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The city’s medical reputation was a draw as the European Association of Haemophilia and Allied Disorders drew its biggest congress crowd yet.

Breaking Attendance Records in Prague

TechHR event explores how the digital transformation is affecting the management of people.

Digital Impact

Oracle OpenWorld Asia
The software giant this month is bringing its OracleWorld to Asia for the first time.

Oracle’s World View

Marriott unveiled its three-year growth plan yesterday, and it appears that plenty of groups are already confirmed to fuel the hotelier’s continued expansion. 

Marriott Reveals Long-Term Group Booking Growth, Big Plans Ahead

Meetings Market Survey
Convene asked Meetings Market Survey respondents to share what’s causing them angst — and not surprisingly, they cited budget woes and escalating costs most often.

AV, F&B, and Other Planner Pain Points

event design
We look at how the AO Foundation is using Event Design to shape its events around the globe.

Webinar: How Event Design Can Decode the Past, Shape the Future

Roosevelt New Orleans
Hoteliers are getting creative in an effort to stand out in a crowded market. From giving away stays for ditching social media to letting customers name their price at check-out, some unconventional approaches are so novel that that prospective guests

This Hotel Wants to Reward Past Guests for Returning Surprising Items

PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat spoke Wednesday, challenging meetings professionals in attendance to spark social change in the communities where their events take place.

COCAL Congress Taking Place in Panama This Week

flipped workplace
The same concept that revolutionized the classroom — and is being used in the events industry — is making its way into the office.

How the Flipped Classroom Model Can Reset the Workplace