conference education

Give Your Attendees’ Brains a Break, Not a Workout

Two Convening Leaders 2019 sessions shared why cramming your education program with loads of content actually detracts from your participants’ ability to learn — and what you need to do instead.

Visit Seattle Celebrates 29 Local Women

For the CVB's Convening Leaders 2019 partner activation, it set up a space outside the Ascent Studio at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center that was focused on celebrating powerful women who call Seattle home.

Andrew Sykes

Andrew Sykes’ 4 Habits of Magnetic Events

The author, entrepreneur, and founder of Habits at Work gave Convening Leaders 2019 attendees a glimpse of the 11 habits among employees who craft magnetic personalities, and, as a result, successful businesses, but with a twist that zeroed-in on the personality of events.

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Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders Day 3

PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 ended on a rousing note Wednesday. Here are some of the quotes that Convene editors heard that resonated with them during the final day of Disrupt + Deliver sessions in Pittsburgh.

tech

What’s Trending in Business Event Technology

What are the top technology trends in the business events industry in the coming year? Who better to ask than the tech experts at Convening Leaders, many of whom presented educational sessions in the Innovate and Elevate Arena. We asked: “What’s the one technology trend you are keeping your eye on in 2019?”

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How to Put What You’ve Learned at Convening Leaders Into Action

Now that we’ve reached the final day of Convening Leaders 2019, how will you take what you’ve learned here in Pittsburgh back home with you? In an article Convene recently published, Charlotte Blank, chief behavioral officer at Maritz, talked about how our brains process our experiences at events.