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How to Survey Attendees About the Return to In-Person Events

Are surveys useful in gauging attendees’ interest in face-to-face meetings? What questions should planners ask? Members of the PCMA Catalyst community recently discussed the topic.

BY Convene Editors March 4, 2021

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 March 4, 2021

From a College Stint as Bellman to CEO: Cleo Battle’s Career Path

This July, Cleo Battle will take over as president and CEO of Louisville Tourism after eight years as the bureau’s executive vice president and COO. Battle shared highlights of his 34-plus-year career working at DMOs and hotels around the country — and how he’s trying to do his part to make the industry better and more diverse.

BY Jennifer Dienst March 4, 2021

Getting Closer to Face-to-Face

The latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard shows that planners are focusing more of their efforts on the return to in-person events.

BY Michelle Russell March 3, 2021

What’s Often Missing From the Diversity and Inclusion Conversation

In a recent Quartz webinar, an inclusivity activist and technology evangelist for accessibility discussed how to make workplaces more inclusive for employees with disabilities.

BY Casey Gale March 3, 2021

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale March 3, 2021

Hollywood’s Version of a Hybrid Event

The Golden Globe Awards mixed live in-person and digital presentations — and made a glamorous affair feel much more authentic.

BY Casey Gale March 1, 2021

Piccles App Draws People Together

The collaborative drawing app Piccles helps conference participants express themselves while they connect online — and can reveal to organizers and each other something new about how they think and feel.

BY Barbara Palmer February 26, 2021

Digital or In-Person? Gen Z’s Surprising Pick for Future Events

PCMA didn’t ask generational experts to theorize what the next generation entering the workforce values about business events. Instead, PCMA asked them themselves. Here’s what they had to say.

BY Michelle Russell February 26, 2021

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 February 25, 2021

What LEGO, Economic Development, and Events Have in Common

Economic Development Winnipeg found a way to use a team member’s pandemic pastime and LEGO sets to help explain in simple terms how tourism and business events are integral to economic development.

BY Curt Wagner February 25, 2021

Discover New Hotels and Experiences in Louisville

Six new immersive Black Heritage Experiences, the Hotel Distil and adjacent Moxy Louisville Downtown, a renovated Kentucky International Convention Center, and the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience are ready to greet groups and other guests.

February 25, 2021