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?

Elizabeth Goad Never Stops Learning

Every road led to event planning, says this meeting professional.

BY Christopher Durso April 3, 2017

Three Workforce Mega-Trends for 2017

How will they affect the meetings industry — and you?

BY Convene Editors April 3, 2017

This Is What Medical Meetings Will Look Like in the Future

Is the education model being created at the University of Texas at Austin’s brand-new Dell Medical School a blueprint for your meeting’s future?

BY Christopher Durso April 3, 2017

Remember Us? We Remember You.

The Future of StoryTelling Summit goes well beyond a thank-you email when it comes to keeping in touch with its community.

BY Barbara Palmer March 27, 2017

How One Annual Meeting Session Shook up the Panel Format

At IAPCO’s Annual Meeting in Dubai in February, panel participants — and attendees — had to think on their feet.

BY Michelle Russell March 23, 2017

Could Design Thinking Have Saved the Oscars?

There was a simple fix to the flub of the century, suggests one producer.

BY Barbara Palmer March 22, 2017

How Meeting Planners Book, Plan, and Execute Their Events

What Meetings Market Survey respondents told us about the tools and technology they rely on.

BY Michelle Russell March 13, 2017

Unpacking the 26th Annual Meetings Market Survey

Convene TV host Carrie Ferenac and Cara Moore uncover some surprises in the data.

BY Convene Editors March 13, 2017

What Does It Mean to Be an Event Strategist?

A meeting professional shares her thoughts on how to move from thinking logistically to thinking strategically.

BY Barbara Palmer March 9, 2017

What Did You Do Differently Last Year?

We asked meeting professionals to tell us what changes they made last year — positive or negative — in response to the economy. Do any of these look familiar?

BY Barbara Palmer March 7, 2017

Roberta Odebrecht, Account Director, K.I.T. Group

‘Always keep a keen eye out for new opportunities.’

BY Christopher Durso March 1, 2017

How Meetings and Events Can Leverage Personalization

Creating customized experiences for your attendees makes your event more meaningful to them.

BY David McMillin March 1, 2017