Blog Posts

Encourage an Outstanding Colleague to Apply for 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 the world. These individuals will have a PCMA platform to showcase their talents and how they will shape the meetings industry of the future. Deadline to submit applications: Friday, August 10, 2018

PCMA PNW Chapter Program July 19th at Hotel Interurban – REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Are you registered yet for the PCMA chapter program? Learner Outcomes: Identify three key differences between staged experiences and movements; Explain why the era of "blind" attendance is ending and how personal values will impact decisions to attend you events in the future; Describe how a concise Organizing Principle drives better design decisions and investments.

Thank you to our sponsor Hyatt Regency Lake Washington!

If you are looking for an event space with incredible water views and state of the art conference facilities, you’ve found the perfect spot! Located on the shores of Lake Washington, the 12-story, 347-room Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport is the first waterfront hotel less than 10 miles from Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport.

PCMA PNW Chapter New Member Highlight – Lisa Fraser, Sr. Manager, Corporate Events Nintendo of America Inc.

PCMA PNW Chapter New Member Highlight - Lisa Fraser, Sr. Manager, Corporate Events Nintendo of America Inc. Why join PCMA: Being new to the client side of this industry, Lisa wanted an opportunity to meet others in similar positions with whom she can learn, collaborate and share ideas. She appreciates the lunch-n-learn presentations and looks forward to making new connections.

Everything You Need to Do on Your Phone Before Taking a Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you’re going to be without the safety net of your home and office Wi-Fi, and might even involve piggybacking on a different data network and living through a different time zone. Your smartphone can adapt, if you know the right tricks.

PCMA supports YouthCare 33rd Annual Luncheon at Westin Seattle on March 20, 2018

YouthCare 33rd Annual Luncheon raised more than $765,000 (the most ever!) for homeless youth in Seattle. Thank you to Maven, Natalie, & David, who shared their stories with over 1,300 people in Attendance. Their valiant testimony shed light on addressing racism which is essential in preventing and ending youth homelessness.

When Calling an Uber Can Pay Off for Cities and States

In Chicago, a 15-cent fee on Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services is helping to pay for track, signal and electrical upgrades to make the city’s trains run faster and smoother. When will this tax hit our region?

Welcome baby Dylan Marie Blaney

The Pacific Northwest PCMA Chapter would like to welcome baby Dylan Marie Blaney, our chapter president’s daughter Emily Rademacher of the Washington State Dental Association.