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Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 — Tuesday

Tuesday’s Convening Leaders Main Stage speakers shared their experiences, while attendees learned, broke bread together, and raised a toast at the Houston Convening Leaders 2021 Happy Hour. Here’s a sampling of what the Convene editors heard while they were out and about.

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Business Events Sarawak Partners With PCMA

On Tuesday, PCMA and Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), by Sarawak Convention Bureau, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a partnership to provide education and business development opportunities, and build awareness of the power of business events, effective immediately through Dec. 31, 2022.  The MOU calls for business events training and education to help

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Save the Dates: Future Convening Leaders

PCMA has exciting plans in store for the future of Convening Leaders, so don’t forget to mark your calendars for our next three flagship events in diverse destinations across the United States.

Solving for the Room Block Conundrum

Participate in this session to hear different perspectives on innovating the attendee room booking process through the lens of the latest findings from the Room Block of the Future research project.

Smart Cities: Strategies, Successes and Impacts

Smart Cities initiatives are designed to improve the lives of citizens and local business through data-driven, yet human-focused technology and sustainability initiatives. Hear insights and strategies from business events leaders at four Smart Cities about their journey and the impact it has had on their business events and hospitality sectors.

This is Your Event. This is Your Event on 5G.

Get the inside scoop on how meetings and events can prepare for 5G, the next giant leap in mobile technology. With connectivity speeds nearly 100 times faster than current broadband services, 5G will reshape how we use mobile devices at events. Explore what faster file upload/download speeds, virtual and virtual reality meetings, rich media experiences and other technology innovation can mean for your organization and business events.

Preparedness and Agility in an Uncertain World

Marketplace disruptions, geopolitical upheavals, last-minute client demands — the unexpected doesn’t have to derail a carefully designed event. Leaders who can demonstrate agility and build teams with solution-oriented mindsets are able to successfully navigate challenges. Discover tips on how to create a team culture that encourages flexibility and accommodates change in an uncertain world.

Making the Right Connections: Who to Have in Your Corner

With the click of the mouse you are virtually connected to someone halfway around the world as easily as your neighbor down the street. But are these connections meaningful? Listen as Janine Garner discusses how to make sincere connections, including the four types of people that are integral to you, and your team's, success on any endeavor.