Lifestyle

4 Ways to Prevent a Cold on Your Next Flight

Use some common-sense tactics to avoid getting sick.

BY Jasmine Zhu February 25, 2019

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Your Inbox?

If you care about being good at your job, “your inbox should be a priority,” says author and professor Adam Grant. Here are five tips to keep email from overtaking your life.

BY Barbara Palmer February 20, 2019

How Personal Well-Being Leads to Event Success

A sense of well-being, says author and business consultant Andrew Sykes, is rarely top of mind in the workplace. Here’s why we need to pay attention to it in our office — and events — environments.

BY Michelle Russell February 6, 2019

Time for a Wake-Up Call for Airbnb’s Business Model

As Airbnb eyes opportunities to attract more event attendees and other business travelers, roadblocks loom on the horizon.

BY David McMillin February 1, 2019

Can the Wellness Movement Make Room for Booze, Too?

W Hotels thinks so. The lifestyle brand is booking its own series of multi-day events that combine workout classes with cocktails.

BY David McMillin January 29, 2019

Pass the Popcorn: Planners Watch the Fyre Festival Documentaries

Two documentaries explore the fallout from the Titanic of event planning — and event strategists weigh in.

BY Barbara Palmer January 28, 2019

Witnessing an Open-Heart Surgery

We peered through the glass right into the patient’s open chest as the surgery team meticulously did their work — holding the young woman’s heart in their hands, inserting a new valve, replacing a coronary artery, and stitching up.

BY Michelle Russell January 24, 2019

Pemberton, Okamoto on Overcoming Adversity, Championing Others

Shifting your mindset from adversity to ambition isn’t an easy thing to do, but at Tuesday’s PCMA Convening Leaders Opening Main Stage, executive Steve Pemberton and social activist Nadya Okamoto showed it’s not impossible.

January 8, 2019

PCMA Putting Aromatherapy into Action at Convening Leaders 2019

PCMA aims to boost Convening Leaders 2019 Content Studio learning by tapping into the power of scent.

BY Curt Wagner December 30, 2018

A More Authentic Way to Connect Attendees With Exhibitors

Forget the immediate sales pitch. Perhaps trade-show organizers should suggest that exhibitors give attendees a more surprising conversation-starter: one of their favorite books.

BY David McMillin December 19, 2018

Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels Unpacks Craft Drinks, Nostalgia

Loews Hotels is getting nostalgic this holiday season, serving locally-inspired cocktails from The Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels. The concept pays homage to “the golden age of the cocktail era” with its use of an oversized steamer trunk retrofitted as a bar and antique, apothecary-style bottles.

BY Curt Wagner December 4, 2018

Kati Quigley on Bold, Unbiased Leadership

Senior director of marketing at Microsoft and former chair of PCMA’s Board of Directors shares her perspectives on reducing stress, trusting her team, and learning to be a better leader.

BY David McMillin November 16, 2018