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How the Country’s Most Forward-Thinking City Is Keeping Attendees Entertained
As more airlines add service to San Jose, the city is standing out on plenty of consideration lists for meetings and events. Discover what’s waiting for your attendees in Silicon Valley.

How the Country’s Most Forward-Thinking City Is Keeping Attendees Entertained

Silence Really Is Golden
Research shows that short periods of quiet time help us process our experiences. Here's what that means for events.

Silence Really Is Golden

Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees
The recent Executive Order on immigration and refugees has left many of us with questions on how this will potentially impact our meetings and events.

Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

Kio
What can urban planners teach meeting planners about creating environments that support conversation?

How to Jump-Start Networking

Webinar: Behind the Scenes - Planning Convening Leaders
Ever wonder how PCMA puts on its annual business event, Convening Leaders? Hear from the pros who made it all happen. In this interactive panel, we’ll dive deeper into what worked well and what we learned from the experiments we tested.

Webinar: Behind the Scenes – Planning Convening Leaders

6 Questions With a James Beard-Nominated Chef
As more convention attendees discover what makes Louisville a top-tier foodie destination, we caught up with one of the city’s culinary leaders. Learn why this city is different, why it’s delicious and how its food culture is evolving.

6 Questions With a James Beard-Nominated Chef

Web Series: The Road to Convening Leaders
The journey of designing and producing an event for planners is a long one. Often times, the road goes to places there’s no GPS navigation and detours are all too common. Through this six webisode series, you’ll follow the experience design journey of PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2017.

Web Series: The Road to Convening Leaders

Webinar: Behind the Scenes - Convening Leaders Live
Go behind the scenes in this webinar with PCMA to find out how they pull off a successful live stream event during their largest face-to-face meeting each year, Convening Leaders. Discover the secrets to their success like growing both the face-to-face and online audiences year over year, effective onsite production and lessons learned along the way.

Webinar: Behind the Scenes – Convening Leaders Live

Seeing The Unseen
Visual strategist Dan Goods may work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, but his ideas about finding inspiration and taking creative risks resonate in many industries — especially business events.

Seeing The Unseen