Educon F&B

Creating a Buzzy Breakfast at Conferences

The JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE team recreated a 1950s diner for breakfast at PCMA’s recent EduCon. The result? Attendees could scoot into a booth to sit and chat instead of juggling a muffin and latte while standing. And the retro theme was an immediate conversation starter.

What’s the Word at EduCon? Day 2

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.

Data Hacked Creativity The Future of Precision Experiences

Data Hacked Creativity: The Future of Precision Experiences

Growth strategist, brand coach, and innovation consultant Amy Blackman will take you behind the scenes of data-fueled experiences, explaining how the predictive insights of artificial intelligence (AI) can drive ideation, creation, and optimization for a proven R.O.E. (Return on Experience).

Hard Data on Room-Booking Behaviors

Hard Data on Room-Booking Behaviors

How can you best plan for today’s attendee booking decisions? This interactive session allows you to dive into the research recently uncovered by PCMA, Hilton Worldwide and NYC & Company. You won’t want to miss this discussion around the results of analyzing millions of check-in/check-out guest records from more than 10 city-wide conventions.

Tamika Catchings

Main Stage: Finding Your Superpowers

We all have superpowers, the challenge is identifying and understanding them. Tamika Catchings — a WNBA champion, four-time Olympic gold medalist and upcoming American Ninja Warrior competitor — shares her inspirational journey of overcoming childhood hearing loss and adversity to become a legend and role model.

Opening Your Eyes to the Microaggressions Around You

Opening Your Eyes to the Microaggressions Around You

Microaggressions can be subtle or unintentional actions or comments that convey prejudice or disdain. In this session, you will begin to explore microaggressions experienced every day, why they occur, and equality solutions to prevent problem behaviors.

Hacking Homelessness at EduCon

At a “pitch-a-thon" that capped the Education Conference hackathon, one team came out on top. But collaboration and empathy won the day.