The Distinguished Supplier Professional of the Year award honors a Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) supplier who exemplifies professional excellence in their contributions to their organization, PCMA and their community. Winners have been nominated by their peers.
David Kinney, director of Midwest Convention Sales for the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau, has been named “Distinguished Supplier Professional of the Year” by PCMA’s Heartland Chapter. The award was presented to Kinney in February 2015 at the Chapter’s annual awards banquet in Kansas City, Mo.
PCMA represents 6,500 meeting industry leaders throughout the globe. Considered the leading organization for meeting and event professionals, with 17 chapters in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, PCMA members include planner and tradeshow/exhibit professionals, suppliers, faculty, students and Emeritus.
The PCMA Heartland Chapter serves 175 members from Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Kinney currently serves as President Elect on the Heartland Chapter Board and will become Chapter President in 2016.