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?

What’s the Meetings Industry’s Biggest Challenge?

We asked, you answered. Respondents to our annual Meetings Market Survey told us what they considered to be the most pressing challenges.

BY Convene Editors October 30, 2017

6 Steps to Getting More Meaningful Feedback in the Workplace

Asking for and taking critiques of your performance in stride can help your career.

BY Casey Gale October 30, 2017

A Problem With MedTech Codes — and a Possible Solution

MedTech Europe’s new Code of Ethical Business Practice, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, seems to conflict with ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support. What does that mean for medical conferences — and can it be fixed?

BY Christopher Durso October 26, 2017

What You Told Us About Your Biggest Challenge Surprised Us

Last year’s Meetings Market Survey respondents told us what makes their job difficult. Do you see yourself on this list?

BY Michelle Russell October 24, 2017

What’s Next for Event Technology?

Augmented reality and artificial intelligence are two key technologies to keep an eye on now, according to Marco Giberti, founder and CEO of Vesuvio Ventures.

BY Convene Editors October 24, 2017

People On The Move

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

October 23, 2017

Mastery Is Magic: Vinh Giang

‘We live in a world where it’s becoming harder and harder to rise above the noise.’

BY Barbara Palmer October 20, 2017

What Will the Future of Exhibitions Look Like?

Selling exhibit space is no longer just a transaction — it’s a partnership, according to Cathy Breden, CMP, Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research.

BY Convene Editors October 19, 2017

Stage Fright? Practice Public Speaking With This App.

Want to help your speakers improve the way they sound? Present yourself better? Orai can help.

BY Jasmine Zhu October 18, 2017

What Will the Future of Lodging Look Like?

Redefining luxury travel and increasing emotional connections with guests are trends to look out for, according to A.J. Singh, Ph.D., professor at Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business.

BY Convene Editors October 17, 2017

People On The Move

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

October 16, 2017

How Stories Get the Job Done

People who develop the skill of storytelling and use it to deliver their messages will see results, says author and champion storyteller Kindra Hall.

BY Barbara Palmer October 16, 2017

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