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September 2019

Postponed – Talent Challenges in the Meetings Industry (Montreal)

September 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT

This workshop has been postponed to 2020. New date to be announced later this year. Stay tuned! Talent Challenges in the Meetings Industry In this panel style interactive session, you will learn from our Industry experts on current challenges in recruiting, retaining and planning for changes in hospitality roles.  Who will be our next generation meeting professionals and suppliers?  What are hospitality organizations doing culturally to engage our future industry professionals?  Attend this workshop to walk away with some solutions…

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October 2019

Experiential Learning Day – Hop on the Harvest Bus! (Niagara Falls)

October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

This special “on-the-road” learning experience will offer new ideas for team building, food trends special beverage activities and a hands-on CSR activity.  Coach transfers from Toronto will be sponsored by MCC Destination Management and will have some unexpected stops on route to wine country. This will be a wonderful way to network in beautiful Niagara with our local PCMA suppliers. Agenda 8:30am                      Bus pick up Location #1 – Fairmont Royal…

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November 2019

PCMA Canada East Canadian Innovation Conference 2019

November 17, 2019 - November 19, 2019

Visit the Canadian Innovation Conference website for more details https://canadaeast.pcma.org/canadian-innovation-conference/

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January 2020

Canadian Chapters’ Reception at Convening Leaders 2020

January 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Kick-start your Convening Leaders experience with fellow Canadians at our joint Canada East & Canada West Chapter Reception. Don't forget to bring a loonie so you can purchase a Canadian flag to wear proudly on your badge while supporting the PCMA Education Foundation.   When: Sunday, January 5th, 2020 Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Where:  Table Top Tap House - in The Lounge/Executive Suite 175 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (3 minute walk from Moscone Center) Spread the Canadian buzz and let us follow…

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Tête-à-Tête 2020

January 29


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Generational Change and its Impact on Event and Hospitality Professionals

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Sheraton Ottawa Hotel, 150 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G2
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Session Details: David Coletto (CEO) will deliver an interactive presentation featuring original research and insights about generational change and its impact on the conference and hospitality industry and consumer behavior. Learner Outcomes: • Explore the unique perspectives of each generation working today and how they value the meetings/conventions industry • Identify content and marketing best practices that appeal across generations to attract them to your conference, venue, product • Provide specific action items to increase your engagement with audience, customers…

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March 2020

Safety While Travelling for Business/Meeting Events

March 4 @ 11:00 am EST

Session Details: This session will highlight some alarming statistics recently uncovered in a survey that was conducted by Wakefield Research and commissioned by SAP Concur. * Among Canadians, female travellers face striking levels of harassment and sexism on the road:  More than 4 in 5 Canadian female business travellers (81%) have experienced some sort of harassment or mistreatment while travelling, and nearly half (46%) have been asked if they were travelling with their husband.   Globally, LGBTQ+ travellers are hiding aspects…

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April 2020


April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

PCMA Canada East is excited to be part of this grassroots attempt at breaking the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for largest audience for a virtual conference. Please join Meetings Mean Business Canada and be part of the conversation. Date: April 14, 2020 Time: Starting at 9am PDT/12pm EDT/1pm ADT. This FREE event will be webcast and open to all. The webcast will be recorded and shared following the event. Registration at: https://gmidgoesvirtual.com/ 

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May 2020

POSTPONED – Experiential Educational Session

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Soif Bar a Vin, 88 rue Montcalm
Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7 Canada
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This event has been postponed please check back regularly for details on a new date. Join PCMA Canada East in this interactive food and beverage educational networking session at one of Ottawa's most celebrated restaurants.  Hear from the Soif culinary duo about new trends in the food and beverage scene and about sustainability. Soif makes many choices to be a ecologically responsible business; composting, buying local, recycling, choosing to serve smaller animals and “less” desirable cuts. Enjoy a selection of…

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Team Building Webinar

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

REGISTER TODAY! MAY 22, 2020 | 11:30AM - 12:30 PM ESTPCMA Canada East Education Committee Presents: An On-Line Connection Session;  Hear from our President about PCMA updates, spend time networking in a small groups and then participate in a team building challenge. Learner Outcomes: Learn what PCMA is doing for it's members in today's world Meet and learn how other members are affected currently Experience a new virtual Team Building Game Thank you to our sponsor:

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