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Celebrating its 20th year, the OzTek Advanced Diving Conference held its 11th biannual event March 16-17 in the heart of Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The conference, geared toward dedicated scuba and free divers and industry workers, goes, well, far below the

OzTek Advanced Diving Conference Goes Deep to Inspire

working remotely
Research suggests that by working remotely, employees are toiling longer hours than those who go to the office. Gabor Nagy, Ph.D., research program manager at Haworth, explains what is happening to the wherever and whenever workforce.

Is Working Remotely a Perk or a Curse?

New York City rolls out the rainbow carpet for the sixth WorldPride, an international celebration of LGBTQ+ equality hosted, for the first time ever, in the United States.

Sixth WorldPride Officially Launches June 26 in NYC

blended burger
For those attendees not yet ready to make the leap to plant-based everything, blended burgers offer a transition — and a more sustainable option for group functions.

Not Ready to Give Up Meat? Go Halfway — or 25 Percent

convention center expansion
As an evolving events industry makes new demands on convention centers, Convene looks at the long and winding road two CVBs have been navigating to get expansion plans green-lighted.

Making the Case for Convention Center Expansion

Organic Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Not surprisingly, you’ll find it in a destination that makes being green a top priority for both residents and events.

World’s First 100-Percent Organic Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Salary Survey
Strategies from a workplace expert to make the best of the more-responsibility-with-no-pay-increase scenario many respondents cited as a challenge in Convene’s 2019 Salary Survey.

More Work, No Extra Pay? 5 Tips to Turn That Around

medical meetings
An expert who knows how to manage the maze of medical compliance codes shares the latest development that could create even more headaches for health-care events.

Local Laws: A Scary Potential Shift for Medical Meetings

community activism
Jennifer Bond, a finalist in the Community Advocate category at Visionary Awards, shares how the PCMA Capital Chapter builds community ties in Washington, D.C.

How Organizations Build Ties Through Community Service