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Ensuring Live Events are Accessible to All

Accessibility consultant Austin Whitney’s love of music and music festivals led to his life’s mission to improve access at events for people with disabilities.

What Event Attendees Want Now

A new Freeman Trends Report looks at what attendees want from events in 2024 — and it is not more of the same.

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Mayim Bialik Shines a Light on Mental Health

The “Big Bang Theory” star and neuroscientist caps a week of education at Convening Leaders 2024 by exploring the connection between professional fulfillment and emotional wellbeing.

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Marriott International Commits to Neuroinclusion

The hotel brand will incorporate neuroinclusive practices — including quiet rooms, closed captioning, and other resources — at Marriott-hosted customer events of 250 people or more globally.


The Clintons Are Coming

President Bill Clinton and 67th Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will kickstart day two of Convening Leaders.

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