Named the 2014 Distinguished Member of the Year by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is the director of event management for Experient, the source for integrated meeting and event solutions. Joy Womack, CMP, is being honored as an outstanding member for her contributions to PCMA and the meetings industry.
Womack has been an active member and volunteer of PCMA since 2000. This past year, she served as Secretary of the Capital Chapter, and worked to help develop a leadership toolkit as part of the chapter’s efforts in succession planning. She is a member of the Advocacy Task Force and leads a workgroup charged with developing tactics to disseminate information and tools to members.
“I am incredibly grateful and honored to receive this recognition from PCMA,” said Womack. “My involvement at a local and national level is something that I value very much in terms of my professional development, as well as the amazing connections that I have made with great business partners, clients and friends over the years.
“Being involved in PCMA has become an important part of my professional life that, along with my position at Experient, gives me a sense of fulfillment in my career.”
Experient Vice President, Event Planning Dee Blakeney, CMP, shared that Womack is passionate about her involvement with PCMA.
“I am so pleased for Joy and proud of her for this recognition so well deserved,” Blakeney commented. “She serves as a leader and model for our Experient team members wishing to contribute to our industry.”
PCMA will recognize Womack, along with rest of the Achievement Award winners, at the 59th PCMA Annual Meeting: Convening Leaders on Jan. 11-14, 2015, in Chicago.