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  • 9 Steps to Making International Attendees Feel at Home

    By Molly Brennan, Contributing Editor
    Many North American-based organizations are putting their meetings on the global stage — either holding them abroad or actively recruiting attendees from other countries to come to a meeting on U.S. soil. In this global economy sharing the knowledge of professionals within specific fields or enterprises from around the world is necessary to stay relevant.

  • Convene's ROI Epanel: EventProfs Aren't Gathering Much Data [INFOGRAPHIC]

    By the Editors of Convene
    Convene asked event professionals from all areas of the industry how they mine and evaluate ROI. Results showed many are not mining enough opportunities to discover meaningful data.

  • What Futurist Mike Walsh Thinks You Should Know About Meetings

    By Barbara Palmer, Senior Editor
    Futurist Mike Walsh wowed the audience as a plenary speaker at PCMA’s 2013 Education Conference. And he’ll be back on stage for Convening Leaders 2014 in Boston this January.

  • One on One With Sir Richard Branson

    By Susan Sarfati, CAE
    Virgin Group founder and serial entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has set his sights on bringing space tourism and solutions to critical social and environmental challenges within our reach.

  • Civil Engineers Build a Meeting Around the Panama Canal

    By Christopher Durso, Executive Editor
    Convene begins a year-long exploration of how the American Society of Civil Engineers will bring its 2014 Civil Engineers Conference to Panama City, coinciding with the 100th birthday of the Panama Canal.

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