Chapter News

2024 Call for Nominations

The PCMA Nominating Committee has issued the “Call for Nominations” for the 2024 selection of Officers and Directors of the PCMA New England Chapter and we want to hear from

Donate to Marisa’s Mission – Charity of Choice

PCMA New England’s 2022/23 Charity of Choice is Marisa’s Mission. Marisa D. Federico, former Director of National Sales at the Boston Convention Marketing Center was an extraordinary woman who left

Chapter COVID Policy for Live Events

In the interest of ensuring the safety of all guests, vendors, and venue employees, we ask that all guests wear masks when not actively eating or drinking.  Additional requirements may

Marisa’s Mission Trivia Fundraiser Recap

The New England Chapter and Marisa’s Mission co-hosted an exciting virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser on October 7 in recognition of breast cancer awareness.  Donations totaled almost $1,000! Marisa’s Mission responds

Summer Social Soiree Recap

On July 30, more than 75 event professionals tuned in to make custom cocktails, compete in a trivia contest and catch up at our Summer Social Soiree…at a Distance!  Casual

June 2020 Webinar Recap

Thank you to the Port Lighting Systems team for hosting our June educational webinar, “Increasing Production Value in Virtual Events.” With a live introduction by our Chapter President Micha Brooks

Charity Oktoberfest 2019 – What You Missed

On Monday afternoon, 10/28, PCMA New England hosted their Oktoberfest Social at Night Shift Brewery on Love Joy Wharf. In light of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the chapter decided to

GMID 2019 – What You Missed

Our second joint program with MPI New England in celebration of GMID was a lively afternoon of networking, raffles and an amazing display of international delicacies set under a canopy

Fireside Chat Photos

The sell-out Fireside Chat to celebrate International Women’s Day was a huge success!  Thank you to our event host, The Hampshire House, and speakers Martha Sheridan (Greater Boston Convention &

Welcome the Newest Chapter Members!

Shira Brandt, Event Manager, Corinthian Events Patricia Smurro, Destination Expert, Discover Newport Jill Cavanaugh, Conference Coordinator, Infusion Nurses Society (INS) Theresa Dupont, Regional Sales Director, PSAV

Member on the Move – Lindsay Welch

After nearly 10 years working in the special events industry, Lindsay decided to make the move to CSI Boston (formerly DPI Events) in July and enter the world of destination management! 

PCMA New England was busy this Fall!

What you missed this Fall… PCMA New England hosted a Lunch & Learn this September at The Social Register in Boston’s exciting Seaport District. Our keynote speaker was Nicole O’Leary from

“Where are they now?”

Damaris Messina, Student Recruitment Chair spoke to the 2016 PCMA Don Lawrence Student Scholarship recipient; Jeremy McFadden on life after college and how the scholarship helped with his travels abroad

Discover a Resort Style Experience Less than an Hour Away

Picture this…the sun is shining, you and four of your best friends are relaxing by a glorious outdoor pool that connects to an indoor pool, in a private cabana. Island music plays softly in the background as your server brings you crisp, cool mojitos and tells you about how the mint was picked fresh that morning from the Chef’s Garden. Can you guess where you are?

A Message from our President

We have all survived another New England Winter and Summer is finally here!  Which means so is our signature Red Sox Summer Social event on Tue. July 10th!  If you have not yet purchased your tickets, then you will want to do so right away by visiting our chapter website  Limited tickets are available for reception/game and reception only. 

2017 Proves to be a Successful Year

PCMA New England held their Annual Meeting at the newly renovated Revere Hotel Boston Common on December 5, 2017. Over 80 PCMA New England Members and Non-Members gathered at the

Don Lawrence Scholarship Recipient

Dear PCMA Members, I would like to thank the members of the board of PCMA for choosing me as the Don Lawrence Memorial Scholarship recipient. I am truly honored and grateful

PCMA NE Convenes in Nashville!

PCMA held its Annual Convening Leaders in Nashville, TN in January 2018. The New England Chapter was well represented in Nashville, and had over 40 attendees at our Chapter Reception.

Member Spotlight: Alanna Joyce

Member Spotlight: Alanna Joyce, Event Manager for the Watson & Cloud Platform team at IBM When did you first get involved with PCMA? I joined PCMA in March 2017. How did you

Spring 2018 President’s Message

Hello PCMA New England! I cannot believe that we are about to close the 1st quarter of 2018! It seems like just yesterday that we were all gathered for our

Triple Crown Night May 19

The Chapter’s 2018 Charity of Choice, Marisa’s Mission, is hosting their 2nd Annual Triple Crown Night on Saturday, May 19th at the Quincy Marriott Hotel. This event will sell out again and we don’t