Ascent: Why Elizabeth Shoesmith Launched The Inclusive Foundation
It took a bad conference experience — at which her husband was excluded — for Elizabeth Shoesmith to launch The Inclusive Foundation. Shoesmith is one of PCMA’s Ascent Luminaries, a series made possible by VisitDallas
4 Predictions for Event Tech in 2019
As people talk to smart speakers at home and scan their faces to unlock their phones, they are likely to grow increasingly comfortable with the evolution of technology at events. Here’s a look at how digital engagement is expected to evolve next year. (PCMA Partner News from Freeman)
MAKERS Conference — Advancing, Inspiring Women in Workplaces
The MAKERS Conference, celebrating its fifth edition in 2019, is a three-day summit geared toward advancing and inspiring women in the workplace — “newsMAKERS, historyMAKERS, and changeMAKERS of tomorrow,” according to the event’s website. Each year, the conference hosts approximately 500 attendees who are working to empower women in their respective industries, in their communities,
Convene magazine, published by PCMA since 1986, is the leading meetings industry publication for educational content and professional development. Convene has won numerous awards from Association Media & Publishing, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), the American Society of Business Publication Editors (Azbee), Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI), Association TRENDS, and the Society of Publication Designers.
In 2012, 2014, and 2016, in a biennial study independently conducted by Watkins Research Group, meeting planners identified Convene as the top industry publication they rely on for content.