News & Trends

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

4 Tips for Selling Sustainability

Paul Salinger, vice president of marketing for Oracle, on how he builds a business case for sustainable events.

BY Jasmine Zhu June 25, 2018

5 Top Internet Trends for Business Events

We picked five trends most relevant to business events from venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends report.

BY Casey Gale June 13, 2018

Is This the Future of Medical Meetings?

Medical meeting organizers at the PCMA Education Conference got a behind-the-scenes look at how the Cleveland Clinic is reshaping education.

BY David McMillin June 12, 2018

The Workforce of Today — and Tomorrow

The recently released C-Suite Challenge sheds light on what the C-suite worries about most when it comes to the future of knowledge workers.

BY Michelle Russell June 1, 2018

2018 Salary Survey: You Work Hard for the Money

Nearly three-quarters of event organizers received a raise over the past year — and their average increase of nearly 7 percent is more than twice the average for North American workers across all industries.

BY Michelle Russell June 1, 2018

A Conference for the Science Behind Emotions

More than 300 researchers from 27 countries gathered for the 7th Consortium of European Research on Emotion conference held in Glasgow, Scotland.

BY Casey Gale June 1, 2018

Looking Ahead: The Ascent CEO Promise

Diversity and inclusion is a smart move for the business-events industry — and can only be helped along by our combined resolve.

BY Sherrif Karamat June 1, 2018

Denise Lee Yohn: What Great Brands Don’t Do

There’s one thing that great brands don’t do, according to brand strategy expert and PCMA Education Conference speaker Denise Lee Yohn.

BY Cristi Kempf May 29, 2018

IACC Report on the Meeting Room of Today and Tomorrow

IACC’s just-released 2018 Meeting Room of the Future Report spotlights how event venues are helping organizers create memorable attendee experiences.

BY Michelle Russell May 23, 2018

How to Elevate the Customer Experience

“Why She Buys” author and CEO of a consulting and sales training firm focused on women consumers, Bridget Brennan says successful organizations are adept at powering human connections with the convenience technology provides — and that goes for live events.

BY Cristi Kempf May 23, 2018

Insight and Inspiration at PCMA’s Education Conference

Here’s a sampling of the range of speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences with the Education Conference audience next month.

BY Michelle Russell May 9, 2018

Looking Ahead: 100 Days and Counting

I’ve passed my first milestone as PCMA CEO, and see our work to move the business-events industry forward around the world taking shape.

May 1, 2018