New York City’s Future of StoryTelling Summit explores how cutting-edge technology puts audiences at the center of the action. And asks the question: Isn’t that where meeting participants belong, too?
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How Face-to-Face Events Address Worldwide Challenges
A chronic societal ill was addressed with remarkable success because one attendee took what he learned at a conference and applied it to his life’s work.
Here is what you need to know to success in this year’s ‘customer-led, digital-centric’ market.
What Will the Trump Administration Mean for Meetings?
Convene talked to two industry veterans about what the incoming administration might mean for meetings and events — and got two different views.
Exploring Providence, Rhode Island
Elegant Providence, once fallen on hard times, has been reborn.
The ‘United Nations for Startups’
The StartUp Grind 2017 Global Conference brings together startup founder from 87 countries.
Inside the Scientific Innovation at NAME 2016
Here’s our post-mortem on the National Assocation of Medical Examiners 2016 Annual Meeting.
7 Minute Fitness Challenge
With this app, there’s no excuse anymore for not exercising on the road.
Renee McKenney on Visitor Experience
How you treat people is what they will remember, says Renee McKenney, Chief Experience Officer for VisitDallas.
Little Rock, Big Ambition
Meet in beautifully preserved — and updated — historic structures in this gracious city, where hospitality and good eating are a way of life.
Using Data to Improve Your Event-Marketing Strategy
Three meeting and association professionals share insights on how and what data to collect and how to use it.
Multi-Hub Meetings Combine Convenience of Digital, Camaraderie of Face-to-Face
An emerging model combines the convenience of digital with the camaraderie of face-to-face.
How the International Baking Industry Expo Keeps from Getting Stale
For coal miners, it was a canary that warned of trouble. For the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), it was the Twinkie. When Hostess, the venerable snack food’s parent company, declared
A Hacker Walks Into a Beehive
Could the Internet of Things help solve the global decline in bee populations? A CiscoDevNet hackathon sets out to show that it can.
Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event
With attendance growing, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis strategically reshuffled its meetings calendar.
How Life-Long Learning Can Help You Get Ahead
Cultivating the habits of a continual learner can set you apart from the pack.
Breakout Room of One’s Own: Medical, Scientiﬁc Groups Creating Meeting Spaces
Medical and scientific organizations are creating their own purpose-built conference facilities — both to host their own programs and generate revenue from other groups.
20 in Their Twenties Class of 2017
Members of PCMA’s fourth class of outstanding young business-event professionals talk about their dreams and the best day they’ve had in the meetings industry so far.
Ballroom in Costa Rica Moonlights as Rainforest
Even the items on the buffet take their cue from a local tropical rainforest.
How to Put Remote Attendees in ‘Middle of the Action’
Jennifer Kingen Kush, DES, explains how the Digital Experience Institute creates engagement for online attendees at Convening Leaders LIVE.