Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to reach a geographically diverse group of PCMA members and be a part of building a strong PCMA network in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi reaching a large audience of planner and supplier members?

The PCMA Gulf States Chapter is here to help!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Delivering Advanced Education for Advanced Hospitality Professionals




About PCMA

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is the definitive authority in education, business networking and community engagement for leaders in the global meetings, convention and business events industry.  With more than 6,500 members and 50,000 customers PCMA drives innovation through risk taking, research and data driven decision making.  The mission of PCMA is to deliver superior and innovative education and promote the value of professional convention management.


2017 Partnership Opportunities

Education Programs

Date | Venue Platinum Gold Silver Bronze
February 8

Crashed Toys – Dallas

Crashed Toys Dallas Available Available Available
April 7

Austin CVB – Austin

Austin CVB The RK Group Available Available
April 12

The Tower Club – Dallas

Visit Dallas Club Corp. Available Available
June 7

Freeman AV – DFW

Philadelphia CVB Freeman Available Available
August 9

Omni Hotel – Ft. Worth

Los Angeles CVB Omni Ft. Worth Available Available
October 11

Hyatt Regency North Dallas – Richardson

Visit Houston Hyatt Regency North Dallas Available Available
November 8

Location TBD – Austin

Available Philadelphia CVB Available Available
December 6

Location TBD – Plano

Caesars Available Available Available

In-Kind Sponsorships: J&S Audio Visual, Wildfire Printing


Social Programs

Date | Venue Platinum Gold Silver Bronze
March 8

The Lorenzo Hotel

Lorenzo Hotel Available Available Available
May 10

Mix & Bowl

Pinstack – Plano

Las Vegas CVB


Irving CVB Available Available
August 1

Houston Astros Baseball Game

Galveston CVB Available Available Available

In-Kind Sponsorships: J&S Audio Visual, Wildfire Printing

Mix & Bowl In-Kind Sponsorships: ACCESS Destination Services






Cash Sponsorship Opportunities

Build your organization’s exposure through sponsorship of the PCMA Gulf States Chapter. The Chapter’s educational programs, social events, and publications provide unique opportunities to build your brand awareness, publicize products and services, and partner to meet your business objectives.

Platinum Level Sponsorship

Option 1: Cash Sponsor – $5,000 (one available per event)

Option 2: Venue Sponsor– Facility provides complimentary meeting space for event, A/V with tech support, three-course lunch with tea & coffee service

Gold Level Sponsorship

Cash Sponsor – $2,500 (one available per event)

Silver Level Sponsorship

Cash Sponsor – $1,500 (three available per event)

Bronze Level Sponsorship

Cash Sponsor – $500 (unlimited number available)

BENEFITS Platinum Level Gold






Company logo with link to website in pre-event marketing materials and e-newsletter (deadlines apply)
Opportunity to display company information at registration
Recognition of  sponsorship by chapter President during event and on signage
Complimentary registrations 4 2 1  
3 minutes of podium time to highlight your product/service at event  
Opportunity to conduct a prize drawing    
Opportunity to provide greeters at the door      
Reserved VIP table with speaker      





In-Kind Partnership

Want the chance to showcase your work at a widely attended event by suppliers and planners alike?  Look no further than our in-kind sponsorship opportunities.  We have multiple events throughout the year where this may be the case.  Let us customize a package for you!

  • Caterers & Restaurants
  • Production Companies
  • A/V Service Providers
  • Broadcast & Web Services
  • Printing & Signage
  • Photographer & Video Services
  • Airline & Transportation Companies
  • Decorations & Furniture
  • Floral Services


Prize Drawings!

Suppliers can generate excitement, collect business cards, and meet potential clients by holding a prize drawing at our events.

  • The cost for this opportunity is just $150.
  • The prize drawing opportunity does not include any other benefits.







Sponsorship Application Form

Please indicate which program and date you would like your Strategic Partnership/Sponsorship to occur or if there are other ways you would like to sponsor our chapter.  You may submit one form for multiple dates and/or programs.


I am interested in this type of Sponsorship: CASH IN-KIND (describe)



Sponsorship Level:

Platinum ($5000): Gold ($2500): Silver ($1500): Bronze ($500): In-Kind (insert value):



I would like to sponsor the following Education or Social Program:





Contact Name
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Company Name
Company Address
Note how you would like your company promoted if different than above


Are you able to provide your logo in both a jpg. and eps. format?

Are you able to provide a brief description to include for promotions?

What is your key business objective of the sponsorship/partnership with PCMA Gulf States Chapter:













Thank you for supporting the PCMA Gulf States Chapter!


Sponsorships are payable by check to PCMA Gulf States Chapter. Additional fees may apply if a credit card is used.



Still have questions? 

Reach out to Bobby Heard at (972) 550-0911 x3140 or rheard@acep.org

or Christi Keating at (972) 687-9308 or Christi.k@irmi.com



Ready to commit? 

Please fill out above form completely and return via email to Bobby Heard at rheard@acep.org for tracking and fulfillment purposes.

Rebecca SchingelSponsorship Opportunities