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What Works for Online Learners

Participants may want more control over their face-to-face conference learning experience, but research indicates that it’s not a great design practice when it comes to online learning. Here’s what works better.

BY Michelle Russell January 24, 2017

How The Women’s March Simplified Transportation For Attendees

The Women’s March organizers operated in grassroots fashion, but one piece of the preparation felt decidedly more professional: the travel assistance for attendees.

January 23, 2017

How Isaac Lidsky Sees Things Differently

For entrepreneur and speaker Isaac Lidsky, the loss of his sight helped him understand how we use our minds to shape our reality.

BY Michelle Russell January 18, 2017

Watson, Mix Me a Drink. You Know What I Like.

During Austin’s South by Southwest Interactive Festival 2016, IBM demonstrated how sensory analytics and personalization can be used to amp up an event.

BY Corin Hirsch January 16, 2017

CL17 Tech Spot Interview: INXPO

Sean Patrick King, Director of Sales Engineering discusses INXPO’s latest webcasting product INXPO Studio at PCMA Convening Leaders in Austin, TX.

BY Sean Patrick Keen January 10, 2017

Convene Live Presents: Are You Prepared for an Active Shooter Situation?

Whether sparked by conditions related to or completely irrelevant to your event, all event organizers must to be prepared for an active shooter.

January 9, 2017

Convene Live Presents: Overcoming Obstacles to Host the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress

After eight years of dedication, Hawaii brought the World Conservation Congress to the US for the first time in the 68 years.

BY Michelle Russell January 9, 2017

CL17 Tech Spot Interview: CTI

Mark Coe, CEO discusses CTI’s event content management solutions at PCMA Convening Leaders in Austin, TX.

BY Mark Coe January 9, 2017

CL17 Tech Spot Interview: Experient

Terence Donnelly, Vice President, Sales discuss Experient’s latest tech breakthrough, eventBit at PCMA Convening Leaders in Austin, TX.

BY Terence Donnelly CMP, CEM January 9, 2017

Designing Corporate Events With Sales Professionals in Mind

A well-designed event can shave months — or even years — from a sales cycle.

BY Michelle Russell January 9, 2017

Austin Hotel Offers Pick-Your-Own Amenity at ‘Swag Shop’

An Austin hotel offers meeting attendees a fun alternative with a whimsical popup “swag shack.”

BY Barbara Palmer January 9, 2017

Home Sweet Airbnb: Company Takes Experiential Travel to New Level

With Airbnb’s Trips — an innovation that its PR team has dubbed “the biggest news in Airbnb history” — the company offers travelers opportunities to explore the hidden side of destinations.

BY David McMillin January 5, 2017