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?

People On The Move

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

December 18, 2017

Convene TV: Is “Festivalization” the Next Big Thing in Live Events?

What new trend will revolutionize attendee engagement? Michael Dominguez, senior vice president and chief sales officer for MGM Resorts International discusses talks about ‘festivalization’ in live events, and the rewards

BY Convene Editors December 13, 2017

People On The Move

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

December 11, 2017

How to Help Your Speakers Help You Pitch Your Event

At the Event of the Future, panelists were given a helping hand in crafting a social-media campaign around their discussion topics.

BY Michelle Russell December 8, 2017

People On The Move

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

December 4, 2017

The Power of Practicing Empathy at Work

Try taking a walk in your client’s shoes.

BY Casey Gale December 4, 2017

New Names, New Spaces

What lessons can we learn from outside our industry?

BY Deborah Sexton December 1, 2017

Sonoma County, After the Fire

Sonoma County Tourism’s new CEO on recovering from the wild fires that burned Northern California in October — including how meetings can help.

BY Christopher Durso December 1, 2017

How They See You

A new survey, funded by the PCMA Education Foundation and sponsored by Marriott, reveals how corporate and association execs view the event professionals in their organizations and the business skills most valuable to them.

BY Michelle Russell December 1, 2017

Barcelona International Convention Centre’s Phil Cross on Being Adaptive

“I very much enjoy the difficult and challenging negotiations, the clients that really challenge you to do something differently.”

BY Christopher Durso December 1, 2017

Denver’s Luis Benitez on Supporting a Newly Acquired, 20,000-Plus Attendee Show

The director of Colorado’s Outdoor Recreation Industry Office talks about luring a portfolio of giant outdoor shows to Denver — and how the destination’s economy and culture stand to benefit.

BY Casey Gale December 1, 2017

What’s the ROI of F2F?

Hotel nights, direct spending, tax revenue — these numbers capture just a fraction of what face-to-face gatherings mean. As the
events industry aims to articulate its true value to lawmakers and the general public, the narrative needs to include both dollars and difference-making efforts.

BY David McMillin December 1, 2017

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