Is the RFP Process for Events Getting Easier or Harder?

A handful of event suppliers and organizers traded their insights on how the RFP process has changed since the pandemic during a session at Business Events Industry Week.

BY Michelle Russell April 14, 2024

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

Conferences can be overwhelming for some, but with a little planning they also can be productive and fun. Here’s how. That and other advice in this week’s roundup of career-related news and trends curated by the editors of Convene.

BY Convene Editors April 10, 2024

People on the Move

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

BY Casey Gale April 10, 2024

4 Ways to DIY a Speaker Coaching Program

Even if planners don’t have the resources to hire a professional coach, there are ways they can improve their speakers’ effectiveness.

BY Barbara Palmer April 9, 2024

Paying Attention to These Two Things Will Boost Your Productivity

Professional development expert Sally Foley-Lewis offers two common-sense tips to maximize your efficiency during hectic workdays.

BY Casey Gale April 9, 2024

How Have Panels Evolved — or Not?

A new survey will measure how the popular session format has developed over the past decade. Your participation is welcome.

BY Michelle Russell April 9, 2024

Do International Attendees Seeking Visas Need Letters of Invitation?

Members of PCMA’s Catalyst community offer meeting manager some guidance on what international attendees need for their visa applications.

BY Convene Editors April 8, 2024

Inside WorldatWork’s Speaker Coaching Program

WorldatWork’s Courtney Mesmer developed a speaker coaching program to improve the participant experience at her organization’s annual conference. That initiative not only transformed the conference but rippled throughout the organization.

BY Barbara Palmer April 8, 2024

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