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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

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

A Meeting of Miniature Soldiers

A visit to one of three annual Historical Miniature Gaming Society events dedicated to the art of historical miniature gaming.

BY Casey Gale February 1, 2018

Into the Wild(erness Risk Management Conference)

Emergency rescue drills, infectious-disease care and more at the 2017 Wilderness Risk Management Conference.

BY Jasmine Zhu January 2, 2018

Sustainability, Innovation and More at The European Ecovillage Conference

At this year’s European Ecovillage Conference, attendees explored workshops on redesigning social systems, made DIY tech tools, and learned more about getting involved in the ecovillage community.

BY Jasmine Zhu November 7, 2017

What’s the Meetings Industry’s Biggest Challenge?

We asked, you answered. Respondents to our annual Meetings Market Survey told us what they considered to be the most pressing challenges.

BY Convene Editors October 30, 2017

What You Told Us About Your Biggest Challenge Surprised Us

Last year’s Meetings Market Survey respondents told us what makes their job difficult. Do you see yourself on this list?

BY Michelle Russell October 24, 2017

Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun

The Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival unites DIY haunted-house builders, entertainment-world horror pros, and ghost-story enthusiasts in Long Beach for some late-summer spooking. Who said October had to have all the fun?

BY Barbara Palmer October 23, 2017

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.

BY Michelle Russell September 29, 2017

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.

BY Barbara Palmer September 26, 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