SPECIAL EVENT | 50th Anniversary Celebration at Universal Studios Hollywood

Strategy = Business Acumen

PMI-LA_50th_Anniversary_Final2-02.pngIt is with great pride and enthusiasm that we invite you to join us in celebrating a significant milestone in the journey of project management excellence: the PMI Los Angeles Chapter’s 50th Anniversary in 2024 as we commemorate half a century of dedication, growth, and innovation at the iconic Universal Studios Hollywood!​

A full day of celebration is in plans as you get to enjoy the theme park with your personal as well as PMI family during the day and rejoice in a private, elegant dinner at their Sound Stage 15 located within the theme park. We are planning some amazing activities throughout the day to mingle, network, and celebrate our shared aspirations through our profession.

This golden anniversary not only marks a historical moment but also represents our unwavering commitment to the future of project management. Our celebration will reflect on our past accomplishments, honor the contributions of our members, and set forth a vision that propels us toward new horizons.​ Come celebrate our collective achievements, to honor the legacy that we have built together and to inspire the next generation of project management excellence!  PMI-LA Members can bring up to 4 guests at a special discounted price!

This event will be updated as more details are planned in the upcoming months, including our keynote speakers, PDU opportunities, and dinner menu options.

Speaker: Pierre Le Manh


Pierre Le Manh is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Project Management Institute. As a global executive with a multicultural background, Pierre Le Manh brings a proven track record of delivering results and guiding organizations through complex transformations. He is passionate about leading teams in innovating and creating new ways to disseminate specialized knowledge, upskilling, and education.

Pierre Le Manh most recently led Galileo Global Education’s expansion project in North America. Galileo is the European leading provider of higher education serving more than 170,000 students across an international network of 54 institutions and high-growth education technology platforms.

He previously served as Chief Executive Officer North America and Global Deputy CEO at Ipsos, one of the world’s largest data, analytics, and insights companies. Pierre Le Manh played a crucial role in taking Ipsos from a $700 million primarily European-focused organization in 2004 to a $2.5 billion global leader in its industry in 2021, growing to more than 18,000 employees operating in 90 countries.

Earlier in his career, Pierre Le Manh served as CEO of Consodata, a leader in first and third-party consumer data, precision, and digital marketing. He started his career at consulting giant Accenture before serving as CFO of performing arts non-profit Adami, CEO of digital publisher Encyclopaedia Universalis, and CEO of CFL Holding, a family office owning various assets in direct-to-consumer, marketing services, and real estate industries.

Pierre Le Manh was born and raised in France by a Vietnamese father and a French mother. He has lived in several countries before settling in New York City in 2013. He speaks English, French and Italian. He likes traveling the world to visit his very large family and his friends, watching Paris Saint-German soccer games, and wandering around Manhattan on his electric scooter. He has two sons who live in Paris and London.


  • 9:00 AM - Park entry begins; Arrive at any time during the day to enjoy the theme park!
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Check-in and Registration; Collect private event bands
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Cocktail Hour and Networking
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM - 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner and Programming
    • Keynote Speaker: Pierre Le Manh, PMI President and CEO
    • PMI Staff: Menaka Gopinath, PMI Chief Marketing Officer 
    • Special Guest: Scot Burklin, VP, Attractions and Operational Planning at NBCUniversal 
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM -  Dessert Station and Networking


Tray-passed Hors D'oeuvres

Dinner Buffet

  • Grilled chicken breast with lemon rosemary veloute
  • Slices NY steak with gremolata
  • Meyer lemon ricotta with fresh wild arugula ravioli 

Assorted Dessert Table



A total of 1.0 PDU will be awarded to the attendees, with the following breakdown:

  • 1.0 PDU - Business Acumen 

No further action is required.


EARLY BIRD Pricing for Registrations BEFORE April 1, 2024, 11:59 PM (Deadline)

  • $100 for PMI-LA Members, look for an email from VPMarketing@pmi-la.org for a special discount code for you to bring up to 4 guests at a special rate of $125!
  • $300 for Non-Members

Registrations AFTER the Early Bird Deadline

  • $125 for PMI-LA Members, The Guest discount code will lower the cost to $150 per guest!
  • $350 for Non-Members


universal-studios-hollywood-trans-350x200.pngUniversal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

Directions to the Location

Face masks are optional. The Chapter will have some available should you feel more comfortable wearing one.




General Parking at Universal Studios can be purchased in advance with your registration as an add-on (50% regular pricing).   The parking QR code will be emailed to you prior to the event.

Please note that May 15, 2024, is the last date to submit your cancellation and refund requests. Please send an email to finance@pmi-la.org if you would like to request a cancellation and refund.

Questions, Suggestions, Volunteer Inquiries

If you have questions, please see our FAQs here

For suggestions and volunteer inquiries, please email info@pmi-la.org.

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Postponement / Cancellation

Please refer to the Cancellation Policy section of the FAQ page

This event may be canceled or postponed by the Chapter, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so.  If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.


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Type of category: Public Events

Type of activity: Strategy = Business Acumen

Date: June 1st, 2024

Hour: 6:00PM to 10:00PM

PDUs: 1


Members: $125.00

Non members: $350.00


Universal Studios

100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA, 91608

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