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Annual Conference

PMBA’s Annual Conference is the one conference designed specifically for public media professionals: general managers, CFOs, financial and business executives, HR professionals, and a broad array of supporting organizations. Not only will this event provide you with insightful education and access to top industry speakers, but it also offers a variety of networking opportunities where you can build relationships with and tap into the knowledge and experience of your peers.

Upcoming PMBA Annual Conferences

2020 Annual Conference

May 26–29, 2020

MGM National Harbor
Near Washington, D.C.

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Call for 2020 Proposals Now Open
PMBA is now accepting proposals for sessions at the 2020 Annual Conference. The deadline to submit is October 18, 2020. You may complete your submission here. If you have any questions, please email


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Past Annual Conferences

Conference materials are available to PMBA members and conference attendees. If you attended the conference and did not receive access to the handouts, please contact us at

2019 Annual Conference
May 14–17, 2019
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Orlando, Florida
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2018 Annual Conference
May 29–June 1, 2018
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
Long Beach, California
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2017 Annual Conference
May 30–June 2, 2017
Hilton at the Ballpark Downtown St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
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