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?

Thinking Again With Adam Grant

Convening Leaders 2023 Main Stage speaker Adam Grant on why you need “disagreeable givers” in your network.

BY Barbara Palmer January 9, 2023

New PCMA Board Chair Focuses on Inclusivity, Sustainability, and Development of Future Leaders

Desirée Knight, chair of PCMA’s 2023 Board of Directors and Trustees, talks about her goals during her term and the challenges facing the events industry.

BY Casey Gale January 9, 2023

Outgoing PCMA Board Chair: ‘It’s Our Time, Our Place’

Charles Starks, chair of PCMA’s 2022 Board of Directors and Trustees, reflects on the past year and what he sees for the future of PCMA and the events industry.

BY Casey Gale January 9, 2023

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale January 5, 2023

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 January 5, 2023

Community and Collaboration Are Key to Success

For Molly Witges, who was named Community Advocate of the Year at the 2022 PCMA Visionary Awards, an invitation makes all the difference.

BY Curt Wagner December 29, 2022

4 Myths About In-Person Work and Events

Social psychologist Heidi Grant and EY Americas Chief Learning Officer Tal Goldhamer weighed in on commonly held beliefs about working — and networking — in person.

BY Casey Gale December 19, 2022

Designing Events That Create a Sense of Belonging

Now that in-person events have resumed, organizers can reignite among participants the sense that a common purpose bonds them together. Here’s how, according to experts across different fields.

BY Convene Editors December 16, 2022

Networking 101: Be a Croissant, Not a Bagel

Open body language is the key to successfully broadening your network, says networking expert Robbie Samuels. All it takes is a simple switch of your stance.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst December 16, 2022

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale December 15, 2022

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 December 15, 2022

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 December 8, 2022

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