Chapter News

President’s Corner

Dear Friends, Summer is finally here. The sun is warm, the rain showers are intense, and home-schooling is finally finished. I hope you are able to take time away from

Are you ready for the CMP Exam?

Gauge your CMP exam readiness with THIS 10 question quiz Prep Materials Events Industry Council Manual, 9th Edition Events Industry Council Glossary Professional Meeting Management, 6th Edition CLICK HERE to

President’s Corner

Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe it’s already June. I hope you’ve been able to enjoy the warm weather. We are here for you, providing support (see our #PCMANYstrong T-shirt

Mentorship Program Launching: Mentees Wanted

Looking for more ways to stay connected? PCMA New York Chapter launched its first-ever Mentorship Program! This will give industry professionals the opportunity to pair up with a mentee and

Upcoming PCMA Webinars

June 9, 1:00 pm CDT CL20 REBROADCAST: Inspire Social Change Through Brand Storytelling June 10 @ 11:00 am– 11:45 am CDT PCMA Community Conversations: Diversity & Equity in the Business Events Industry

Going Virtual to Support Sponsors and Attendees

With a pharmaceutical conference scheduled for March 22nd, the week many states’ stay at home orders went into effect (including New York), Fun Lee and her team at MJH Life Sciences had to act quickly to change their in-person event to virtual. The decision to go virtual was driven by two factors: wanting to use grants received from pharmaceutical companies for educational content and to provide continuing education to their attendees.

President’s Corner

Hello Friends, It’s hard to believe it’s already May. What things are you doing to keep yourself engaged? I’ve started drawing dates with a friend and NYPCMA hosts a weekly

Rockstar Mindfulness Follow Up and Resources

View the Rockstar Mindfulness Video with Shelley Brown Mindfulness Resources (Check event calendar for additional times) Live Zoom Mindful Meditation- Guided Meditation and Small Group Discussions Monday – Friday

Virtual Social Meetups

Join us every  other Tuesday at 5:30 pm Virtual Social Meetup Check-in with friends and colleagues, catch up on what others are up to, share your stories, survival tactics, and

Call to action: Let’s unify our voice

24 March 2020 The global events industry is suffering unimaginable and unprecedented losses from COVID-19. It is impacting us personally and professionally. The Events Industry Council is working with members


#GMIDGoesVirtual Join #EventProfs from all over the world on April 14, 2020, to virtually celebrate #GMID20 and help us break the Guinness World Record for most participants in an online

Message from the President

We are in the midst of unprecedented and challenging times. All of us are experiencing the stress of the unknown and upheaval in our work and personal lives, as we also worry


PCMA is offering resources, webinars, and information in how to deal with COVID-19. Please go to this link to see more.

CSR Monthlies

_______________________________________________________________________________________ April WALK MS – NEW YORK CITY!  IMPORTANT UPDATE Join the chapter as NYPCMA will be walking virtually! Use this Zoom Link, Meeting ID: 125 322 189 Password: 697722

2019 ACE Awards Winners

2019 Member of the Year – Karin Bagnall, Modern Language Association               2019 Supplier of the Year – New York Marriott Marquis        

Helping Puerto Rico

All funds will be donated to Acacia Network, Inc. and will go towards their Brigadas al Sur project – a three-month work plan to assist children and elderly affected by

convince your boss

Convince Your Boss Letter

You’re convinced that you want to attend NYPCMA Education Day event, and we really want you there; now it’s time to convince your boss! Customize this letter to help your


NYPCMA is pleased to Announce the winner of the 2019 Scholarship Recipient If you follow NYPCMA on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter, then you have experienced the creativity, humor, and

What Meeting Planners can do to remove waste

One of the biggest takeaways from the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) research into ending food waste in commercial kitchens was the need to clearly better communicate with meeting planners about

2020 New NYPCMA Board

President – Anastasia (Stacey) Courtney (Modern Language Association) President Elect – Jimmy Le (IEEE Communications Society) Treasurer/Secretary – Jacqueline Huang (Omni Hotels & Resorts) Immediate Past President – Diane Brady (BCD Meetings & Events ) Directors: Matt

Accessibility Resources for Meetings

 PHYSICAL ACCESS ADA Building Regulations for Physical Access Restaurant Accessibility  ETIQUETTE Best practices for interacting with people with disabilities  MARKETING Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Social Media Tips Email Accessibility Tips

Mindful Meetings Matter in Vancouver

Mindful meetings are one of the most talked-about crazes in the conference world, and there’s nowhere better to test out the trend than Vancouver. The city’s raw beauty inspires a

Summer Mixer

NYPCMA Summer Social: Conversations, Connections, and Cocktails Last week we gathered at the beautiful farm-to-table BlackBarn bar in Chelsea for the NYPCMA Summer Social. The event attracted a great mix of attendees, with

EPCAT – NYPCMA charity for 2019!

For those who attended GMID 2019, you saw the enormity of how sex trafficking has impacted our industry. ECPAT is a worldwide network of organizations working to end the sexual

NYPCMA Celebrates 25!

Come help us celebrate our silver anniversary and share on our theme of connectedness.

Kalahari Is Growing

The all-under-one roof convention adventure Is growing - with more flexible space opening In late 2019

Welcome to Denver

A vibrant outdoor city of urban adventure, sunshine, a thriving cultural scene and diverse neighborhoods

WE WANT YOU! Join an NYPCMA Committee Today

by Chris Achacoso, Melbourne Convention Bureau / NYPCMA Marketing Director Volunteers are the lifeblood of NYPCMA – and we’d love your help in taking the chapter to the next level!