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The Chesapeake Chapter serves PCMA members located in Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. We pride ourselves on being a friendly chapter, one that welcomes both newcomers and longtime members. Our membership is 53% planners and 47% suppliers.

Our chapter hosts a variety of educational and networking programs throughout the year: the annual Best in Show speaker, our highly-anticipated annual summer venues tour, creative networking events to socialize with colleagues, and charitable events. Our events also showcase unique and fun destinations across the region Baltimore, Annapolis, Columbia, and the BWI area through our sponsors and event hosts.

We know you will find a place with the Chesapeake Chapter, so we hope you will join one of our events soon! 
The nearly 200 members of the Chesapeake Chapter look forward to welcoming you to our next event.

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July 2019

Service N’ Sync – Volunteering at Franciscan Center

July 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Franciscan Center, 101 West 23rd Street
Baltimore, 21218 United States
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This Event has been cancelled! Do something good and make a positive change in the world! The PCMA Chesapeake Chapter invites you to join us and your hospitality industry colleagues for a hands-on volunteer activity as part of PCMA’s Service in Sync initiative. Join us on Tuesday, July 16 to serve dinners at the Franciscan Center. The mission of the Franciscan Center is to provide emergency assistance and supportive outreach to persons who are economically disadvantaged in an effort to assist…

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August 2019

CMP Study Group forming for November 2019 Exam Candidates

August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090-1952 United States
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$150.00

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 2019 CMP Exam. Led by Marci Glavin, CMP, the study group will meet weekly in the Baltimore area. The location will be the Maritime Conference Center, just off I-695 and the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum Heights. We will be starting the course on August 15th, meeting on Thursday nights. The course will be weekly…

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Sagamore Spirit Distillery Tour & Little Havana Happy Hour

August 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Sagamore Spirit Distillery, 301 East Cromwell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230 United States
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Sagamore Spirit Distillery Tour & Tasting 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Followed by Happy Hour at Little Havana  Join friends and fellow members for an inside look at the Sagamore Spirit Distillery with a tour and tasting! The Sagamore Spirit Distillery sits on 5 waterfront acres overlooking the Patapsco River in the Port Covington neighborhood of South Baltimore. Network and catch up with friends while you learn about the famed history of Rye Whiskey in Maryland, see the world’s only…

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September 2019

Cracking the Code of the Future Room Block

September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court, 550 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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Thursday, September 12, 2019 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm By now we realize, a silver bullet doesn't exist to address the many factors contributing to the erosion of the room block. Instead, what we need moving forward is a multitude of strategies. Join us for a discussion on how events strategists will address the shift in the room block climate and how they will rethink everything from their goals, their metrics and whether they'll need a room block at all.…

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October 2019

Tour & Networking Happy Hour at Guinness Brewery

October 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House, 5001 Washington Boulevard
Halethorpe, MD 21224 United States
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Guinness Brewery Tour &  Networking Happy Hour Thursday, October 10 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!! Join your friends and fellow members from PCMA Chesapeake for a tour of this popular brewery followed by a networking happy hour. Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House, located on the site of the first distillery in Maryland that opened after Prohibition ended, is the site for our event and the exclusive brewery for Guinness Blonde. Enjoy hosted appetizers…

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November 2019

Town Hall / Awards Ceremony & Networking Reception

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
McCormick & Schmick’s, 711 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States
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Thursday, November 14 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Join your 2019 Chesapeake Chapter President, K. C. Hopson and the PCMA Chesapeake Chapter Board for a year in review and your chance to ask questions and give input on the chapter events, what you’d like to see in the future and anything else that’s been on your mind! Meet your incoming 2020 Board and learn the winner of this year's coveted Lighthouse Award. After the town hall, get ready for all…

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January 2020

Chesapeake and Capital Chapters’ Reception at PCMA 2020 Convening Leaders

January 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Streett
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Don’t miss our Annual Chesapeake  and Capital Chapters’ Reception at Convening Leaders 2020 in San Francisco, CA! Join us for a great reception to kick off Convening Leaders 2020 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The reception begins at 4:30pm Pacific on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Eat, drink and mingle with more than 700 of your industry peers from not only the Capital and Chesapeake areas, but around the world! *Please note there will be NO onsite registration for…

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CMP Study Group forming for April 2020 Exam Candidates

January 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard
Linthicum, MD 21090-1952 United States
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$150.00

Are you taking the CMP Exam in April? The PCMA Chesapeake Chapter is forming a study group for anyone accepted to sit for the April 2020 CMP Exam. Led by Marci Glavin, CMP, the study group will meet weekly in the Baltimore area. The location will be the Maritime Conference Center, just off I-695 and the Baltimore Washington Parkway in Linthicum Heights. We will be starting the course in January, meeting on mutually convenient nights. The course will be weekly…

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Networking Happy Hour at Heavy Seas Beer

January 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Heavy Seas Taproom, 4615 Hollins Ferry Road
Halethorpe, MD 21227 United States
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Networking Happy Hour at Heavy Seas Beer Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Join your friends and fellow members from PCMA Chesapeake for a networking happy hour at one of the most respected and award winning craft breweries on the East Coast. Heavy Seas Beer, producers of 18 different beers, is the site for our event. Enjoy hosted appetizers (pizza and wings) along with a cash bar and be sure to check out their tap room. Thanks…

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March 2020

What’s the problem with my RFP?

March 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Live! Casino Hotel – Maryland, 7002 Arundel Mills, Circle #7777,
Hanover, MD 21076
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What's the Problem with my RFP? Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m. Live! Casino Hotel - Maryland! Not getting the responses you were hoping to get for your RFP? Join our panel discussion, featuring representatives from hotels, CVB and DMOs, service contractors, and convention centers to learn tips on what they look for in RFPs and how to get more responses to your RFPs. Click HERE to submit questions to the panel now and help develop the…

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