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Vancouver, You Sustained Me

At a Green Meetings fam trip sponsored by Tourism Vancouver, sustainability came in all shapes, from e-bikes to green roofs to sablefish.

BY Jasmine Zhu August 1, 2018

MPI = Meeting Professionals in Indy

Visits to Indy hot spots gave MPI WEC 2018 attendees an experience to remember.

BY Casey Gale August 1, 2018

#WelcomeWorld

How two U.S. destinations on opposite coasts are working to get the message out to international visitors that their arms are open wide.

BY Barbara Palmer July 25, 2018

Behind the Scenes: A Seat at the Table

Your participants’ F&B experience is shaped by a lot more than what’s on their plates. The good news is that it’s not beyond your control.

BY Michelle Russell July 2, 2018

Behind the Scenes: The Future of Work

The World Economic Forum has identified four megatrends for the future of work. Here’s how they apply to the business-events industry.

BY Michelle Russell June 1, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Diversity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality

How can we distinguish between those three goals for the best possible outcome at business events?

BY Michelle Russell May 1, 2018

Behind the Scenes: Take as Prescribed

If medical conferences really boil down to improving patient care, shouldn’t patients have a presence and a voice at them?

BY Michelle Russell April 2, 2018

Behind the Scenes: The Science of Learning

How new ways of providing education at events can be a tricky business.

BY Michelle Russell March 1, 2018

Behind the Scenes: The Oprah Effect

What does it take for a speaker to inspire listeners?

BY Michelle Russell February 1, 2018

#MeToo: A Closer Look at Sexual Harassment in Business Events

Exploring sexual harassment in the relationships-based business-events industry.

BY Michelle Russell January 2, 2018

Behind the Scenes: We’re the Helpers

When bad things happen around the world, the business-events industry can do much good.

BY Michelle Russell December 1, 2017

Bridging the Future

We took a more far-out view for this issue’s Meetings Industry Forecast. Here’s why.

BY Michelle Russell November 1, 2017