From Hygiene Theater to Safety and Risk Management

Though risk management isn't a new concept for business events professionals, event safety and planning are under the magnifying lens as reopening plans emerge and organizations plan for the safe return to meetings, conferences, experiences, and more.

What the Future of Business Events Holds

Moving forward does not mean returning to events' pre-pandemic days, especially as audience behaviors—and our industry's landscape—have permanently changed. Starting with current research and expanding with additional insights, learn how to move forward with hope, excitement, and authority.

Let’s Play Ball: Examining Sports’ Safe Roll-Out Strategies

Questions continue to abound when it comes to creating and rolling out event hygiene and safety practices, including who should assume the risk and which procedures have become best practices. In this deep dive, we examine safety through the lens of sports, offering lessons learned from hand-selected case studies.

EduCon

Goings-on Around EduCon: Day 3

It’s a wrap! EduCon 2021 concluded Friday with more insightful sessions and happenings in Phoenix and online. Here is a look at what took place on Day 3 before participants logged off and waved their good-byes.

Janet Stovall

Goings-on Around EduCon: Day 2

Thursday at PCMA EduCon 2021 started with a Fun Run, priming participants for an action-packed program ahead. Here’s a peek at what it was like to be in the center of it all at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix on Day 2 of EduCon.

Harnessing Disruption to Create a 365-Approach to Events and Experiences

It's no longer enough to simply offer your events, experiences, products or services digitally or across different channels. Rather, successful efforts require restructuring strategies and reshaping experiences to cater to audiences across time zones and needs. Learn how you can harness the power of disruption and innovation to set up a strategic vision for the future--along with digital touchpoints that keeps consumers coming back for more.

Applying and Activating Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Commitments

Following Janet Stovall laying out the business case for events, take a page from her playbook and become energized about meaningful justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) efforts within your meetings, events, experiences and more. Walk away with actionable next steps and food for thought as you incorporate purpose--and become accountable for your commitments.