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PMA Welcome Reception
Saturday, February 20 • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reconnect with friends from around the world who share the excitement and anticipation about the opening of PMA 2010! Admission and two complimentary beverage tickets are included with full trade show registration or an All Conference Connection Pass.

No formal dinner plans?  Prefer not to eat alone?
Saturday, February 20 at 6:15 p.m. and/or Sunday, February 21 at 7:15 p.m.
Enjoy the company of other fellow PMA attendees at a Dutch Treat dinner on Saturday, February 20 at 6:15 p.m. and/or Sunday, February 21 at 7:15 p.m. Dinner will take place at the Mix Restaurant located in the Hilton Hotel which is located about 100 yards from the main entrance of the Anaheim Convention Center. Here is how it works. Email the night and the number of people in your party to Pat McNerney at pmcnerney@pmai.org. Then just show up at the Mix Restaurant at the appointed time and join new friends for dinner. There is no charge other than you must pay for your own dinner (including tax & gratuity). You may also sign up on site at the PMA Registration desk, but space may be limited at that time.

Spouse Luncheon: Going Green

Sunday, February 21 • 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Going green doesn’t mean going without.
Sophie Uliano is a passionate environmentalist who has developed an earth-friendly lifestyle appealing to women who don’t want to compromise their glamour or style. She is the author of The New York Times best-selling book “Gorgeously Green,” the modern girl’s guide to living in sustainable style. Sophie’s upbeat and practical approach guides thousands of style-conscious women through the simple steps that they can take to become more aware of their impact on the earth. She shows women how to update their beauty regimen, create an eco-friendly home, adopt a healthier diet and fitness routine, indulge in guilt-free shopping, and more. 

PMA Get Acquainted Reception
Sunday, February 216:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Reconnect with friends from around the world who share your excitement and anticipation about the opening of PMA 2010! Admission and two complimentary beverage tickets are included with full trade show registration or an All Conference Connection Pass.

AIE Reception
Sunday, February 21
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Global Gala International Reception
Sunday, February 21
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
One big world, three amazing receptions! Worldwide members and attendees, including delegation receptions from Australia/New Zealand and Canada, are encouraged to join in the joie de vivre for this truly unique taste of the world and celebration of fellowship. Tickets are $39 member/$49 nonmember (discounted to $29 member/$39 nonmember with the purchase of an All Conference Connection Pass).

PIEA Evening with an Artist – Featuring Lynn Goldsmith Sponsored by Nikon
Sunday, February 21
7:00 p.m.
Lynn Goldsmith’s imagery is in numerous collections and museums: The Smithsonian Institution, The Polaroid Collection, The Kodak Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, The Chicago Museum of Contemporary Photography, etc. A multi-awarded portrait photographer, her work has appeared in Life, Newsweek, Time, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, People, Elle, Interview, and The New Yorker. Her thirty years of photography have not only been an investigation into the nature of the human spirit, but also into the natural wonders of our planet. Free to all registrants; registration is required. Register for session E7.
Chairperson: Carole Lichty-Smith, Cincinnati Country Day School, Cinncinnati, Ohio

Spouse Session: Whale Watching
Monday, February 22 • 12 noon - 3:30 p.m.
Come aboard for a two-hour cruise and have a totally unique and unforgettable experience! February is gray whale season in Southern California; there will be opportunities to see fin whales, humpback whales, killer whales, minke whales, sharks, and large pods of dolphin, sea lions, birds, and other exciting marine life.  Bring sunscreen, a hat or visor, a sweatshirt or sweater, comfortable shoes, and, of course, a camera! Arrive early because the shuttle departs the main entrance of the convention center at 12:00 noon sharp!   A boxed lunch will be provided.

PMA President’s Reception
Monday, February 226:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Relax with peers and share insights about your PMA 2010 discoveries! Admission and two complimentary beverage tickets are included with full trade show registration or an All Conference Connection Pass.

PMA Big Night – House of Blues
Monday, February 22
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
 A buffet-style BBQ, combined with rockin’ live entertainment by Ronny and the Classics - a band that brings life, energy and excitement to classic tunes from the past six decades. Their sound will have you on your feet in no time! Buses depart the Anaheim Convention Center at 6:30 p.m. sharp. The House of Blues is a moderate walk, approximately 0.5 mile from the convention center. Tickets are $49 member/$79 nonmember (discounted price of $39 member/$69 nonmember with the purchase of an All Conference Connection Pass), and include two complimentary beverage tickets for the PMA President’s Reception and admission into the House of Blues. Register for session BN.

Parting Shot Reception
Tuesday, February 23
4:00 p.m.
The closing reception for 2010 is your opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, as well as exchange notes and insights on the newest products, emerging trends, and events. Be sure to stick around: The $10,000 Grand Prize Drawing takes place at 4:15 p.m. sharp! Admission and two complimentary beverage tickets are included with full trade show registration or an All Conference Connection Pass.

$10,000 Grand Prize Drawing
Tuesday, February 23 •
4:15 p.m.
Someone could win big! Stick around and it might just be YOU!
The drawing and announcement of the winning ticket holder is held at the Parting Shot Reception. All trade attendees with an All Conference Connection Pass or full trade show registration are eligible to win. Check your badge packet for the big win opportunity! You must be present to win. No stand-ins allowed. PMA® officers, trustees, board members, member association board members, press, single-day trade attendees, exhibitors, staff, their families, and employees are NOT eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing. All decisions at the drawing are final.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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