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 February. View award criteria here.

2020 Award Winners

OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE CHAPTER

Henry Rosales

AWARD OF DEDICATION – STUDENT MEMBER

Tyana Medema

AWARD OF DEDICATION – PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

Beth Croll

AWARD OF DEDICATION – SUPPLIER PARTNER MEMBER

Deseri Martinez

NEW MEMBER AWARD

Kyle Jordan

SUSTAINING PROFESSIONAL MEMBER ORGANIZATION

Visit Denver

DEB WEST MEMORIAL AWARD

Gary Schirmacher

RISING STAR AWARD

Michael Kwiatkowski

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

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

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

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

2018 —  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

2018 —  Meaghan Carroll
2018 — Annamarie Pecoraro
2016 — Cynthia Kimm
2015 — Megan Martin
2014 — Lauren Deaton
2012 — Jamie Bohner

Awarded to the Professional 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

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

2019 —  Deseri Martinez
2018 — Cynthia Kimm
2015 — Raya Roll
2012 — Raya Roll

Previous Recipients

2019 —  Matt Kalb

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