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Galveston Island CVB
Yes, it is that time again!

PMPI is kicking off a new season and our Star Award Program is in full swing as well. We are ready to start taking nominations for our first call for entries to the 2013-2014 PMPI Hall of Fame.

Who do you know that is a stand out Star in our chapter? Let them know how special they are – nominate them now!  

It is easy to nominate – simply click here and let us know your Hall of Famer. Nominations are due by September 20.
Irving Convention & Visitors Bureau
Upcoming Events

The PMPI CMP University is facilitated by local, experienced CMPs and includes handouts for each section, complete information about the exam and test-taking tips. Some of the many benefits of being a part of the study course include:

  • Clarification of complex material and concepts
  • Great time management assistance
  • Learning CMP test-taking tips
  • Support and encouragement

This 10-week Study Course will begin on September 3 and take place 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. each successive Monday evening through the final class on November 4, 2013 at the Embassy Suites Old Town Alexandria, Va. 

For more information and registration, please click

The way that we communicate, collaborate and share is changing. It is influencing how we experience life. Soon, your attendees are going to expect similar experiences from their events. Sam Smith will address the chapter on the ways you can design your events to address the needs attendees have today.

Join the PMPI Insider for lively discussion and insights into making the most of your MPI membership! Meet the leaders of the Potomac Chapter, learn more about committee opportunities, ask questions about industry certifications and so much more! The Insider is open to all members, new and old, and will occurs after the Education Experience.

For more information and registration, click here.

Join us for a spooktacular event! PMPI’s annual Monster's Bash is ready to haunt D.C. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Get out your costumes and candy bags for a howling good time at our chapter’s first networking event of the fall season. The bash promises to be another wild and memorable PMPI event – so don’t miss out! Halloween will be in the air that night, so who knows what could happen. Make a splash with your best Halloween attire. If you’re not comfortable wearing a costume, just come as yourself. All attending will make this a fabulous evening!

Right now the haunting location is a secret. But stay tuned for more details. SAVE THE DATE!!!

MACE! 2014 will take place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Sponsorship and call for sessions information is available on the PMPI website at this time. Be sure to save the date for the mid-Atlantic area's premier industry event!
Colonial Williamsburg Co. Hospitality Group
Greater Phoenix CVB
Howard County Tourism and Promotion
AMA Executive Conference Centers


Please visit our website at to learn more and register for all of our events,
as well as information about the resources we have to offer you.