Event Strategy & Design

From the physical set-up to the way you orchestrate sessions and interaction, we help you put the latest smart thinking into practice to create environments and experiences that have an impact.

Career Opportunities

EnventU brings event planning to disadvantaged high-school students.

BY Corin Hirsch March 1, 2017

Inside Information

The National Association of Realtors creates an engaging online experience with the help of experts — its own attendees.

March 1, 2017

The Meat of the Meeting

The National Association of Realtors Dropped the Bells and Whistles for the Sake of Better Content

March 1, 2017

Incubating Collaboration

The Optical Society’s Incubator program fills a niche by creating meetings for new and emerging topics.

BY Barbara Palmer March 1, 2017

Design-Your-Own Name Badges

Low-tech can be high impact when it comes to creating personal experiences.

BY David McMillin March 1, 2017

Convene’s 26th Annual Meetings Market Survey

Still trending upward, but at a slower pace than last year.

BY Michelle Russell March 1, 2017

Inside Biofabricate, Where Fabric is Created From Life

Inside Biofabricate, where designers use biological materials to make clothing, utensils, electronics, and more.

BY Christopher Durso March 1, 2017

How the Digital Experience Institute Streamed PCMA Convening Leaders 2017 All Over the Globe

The broadcast offered live coverage of PCMA Convening Leaders 2017 to a far-flung remote audience.

BY Convene Editors March 1, 2017

Social Graces: What to Share (and Not Share) on Social Media

What you need to know to maintain a professional presence online.

BY Convene Editors March 1, 2017

How the American Planning Association Keeps Its Annual Conference Fresh

New experiences are on the agenda when the APA meets in New York City.

BY Michelle Russell March 1, 2017

Finding Workarounds for Attendee Quirks

EMS physicians don’t like to take their seats. Utility commissioners don’t always show up for lunch. How do their meeting planners cope?

BY Corin Hirsch February 27, 2017

A Conversation With SXSW’s Mike Shea

Mike Shea, executive director of SXSW in Austin, has been part of its planning for most of its 30-year history. At the core of the massive music, film, and technology festival, Shea told PCMA, is business.

February 21, 2017