Without vision, the people perish, but with shared vision, anything is possible. Explore what's possible in your life and work by experiencing “Share the Vision,” RCMA's 32nd World Conference and Exposition, January 27-30, 2004, in Pittsburgh.

RCMA is expected to draw more than 1,300 meeting professionals to Pittsburgh. The meeting is constructed to help you increase your knowledge and skills, develop strategic partnerships with all types of vendors, and improve your performance through the finest lineup of tutorials that RCMA has offered.

RCMA makes learning enjoyable. You'll be inspired by fabulous general session speakers. You'll hone your meeting-planning skills at the tutorials, and you'll be wowed by top-notch entertainment. But RCMA attendees cherish the connections they make with other members and associate members. The spirit and camaraderie at RCMA are unique and special.

Around the Town

Pittsburgh is a teeming, gleaming city, and you'll see for yourself with the early bird sightseeing tour and other activities that RCMA has planned for Tuesday, January 27.

Also on the early bird lineup is a series of behind-the-scenes experiences, something only RCMA offers. Attendees explore the inner operations of a hotel, convention center, advertising firm, or media production studio. On Tuesday night,the Pittsburgh Hospitality Community is planning a wonderful evening at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History for RCMA's 2004 opening reception.

Opening Ceremonies, Expo

Wednesday morning, a sensational extravaganza at the brilliant, new David A. Lawrence Convention Center will energize you and fill you with anticipation for what's to come. Then it's off to the Expo, which will have booths staffed by knowledgeable suppliers who provide services for religious meetings.

Visionary Learning

At the heart of RCMA's mission are the educational opportunities offered at its expert-led tutorials. This year's lineup continues the RCMA tradition of offering the finest breakout sessions. RCMA's 2004 tutorials ensure that there is something for everyone, from the first-time planner to the veteran professional.

From F&B tips to security, planning big meetings to negotiating, these tutorials will provide you with exactly what you need to make your meetings run more smoothly, cost less, and provide more for your attendees.

Be Treated Like a King

If you have ever been to RCMA, you know that the evening entertainment is memorable. This year is no exception. On Wednesday, RCMA attendees will be treated to a truly extraordinary event, the Broadway musical production of The Lion King.

On Thursday, it's the 32nd Annual Gala. This festive evening is always a conference highlight, featuring exquisite cuisine, the President's Award, and musical entertainment.

RCMA is a mountain-top experience every year. Be part of the vision in Pittsburgh in 2004.

Special Speakers: Paul Gertner and Ed Barlow