General Details

General Event Details

Attendees: PMA member companies, prospective member companies, press, consultants, academics, former members and spouses/companions are welcome to attend.

One-Day Registration: Available to non-members and guests; available to PMA members if at least one person from the member company has registered for the full Annual Meeting. This registration does not include evening receptions and meal functions. One-Day Registration is not applicable to Supplier Members attending or staffing the Supplier Showcase on Monday, May 1, 2023.

Student Registration: Students may attend free with student ID, but must register in advance (does not include evening reception and meal functions).

Refunds/Cancellations: Full meeting refunds may be obtained if PMA is notified of the cancellation in writing before March 24, 2023.

Attire: The meeting attire will be business casual. Suitcoats and ties are appropriate for the Monday, May 1st Awards Banquet.

🔎 PRO TIP: The reception before the awards banquet is planned outdoors, the dinner and presentation portion will be back inside the ballroom.

Provided Food: A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to attendees Sunday and Monday – there will be no lunch provided on Saturday afternoon. Dinner will be provided for attendees on Saturday at the Welcome Reception and Monday at the Awards Banquet. (Sunday night is an open evening, everyone is on their own for dinner on Sunday, April 30, 2023)

🔎 PRO TIP: The Welcome Reception will be outdoors on the poolside terrace, a cobblestone surface.

🔎 PRO TIP: Breakfast and lunch on Sunday and Monday are planned outdoors. Temperatures in Tampa around this time of year typically falls between 65°-83°.

Guest Policy: A non-member company eligible for PMA membership attending its first or second PMA meeting will pay the 1st/2nd time guest registration fee for each representative attending. Representatives from a company eligible for membership who have attended two meetings as a member or guest will pay a fee equal to the member registration fee plus the minimum PMA annual dues, or the non-member fee. Companies who have submitted an application for membership to be acted on at the meeting, or who submit a membership application at the meeting, pay the member registration fee.

Special Rule: It is the policy of PMA that no one shall schedule any event, function or meeting that in any way conflicts with or detracts from scheduled PMA meetings or events. It is also customary that hospitality suites not be scheduled for the duration of the meeting.