Networking Activities

Hospitality Helping Hands

Sunday, Jan. 6, 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Nova Place

Join PCMA and Beverly’s Birthdays for a cheer-filled day of service to support children and families in the Pittsburgh region. Charity partner, Beverly’s Birthdays, provides birthday cheer for children experiencing homelessness and families in need. HHH volunteers will have the opportunity to create special newborn recognition packages for the Itty Bitty Birthday Cheer program. Additionally, volunteers will work on a project to support the organizations baby/prenatal support program, which support the very first “birth”day. Participants will have the chance to witness first-hand the impact their volunteer work.

Purchase your ticket with registration, or add on by emailing ConveningLeaders@executivevents.com.

Opening Reception

Sunday, Jan. 6, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Hall A

Learn about Pittsburgh’s innovations and technological advances in a stunning, multi-faceted and interactive celebration (spoiler alert: first internet emoticon 🙂 ) while tasting how the city put a local spin on some classic cuisine, a move that has the city’s culinary scene garnering international attention. Musical entertainment will keep you moving through the night while enjoying games, refreshing beverages and all the networking you can handle!

Fun Run/Walk 5k

Monday, Jan. 7, 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

The 5k Fun Run/Walk is tied to the ‘Get Fit with the Foundation’ wellness initiative and is a fundraiser for the PCMA Education Foundation. The 5k offers a healthy opportunity for attendees to jump start their week and join their industry peers in a setting unique to the host city.

Purchase your ticket with registration, or add on by emailing ConveningLeaders@executivevents.com.

Party With A Purpose

Monday, Jan. 7, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
The Stage AE 

Party With A Purpose (PWAP) is held during Convening Leaders and offers business events industry leaders an energetic and lively networking experience while they give back to the Education Foundation and a local charity. The 2019 Party With a Purpose will be held on January 7 from 9pm – Midnight at the Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA.

Purchase your ticket with registration, or add on by emailing ConveningLeaders@executivevents.com

Founding & Sustaining Sponsor: GES
Music Partner: Visit Austin & Austin Convention Center
Event Sponsor: Visit Houston
Venue Sponsor: VisitPittsburgh and Stage AE

Namaste with PCMA

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Namaste with PCMA is tied to the ‘Get Fit with the Foundation’ wellness initiative and is a fundraiser for the PCMA Education Foundation. Yoga offers a healthy opportunity for attendees to kick off their day and join their industry peers in a physically/mentally relaxing environment.

Purchase your ticket with registration, or add on by emailing ConveningLeaders@executivevents.com

Tuesday Networking Reception

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Heinz Field | East and West Clubs

Celebrate your new connections and another successful Convening Leaders at a one-of-a-kind evening filled with culture and innovation that spotlights Pittsburgh’s world-renowned dining, sports championships and unique artists such as Andy Warhol. Learn more about your host city as you experience an enchanting winter oasis and colorful lounges. Fireworks will illuminate the scenic view as local music and dance performances provide the soundtrack. This evening of unique tastes, sounds and culture is one you won’t forget.