“The PCMA Chairman’s Award is the highest honor PCMA bestows each year to an individual or an organization for their unique achievements or contributions to the meetings industry in the previous year,” said PCMA Chairman Susan Katz. “Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge showed great leadership in response to the adversity and a commitment to our industry through spearheading the effort to reopen Lambert-St. Louis International Airport shortly following a tornado.”
Lambert resumed partial operations on April 23, 2011. Within four days, Lambert was back to full capacity. To accomplish this, Lambert had to relocate four airlines from the C Concourse which was closed because of extensive damage. The C Concourse will re-open in April after extensive renovations to repair the tornado damage.
The PCMA represents 6,300 members across 35 countries and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
City of St. Louis
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport