The opening and closing sessions at Convening EMEA 2023, which dared to be a little different, paid off by creating memorable experiences that supported the goals of the event — and what matters most to participants.
Harvard University’s Claudia Goldin, the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for economics, links the gender pay gap to time pressures on women with children. How does that play out in the business events industry — and what can our industry do to help narrow the pay gap in other sectors?
Convention attendees and exhibitors from some non-U.S. destinations have been contending with visitor visa processing times as long as 800 days, negatively impacting international participation at U.S.-based events. New legislation targeting the issue offers some hope.
In 2022, the results of Convene’s Annual Salary Survey indicated that while planners were commanding higher salaries on average than before COVID, they felt a greater sense of unrest. Help us understand how event organizers are being compensated — and therefore valued.
How are these AI tools going to help you in your events? “Unlocking the Power of AI for Events” webinar will unravel what cutting-edge AI tech and tools are all about, and introduce you to terms like “GPT” and “LLM” (and what it really means).