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?

Meet Jan Tonkin

‘ Grab every opportunity that comes your way — and also make your own.’

BY Christopher Durso June 1, 2017

Is Your Job Killing You?

Are meeting professionals overworked? Overstressed? Overloaded? Overwhelmed? If you’re like the rest of the workforce across the U.S. and around the world — yes, a lot of you probably are.

BY Christopher Durso June 1, 2017

How Two Meeting Professionals Find Balance

What two professionals have learned about working smart while working hard.

BY Christopher Durso June 1, 2017

Human Resilience as a Business Model

According to one expert, employee resilience starts with an organization’s culture.

BY Barbara Palmer June 1, 2017

How Changing Your Behavior Can Help You Do More Meaningful Work

Behavioral psychologist, entrepreneur, and academic Matt Wallaert wants to help you live a happier, more productive life, one project — and one meeting — at a time.

BY Casey Gale June 1, 2017

Does This Look Like a Tech Booth?

A different approach to space can change your perspective — an idea Spacebase demonstrated with its experiential alternative to a traditional trade-show booth.

BY Barbara Palmer May 31, 2017

A Better Way to Work

Initiatives that improve employee wellbeing are growing — and are among the reasons that London & Partners is ranked in the top 50 not-for-profit places to work in the U.K.

BY Casey Gale May 31, 2017

Convene Salary Survey 2017

Most people who responded to our salary survey are happy to be in the meetings profession — but nearly 40 percent say they are dissatisfied with their salaries.

BY Michelle Russell May 31, 2017

People On The Move

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

May 30, 2017

How to Say ‘Thank You’

We’re looking for nominations for our annual Best in Show awards. Tell us which service professionals helped make a recent event easier for you to pull off — and a better experience for your audience.

BY Michelle Russell May 30, 2017

Reversing Burnout

Elite athletes manage their energy to reach their performance goals. A workplace strategist outlines how you can put that idea into practice to enhance your own career.

May 24, 2017

‘Fed Up’

Most women who responded to an international survey think that there are gender inequities in salaries and opportunities in the meetings and events industry.

BY Barbara Palmer May 24, 2017