Chapter News

Recap of Gulf States November Lunch and Learn

Last week the chapter hosted our final in person education event for 2019 at Live! by Loews Arlington. A very special thank you to Visit Denver and the PCMA Education Foundation for making the luncheon possible. Our PCMA Best in Class Speaker, Sourabh Kothari, presented on Building on Neuroscience Princes for Storytelling. His presentation touched

Member Spotlight – Victor Fernandez

Member Name  Victor Fernandez 2020 Gulf States Board of Director at Large Current Position & Company Sales Executive – Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority The first concert I went to was? Ozzy & Motley Crue! What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Peanut Butter/Chocolate What would people be surprised to know about you?

Members On The Move

Join us in recognizing our new and renewing PCMA Gulf States Chapter members! Welcome to all the new and renewing members of the Gulf States Chapter this month: Katherine Putnam Patrick Espinoza Melanie Hoover Amy Tran Susan Booth Jennifer Gustafson Melissa Read Jason Purifoy Liz Polom Laura Garcia Kristina Elizondo Nathan Joel Kasselder Lisa Jackson

Win Big At The November Lunch & Learn

Attention Suppliers and Planners! Are you planning to attend the November Lunch and Learn? Bring a Supplier or Planner friend and be entered in a drawing for fabulous prizes! Suppliers who bring at least one Planner (PCMA member or nonmember) will be entered into the prize drawing. Planners attending with a Supplier (PCMA Member or

Member Spotlight – Nann S. Philips, CMP, CMM, DES

Member Name: Nann S. Philips CMP, CMM, DES   Current Position & Company: Owner & CEO, Scurry Street Meeting Management   Current Involvement with Gulf States Chapter: 2019 Programs Committee Co-Chair   The first concert I went to was? Olivia Newton-John, the “Physical” tour!   What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? I don’t

Members On The Move

Join us in recognizing our members’ achievements and welcome our new or renewing Gulf States members! Welcome to all the new or renewing Gulf States PCMA Members this month: Jason Purifoy Arron Brooks Kristina Elizondo Lisa Jackson Bree Busse Christine McInnis   Do you have a promotion or special announcement that you’d like to share

New! Member Spotlight

Members are what make our chapter run. We are starting a new feature in our newsletter, that highlights the many members of PCMA Gulf States. Would you like to be included in an upcoming spotlight? Please take a moment to complete the form, and you may be spotlighted in an upcoming newsletter! Complete Your Member

2020 PCMA Gulf States Board of Directors

The PCMA (Chapter) nominating committee met to determine the final slate of 2020 board officers and directors for open positions. PCMA bylaws require the official announcement of the proposed slate to be sent to its membership. The nominating process, according to the bylaws, allows for additional nominations for any officer or director position by members

2020 Board of Directors Candidate Applications

The PCMA Gulf States Chapter, representing more than 300 members throughout Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, is seeking applications for its 2019 Board of Directors. We are seeking: (1) President-Elect (1) Treasurer (1) Secretary (2) Directors-at-Large Click here for full committee descriptions and responsibilities. Applications due Monday, September 9, 2018 To apply, complete the online application

Silent auction raises more than $3,200

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our chapter reception and silent auction at Convening Leaders. With your support, we were able to raise more than $3,200 for educational and member engagement initiatives.

New 2019 Silent Auctions

Exciting news! In 2019, we will have TWO silent auction events to help the chapter continue to provide the best educational and networking resources for our members. Donate your items today!

2019 Venue RFP

The PCMA Gulf States Chapter is currently seeking venues to host its 2019 series of educational luncheons and networking events. 

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“Let’s Talk” Summer Tour

The PCMA Gulf States Chapter wants to talk to YOU! Whether you’re a current member, a former member or have never been a member, we’d love to know what you’re thinking and what you’d like to see from your local PCMA Gulf States chapter. Got a great idea for an educational program? Want to know

Silent Auction Donations

Now accepting silent auction donations for the annual Mix & Bowl fundraiser and networking event on May 9 at Pinstack in Irving (Las Colinas), TX

Member Mondays: Jacquelyn Helton

Jacquelyn Helton, CTA, PCMA Gulf States Chapter President and Development Manager at Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

2018 Board Slate

Congratulations to the Officers and Board of Directors who will be leading the PCMA Gulf States Chapter in 2018.

Host an Event

PCMA Gulf States Chapter is currently seeking venues to host its 2018 series of educational luncheons and networking events.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Your Chapter has issued a $5,000 donation to the PCMA Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to aid in recovery efforts.