PCMA NCC Town Hall

San Francisco, California
Thursday, December 05, 2013
PCMA NCC Town Hall
Thursday, December 05, 2013 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)

One Leidesdorff
344 Pine Street
San Francisco, California 94104
United States

Map and Directions

Get ready to experience, for the first time on one stage, two of our industry leaders as they share their vision and forecast for the meetings industry in 2014.

Roberta Kravitz, PCMA board member and liaison, and Michael Dominguez, current Chairman of MPI, will provide their insight into the current state of the industry as well as what we might expect in the next few years.   We will learn what keeps these two up at night and what inspires them about our industry.

Learner Outcomes:

  • The role both PCMA and MPI are playing to promote the importance of meetings and events to our government
  • How rising costs in room rates and airline rates may impact our industry
  • The role of social media and new technology in meetings and events
  • The latest trends in meeting design and the way people meet
  • What to expect from MPI WEC in July and PCMA Convening Leaders in January
  • Why you should be involved in an industry organization

Event Agenda:

8:00am - 8:30am Registration and Networking
8:30am - 10:00am Breakfast and Town Hall

Roberta Kravitz

Executive Director, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine



Michael Dominguez, CHSE

Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales at MGM Resorts International

As Senior Vice President of Corporate Sales for MGM Resorts International,  Michael Dominguez provides oversight for the company’s sales strategies in the convention, leisure and transient segments, including industry relations, diversity sales and MGM Resorts events. Additionally, he offers strategic oversight for the company’s vertical sales efforts, manage the strategy for regional sales offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, New Jersey and Phoenix and oversee the development and execution of a companywide sales strategy for top destination accounts.

Dominguez brings more than 25 years of experience to the position. Most recently, he served as vice president of global sales for Loews Hotels & Resorts, where he oversaw sales efforts for 18 luxury hotels in the U.S. and Canada. He also served as vice president of sales and marketing for Palm Springs Desert Resorts CVA and as director of sales at Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif.; Sunburts Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Austin, Texas; and Riviera Palm Springs in California. 

Dominguez is a Ceritifed Hospitality Sales Executive (CHSE) from Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, and he serves on the International Board of Directors for Meeting Professionals International, Industry Issues and Trends Task Force for the Professional Conference Management Association, the Industry Partner Alliance for the American Society of Association Executives and the and the Advisory Board for Starcite. He was also the Past President for MPI – Southern California Chapter.


Contact Information

  • northern.california.chapter@pcma.org

Payment Instructions

  • Event Pricing
    Planner $50
    Non-Member Planner $60
    Supplier $65
    Non-Member Supplier $75
    Student $30
    Non-Member Student $35

    *Scholarships Available. Please contact Alexandra Carvalho at alexandra.carvalho@kp.org to apply.