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‘The Future Belongs to Women’ + 3 Other Work Mega-Trends

The World Economic Forum has identified four mega-trends for the future of work, and they raise the bar for the events industry.

BY Michelle Russell May 16, 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

Gender Pay Gap in the Events Industry

On Equal Pay Day, we take a look at gender wage inequity in the events industry. Help us update that data by participating in this year’s Annual Salary Survey.

BY Michelle Russell April 9, 2018

Looking Ahead: It’s Past Time

Join us in the movement to unleash the power of inclusion and diversity.

BY Sherrif Karamat April 2, 2018

Keeping Ruby Weird

How a programming language conference held in Austin sets itself apart.

BY Casey Gale April 2, 2018

What’s on Your Wish List?

More money, more attendees, and more impact. All were mentioned when we asked survey respondents what they most wish for in their work life.

BY Barbara Palmer March 21, 2018

What U.S. Millennial Travelers Really Want

Key takeaways from Resonance’s “2018 Future of U.S. Millennial Travel Report,” which included a few surprises about U.S. millennial lodging preferences.

BY Jasmine Zhu March 13, 2018

Looking Ahead: Empowerment and Disruption

Our traditional ways of doing business are being disrupted. What are our opportunities as a result?

BY Sherrif Karamat March 1, 2018

Prison System: A Meeting for Confined Spaces

The 2nd International Conference on Carceral Geography was attended by academics in all career stages and from across the globe.

BY Casey Gale March 1, 2018

Convene’s 27th Annual Meetings Market Survey

The U.S. economy gained momentum in 2017 and the meetings industry followed suit. There may be a few speed bumps in the year ahead, though, business events organizers say, especially for those who plan international events.

BY Michelle Russell February 28, 2018

Are You as Brave as Linda Nuss?

A New York City-based regional manager at the German Convention Bureau shares what research being conducted by the bureau revealed about her own meeting-attendee style, and how she used it to tweak her behavior. (You can take the survey, too.)

BY Barbara Palmer February 7, 2018

Looking Ahead: An Aspirational Vision

Now more than ever, business events drive global economic growth and social transformation.

BY Sherrif Karamat February 1, 2018