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?

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 April 21, 2022

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale April 21, 2022

‘Talent is Everywhere’ and Other Lessons in Leading DMOs During a Pandemic

Tammy Blount-Canavan reflects on what she’s learned in her role as a leadership consultant for DMOs during the pandemic, as she prepares to step into the top job at Visit Seattle.

BY Barbara Palmer April 19, 2022

Women Leading the Way at Convention Centers: Kathleen Warden

While women outnumber male business event organizers, only a minority of women hold executive positions at the facilities that host their events. In this third installment of a continuing Convene series about female leadership at event facilities, we ask Kathleen Warden to share her perspective as the director of conference sales at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland.

BY Jennifer Dienst April 14, 2022

Nice to Meet You, I’m … How to Remember Names

As in-person events return, former U.S. Memory Champ Chester Santos shares science-backed tips for putting names to faces.

BY Barbara Palmer April 7, 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 April 7, 2022

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale April 7, 2022

How Convention Centers Are Evolving in a New Events Landscape

In the wake of the pandemic’s disruptions, convention centers are going all in on human-centered needs — plus broadcast capabilities, nature, and outdoor spaces — to bring back groups.

BY Convene Editors April 5, 2022

People on the Move

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

BY Casey Gale March 31, 2022

Women Leading the Way at Convention Centers: Shannon Perry

While women outnumber male business event organizers, only a minority of women hold executive positions at the facilities that host their events. In this first post in a continuing Convene series about female leadership at event facilities, we ask Shannon Perry to share her perspective as the general manager at California’s Ontario Convention Center.

BY Jennifer Dienst March 31, 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 March 31, 2022

Providing Attendees with Transcripts for Online Events

What considerations do planners need to take in order to provide attendees with accurate and accessible transcripts of online events? A recent conversation on Catalyst discusses the details.

BY Convene Editors March 24, 2022