CL19 Tech Spots – Nexus

The Nexus is a new data integration system that unlocks the value of data for large event organizers. Better Data will produce Better Results.

CL19 Tech Spots – Freeman

Chatbots provide a convenient, interactive way to connect with your attendees and exhibitors simultaneously across multiple online channels and are used by show organizers to generate leads, amplify engagement and provide new sponsorship opportunities.

CL19 Tech Spots – Mediasite Events

Mediasite Connect is a YouTube-esque portal that provides everything needed for a successful online event experience, including ecommerce tools, live chat, registration, social streaming and more.

CL19 Tech Spots – Digitell

Digitell is your best solution for live streaming, virtual events, content capture, managed Webinars and the management & distribution of your content.

Visit Seattle Celebrates 29 Local Women

For the CVB's Convening Leaders 2019 partner activation, it set up a space outside the Ascent Studio at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center that was focused on celebrating powerful women who call Seattle home.

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Andrew Sykes’ 4 Habits of Magnetic Events

The author, entrepreneur, and founder of Habits at Work gave Convening Leaders 2019 attendees a glimpse of the 11 habits among employees who craft magnetic personalities, and, as a result, successful businesses, but with a twist that zeroed-in on the personality of events.

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Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders Day 3

PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 ended on a rousing note Wednesday. Here are some of the quotes that Convene editors heard that resonated with them during the final day of Disrupt + Deliver sessions in Pittsburgh.

Hard Data on What’s Happening With Room Bookings

It is widely understood that a percentage of attendees at conventions don’t reserve hotel rooms within the room block. Consequently, it’s challenging to accurately quantify the true impact of convention/group business, attendee buying trends and guest experiences, booking through housing companies, room block incentives, third-party partnerships and shared marketing initiatives.

Theme Building: Not What You’re Thinking

Creating a meaningful theme, one that binds the elements of an event together consistently, is often substituted with a tagline that has little to do with the purpose, objectives and structure of the event. During this session you’ll be introduced to a model and methodology for theming events from the bottom up to help create a cohesive, powerful meeting experience. In fact, when your theme is done well, you may not even need that pesky tagline.