Awards

The Nominations Are In

PCMA honors excellence throughout the global business meetings and events industry. Each year, RM PCMA recognizes members qualified and deserving of being recognized for their outstanding service and contributions to our chapter. Awards winners will be announced during the All-Hearts Awards & Auction held in May. View award criteria here.

2023 Award Winners will be announced in February 2023, stay tuned!

2022 Award Winners

OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE CHAPTER

Dan Stones & Megan Finnell

AWARD OF DEDICATION STUDENT MEMBER

Shenna Ortiz

AWARD OF DEDICATION – PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

Sheila Tuitele

AWARD OF DEDICATION – SUPPLIER PARTNER MEMBER

Penny Bergsten

NEW MEMBER AWARD

Inna Soifer

SUSTAINING PROFESSIONAL MEMBER ORGANIZATION

Visit Aurora

DEB WEST MEMORIAL AWARD

Megan Martin

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RISING STAR AWARD

Ashley Montoya

Award Descriptions & Previous Recipients

Presented to the individual who through his/her involvement in PCMA at both the international and chapter levels has contributed to the success of the organization and the profession. Only awarded when warranted.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Megan Martin

2020 — Henry Rosales

2019 — Raya Roll

2018 — Jodi Church

2016 — Jamie Bohner Shelly

2015 — Henry Rosales

2014 — Henry Rosales

2012 — Jenn Kimbel

Presented to the member or non-member who through his or her actions has contributed to the success of the chapter. Student member defined as an individual who is currently studying in a hospitality-related field. Only awarded when warranted.

Previous Recipients

2020 — Tyana Medema

2019 — Scott Queen

2018 — Scott Queen

2015 — Gabriella Shimkus

2014 — Sarah Carpenter

2013 — Hannah Harriman

2012 —Camille Armas

Awarded to the individual who has displayed the most involvement and dedication to the chapter in the Professional category of membership.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Daniel Stones

2020 — Beth Croll

2019 —  Elizabeth Kretchmer

2018 —  Megan Martin

2016 — Henry Rosales

2015 — Gena Erwin

2014 — Gena Erwin

2013 — Terri Woodin

Awarded to the individual  who  has  displayed  the  most  involvement  and  dedication  to  the  chapter  in  the  Supplier Partner category of membership.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Kirsten Barnocky

2020 — Deseri Martinez

2019 — Janet Randles and Amy Kenney

2018 — Jim Walter

2016 — Penny Bergsten

2015 — Natalie Hamlett

2014 — Sheila Ryan and Deseri Martinez

2012 — Henry Rosales

2011 — Stephen O’Connor

Presented to the member(s) who have shown the most involvement in the chapter since their join dates within the previous year.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Maxine King

2020 — Kyle Jordan

2019 — Meaghan Carroll

2018 — Annamarie Pecoraro

2016 — Cynthia Kimm

2015 — Megan Martin

2014 — Lauren Deaton

2012 — Jamie Bohner

Awarded to the Supplier Member Organization that has multiple Professional members, whose involvement includes sponsorships at the chapter level and support of their personnel’s individual involvement through chapter attendance at PCMA functions, chapter board and committee work.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Cogent Global Solutions

2020 — Visit Denver

2019 —  Visit Aurora

2018 — Visit Cheyenne

2016 — The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa

2015 — Sheraton Denver Downtown

2014 — The Westin Denver Downtown

2012 — PSAV and Kinsley Meetings

This award was created in honor of Deb West, past president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of PCMA, whose qualities and commitment have set a standard for community service within our chapter. The nomination shall recognize an individual who has performed work above and beyond the call of duty for outstanding service within the community. The award recognizes extraordinary commitment over the past year of significant involvement with initiating programs and services, which benefit the community at large. This individual has shown exceptional generosity in their willingness to help others in need.

Previous Recipients

2021 — Regan Robertson

2020 — Gary Schirmacher

2019 —  Deseri Martinez

2018 — Cynthia Kimm

2015 — Raya Roll

2012 — Raya Roll

The Rising Star Award is presented to the chapter member (planner or supplier) who exhibits a strong sense of initiative on behalf of the Chapter and the meetings industry during the year. This individual shows promise as a future leader based on a record of committee service, overall volunteerism and participation in Chapter activities.

Previous Recipients

2021 — John Moritz

2020 — Michael Kwiatkowski

2019 —  Matt Kalb

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