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Hilton Expands Cleanliness Standards Program to Event Planning

Hilton EventReady with CleanStay will address “the whole event experience.”

BY Barbara Palmer July 10, 2020

Go LIVE Together Reaches Fundraising Milestone and Creates Toolkit

The coalition advocating for the protection of the events industry announced it has raised more than $500,000 and has drawn up a letter for industry members to sign to demonstrate support.

BY Convene Editors July 9, 2020

4 More Venues Earn STAR Certification for Facility Preparedness

The Orange County Convention Center, Overland Park Convention Center, Hard Rock Stadium, and STAPLES Center follow the Georgia World Congress Center as accredited facilities.

BY Curt Wagner July 9, 2020

Why LinkedIn May Be Good for Your Mood, Not Just Your Career

Mental health experts are warning against spending too much time scrolling on your smartphones. Here’s why time spent on LinkedIn is a little different.

BY Barbara Palmer July 9, 2020

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 July 9, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale July 9, 2020

What Meeting Professionals Want to Know

A survey of meeting professionals who’ve attended Convening Leaders offers a look at what they expect will be most important in the coming year.

BY Barbara Palmer July 8, 2020

National Association of REALTORS® Tackles Virtual Event Speaker Challenges

When NAR had to move its legislative event online due to the pandemic, that meant special considerations for its government leader speakers.

BY Michelle Russell July 8, 2020

Reading and Listening Recommendations From PCMA’s Board of Directors

Looking for a new book or podcast to dive into this summer? Several of PCMA’s 2020 Board of Directors share their picks.

BY Casey Gale July 8, 2020

Chat & Learn: What To DO if Crisis Strikes

Learn how to sharpen your decision making and do what’s best for your brand when confronted with unexpected threats to your reputation. Hear about communication strategies that top crisis managers deploy to deal with the unplanned and get out of the news when it occurs.

BY Hud Englehart July 7, 2020

Surveying Attendees About Live Events

Wondering how to determine your audience’s willingness to attend a live event? The PCMA Catalyst community discussed what questions to include in a survey.

BY Convene Editors July 6, 2020

Convincing Stakeholders to Hold Live or Hybrid Events is Planners’ Top Concern

A recent virtual open forum conducted by Global DMC Partners addressed planners’ challenges in terms of future event planning.

BY Michelle Russell July 6, 2020