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People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.

A Surprise Approach to Networking

PCMA’s Convening Leaders used a Guinness World Record attempt to create a new way to bring attendees together to accomplish a goal.

How to Make Your Meeting Smartphone-Free

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are forcing fans to put away their phones. Can conference organizers deliver an experience without devices for their attendees?

DEI Spotlight: Ronda Keys, DES

Ronda Keys pursued the DES certification to gain a skill set needed by her (then) employer. Today, as the owner of her own events-management firm, she is putting that knowledge to good use for her clients.

People On The Move

Your colleagues are on the move. Find out who is going where.

Earn a Spot in the Spotlight at IMEX Frankfurt

Do you know a forward-thinking, globe-trotting, trend-setting business-events strategist? Perhaps you are that person? Now’s the time to send in your nomination for the 2018 Global Meetings Executive Award — deadline for submissions is Feb. 23.

Can Robots Help Solve a Hotel Supply Shortage?

As Tokyo prepares to host the 2020 Olympic Games, one travel company wants to boost Japan’s room inventory with eight new robot-staffed hotels. The move represents a larger shift to robotic-based hospitality service around the world.

Who Will Win?

Meet the three finalists for the inaugural Digital Experience Strategist of the Year Award.

Will Surrogate Attendees Start Appearing at Conferences?

At a tech conference last month, a Japanese artificial/virtual reality researcher unveiled the ‘ChameleonMask’ — a new technology enabling conference attendees to share something surprising: their bodies and faces.