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PCMA Foundation increases scholarships to support event professionals
We all know (and have experienced), the unprecedented growth and development of technology in our industry over the last 18 months. We’ve come to not only rely on technology for producing events, but help us blend the virtual and ‘real’ experiences.

PCMA Foundation increases scholarships to support event professionals

Essence Festival 2021
The publisher employed several strategies to keep participants at the 2021 Essence Festival in New Orleans safe and invested in an upgraded digital experience.

How Essence Prioritized Both the Digital and In-Person Experience at the Essence Festival

Mateo Salvatto
Meet the 22-year-old entrepreneur, author, and innovator whose free app Háblalo has started a global conversation about inclusion.

Convening Leaders 2022 Speaker Mateo Salvatto: ‘Imagine What Any of Us Can Do’

remote work fomo
Remote workers historically have worked longer hours and gotten less recognition than their office-based colleagues. It doesn’t have to be that way, says an expert on organizational behavior.

Working From Home: It’s Complicated

Tom Norwalk
Visit Seattle’s president and CEO spoke with Convene shortly after he announced his retirement about his early days in the hospitality industry, how he never thought he would want to work for a CVB, and what he is most looking forward to — in his home city and in his retirement.

Visit Seattle’s Tom Norwalk Looks Back and Ahead

Marriott and Howard University Address Equity in Hospitality
Beginning on Oct. 25, the Howard Hospitality Week event will bring together Howard University students and hospitality leaders.

Marriott and Howard University Address Equity in Hospitality

recycle
After living through a pandemic, conference participants will be more apt to lean towards conferences that align with their beliefs and passions through corporate social responsibility efforts.

Leaving Your Event’s Host City Better Because You Were There

Sustainable Development Goals
Event and experience designers have the opportunity to create an environment that is not only physically and emotionally transformative for attendees, but also has an impact on sustainability. Here’s how to start.

Getting Serious About Sustainable Event Design

Webinar: How Flanders Hosted Their First US-Sourced Conference Since the Start of the Pandemic
During this webinar viewers will get to know Flanders and her majestic arts cities in a fun and interactive way. Secondly, attendees will through a case study get an idea of what it means to organize a conference in Europe (Belgium – Bruges) taking into account all the covid 19 measures and restrictions.

Webinar: How Flanders Hosted Their First US-Sourced Conference Since the Start of the Pandemic