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Hackathon at Convening Leaders ‘A Beautiful Chaos’ 

PCMA Convene

Seven teams pitched their solutions to a business industry challenge during a hackathon at Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh. Jacob Slaton). By Ascend Integrated Media and Betsy Bair.

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4 Essential Planning Guidelines for Citywides

Smart Meetings

Citywide meetings may be a challenge to plan, but they also represent an opportunity for meeting planners to spread their wings and take advantage of all the great resources that a destination has to offer.

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Carol McGury, MPS, 2019 Chair, PCMA Foundation Board of Trustees

PCMA Convene

Carol McGury, MPS, 2019 Chair, PCMA Foundation Board of Trustees. What are your goals as chair of the Foundation? My goal as chair of the Foundation is certainly to ensure that the Foundation provides the resources to support the global growth goals for PCMA in general.

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Must-See Attractions in the Evergreen State

Smart Meetings

The state of Washington boasts several exciting options for planners, including one-of-a-kind attractions. Here are a few of the best, offered in the state’s leading cities. Bellevue.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

Leadership Summit: Don’t Just Set Strategy, Lead Change

PCMA Convene

Jimmy Williams Jr., executive director and a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, speaks Jan. 6 at the Leadership Summit. Jacob Slaton). However rapidly things have been changing — get ready, consultant Peter Sheahan, CEO of Karrikins Group, told industry leaders Jan.

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Question of the Day: Sunday at Convening Leaders

PCMA Convene

Convene magazine on Sunday asked attendees at Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh the following question: Is there anything specific you want to master in the coming year? I want to totally shatter the experience in the general session and breakout sessions and go from traditional to unconference.

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PCMA EduCon 2019: Heading to Los Angeles

PCMA Convene

Known as the epicenter of the film industry, Los Angeles’ new and upcoming developments are making it a hotbed for the business events industry. Darren K. Green, senior vice president of sales for Los Angeles Tourism.

Convening Leaders Explored Your Way

PCMA Convene

There’s a new way to customize your Convening Leaders experience this year. Uniquely designed Content Studios are immersive-learning environments created for education, interaction, and experience in specific program topics — from events strategy to the hottest trends in the industry.

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David Peckinpaugh, CMP, 2018 Chair, PCMA Foundation

PCMA Convene

David Peckinpaugh (right), 2018 chair of the PCMA Foundation, speaks at the 2018 Visionary Awards. What were your primary goals as chair of the PCMA Foundation?

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Gregory O’Dell, Chair, 2019 PCMA Board of Directors

PCMA Convene

Gregory O’Dell, 2019 Chair, PCMA Board of Directors. How did you first get involved with PCMA at a national level? I got involved with the organization as a natural extension of my role as president and CEO of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. With D.C.’s

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Claire Smith, CMP, Chair, 2018 PCMA Board of Directors

PCMA Convene

Claire Smith, CMP, 2018 Chair, PCMA Board of Directors. What were your goals as chair?

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