News & Trends
Beyond the Event: Leaving a Legacy for Liver Health
The Iceberg video series shares how the International Liver Congress extended the impact of its London event last year.
Get Ready for the ‘New Wave’ of Next Gen Attendees
Surveys conducted by Freeman have uncovered the most dramatic shift in B2B event attendee demographics in three decades — attendees are getting younger.
3 Trends for the Future: Amplifying Diverse Creators, Ritualistic Apps, The Artisan Wave
Digital Editor Curt Wagner examines how three trends from Wunderman Thompson’s annual “The Future 100” forecast connect to the events and hospitality industries.
Maximizing Minority-Owned Brands
A new training and mentorship program in the F&B sector of consumer packed goods is helping entrepreneurs of color gain access to — and find success at — industry trade shows.
C’mon Get Scrappy: Adopting a ‘Good Enough’ Approach to Tackling Problems
The most valuable lessons about problem-solving come from small companies and nonprofits, a new book about workarounds claims.
How Event Destinations Are Facing the Crime Challenge
With meeting professionals making safety and security a top priority for their events, destinations are finding innovative solutions to augment public safety programs.
Everyday Awe and Its Effects on Our Brains
Awe is a powerful force for bringing people together — and it’s not just for special occasions.
Strategies to Boost Your Event’s Digital Revenue
At Convening Leaders 2023, two industry pros debated how to make digital events more profitable — here are their best ideas.
How a DMO Took the TED Stage
Destination Canada partnered with TED on a first-of-its-kind initiative tied to the DMO’s global brand strategy to put Canada on the map as a destination that inspires openness.
Why Email Is Such a Time Suck
Workplace technology expert and author Phil Simon, keynote speaker at Business Events Industry Week’s Showcase, says there are better, more efficient ways to collaborate than via email.
The Third-Most Stressful Job in the World
Before the pandemic, one could argue that jobs with life-and-death consequences were surely more stressful than planning an annual conference. But things have changed.
3 Trends for the Future: Earth as a Stakeholder, Accessible Commerce, and Revolutionary Rest
Managing Editor Casey Gale examines three trends from Wunderman Thompson’s annual “The Future 100” forecast and how they connect to the events and hospitality industries.