Chapter News

2018 Board Slate

Your PCMA Chesapeake Chapter Nominating Committee met in September, and the committee recommends the following slate of candidates for leadership positions on the 2018 PCMA Chesapeake Chapter Board of Directors. OFFICERS (one year term): PRESIDENT:  Patty Amos, CMP, TESSCO Technologies PRESIDENT-ELECT:  K.C. Hopson, MS, CMP, EventRebels IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:  Krystine St.Michael Bussiere, CMP, Connecticut Convention

Nominations Being Accepted For The Lighthouse Award

The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay are towers of light showing the way and providing valuable assistance to the sea travelers along our coastal waters. The lighthouse has become a symbol for endurance, dependability and guidance. The Chesapeake Chapter’s Lighthouse Award recognizes one member each year who, through his or her volunteerism, has demonstrated their

A Night at the Ballpark – Pictures

Heavy rains before the first pitch didn’t keep 50+ PCMA Chesapeake Chapter members and friends away from our Night at the Ballpark on Monday, August 21 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. We were camped out in the Left Field Club All-You-Can-Eat section and had a great view of the game. Even better, the Orioles

Service In Sync: Moveable Feast – July 13

Many thanks to our volunteers that came out on July 13 to support Moveable Feast, a Baltimore non-profit that provides nutritious foods and other services in order to preserve quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening conditions. As a result of our volunteers’ efforts, our chapter prepared 234 delivery packages that will make

Member Spotlight: Brian Chung

Name: Brian Chung Job Title: Senior National Sales Manager Organization: Visit Baltimore Hometown:  West Chester, Ohio (north of Cincinnati) Education: Bachelor of Education – Tourism Administration Years you’ve been a member of PCMA: On and off for about 5 years How did you start your career in the industry? I studied tourism in college but I

Applications being accepted for Chapter Administrator

The Chesapeake Chapter relies on the energy and enthusiasm of volunteers who are committed to working for the advancement of our Chapter and our industry. At this time, the Chesapeake Chapter is seeking applications for the 2018 Chapter Administrator. Applications are due September 15, 2017. A list of guidelines, duties and compensation is included in

Call for 2018 Officer and Board of Directors Nominations

Volunteerism is the key component to the continued success of the Chesapeake Chapter and PCMA. The Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations and applications for officers and directors for the Chesapeake Chapter for 2018. Consider the benefits of becoming a chapter leader: Personal and professional growth Networking Earn points to qualify for the CMP exam, or

CMP Study Group forming for November 2017 Exam Candidates

Are you taking the CMP Exam in November? The PCMA Chesapeake Chapter is forming a study group for anyone accepted to sit for the November 2017 CMP Exam. Led by Marci Glavin, CMP, the study group will meet weekly in Baltimore. The location and night will depend on the schedules of the participants but we will

Member Spotlight: Mary McCaskey – Mitchell

Name: Mary McCaskey – Mitchell Job Title: Corporate and Association Sales Manager Organization: The Delta by Marriott – Hunt Valley Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan Education: Baker College Years you’ve been a member of PCMA: Joined 2017 How did you start your career in the industry? I grew up the daughter of a Chef and always had

Recap of March’s What’s Hot & What’s Not Program

In early March of this year Event Designers Andrew Zill and Petra Compel presented their “What’s Hot, What’s Not” predictions for 2017 to the PCMA Chesapeake Chapter and the Baltimore Chapter of NACE. The event was kindly hosted by the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore. The venue perfectly complimented the main presentation with a delicious