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Why Convention Centres Should Spearhead Sustainability
Minimizing the environmental footprint of meetings is at the forefront of planning, but cities and convention centres are going further to foster community development, promote local culture, and leave a lasting legacy.

Why Convention Centres Should Spearhead Sustainability

As regional capitals see a strong increase in hotel bookings, events such as MeetGB are putting U.K. destinations in the best possible light for potential travellers.

Despite Brexit, Business Travel to the U.K. Is as Strong as Ever

You can easily find VR hardware at an event. But is it delivering the all-important attendee engagement? Probably not, say industry experts, who advise choosing event tech wisely.

Moving Beyond Gadgetry to Engage Conference Attendees

Natalie Ackerman, Jack Morton’s EVP Greater China, discusses how to prevent burnout and nurture creativity.

‘Set an Example From the Top Down on Work-Life Integration’

AC Forum
Working closely with the Leading Centres of Europe and the Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau, AC Forum will offer two collaborative learning experiences for its members this year.

AC Forum Delivering Cutting-Edge Education

‘A Really Crazy, Big Idea’ — Taking on Plastics in the Events Industry
The Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau joins forces with a nonprofit to launch a global movement to reduce the use of plastics at meetings and events.

‘A Really Crazy, Big Idea’ — Taking on Plastics in the Events Industry

Bites and Sites
PCMA Convene launches a new newsletter with a keen focus on the F&B and travel parts of the event experience. Let us know what you think.

Share Your Favorite Food, Travel Experiences with Bites & Sites

Sherrif Karamat
Improving society is a core value at PCMA where every day we strive to make the world a better place through business events. This Earth Day, we stand proud with our industry and celebrate the efforts we undertake to make business events even sustainable.

In Celebration of Earth Day

content distribution
Association event organizers cite last-minute content changes as their top challenge. Their responses to a recent study also indicate that they are missing opportunities to use conference content to engage members throughout the year.

Conference Content Distribution Is a Challenge, Says Study