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People on the Move
Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move - June 26 2018

People on the Move

Fueled by the Foundation: A Millennial Making a Big Impact in Meetings
Get to know Naida Struyk, one of the rising stars in meetings and events.

Fueled by the Foundation: A Millennial Making a Big Impact in Meetings

DEI Spotlight: Using Anticipatory Intelligence to Create a Competitive Edge
After earning her DES certification, PSAV’s Julie Power D’Eon looks forward to leveraging les-sons in digital engagement to spark innovation and stay ahead of an always-evolving industry.

DEI Spotlight: Using Anticipatory Intelligence to Create a Competitive Edge

Why One Conference Moved to an All-Vegetarian Menu
When approximately 2,000 attendees sat down for lunch at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Annual Conference, they were fed all plant- based food, all conference long.

Why One Conference Moved to an All-Vegetarian Menu

People on the Move
Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. PCMA People on the Move - June 18 2018

People on the Move

From PCMA’s Education Conference in Cleveland: Key Takeaways
What impressed PCMA Convene’s editorial team most at the 2018 PCMA Education Conference that just wrapped in Cleveland? Here's a look.

From PCMA’s Education Conference in Cleveland: Key Takeaways

Suggest Someone For The Ascent Spotlight
PCMA is looking for inspiration, for people making a difference.

Suggest Someone For The Ascent Spotlight

PCMA 2019 Education Conference Is Westward Bound
“You’re traveling to L.A., baby,” Ernest Wooden Jr., president and CEO of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, announced Tuesday as he unveiled the 2019's destination.

PCMA 2019 Education Conference Is Westward Bound

Appearing Today: Bridget Brennan
Want in on the secrets to customer engagement? In Wednesday's keynote presentation, Bridget Brennan (pictured) will share key motivators with event organizers.

Appearing Today: Bridget Brennan

A View From the Top
PCMA CEO and President Sherrif Karamat shares his aspirational view of the business events industry.

A View From the Top

Face-to-Face With the Future of Medical Meetings
Medical meeting organizers explored how one of the top health-care institutions is reshaping education at the PCMA Education Conference. Get a glimpse inside the Cleveland Clinic with a behind-the-scenes video of the experience.

Face-to-Face With the Future of Medical Meetings

Opinions Wanted
What's best about the meetings and business events industry today? Share your ideas for Convene’s Best in Show.

Opinions Wanted

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Top 10 Most Affordable Summer Destinations in the U.S.

Top 10 Most Affordable Summer Destinations in the U.S.

travelpulse.com

Priceline has crunched the numbers to determine the top 10 most affordable domestic destinations that would be perfect for a last-minute business event this summer.

3 Key Conference and Corporate Event Promotion Trends

3 Key Conference and Corporate Event Promotion Trends

Eventbrite

In a recent industry survey, 40 percent of respondents said they'll spend more on marketing and promotion in 2018 — but are you spending your money on the right tactics?

Uber Is Testing a New Feature Where You Can Wait for a Lower Fare

Uber Is Testing a New Feature Where You Can Wait for a Lower Fare

Condé Nast Traveler

Good things come to those who wait for their Uber.

Amadeus Creates Conference Catering Industry's First Online Menu Selector

Amadeus Creates Conference Catering Industry’s First Online Menu Selector

Foodservice Equipment Journal

The online tool is designed to help organizers planning a networking event, conference, exhibition, or banquet build the perfect menu to enhance their event.

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center Nears Completion

Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center Nears Completion

International Meetings Review

The property, which is slated to open in August, will have 35,000 sq. feet of flexible meeting and event space, including an 8,300-sq.-foot ballroom and 22 separate meeting rooms.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Making Mistakes

success.com

If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything, according to Coach John Wooden.

Instagram Launches Long-Form Video Service Called IGTV

Instagram Launches Long-Form Video Service Called IGTV

Variety

The new app for long-form video will live both within Instagram's existing app, which now has more than 1 billion monthly active users, as well as via a dedicated app for iOS and Android.

‘Minimal Damage’ From Water Leak at Mandalay Bay Convention Center

‘Minimal Damage’ From Water Leak at Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Las Vegas Review

Gallons of water poured onto the floor of the Mandalay Bay convention center Tuesday after a pipe malfunctioned, but officials at MGM Resorts International said it's already business as usual at the facility.

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