Career & Leadership
What Will the Trump Administration Mean for Meetings?
Convene talked to two industry veterans about what the incoming administration might mean for meetings and events — and got two different views.
Renee McKenney on Visitor Experience
How you treat people is what they will remember, says Renee McKenney, Chief Experience Officer for VisitDallas.
A Hacker Walks Into a Beehive
Could the Internet of Things help solve the global decline in bee populations? A CiscoDevNet hackathon sets out to show that it can.
How Life-Long Learning Can Help You Get Ahead
Cultivating the habits of a continual learner can set you apart from the pack.
20 in Their Twenties Class of 2017
Members of PCMA’s fourth class of outstanding young business-event professionals talk about their dreams and the best day they’ve had in the meetings industry so far.
Where Kellie Shevlin Got the Inspiration for Craft Beverage Expo
Kellie Shevlin, CEM, co-founder and executive director of the Craft Beverage Expo, Washington, D.C., talks about her career path and gives young professionals in the business events industry some advice:
How Do You Handle Special-Meal Requests?
With a growing number of special-meal requests, meeting planners are getting creative to accommodate the needs and preferences of attendees with food allergies or lifestyle and religious dietary restrictions.
Poachers: Putting the ‘Arrr!’ in Room Block
When Lisa Mikita, CMP, CAE, started her new job at the American Foundry Society (AFS) this past fall, she had a new office, a new title — trade show and
One on One with Condoleezza Rice
The first woman to serve as U.S. National Security Advisor and the second to serve as U.S. Secretary of State shares her thoughts on why face-to-face experiences — which “cannot be replaced with anything else” — are pivotal to advancing society.