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People on the Move
Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where.

People on the Move

Fueled by the Foundation: The Greening of Meetings
Learn how one of the recipients of the PCMA Education Foundation’s Visionary Awards is lightening the load in trash cans at the end of meetings and trade shows.

Fueled by the Foundation: The Greening of Meetings

GDPR Is Three Days Away. Are You Ready?
The big change in data protection is on the doorstep. Get some last-minute advice here.

GDPR Is Three Days Away. Are You Ready?

Applying American Airlines’ Experience Lessons to Your Attendees
One of the biggest airlines in the U.S. managed to increase passenger satisfaction by 15 percent last year. At the PCMA Education Conference, participants will hear from one of the creative thinkers who helped drive those positive results.

Applying American Airlines’ Experience Lessons to Your Attendees

Alexa Answers Member Questions
More users are using smart speakers at home. Get ready for those conversations to transform associations and conferences, too.

Alexa: Answer Our Members’ and Attendees’ Questions.

Can Drinking Alcohol Make You a Better Problem-Solver?
Go ahead. Order another round. It might be just what you need to get your creative juices flowing, according to a new academic study.

Can Drinking Alcohol Make You a Better Problem-Solver?

People on the Move
Your colleagues are making moves. Find out where they are headed.

People on the Move

Making an Immediate Impact
The PCMA Education Foundation didn’t waste any time distributing the funds it raised at its annual Visionary Awards celebration on May 2. Find out how a portion of the proceeds will make a difference in the lives of students in Washington, D.C.

Making an Immediate Impact

DEI Tech Spotlight: Hearing Each Attendee’s Voice
Evenium’s ConnexMe is meant to be more than a mobile app. It’s built to give every attendee a chance to be heard.

DEI Tech Spotlight: Hearing Each Attendee’s Voice

DEI Tech Spotlight: Turning Live-Streaming Into Serious Revenue
Partnership disclosure: Digitell participated in the Tech Spotlights series at PCMA's Convening Leaders 2018, a paid sponsorship opportunity. The company has worked with a wide range of event partners including PCMA, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and the Radiological Society of North America

DEI Tech Spotlight: Turning Live-Streaming Into Serious Revenue

New Revenue Stream for Convention Organizers
Expect to see more private exhibitor suites on medical trade-show floors in the near future.

New Revenue Stream for Convention Organizers

People on the Move
Your colleagues are making moves. Find out where they are headed.

People on the Move

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Hyatt Courts Small Businesses With New Program

Hyatt Courts Small Businesses With New Program

Travel Weekly

Called Hyatt Leverage, the program is geared toward companies with less than 1,000 employees and offers discounts ranging from 5 to 15 percent.

Do You Know How Much Attendees Spend at Your Event?

Do You Know How Much Attendees Spend at Your Event?

Eventbrite

For many event organizers, a sold-out event is one of the markers of financial success. But what happens when you meet that goal and still want to make more money?

Hilton Sets Lofty, Sustainable Tourism Goals

Hilton Sets Lofty, Sustainable Tourism Goals

skift.com

The travel industry is continuously looking for ways to encourage travelers to be more eco-friendly and new consumer research from Hilton may help push the industry's efforts forward.

3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City

3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City

cvent.com

With attendees' increased desire to get a taste of the city they are in, pop-ups can deliver while keeping them on-site and engaged with your event.

NPE Conducted Its Largest Show in History

NPE Conducted Its Largest Show in History

TSNN

The trade show and conference attracted approximately 65,000 attendees and more than 2,180 exhibiting companies covering more than 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space.

8 Daily Habits That Are Making Your Work-Life Balance Goals Unattainable

8 Daily Habits That Are Making Your Work-Life Balance Goals Unattainable

inc.com

Sometimes the same habits that have made you successful at work stand in the way of your work-life balance goals.

C2 Montréal Takes Brainstorming to New Heights

C2 Montréal Takes Brainstorming to New Heights

montrealgazette.com

Where Snoop Dogg, Chelsea Manning, and Michael Sabia share the stage, and business meetings are held on chairs suspended 50 feet in the air.

Coast Hotels Won't Be Cutting Group Commissions

Coast Hotels Won’t Be Cutting Group Commissions

International Meetings Review

Coast Hotels has joined a growing list of hotel companies who say they won't drop group commissions for meeting and event planners.

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