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Blockchain Evolution

At April’s Blockchain Revolution Global event, the spotlight will be on enterprise leaders and applications — moving away from a focus on cryptocurrency.

BY Lane Nieset February 19, 2019

AIME Leaders Forum Puts Spotlight on Technology and Trends

At Melbourne gathering, executives consider what tech challenges will mean for the business events industry and are urged to harness their power to transform communities.

February 19, 2019

Best quotes from AIME 2019

Here are some of the most memorable statements heard during the Knowledge Exchange and elsewhere at the AIME 2019 trade event in Melbourne this week.

February 19, 2019

Getting Cozy at the Millstone Hare in Southam, England

Just outside the town of Southam, Warwickshire, England, sits the 600-acre Dallas Burston Polo Club that offers four unique event spaces for gatherings of various sizes. The newest of these is the Millstone Hare Bar & Lounge.

BY Casey Gale February 19, 2019

Redefining Paris’ ‘Underground’ Scene

A venue consortium’s proposal for subterranean solutions to ease traffic, promote public transit, and even sell fruit wins city competition.

BY Lane Nieset February 19, 2019

Speaker’s Ordeal Illustrates How Visa Issues Can Impact Events

Yassmin Abdel-Magied recounts her experience with border agents on the most recent episode of the TED Radio Hour, underscoring the challenges that some speakers and attendees face in coming to the U.S. for conferences.

BY David McMillin February 18, 2019

AC Forum Spreads Its Wings

The European networking platform for associations turns to partnerships to improve members’ learning options.

BY Rémi Dévé February 18, 2019

Should You Share Your Salary Information?

Pay transparency — allowing all employees to access the salary information of their bosses, their peers, and even their CEO — is quite rare. The annual Convene Salary Survey helps us understand the business events industry more. Make it as robust as possible by participating in the 2019 questionnaire.

BY Michelle Russell February 18, 2019

Consolidations Ramp Up

How might the AEG Facilities/SMG deal — the latest move in the mergers-and-acquisitions game that is reshaping the meetings and events industry — impact you?

BY David McMillin February 18, 2019

Webinar: How Hackathons Unleash Event Conversations, Connections

In this webinar, Jamie Murdock and Donna Kastner will reveal tips to help you explore if a hackathon is a fit for your audience and if so, next steps to create it that unleashes richer event guest experiences.

February 14, 2019

How Gen Z Communicates at Work

The world’s youngest employees are digital first in almost every facet of their lives. But their preferred work communication style may surprise you.

BY Angela Campiere February 14, 2019