Two separate studies reveal that online events held during the pandemic resulted in increased participation among women as both as attendees and speakers, compared to their in-person, pre-pandemic versions.
World Environmental Education Congress organizers had no time to plan a formal community service project for the Ukrainian refugees housed in the Prague Congress Centre during the time of their conference, but participants found ways to demonstrate their support.
Convene’s latest COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard responses indicate that planners are organizing more in-person-only and hybrid events in the coming months than in our previous survey, but they are finding it more difficult than ever to estimate attendance and to budget for them with escalating costs.
In this sixth installment of a continuing Convene series about female leadership at event facilities, we ask Julianne Jammers to share her perspective as the executive director of SwissTech Village, Hotel and Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Wunderman Thompson’s recent trend report, “The Future 100: 2022,” identifies 100 trends across industries. Three of those — rewilding spaces, foraged cocktails, and metawork — already are evident in the events landscape but could become even bigger influences in the future.
While women outnumber male business event organizers, only a minority of women hold executive positions at the facilities that host their events. In this fifth installment of a continuing Convene series about female leadership at event facilities, we ask T. Taubie Motlhabane to share her perspective as the CEO of Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
While women outnumber male business event organizers, only a minority of women hold executive positions at the facilities that host their events. In this third installment of a continuing Convene series about female leadership at event facilities, we ask Kathleen Warden to share her perspective as the director of conference sales at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow, Scotland.
Join us for the first EMEA Meet-Up of 2022. This virtual gathering is for the PCMA EMEA community to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day, share regional updates, including exclusive Convening EMEA announcements and of course an opportunity to make meaningful business connections.
Just one day after she officially started as Destinations International’s inaugural chief diversity officer, Sophia Hyder Hock chatted with Convene. Here’s what she brings to the CVB industry and where she’ll be focusing on making an impact.
The number of events, travel, and hospitality industry groups that have condemned Russia's attacks on Ukraine continues to grow — while more event venues in Europe convert their facilities to house the millions of Ukrainians escaping the ravages of war.