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Webinar: Assessing Your Risk and Preparing for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Webinar: Assessing Your Risk and Preparing for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you have data on even one member or customer in the EU, you need to understand the General Data ...
Webinar: Get Strategic or Get Left Behind
Webinar: Get Strategic or Get Left Behind
Learn about 'Strategic Planning Principles,' when it can happen, why it matters, and how you can help create this much-needed ...
Webinar: Your Office Culture is Killing Your Team
Webinar: Your Office Culture is Killing Your Team
In a leadership position and experiencing team dynamics that are not resulting in meeting your department or company goals? If ...
Webinar: Food Sensitivities & Allergies: Tried & True Event Options
Webinar: Food Sensitivities & Allergies: Tried & True Event Options
In the US alone, more than 12 million people suffer from food allergies. How are you navigating the special dietary ...
Webinar: New MedTech Regulations in Europe will Impact Sponsored Delegates at Events
Webinar: New MedTech Regulations in Europe will Impact Sponsored Delegates at Events
Members of MedTech Europe have recently approved a new Code of Ethical Business Practice that will go into effect on ...
Webinar: How to Build a Video Content Strategy for Your Event
Webinar: How to Build a Video Content Strategy for Your Event
Shane Tracy and Tammy Jackson from Sonic Foundry have pro-tips on how to meet those challenges. In this webinar, they’ll ...
Webinar: Cracking the Code on Room Block Practices
Webinar: Cracking the Code on Room Block Practices
By now we realize, a silver bullet doesn’t exist to solve the many challenges surrounding today’s contracted room blocks. Learn ...
Webinar: Could You Just Do One More Thing?
Webinar: Could You Just Do One More Thing?
Learn to establish clear goals and objectives, define and communicate the scope of the project and responsibilities so you can ...

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Maximizing Attendance: Decision to Attend Study 2
Maximizing Attendance: Decision to Attend Study 2
The second Decision to Attend Study survey report – DTA2 – provides extensive insight on what drives attendance ...
The Present and Future of Technology in Business Events
The Present and Future of Technology in Business Events
This report aims to give business events industry professionals information that can help them think creatively and strategically about how ...
Developing a Digital Event Engagement Strategy
Developing a Digital Event Engagement Strategy
This resources provides you with a high-level overview of the recommended steps for creating a long term digital events engagement ...
Guide to Creating a Mentoring Program
Guide to Creating a Mentoring Program
This guide will give you an idea of how the Award winning mentor program was created and how you can ...
The Power of Digital Events Revolutionizing Audience Engagement
The Power of Digital Events Revolutionizing Audience Engagement
Learn how PCMA has captured over one million incremental dollars and enhanced audience engagement through their six-year digital event strategy ...
Sound Management & Open Space Learning Environments
Sound Management & Open Space Learning Environments
Learn how sound engineering practices and new technologies can help diminish disruptive noise while improving intelligible sound in open spaces ...
Risk Management Plan Template
Risk Management Plan Template
Do you have a comprehensive emergency management plan in the event of an emergency at your meeting or event? Download ...
Cyber Security And Your Event
Cyber Security And Your Event
This guide serves as a companion to the Cyber Security Checklist for Event Professionals and offers rationale behind cyber security ...

News & Industry Insights


DEI Spotlight: Spotlight: Sina Bünte, DES

DEI Spotlight: Spotlight: Sina Bünte, DES

When this Amsterdam, Netherlands–based events manager for the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) — and member of the 2018 class of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties — was recently interviewed by Convene, she said she wanted “to be an expert in the latest technology trends that can be used for events in order to keep on reinventing.” Which would explain why she pursued her DES.
Emerging Event-Tech Trends to Watch

Emerging Event-Tech Trends to Watch

Robots, wearable devices, and augmented-reality technology are changing the face of events.
Lyn Lewis-Smith Is Playing the Long Game

Lyn Lewis-Smith Is Playing the Long Game

For Business Events Sydney's chief executive, the real benefit of conferences is always top of mind.
Daniel Chua Gets Back to Basics

Daniel Chua Gets Back to Basics

AONIA event agency founder says hotels need to focus on soft skills.

Remembering Freeman's Bob Lozier

Remembering Freeman’s Bob Lozier

pcma.org

Bob Lozier, former executive vice president of sales and director of The Freeman Company, passed away peacefully at his home with his family on December 7, 2017, after a long-term illness.

In Remembrance: Mark Henry

In Remembrance: Mark Henry

Legacy.com

Mark Henry, a longtime active volunteer for PCMA, passed away peacefully in his home over the weekend. An all-angles expert, Mark worked for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts for two decades, winning the Richard A. Daignault Award from GMC-PCMA during his tenure.

Seven Ways Hotels Will Change in 2018

Seven Ways Hotels Will Change in 2018

Bloomberg

Five-star hotels are making changes in 2018 — some small, some large — according to the heads of luxury brands and leading industry experts.

The National World War II Museum Will Open a New Hotel, Conference Center in 2019

The National World War II Museum Will Open a New Hotel, Conference Center in 2019

New Orleans Real Estate

The new eight-story, 230-room hotel will include more than 18,000 sq. feet of meeting space, a new full-service restaurant, and a rooftop bar.


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