New Membership Orientation – 3rd Quarter 2021

Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get started on your journey. PCMA is your gateway to the industry’s most relevant, cutting-edge information and knowledgeable leaders. So let’s get you prepped and ready to take full advantage of all we offer!
This will be an interactive session led by the membership chairs of our 17 North American Regional Chapters. New and prospective members will hear an overview of benefits, hear testimonials for their peers, and participate in breakouts for how to best utilize their membership.

Free

Spark! 2021

PCMA Canada West is excited to bring back our signature event - Spark! in November. This event will be in a fully virtual format. 

GMID 2022

Vancouver Convention Centre 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us for the Global Meetings Industry Day at the Vancouver Convention Centre on Thursday, April 7th. HOW BIG TECH FOSTERS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION with Special Guest, Kati Quigley - Senior Director, Global Industry Marketing at Microsoft AGENDA 8:30-9:30 – Registration, Breakfast, Networking 9:30-9:45 – Welcome Announcement, Thank our Sponsors (Claire Smith) 9:45-10:30 – Kati

PCMA National Student Insight Series

ONLINE

The PCMA Student Insight Series aims to expose students to different aspects of the Business Events Industry and perspectives of working professionals at all career levels. This month’s topic: “Negotiating the best contract and how to maintain lasting relationships.” *VIRTUAL EVENT* Come ready with your questions! Panel: Moira O’Brien has been with McCormick Place Convention Center,

FREE

Cold Drinks, Hot Topics

The Flying Whale Waterfront Café at FlyOver Canada 999 Canada Place - Suite 201, Vancouver, British Columbia

PCMA Canada West Presents: Cold Drinks, Hot Topics! Calling all Tourism & Hospitality Professionals: Explore ways to navigate the current job market and find balance within the powershift. It's an exciting time within the industry - let's talk about it! Join us to discuss the following topics: An employer's perspective – Attracting new talent and

PCMA EduCon

Hyatt Regency New Orleans 601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA

PCMA EduCon 2022 will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans on June 5–8, 2022, and streaming LIVE from wherever you call home.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Create Meaningful Change For Your Events and Organization

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre 136 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

Do you want your company or venue to be more diverse, equitable and inclusive, but just aren’t sure where to start? PCMA Canada West, in partnership with the PCMA Pacific Northwest Chapter and MPI Greater Calgary Club, is pleased to host an in-person event with thoughtful conversation around creating meaningful change for your events and

See the Forest through the Trees: Find your stride with Nature’s Boardroom

Westin Bayshore H2 Kitchen & Bar 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia

As event professionals, our industry has experienced more disruption than any other since the beginning of the pandemic. We are now faced with how to re-build with fewer resources. But do we want to go back to the way it was? Join us in the forest with Nature’s Boardroom to breathe, connect, and contemplate. In

New Member Orientation Q3

Your membership with PCMA can put you on the right track to take your career to the next level. The information in this orientation program will help you to get

Drag Me to the Tool Shed

Tool Shed Brewing Company 801 30 St NE #9, Calgary, Alberta

It’s Pride Month in Calgary! Join us on Thursday, September 29th, when we are turn the Tool Shed Tasting Room into a runway. With performances by the talented Misty Meadows,

SPARK 2022

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre 1000 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us for SPARK 2022 at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre on Tuesday, November 8th. with Special Guest, Meg Fasy - Founder, FazeFWD & eventsGIG AGENDA: 8:30-9:00 – Registration, Breakfast,

Mistletoe & Margaritas – Calgary Holiday Party

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre 136 8 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta

Join PCMA Canada West, MPI GCC & ILEA Calgary for a holiday celebration! Learn more and register - space is limited. 'Tis the season, and this year three great organizations