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Prepping Industry Speakers for Your Events

You may think you do a good job of preparing your presenters, but there’s a lot at stake. Here are tips to help them do their best and provide the greatest value to your audience.

BY Dave Lutz, CMP December 11, 2019

Enticing Attendees to Stick Around for the Last Day of an Event

Advice on the PCMA Catalyst forum includes suggestions on how to keep attendees engaged — and ensure they are not running for the airport — until an event is officially over.

BY Convene Editors December 11, 2019

Rebecca Doser

Members of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties class of 2020 already have proven to be leaders, putting their own mark on the business events industry. Rebecca Doser, media relations manager for trade at Destination DC in Washington, D.C., shares her thoughts about the industry.

December 11, 2019

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week.

BY Convene Editors December 11, 2019

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale December 11, 2019

Seven F&B Trends for 2020 and How Events Can Embrace Them

From plant-based meats to zero-proof beverages, Whole Foods’ experts predict the flavors, products, and culinary influences that might make their way to your event menu in the coming year.

BY Curt Wagner December 11, 2019

‘Cheers’ to First Woman-Focused Program at Craft Beverage Expo

Here’s how the Craft Beverage Expo created an educational program to help women in the industry leverage their influence.

BY Casey Gale December 11, 2019

How Eclectic Aspen Plays as an Event Destination

A walkable downtown and a range of venue and accommodation options put this mountain resort known as a playground for the wealthy within reach for events, Convene discovers on a recent fam trip.

BY Barbara Palmer December 11, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors December 11, 2019