Blog

PMG’s Commitment to Diversity

PMG’s Commitment to Diversity

By Sarah Timm, CMP, CAE-HC, PMG President and CEO PMG has and continues to be committed to spearheading diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in the organizations we manage as well as in our company.  Becoming experts in inclusivity best practices has been a...

read more
Continuing Education: Staying One Step Ahead of COVID

Continuing Education: Staying One Step Ahead of COVID

By Kelly Phy, CMP I recently had the opportunity to complete the Pandemic Meeting and Event Design certification course through the Event Leadership Institute.  This was a 6-week online course focusing on the future of events in a pandemic era.  I feel incredibly...

read more
The Benefits of Saying Less

The Benefits of Saying Less

By John White, Senior Project Manager “It’s better to remain silent and appear stupid, than speak and remove all doubt.” Ronnie Wilkins (and Abraham Lincoln) Have you ever been on a call and for one reason or another someone on the call is overwhelmingly verbose?...

read more
How COVID Helped Our Company with Employee Diversity and Retention

How COVID Helped Our Company with Employee Diversity and Retention

It was sometime around January 2020…you know, the pre-COVID era… my boss said something along the lines of, “We need more diversity in our employees.” I said, “Sure, but Nashville is pretty white, so what we need to do is allow people to work from home so we can extend our search across the country, or even the world.” She wrinkled up her nose and said it was a possibility, but she was not overly enthusiastic. And then BAM! COVID.

read more
Community Outreach & Employee Engagement “FUN” Committee

Community Outreach & Employee Engagement “FUN” Committee

 By Susanne Tomlinson Anyone who finds their career in Association Management can tell you it’s not because they like to be bored!  It’s easy in our busy environment to feel like we can’t stop long enough to enjoy our colleagues and participate in extracurricular...

read more
Build Your Resume This Summer

Build Your Resume This Summer

Are you two months into your summer break with nothing to show for it? 3 months of summer seems like a distant dream until it becomes a boring reality. Don’t worry, PMG has a few things you can do to make these last few weeks productive. Everyone is always telling you...

read more
Internships 101

Internships 101

So like millions of other college student’s you find yourself surrounded by peers with amazing internships, and you are worried not having one is putting you at a disadvantage. Although you may not be at a disadvantage, internships are a great way to build your resume...

read more
Microaggressions – What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Microaggressions – What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Microaggressions are like planting, or watering, seeds of doubt – doubt in abilities, doubt in whether one belongs, doubt in worthiness, doubt in identity, and doubt in life decisions/paths.  – Dr. Gretchen Neigh  Acknowledgements: This issue’s column was a...

read more
3 Steps to Creating an Interactive Company Culture

3 Steps to Creating an Interactive Company Culture

COVID-19 has forever changed the landscape of how employees and employers approach the work environment. Organizations should take note of the new engagement techniques that have emerged from this shift and incorporate them into...

read more