Event Technology

When it’s imperative that you keep your attendees connected, here’s what you need to know about Wi-Fi, video feeds, simulcasts, apps, social media, and more. We look at what works and what doesn't, and talk to meeting professionals about their favorites.

How AI is ‘Revolutionizing’ Work for This Event Professional

Megan Finnell, director of meetings and conferences for the Medical Group Management Association, is using generative AI tools to ramp up her productivity.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst August 11, 2023

How 8 Event Marketers Are Using AI Now

From ChatGPT and DALL-E to Photoshop integrations, generative AI is everywhere — and a hot topic of discussion across marketing departments. Eight mdg specialists share how they are thinking about these tools and putting them to work.

BY Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes August 7, 2023

The Future of AI — and Our Jobs

Will business events strategists lose relevancy in the eyes of their clients or organizations due to the growing use of artificial intelligence? PCMA’s Catalyst Community recently debated the question.

BY Convene Editors August 7, 2023

The AI Tool You Can’t Ignore

Event professionals who are trying out generative Artificial Intelligence tools like ChatGPT to help them brainstorm, streamline, analyze, and execute in their everyday work share their tips, approaches, and results.

BY Michelle Russell August 7, 2023

Embracing AI in the Events Industry: My Journey and Insights across Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney

Karine Koh, Regional Advisory Board member of PCMA APAC, sharing her journeys and insights attending PCMA APAC Labs in June on Future of Work and Artificial Intelligence across Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.

BY Karine Koh July 30, 2023

PCMA APAC Labs – Recap on Future of Work: Impact of AI on the Workforce

The “Project SPARK: The AI Tool for Eventprofs, by Eventprofs” webinar on 18 July 2023 received incredible feedback on how SPARK can support and help them regain their precious time from repetitive tasks.

“AI will not replace you and your job, but people who use AI will.”
Veemal Gungadin, Founder & CEO, Gevme

Hear from our participants on their thoughts and how they used SPARK:
As a marketer for business events, SPARK saves me valuable time by swiftly extracting key takeaways from lengthy videos, summarise and transform them engaging LinkedIn posts. This allows me to focus on the aspects that require a human touch.

Ethan Ng, Managing Partner, MET Communications
“SPARK is an amazing tool for business events! I wish I had discovered it sooner when when I was crafting a session description from scratch last week. I dropped my content into SPARK, and it effortlessly outperform my copy!”
Karen Bolinger, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Destination Gold Coast

July 26, 2023

Learn How to Use AI Tools, Creativity Expert Says

Musician David Usher, founder of the artificial intelligence creative studio Reimagine AI, showed the PCMA EduCon 2023 audience how human creativity and AI can work together.

BY Curt Wagner July 10, 2023

Tech Labs Transform EduCon Participants’ Ability to Interact With New Technology

Have you wanted to get your hands dirty trying out a new event tech? You’ve come to the right place.

BY Magdalina Atanassova June 25, 2023

3 Ways Convene Used PCMA’s Spark AI Tool

On June 26 at EduCon, PCMA President & CEO Sherrif Karamat will announce a new generative AI tool specifically for the business events industry, developed by Gevme in collaboration with PCMA. Convene has taken it for a test ride. Here’s how it worked.

BY Magdalina Atanassova June 25, 2023

5 Ways to Use AI to Help Spark Event Session Ideas

Artificial intelligence is the new power tool for events, but keep in mind its limitations — and be ready to verify and edit the information it gives you.

BY Beth Surmont June 12, 2023

How AI Can Bring Ideas to Life

These imaginary brand collaborations illustrate how AI can amplify human creativity — and make us wonder: What’s possible in the business events industry?

BY Barbara Palmer June 2, 2023

Shaving Carbon Usage to Zero, Via Data

Organizers of the MIT Sustainability Summit 2023 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology used a food categorization tool to help ensure the event was carbon neutral.

BY Corin Hirsch May 1, 2023

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