Career & Leadership

What will it take for you to create career that you want? Here are ways to develop leadership and cultivate other essential skills, plus hacks that can make a big impact on anyone's day-to-day work. And we look at ethics — how do your colleagues draw the line on everything from freebies to food waste?

How Business Events Can Help Australia and Puerto Rico

As Australia and Puerto Rico cope with bushfires and the aftermath of a series of earthquakes, there are opportunities for the events industry to come to their aid, says PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat. Here’s what PCMA is doing, and how you can help.

BY Sherrif Karamat January 27, 2020

Louisville’s Liquid Courage: How Embracing City’s Bourbon Heritage Helped the Brand

Ditching generic branding, one destination fully embraced what it recognized to be an asset that has set it apart for more than 200 years. Here’s why that move worked, and how the message gets tweaked for different groups.

BY Jennifer Dienst January 27, 2020

How a Summit Remade a City’s Transit System

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, will be piloting a new, on-demand public bus system without routes and schedules this summer — thanks to the mayor’s participation in a summit in New York City.

BY Michelle Russell January 24, 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 January 22, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale January 22, 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 January 15, 2020

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale January 15, 2020

Condoleezza Rice: ‘We Are Only as Strong as Our Weakest Link’

The 66th Secretary of State reflected on her life, career, and lessons she’s learned in leadership at PCMA Convening Leaders in San Francisco.

BY Barbara Palmer January 8, 2020

NASA Legend Gene Kranz Shares Lessons in Leadership

The former Apollo 11 flight director recalls the lunar landing mission as “the toughest day I ever spent in mission control.”

BY Curt Wagner January 7, 2020

Boomerlennials: Prospective Attendees Who Are Aging Backwards

The boomerlennial micro-generation, according to Trend Hunter, is not acting any older. They are still working, exploring new ideas, and launching new businesses.

BY David McMillin January 5, 2020

Catching Up With the Original Class of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties

PCMA launched the 20 in Their Twenties program in 2014 to create more opportunities for rising stars in the industry. Convene is following up with members of the inaugural class to learn about their career paths.

BY Convene Editors January 3, 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 January 3, 2020