Just Plane Smart – Manage Travel Costs and Build Attendance with Airline Partnerships

PCMA Together Platform

The recent increase in air travel costs, last-minute changes, and overall challenges can easily send even the most experienced planners into a tailspin as they affect budgets and registration numbers. In this session, the Southwest Business Meetings team will share best practices in establishing an airline partnership to enhance your meetings and events. You will

CMP Virtual Study Group – Fall 2022

The PCMA Gulf States Chapter is forming a study group for anyone accepted to sit for future CMP Exams. We will be starting the course on Wednesday, September 7, meeting on Wednesday nights. The course will run every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT until November 11.

Experts on Demand – Enhancing Your Team with Independent Planners & Industry Professionals

For years, contractors and independent planners have been a large part of the business events industry. As the industry recovers, staffing levels are still low, the workforce is limited, causing associations and corporations to look to these highly experienced freelance planners to assist with everything from registration, onsite support, full-service planning, and even sponsorship sales

Best in Class Education – “Building a Monetizing Strategy for Live & Virtual Events”

GRIT Productions 1100 E Dallas Road, Grapevine, TX

Now is the time to be creating a strong sponsorship strategy and an important aspect of that is maximizing revenue. As we return to a live event landscape, incorporating some sort of virtual experience will be commonplace, if not mandatory.  Join us for this educational session so you can set yourself, and your organization, up

Jingle Mingle Austin Holiday Celebration

Thompson Austin 506 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX

Central Texas Meetings & Events Industry Holiday Reception Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thompson Austin Bayberry Room by Wax Myrtle's - 4th Floor Registration: $65 Per Person Includes: Two Beverage Tickets, One Door Prize Ticket, Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and Live Music Discounted Valet Parking: $12 for up to three hours

Jingle Mingle Holiday Celebration with IAEE DFW

Texican Court Hotel | Two Mules Cantina 501 W. Las Colinas Blvd, Irving, TX

In partnership with IAEE DFW Join us for the annual Jingle Mingle event benefitting IAEE DFW's Chapter Charity, North Texas Food Bank Thursday, December 8, 2022 | 4:00-7:00pm. Texican Court Hotel | Two Mules Cantina Registration: $35.00 for PCMA Members $40.00 for Non-Members Includes: Two (2) drink tickets and heavy appetizers.

2023 PCMA Convening Leaders

Greater Columbus Convention Center 400 N High Street, Columbus, OH

Join us Jan. 8-11, 2023, when PCMA Convening Leaders brings its flagship education and networking event to Columbus, Ohio — Experience Columbus will host PCMA’s education and networking event at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Chapter Reception at Convening Leaders

Hilton Columbus 402 North High Street, Columbus, OH

Kick off Convening Leaders and celebrate with your Gulf States colleagues and friends.

Free