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Convene's 2018 Salary Survey: Long Hours, Better-Than-Average Raises
pcma.org

According to the results of this year's Convene Salary Survey, respondents average a 46-hour workweek, and nearly three-quarters of event organizers received a raise over the past year that was almost double the national average.

Convene’s 2018 Salary Survey: Long Hours, Better-Than-Average Raises

Sheriff CEO Promise
As part of an ongoing effort to promote diversity and inclusivity across the events industry, PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE, on Monday launched the Ascent CEO Promise during IMEX Frankfurt. The promise asks CEOs to commit to embracing a culture of inclusiveness in their organizations and events.

PCMA President & CEO Sherrif Karamat Launches Ascent CEO Promise

Convention Center Says It Might Need $20 Million More From Lexington for Its Renovation
kentucky.com

Convention center officials asked the Lexington Council on Thursday for up to $20 million in additional funding for a proposed $230 million expansion and renovation of the downtown convention center.

Convention Center Says It Might Need $20 Million More From Lexington for Its Renovation

Big Game, Big Transformation: How Minneapolis Became Super Bowl City
Freeman XP

Get inspired by these winning ideas when you're planning your next event.

Big Game, Big Transformation: How Minneapolis Became Super Bowl City

5 Ways Brands Should Be Using Technology to Reach Consumers
bizbash.com

At Digital Entertainment World in Los Angeles, tech and digital media experts shared their insights and predictions on social media influencers, live streaming, and the rise of AR and VR.

5 Ways Brands Should Be Using Technology to Reach Consumers

19 Event Entrance Ideas to Make a Great First Impression
eventmanagerblog.com

Entrances offer a chance at transformation and immersion that shows guests you mean business.

19 Event Entrance Ideas to Make a Great First Impression

How to Fit in Exercise While You Travel
The New York Times

Traveling for business is no reason to leave your fitness goals behind.

How to Fit in Exercise While You Travel

This 5-Minute Routine Will Save You Hours of Wasted Work
inc.com

Poor communication can sabotage your effectiveness, but there's an easy solution.

This 5-Minute Routine Will Save You Hours of Wasted Work

Viacom Has Officially Acquired VidCon, a Global Online Video Convention Series
forbes.com

The acquisition correlates with Viacom's strategy to expand its live-events business, with plans to bring VidCon to untapped international markets.

Viacom Has Officially Acquired VidCon, a Global Online Video Convention Series

Meet AC Announces Staff Changes
meetac.com

Meet AC's vice president of sales Gary Musich has announced his retirement from the tourism and hospitality industry, effective March 2, 2018.

Meet AC Announces Staff Changes

How Businesses Are Using AI and Machine Learning to Leverage Events
adweek.com

Live event organizing has become a ripe area for innovation.

How Businesses Are Using AI and Machine Learning to Leverage Events

AlliedPRA Agrees to Acquire Destination Nashville
alliedpra.com

Business events industry DMC AlliedPRA has agreed to terms to acquire Destination Nashville, the DMC leader in the Nashville market.

AlliedPRA Agrees to Acquire Destination Nashville

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