ASMC's Professional Development Institute (PDI) 2022
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Special Events

PDI 2022 Community Service Project: Meals on Wheels (Tuesday 3:00pm-5:00pm)

MOWA isn’t your typical Meals On Wheels organization….
Like other Meals On Wheels, they rely on a dedicated corps of volunteers to deliver consistent meals to senior neighbors. But the seniors they serve fall into one of the most underserved and most vulnerable demographics in Atlanta.
For this reason, they go the extra mile. Since their humble beginnings in 1965 as a local soup kitchen, they’ve grown into a lifeline for all-around quality of life. The meals they serve are nutritious and delicious, prepared by experienced chefs and dietician. They race to seniors’ rescue with their robust home repairs program, pet food supply, and emergency food pantry. They are on a mission to end senior hunger in Atlanta.
Most importantly, they couldn’t do any of it without supporters like ASMC volunteers. The 2022 National PDI Community service project will assist with stocking the MOWA Emergency Food Pantry. Please consider volunteering.
The bus to MOWA will depart the Georgia World Congress Center at 2:15pm and return by 5:30pm.

ASMC PDI - Food Tour (Tuesday 5:00pm-9:00pm)

Discover The Works! $35 per person
See a slice of Atlanta the easy way - no driving, walking, or Ubering required! Join us as we take a guided tour, leaving from the Georgia World Congress Center, heading northwest, seeing the sites, and ending at The Works.
Located in the heart of Atlanta's upper west side, The Works is anchored by Chattahoochee Food Works, a 31-vendor, 26,000 square foot food hall. Curated by celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern and business partner Robert Montwaid (creator of New York's Gansevoort Market), Chattahoochee Food Works offers something for everyone to eat, including an outpost of the famous Fox Bros BBQ .
Fee covers bus and tour as well as a Churro Bar at the end of the evening at Taqueria La Luz. Dinner is your choice and not covered by fee.
Best part - at the end of the evening, the bus will drop you at your hotel!

Downtown Atlanta PDI Scavenger Hunt (Tuesday 1:00pm-6:00pm)

Join us on Tuesday Afternoon at 1:00pm at the Georgia World Congress Center - PDI Special Events Table - for a Great-Race-At-Your-Own-Pace tour of Downtown Atlanta. Accept the challenge to scour the 22 acres surrounding the GWCC and find our 12 points of interest, answer questions, and take a few selfies! Extra Points for finding our super staff at several of the locations and for greeting a member of the Downtown Ambassador Force. This event entails 2-4 miles of walking depending on the route you plot for yourself. Recommend working in pairs or teams. Prizes for the winners. Scavenger hunt will end at 6:00pm to allow everyone time to prepare for dinner. Space is limited so please sign up today!

CDFM Reception-CDFM, CDFM Ret., CDFM-A, or CDFM-A Ret. (Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm)

We love to celebrate our certificants and invite all active and retired CDFMs and CDFM-As to join us on Thursday, June 2, from 6-7:30 in the Omni Atlanta Hotel’s International Ballroom. Come let us treat you to a complimentary beverage of your choice, light appetizers, and a small gift of appreciation while you enjoy live background music! A special thank you to Management Concepts for sponsoring this event.
Attendance is limited to those who have Active or Certified Retired CDFM or CDFM-A certification. If your certification has lapsed and you would like to be reinstated, come on back into the fold! Before PDI, contact us at or (703) 549-0360. At PDI, come see us at the CDFM Table for assistance. Reinstatement does not require retesting! See the requirements here