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.

Re-Imagining Medical Education for Tomorrow’s Doctors

Preparing for the future of medical education and medical conferences — from team-based learning, to physician wellness, to reimbursement.

BY Christopher Durso March 23, 2017

Social Tables Pocket Planner Takes Care of the Math And Frees You Up To Think Creatively

A key quality of a business-event professional is the ability to parse  decisions that can be made on the spot versus those that need creative resolutions. An app that enables me to minimize processing power for those on-the-spot calculations for my clients is the Social Tables Pocket Planner app. Social Tables Pocket Planner is a

BY PCMA Admin March 17, 2017

An Extraterrestrial Site Visit

Lessons learned for live experiences from the second annual Virtual Reality Pitchfest in Brooklyn.

BY Barbara Palmer March 13, 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

CES’s First-Ever Wearable Technology Summit

A new program at the Consumer Electronics Show explores the potential of wearable devices.

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

Seeing the Unseen

How do you inject a familiar idea, or event, with new life? Two creative experts — Dan Goods of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Kati Quigley of Microsoft — share their sources of inspiration.

BY Corin Hirsch February 7, 2017

LastPass

If keeping track of your logins and passwords is a constant challenge, you are going to like this app.

BY Convene Editors February 1, 2017

A Social Hologram

Attendees frolicked with hologram technology at Convening Leaders — and imagined potential uses.

BY Barbara Palmer January 30, 2017

Using Data to Improve Your Event-Marketing Strategy

Three meeting and association professionals share insights on how and what data to collect and how to use it.

January 3, 2017

Multi-Hub Meetings Combine Convenience of Digital, Camaraderie of Face-to-Face

An emerging model combines the convenience of digital with the camaraderie of face-to-face.

BY David McMillin January 3, 2017