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Highlights of Day 3 Convening Leaders 2021

An eye-opening session about AI, inspiration from two Olympic medalists, and a call for diversity and inclusion were high spots on the final day of the Convening Leaders hybrid program.

BY Convene Editors January 18, 2021

What They’re Saying About Convening Leaders, Day 2

PCMA attendees dove right into Thursday’s sessions and networking activities, participating in chats, engaging with speakers during Q&A, taking part in conversation starters, posting on social media, and listening to great music — from inspiring performances to an upbeat playlist. Check out the buzz from Day 2.

BY Convene Editors January 15, 2021

What They’re Saying About Convening Leaders, Day 1

Whether in person or online, PCMA attendees are never a shy bunch. As CL launched, they were finding ways to connect — in session chats, dedicated Slack channels, and on social media. Here’s a look at some of the buzz during the first day.

BY Convene Editors January 14, 2021

Our Picks for the Business Event Trends of 2021

The editors of Convene looked back over 2020, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2021?

BY Convene Editors December 21, 2020

Do You Want to Talk About Race With Eventprofs?

The Eventsprof Book Club is hosting a discussion with events entrepreneur and diversity expert Ashanti Bentil-Dhue.

BY Barbara Palmer August 17, 2020

3 Secrets of Resilient People

Three strategies that can help anyone through tough times, from a resilience researcher who put them to the test following an agonizing personal loss.

BY Barbara Palmer August 13, 2020

IMEX America 2020 Is Canceled

Citing ongoing corporate travel bans and continued global travel restrictions, IMEX Group has canceled the Las Vegas business events show scheduled for September.

BY Michelle Russell June 10, 2020

Webinar: Event Sustainability: People, Planet and PROFIT

You don’t have to look far for information on why sustainability is important. But how do you facilitate sustainability practices that positively affect the planet, and your overall budget?

BY Mercedes Hunt November 18, 2019

VisitDallas Responds to Audit Concerns

A city audit of VisitDallas offers a reminder that the vital economic contribution that CVBs make needs to be consistently spelled out to local lawmakers and residents.

BY David McMillin January 30, 2019

Business Events Industry Adds More Than $1 Trillion to Global Economy

Preliminary results of the first Global Economic Significance of Business Events study commissioned by the Events Industry Council demonstrates the industry’s impact.

BY Curt Wagner October 19, 2018

How to Find an Elephant in the Dark

Why do we meet face-to-face when we have email and video at our fingertips? Because it is the fastest way to gain shared perspective, according to author J. Elise Keith.

BY Casey Gale July 31, 2018

Looking Ahead: Blockchain. Why Should We Care?

The implications of this burgeoning technology on the business of events are worth exploring.

BY Sherrif Karamat July 2, 2018