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Convene’s 26th Annual Meetings Market Survey

Still trending upward, but at a slower pace than last year.

BY Michelle Russell March 1, 2017

What the Travel Ban Could Mean for Scientific Meetings

Scientific innovation requires global collaboration, say the co-signers of a letter opposing President Trump’s travel ban. ‘You shut the door to any particular group of people, and the world may look very different 40 years later.’

BY Christopher Durso February 21, 2017

Silence Really Is Golden

Research shows that short periods of quiet time help us process our experiences. Here’s what that means for events.

BY Michelle Russell February 17, 2017

How to Jump-Start Networking

What can urban planners teach meeting planners about creating environments that support conversation?

BY Barbara Palmer February 15, 2017

How Airbnb Open Is Changing the Attendee Experience

The peer-to-peer sharing platform has disrupted the hotel industry. Are meetings next?

BY David McMillin February 1, 2017