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Reference checking
Five tips from a “career-building company” on the importance of references — plus a bonus suggestion based on personal experience.

Don’t Leave Your Professional References to Chance

Camden Yards Oriole Park DI
Ahead of Destinations International’s annual conference in July, Convene Managing Editor Jennifer N. Dienst participated in a media trip, walking where American history took place and learning how to pick crabs like a local.

On Site in Baltimore, Where Past and Present Meet

PCMA Announces Plans for Global Growth
PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat, CAE today announced a new and expanded leadership structure that reflects the association’s continued transformation toward the global leader in the business events industry and supports the business events communities throughout the APAC, EMEA and LATAM regions.

PCMA Announces Plans for Global Growth

Lansera Virtual Events
Join Viktor Strömberg, Co-Founder and COO of Lansera Virtual Events, to learn how the new event economy can positively affect your business.

Webinar: The New Digital Event Economy, Explained

Ashlee Ammons
PCMA Groundbreaker Ashlee Ammons, president and co-founder of event tech company Mixtroz, on how she and her mother found funding — and their way — in a white, male-dominated industry.

‘Be Yourself, and Everybody Else Can Adjust to You’

Columbus
The destination’s suite of digital services gives event attendees, business travelers, leisure visitors, and local residents helpful, easy ways to find things to do in the city.

New Experience Columbus Digital Tools Help Visitors Plan Their Trips

Janet Stovall
An HR services company found that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not anyone’s responsibility at 17 percent of nearly 400 companies it recently surveyed. PCMA EduCon Main Stage speaker Janet Stovall says it’s everyone’s responsibility — and business has the power to solve racial inequity.

Who’s in Charge of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

Petco Par
Petco Park, home of MLB's San Diego Padres, was turned into a winning replacement site for Warrior West 2021, a military resource and training expo attended by 2,000 participants and 200 exhibitors.

Baseball Stadium Pinch Hits as Convention Site

Ali Ghodsi
The Data + AI Summit North America 2021 focused on creating opportunities for intimate conversations among its 65,000 attendees.

How One Virtual Event Created ‘Organic’ Interactions