Chapter News

Lend Your Support

Lend Your Support for Hurricane Victims

Earlier this week, we sent out a message about GMC PCMA efforts to help hurricane victims of Harvey and Irma. The Board of Directors and the Community Services Committee finalized the plan and we are happy to report that we have several ways to give through the Chapter. We invite you to help make a difference for people in our industry who have been affected by these devastating storms.

NY & Co

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Meeting in the “New” New York City

New York City is one of the world’s most iconic meeting destinations thanks to its abundance of world-class hotels, conference venues and cultural attractions. Of course, part of what makes the City so special is that it is constantly changing. See what's putting the "New" in New York.

9 to 5

September 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.

August 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.

Hyatt Convention Alliance

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Experience the Hyatt Convention Alliance Difference

Discover the simplicity in contracting multiple meetings at Hyatt’s finest convention hotels. The Hyatt Convention Alliance comprises ten of Hyatt’s largest meeting properties, including Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Hyatt Regency Dallas, Hyatt Regency Denver at the Convention Center, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Hyatt Regency Orlando, Grand Hyatt San Antonio, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and our newest addition, Hyatt Regency Seattle.

Choose Chicago

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Let Us Help You Choose Chicago

Are you looking for an urban destination for your next event? Chicago has a great selection event and meeting spaces that can accommodate large and small parties, providing the space, atmosphere, and top service providers to ensure you have a successful event. At Choose Chicago, we are dedicated to helping you find the best venue for your meeting and event needs.

Summer in the City

July 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 – Cincinnati USA

In just the last few years alone, Cincinnati has experienced a major renaissance, with revitalized neighborhoods, like Over-the-Rhine, an influx of top-ranked restaurants and breweries, and world-class entertainment and attractions. Whether it’s touring pre-Prohibition lager tunnels that reflect the city’s brewing heritage, catching the MLB’s oldest team – the Cincinnati Reds – in action, or being moved by a concert at the famed Music Hall, the Queen City connects attendees to endless possibilities.

June 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.

Nominate for the 2017 GMC Awards

READY, SET, GO VOTE! The month of June marks the start of the GMC PCMA award nomination process! Be the first to nominate a fellow member, industry peer, or colleague.

Habla Trade Show?

An expert’s guide to trade show terms and phrases that are often misunderstood.

Quarterly Winners

Meet our Award Winners

We are excited to recognize several individual’s for their outstanding achievement and potential in the meetings and events industry by announcing our quarterly GMC PCMA Award winners and the winner of our GMC PCMA Student Scholarship.

Acoustic Guitar

May Membership Challenge Update

This month’s song is “I Will Remember You” by Sarah McLaughlin because we’re having the feels about our fellow colleagues we’ve met through the years.

Membership Campaign Update

Our Membership Campaign Song of the Month is “Leaving on a Jet Plane” by Peter, Paul & Mary. We still need your help to keep us taxi-ing down the runway until we reach our final destination in our membership recruitment.