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Women@Work – September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am12:00 pm EDT

A conversation during the 2015 PCMA Education Conference gave way to a new program at Convening Leaders 2016 –  Women@Work, a three-hour forum to discuss women in leadership. Now, we will continue the discussion at the chapter level.

Tamela Blalock

Women@Work will discuss a number of issues facing professionals in the meetings industry, including diversity and inclusion, career advancement, and personal branding. The event will kick-off with breakfast and a panel discussion led by Tamela Blalock, Executive Director of the Section on Women’s Health (SOWH), a 3,000-member professional association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students working within and advocating for vital areas of women’s and men’s health, including pelvic floor health, sport injury recovery, and continence. After we break into roundtable discussions, Linda Schenk will advise attendees on the importance of building your personal compass.

YOUR BRAND COMPASS: A Navigation Tool for Career Success

 Learn strategies to find direction and guide your choices as you move through different stages of your career.

  • Gain confidence and a clear path for how you will grow professionally
  • Options to distinguish yourself in your industry
  • Change course around new opportunities or challenges

This event is open to ALL industry professionals! Please join us to take part in this very important conversation!


Juan Amador, CAE, Director, Constituent Engagement, Association of American Medical Colleges, www.aamc.org 

Shawn E. Boynes, FASAE, CAE, Executive Director, American Association of Anatomists (AAA), www.anatomy.org

Abby Locke, Executive Coach & Career Growth Expert, Executive Coaching & Personal Branding Company, www.abbylocke.com

Marsha L. Saunders, AWE Board Member, Director, Conferences & Tradeshows at FIA, Futures Industry Association

Christina Snyder, CISP™, CFP®, Financial Planner/Wealth Adviser, AspireWealth Planners, www.aspirewealthplanners.com

Personal Compass Speaker:

Linda Schenk, Marketing Strategist, Designer & Owner, THE BRAND BUILDER TOOLBOX with Virtuallinda, www.virtuallinda.com

8:00am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-9:45am Breakfast and Panel Discussion
9:45am-10:00am Break
10:00am-10:45am Roundtable Discussions
10:45am-11:00am Break
11:00am-11:45am Personal Compass


Thanks to our Venue Sponsor

Presented in partnership with


This program has been submitted to the Events Industry Council (EIC) for approval of CMP certification credit.

IMPORTANT: in order for the Convention Industry Council (CIC) to validate your participation in this activity, you must register using the email address associated with your CMP Continuing Education account.




September 19, 2017
8:00 am– 12:00 pm EDT
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Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, MD 21076 United States
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(410) 796-9830
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