News & Trends
Mastery Is Magic: Vinh Giang
‘We live in a world where it’s becoming harder and harder to rise above the noise.’
How Stories Get the Job Done
People who develop the skill of storytelling and use it to deliver their messages will see results, says author and champion storyteller Kindra Hall.
How Inclusive Are Your Meetings?
Not everyone feels welcome at your meeting. And some of that could be your fault — because of your speaker lineup, marketing collateral, or something else that’s making them feel like they don’t belong there. Here’s how to open your program to your entire community.
7 Business Lessons From Jazz
How experimentation, embracing errors, and other jazz tenets can be applied in business settings.
Turning the Tables: What Kind of Attendee Are You?
See how your own preferences as an attendee stack up to your colleagues’ in real time.
All That Jazz: How Improvisation Helps When Producing Events
Design strategist and hybrid thinker Natalie Nixon on combining qualitative and quantitative research methods and how borrowing from jazz can help you escape a ‘permission-slip culture.’
Convene Survey: How Will Trump’s Travel Policies Affect International Attendance?
Most meeting professionals who responded to our latest survey are worried about the negative effect that new policies will have on the perception of travel to the U.S.
Yelp Is on the Way
To provide attendees with top drinking and dining options in San Diego, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization partnered with Yelp.
How Much Should You Spend on Marketing Your Meeting?
And where should you spend it? Velvet Chainsaw’s Dave Lutz on what works and what doesn’t.
How to Achieve Influence and Success in a Digital World
In order for your business or conference to achieve worldwide “word of mouth” on the web, it is crucial to add a human touch to social media.
The Shows Must Go On
Every summer, the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) brings together thousands of kids — mostly middle- and high-school students — for education, networking, and of course, performing.
The Internet Society Celebrates 25 Years With a Global Hybrid Event This Week
InterCommunity 2017 will bring people from around the world together in an event that combines online and face-to-face participants.