Chapter News

Student Apprentice Program Opportunity

A New Collective Impact Approach Offers Inclusive Entry-Level Opportunities for the Meetings and Events Industry  Our industry is committed to providing more job opportunities for all individuals. For those interested

BC Meetings & Events Safe Restart Guidelines

Dear Members, Happy September! We are pleased to share with you the B.C. Meetings & Events Safe Restart Guidelines, developed by the B.C. Meetings & Events Industry Working Group. These

Attend our 2nd Virtual Networking Event

Last month, PCMA Canada West did just that, in a way we never expected - we held our monthly networking and education event, Cold Drinks, Hot Topics, virtually.

Event Technology Education Series: Video #1

This is the FIRST video interview for the Event Technology Update 2020 Video Series. Learn about facial recognition software for the event and meeting industry with Amer from Amanda AI. Our

PCMA HQ Releases Digital Event Fast Track

PCMA Canada West Chapter recognizes the challenges our members have faced over the past month and applaud your hard work adapting to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. As many of you deep dive into the world of digital events, we want you to know about a valuable resource provided by PCMA HQ. The Digital Event Fast Track was built to help us stay connected to the knowledge and skills we need for success, and pivot more quickly towards digital event adoption.

President’s Message to PCMA Canada West Members

March 16, 2020 Stronger Together Dear Colleagues, The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has touched the lives and businesses of our friends and colleagues across the globe in the meetings and events

20 in their Twenties Application Closing Soon!

Each year, 20 up-and-coming business events professionals from across the globe are selected for PCMA 20 in their Twenties. This award recognizes promising young leaders in the Meetings, Conventions and Business Events industry. Apply today or share this with someone you think should be a part of the class of 2020. 

Apply Now: Convening Leaders Scholarships

Convening Leaders is the place business events industry professionals go to start their year off right. PCMA wants to help you get there. A number of scholarships are available to help offset the costs of attending this year's event.

2020 PCMA Visionary Awards now accepting nominations

Call for Nominations: 2020 PCMA Visionary Awards

The PCMA Education Foundation requires your assistance identifying candidates for the 2020 PCMA Visionary Awards. Do you have a colleague that deserves recognition for their achievements in the meetings and events industry? Nominations are now being accepted.

PCMA Canada West - Cold Drinks, Hot Topics - April 10, 2019

Cold Drinks, Hot Topics is back on April 10th

PCMA Canada West kicked off their new networking series, Cold Drinks, Hot Topics last month. The first event in the series took place at the Showcase Lounge at the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel.

Visionary Award Nominations 2018

Lifetime Achievement Awards The PCMA Education Foundation annually recognizes our colleagues with distinguished lifetime career accomplishments and significant contributions to the business events industry. As few as one honoree, or

PCMA’s 20 in their Twenties Award!

Encourage an Outstanding Colleague to apply for PCMA’s 20 in their Twenties Award 20 in their Twenties is designed to engage the best and brightest in the Business Events industry in

GMID 2018 Press Release

April 11th, 2018                                                       

Congratulations Jenny!

Congratulations to our very own PCMA Canada West Board Member and Director of Sponsorship Jenny Stanfield on her being named a “Rising Star” award winner from Smart Meetings @smartmeetings #eventprofs #meetingprofs Read the

Meetings Mean Business Canada Update

Grant Snider, Chair of Meetings Mean Business Canada, shares an update on their progress at the Business Events Industry Coalition of Canada (BEICC), now rebranded as “Meetings Mean Business Canada”.

Letter from the President

Spring is in the air! The season of new beginnings, and PCMA has just launched a fresh, new website. It has a clean look, easy navigation, and highlights key news and events. We hope you can spend a few minutes exploring the new site, and welcome your comments and suggestions. Then, add us to your favourites list, so you can keep up-to-date on all PCMA news.