News & Trends

What’s happening — or coming up next — in the meetings and events world and beyond.

Yelp Is on the Way

To provide attendees with top drinking and dining options in San Diego, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization partnered with Yelp.

September 25, 2017

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.

BY Casey Gale September 12, 2017

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.

BY Christopher Durso September 11, 2017

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.

BY Jasmine Zhu September 1, 2017

Richard St-Pierre: The Only Relevant KPI Is Happiness

C2 Montreal International President Richard St-Pierre talks about what he means when he says he wants the business conference to touch attendees’ souls, failure, and how he builds teams that keep pushing the envelope.

BY Michelle Russell September 1, 2017

Large City, Small City, Best City

A new report ranks the best cities in the United States based on how ‘Mobile Millennials’ — Americans aged 20 to 36 who have traveled in the past year — rated them in six areas: place, product, programming, people, prosperity, and promotion.

BY Convene Editors September 1, 2017

How Your Bad Memory Can Be Good for You

A new report concludes that forgetting things may be your brain’s way of optimizing information.

BY Michelle Russell August 25, 2017

5 Ways You Block Collaboration

Are these barriers keeping you and your organization from creating its best ideas?

BY Barbara Palmer August 15, 2017

Nurturing Young Professionals at Events

How two major business events with cachet — TED and C2 Montréal — engage young professionals before, during, and after their on-site programs.

BY Michelle Russell August 4, 2017

How We’ll Meet

The German Convention Bureau’s Future Meeting Space is set to explore the human side of meetings.

BY Barbara Palmer July 31, 2017

Shopping on the Brain

The Shopper Brain Conference is here to solve the science behind shopping.

BY Casey Gale July 31, 2017