Chapter News

Help Us Select The 2020-21 Chapter Charity

2020 will be here before we know it.  We select a new charity to support every two years.  The Community Services Committee needs your help in selecting our charity for 2020 and 2021.  Do you work with a charity that could benefit?  Or have you heard of one that is doing some great stuff?  We

August 2019 Letter From the President

Hello GMC! I am so proud, honored, excited and thankful we are now officially managed by PCMA.  Partnering with our parent organization is already bringing a new level of positive energy to the Chapter and a brighter future is on the horizon.  Streamlining our systems is only the beginning.  GMC will have access to all

Signature Event Sponsorship Opportunities

The Greater Midwest Chapter is bringing you a new and fresh Signature Event! On November 7, GMC PCMA will be hosting the Annual Business Meeting and Signature Event at WhirlyBall Chicago in Bucktown! See below for exciting sponsorship opportunities and contact Sarah McKinney (smckinney@alz.org) or click here to secure your spot. And don’t forget to

Community Services Update: It’s Wine Pull Time!

It is that time again and we need your help!  The Greater Midwest Chapter of PCMA is sponsoring the 2019 Annual Signature Event Charity Fundraiser! The event will be held on Thursday, November 7th at WhirlyBall in downtown Chicago.  It’s going to be a great event, and we ask for your support by making a

GMC Member Spotlight

GMC PCMA member Racheal McDonald answers questions about the Chapter, her career, and more!

GMC Member Spotlight

GMC PCMA recognizes member Greg Bogue for being named the 2019 Supplier of the Year from PCMA's International Visionary Awards.

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: Choose Chicago

Did you know that you can receive an exciting reward for booking a meeting in Chicago? Read below for details on Choose Chicago’s new Great Meetings promotion offering valuable incentives and discounted hotel rates.

GMC Member Spotlight

GMC PCMA member Racheal McDonald answers questions about the Chapter, her career, and more!

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 We understand and appreciate the long-standing, though outdated, stereotypes that linger about Salt Lake.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.