Pop-Up GMID Celebration Day

Loew's Hotel Kansas CIty 1515 Wyandotte St., Kansas City, MO

  To celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day, we are proud to announce the MPIKC and PCMA’s Heartland Chapter are going to be hosting a live volunteer event on Thursday, April 8th, from 1p-4p at the beautiful Loews Kansas City! In a year with so much adversity in our industry, we are all thankful for each

Hybrid Event Perspective- VIRTUAL Event

Join a diverse panel of experienced event professionals from three distinct areas of the meeting experience – Planner, Venue, and Production.  This hour long Q&A session will focus on hybrid events and the successes and challenges this new space has created.   Each panelist will have prior hybrid event experience and will speak to the

Student Insight Series: Taking on a Pandemic Career Search

Job hunting is difficult no matter what skill level or trade. Throw in COVID-19 and how it’s affected the events industry and we now must rethink how we market ourselves, and possibly even reevaluate what segment of the ever-changing meeting and events industry we should explore for career options.   PCMA’s Student Insight Series continues discussing

Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness for Meetings

Join a discussion with Patrick Gahagan, Vice President with InHouse Physicians for a presentation and discussion around Health, Wellness, and Mindfulness for Meetings and the attendee experience. This session will discuss the current status of the COVID-19, the impact of vaccinations, and what to look for moving through 2021. Additionally, this conversation explores the personal

Heartland Chapter Reception

Crossroads Hotel

Please plan to join us for a fun event on July 15th, 4:00pm- 7:00pm for the Heartland Chapter Reception hosted by the Executive Board. Crossroads Hotel – Rooftop Bar Free to PCMA Members, guests/non-members $10 each.  

Best In Class 2021: Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste

Ambassador Hotel MO

We've got a great event set for Wednesday, August 25 at The Ambassador Hotel in downtown Kansas City. The educational portion of the event will host Megan Finnell, Director, Meeting & Conferences with the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).  Her presentation, “Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: New Event Strategies for a Post-Covid Era” is currently featured as a “Best in Class

Annual Golf Tournament

Please plan to join us for our 7th Annual Golf Tournament on September 16th at T-Shotz (located in the Northland) at  660 NW Metro N Dr, Kansas City, MO 64155 Registration starts at 1:00 pm, Golf 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Raffle and Awards 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Free Transportation will be provided to T-Shotz

Sippin’ With Students

You never know when a casual coffee chat could change the course of your career. Networking is one of the best ways to find a new job, but it’s also an effective and exciting way to keep expanding your connections, even when you’re not job hunting.  Please join us on Tuesday, September 21, at 4pm

State of the Industry 2021

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center 2345 McGee St, Kansas City

Join fellow event professionals as we gather in-person/virtually for the 2021 State of the Industry panel. Support our Chapter as we learn how travel, events, and life are continuing to

Student Insight Series

Avoiding First Job Fails: Lessons Learned the Hard Way Consider this panel the “know before you go” meeting to prepare for your first professional job. Dahlia, Lisa and Cara will share the difficult experiences and failures they lived through so you won’t have to make the same mistakes! Who: Students & those interested in learning

New Member Orientation

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

Past-Presidents Happy New Year Reception!

Please join us for a fun tradition where the chapter's Past Presidents help us ring in the new year and get ready to head off to Convening Leaders. Even if you are not attending Convening Leaders, we'd love for you to attend! The final details of our reception location are still being finalized but please