriving urban destination teeming with activity and countless options for all to experience, most of which typically surprises many first-time visitors and changes their preconceived notions of our community.

Submit a Video for a Chance to Win!

The GMC PCMA Chapter Relations Committee is looking for two lucky planner chapter members from outside of Illinois to receive a scholarship to attend the GMC PCMA Holiday Mixer

Save the Date for Leader’s Day 2018

Leader’s Day – November 29, 2018 Are you looking for a way to connect with other industry professionals and get more involved? Have you filled out the Call for Volunteers or do you currently serve on a Chapter committee? Looking to sharpen your leadership skills and move up? It’s time to VOLUNTEER! SAVE THE DATE

September Educational Program Recap

A recap from the September 5, GMC PCMA September Educational Program at Miller Park followed by an exciting Baseball Outing watching the Cubs take on the Brewers.

October 2018 President Letter

October 2018 Letter from the President

October greetings from GMC PCMA President, Murray Ryan, including a brief overview of the September Educational Program, a call to volunteer and an update on the final Bowl-a-Thon.

Community Service Event at Cradles to Crayons

GMC PCMA members Wendy Carranza, Jennifer Nelson, and Carolina Basora took a group of Chicago Youth Program teens to a Cradles to Crayons event on August 21, where they inspected, sorted and packaged donation boxes for low-income and homeless children. Snack bags were also generously donated by GMC member Andrea Goldberg. “We had a blast

September Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

August Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

July Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

June Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Destination Canada

Our city’s premier meeting facility, Shaw Centre, is a state-of-the art, LEED-Gold Certified, 192,000 sq.ft. meeting facility built with sustainability at the cornerstone of its operations. So if you’re a meeting planner committed to sustainability and healthy living, Ottawa’s got you covered.

May Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

Letter from the President

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

Learning to Adapt at the March Educational Program & Reception

On March 13 at The Kympton Gray Hotel in Chicago, GMC PCMA members joined John Nawn, for his presentation, “Adopting Emerging Technologies for your Meeting or Events.” Attendees learned how to integrate emerging technologies into their meetings and events.

We Mixed, We Mingled at Holiday Mixer!

On September 19 at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, GMC PCMA members joined leadership expert, Randy Fox, for his high-energy presentation, “A Leader Worth Following.” Attendees learned how to tap into their full potential and exude the qualities of an influential leader.

We learned, we bowled, we gave!

On September 19 at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, GMC PCMA members joined leadership expert, Randy Fox, for his high-energy presentation, “A Leader Worth Following.” Attendees learned how to tap into their full potential and exude the qualities of an influential leader.

December Membership Challenge Update

Next January, PCMA Convening Leaders will be held in Nashville which is well-known as Music City. As we look forward to that event, the Membership Committee has chosen a song of the month to highlight with each e-newsletter.

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Montréal, World Leader in Artificial Intelligence

Our city’s premier meeting facility, Shaw Centre, is a state-of-the art, LEED-Gold Certified, 192,000 sq.ft. meeting facility built with sustainability at the cornerstone of its operations. So if you’re a meeting planner committed to sustainability and healthy living, Ottawa’s got you covered.

Visit Houston

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Culinary and Cultural Capital of the South – Visit Houston

Always evolving, Houston continues to impress and inspire. Home to a respected and energetic cultural arts scene, celebrated restaurants featuring flavors from more than 70 global regions, world-renowned theater groups and the brains behind U.S. space exploration, Houston is a diverse metropolis brimming with personality. This is the Culinary and Cultural Capital of the South where new experiences and adventures are right around the corner.

Plenty to be thankful for

November Membership Challenge Update

Next January, PCMA Convening Leaders will be held in Nashville which is well-known as Music City. As we look forward to that event, the Membership Committee has chosen a song of the month to highlight with each e-newsletter.

The Shaw Centre

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – It’s Easy Being Green (and Healthy) in Ottowa

Our city’s premier meeting facility, Shaw Centre, is a state-of-the art, LEED-Gold Certified, 192,000 sq.ft. meeting facility built with sustainability at the cornerstone of its operations. So if you’re a meeting planner committed to sustainability and healthy living, Ottawa’s got you covered.

October Membership Challenge Update

Next January, PCMA Convening Leaders will be held in Nashville which is well-known as Music City. As we look forward to that event, the Membership Committee has chosen a song of the month to highlight with each e-newsletter.