CL22 Fun Run

Mental Health and the Business Events Industry

In Convene's latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard Survey, we asked planners and suppliers to share how two-plus years of working during the uncertainties of the pandemic has affected their wellbeing.

Destination Showcase booths

Survey Finds the Push for In-Person Events Brings Fresh Challenges

Convene’s latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard responses indicate that planners are organizing more in-person-only and hybrid events in the coming months than in our previous survey, but they are finding it more difficult than ever to estimate attendance and to budget for them with escalating costs.

PCMA Asia Pacific Announces 2022 Regional Advisory Board

PCMA Asia Pacific (APAC) Managing Director Florence Chua today announced the 2022 Regional Advisory Board comprised of 15 members who will act as regional-local ambassadors to amplify the voice and presence of PCMA within the APAC region.

Is the term Hybrid holding us back?

The AIME Knowledge Program session started by proposing to remove the term hybrid from our event vocabulary altogether! Why? Because some would argue that having content designed for a face-to-face event delivered online, is not doing anyone any favours.

Webinar: Engage Effectively with Procurement

Have you faced challenges when it comes to procurement at your events? Or struggle to communicate effectively with them? Join us at this session to unpack the business function that procurement performs and identify the success metrics against which they are measured.

Sophia Hyder Hock

New Chief Diversity Officer on ‘Complex’ Task Ahead

Just one day after she officially started as Destinations International’s inaugural chief diversity officer, Sophia Hyder Hock chatted with Convene. Here’s what she brings to the CVB industry and where she’ll be focusing on making an impact.

Washington DC women's march 2017

Gathering for Women’s Rights

On International Women’s Day, we spotlight a handful of conferences and events that have helped move the needle on women’s rights.

Meryl Evans onstage at CL22

Learning Firsthand How to Make Events Accessible

Beki Winchel, PCMA’s learning content and research developer, shares what she learned from working with accessibility expert and deaf speaker Meryl Evans in the lead-up to and on site at Convening Leaders 2022.

Australia Welcomes Back Global Travelers

Feb. 21 marked the reopening of Australia’s international borders, which had been closed to everyone except citizens and residents since March 2020.