Roosevelt New Orleans

This Hotel Wants to Reward Past Guests for Returning Surprising Items

Hoteliers are getting creative in an effort to stand out in a crowded market. From giving away stays for ditching social media to letting customers name their price at check-out, some unconventional approaches are so novel that that prospective guests feel compelled to book, enabling properties to collect data, and ultimately, fill rooms. The Roosevelt

Sherrif Karamat

How to Optimize Learning Environments

Our environment plays an integral role in how we process information. At business events, knowledge transfer is more likely if we design settings that meet our participants’ evolving needs.

Michelle Russell

Events Must Have a Higher Purpose

The responses to two new survey questions indicate that event professionals have an opportunity to play a bigger role in making the world a better place.

staff shortage survey

Survey: Is the Tight Labor Market Affecting Business Events?

With the U.S. unemployment rate at lows not seen in decades, hotel and other hospitality sources say it’s increasingly difficult to hire and retain staff. Please help Convene measure the effect this is having on the events industry by taking a quick survey.


Dubai Makes a Shift Toward Clean Energy

The meetings destination recently became the first city in the Middle East to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index. (Sponsored content from Dubai Business Events)

The City That Had It Going in 2018

Singapore hosted the historic Trump-Kim Summit and the Bloomberg New Economy Forum, and was the star of a summer blockbuster. (Sponsored content from Singapore Tourism Board)

6 Unique Event Venues In Anaheim, California

The latest addition to Anaheim’s large-party venues, GardenWalk North provides more than 460,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space. Located in the heart of the city’s Resort District, with easy access to the Anaheim Convention Center and more than 50 hotels, GardenWalk can accommodate groups from 2,000 to 10,000.