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?

20 in Their Twenties at EduCon: Bree Nidds

Bree Nidds, CTA, vice president of sales, Discover Lehigh Valley in Allentown, Pennsylvania, shares what she’s looking forward to experiencing on site at PCMA EduCon.

BY Casey Gale July 8, 2021

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Looking for ways to do your job better — or for the latest trends in the world of work? Here’s a roundup of career-related stories selected by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors July 8, 2021

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale July 8, 2021

20 in Their Twenties at EduCon: Byanca Ellul

Byanca Ellul, CMP, meeting services specialist for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Chicago, shares what she’s looking forward to experiencing on site at PCMA EduCon.

BY Casey Gale July 7, 2021

20 in Their Twenties at EduCon: Colleen Bingle

Colleen Bingle, CMP, meetings exhibits, and sponsorship manager at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) in Chicago, shares what she’s looking forward to experiencing on site at PCMA EduCon.

BY Casey Gale July 6, 2021

Seth Mattison at EduCon: How to Lead Through Uncertainty

Business strategy expert Seth Mattison will take the Main Stage this afternoon to help EduCon participants reshift their focus and embrace uncertainty.

BY Michelle Russell July 6, 2021

Reconnecting in Person After the Pandemic: It’s Complicated

Convene spoke with Sara Ross, a neuroscience-trained leadership strategist, about the conflicting emotions people may feel as they return to in-person events. Good news from a Virginia Tech neuroscientist: It should be temporary.

BY Barbara Palmer July 6, 2021

EduCon 2021: Making It Stick

PCMA’s Idea Book puts a new spin on a familiar tool — the conference notebook — to help participants not just retain their insights and aha moments from EduCon but map out a plan to create change.

BY Barbara Palmer July 6, 2021

20 in Their Twenties at EduCon: Taylor Nicole Abbate

Members of the 20 in Their Twenties class of 2021, supported by PCMA Foundation and Experience Columbus, will be honored at EduCon this week. Taylor Nicole Abbate, CMP, DES, meeting planner at the American Public Works Association in Kansas City, Missouri, answered questions via email about her expectations for EduCon and beyond.

BY Casey Gale July 2, 2021

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Looking for ways to do your job better — or for the latest trends in the world of work? Here’s a roundup of career-related stories selected by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors July 1, 2021

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale July 1, 2021

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Looking for ways to do your job better — or for the latest trends in the world of work? Here’s a roundup of career-related stories selected by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors June 24, 2021