Tools & Apps

Bringing AI to Life — as a Conference Presenter

An AI-powered robot named Ameca co-presented part of the Welcoming Session at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) 2024 in Las Vegas, where artificial intelligence in many forms was a hot topic.

BY Barbara Palmer June 6, 2024

Tech Company’s AI Reporter Helps Meeting Attendees Be in Two Places at Once

Siemens AG used AI to spread key insights from an internal leadership meeting to participants — and remote global employees — in record time.

BY Barbara Palmer May 23, 2024

How to Market Your Event App

Event apps can enhance the in-person event experience for attendees — but you’ve got to get them to engage first. Here are a few tips on how to encourage app use before and during an event.

BY Casey Gale February 16, 2024

New and Improved Tech Labs at Convening Leaders 2024

Tech Labs, a format that launched at EduCon 2023, is returning to Convening Leaders in an updated version.

BY Magdalina Atanassova December 14, 2023

The Rise of LinkedIn

The popularity of social media’s most businesslike channel — LinkedIn — has exploded in recent years, including among event professionals.

BY Barbara Palmer November 27, 2023

10 Tips for Event Professionals Using LinkedIn

In the last two decades, LinkedIn has evolved far beyond a platform where professionals could post their resumes. Here are ideas for getting the most out of LinkedIn from three savvy event pros.

BY Barbara Palmer November 27, 2023

Powering Human Connection with AI

What three experts predict will happen when artificial intelligence meets event technology.

BY Barbara Palmer October 30, 2023

Exploring Event Tech’s Present and Future

The organizers behind EduCon’s Tech Labs share what event technology solutions excited them most before and after the event.

BY Magdalina Atanassova September 1, 2023

EduCon’s Tech Labs Flip the Script

In the traditional event tech exhibit hall or demonstration area, organizers get pitched to. Here’s how a new format at EduCon took a less salesy — and more interactive and informative — approach.

BY Magdalina Atanassova August 23, 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

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

The Metaverse and Events, According to ChatGPT

Convene asked ChatGPT, a generative artificial intelligence released by OpenAI in 2022, how the metaverse will improve business events. Here’s what it told us.

BY Convene Editors March 31, 2023

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