Events over the last year might have you wondering if the world is coming apart. A writer who has committed himself to giving back asks: Can meetings and conventions help put it back together?
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Keeping Convening Leaders Fresh
Attendees play a key role in our collective-learning process.
The Meetings Mean Business Coalition Goes Global
The U.S.-based Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) has created a licensing agreement to allow other countries to create similar initiatives under the MMBC brand.
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Welcome to the ‘Convene Club’
Convene created a place for hosted sponsors and partners to meet, work, or just take a load off at Convening Leaders 2017.
The RSA Conference: Big and Getting Bigger
How the RSA Conference plans to expand Its impact In 2017
24 Hours in Kissimmee, Florida
There’s always something to celebrate in central Florida.
Improving the Odds for Teachers
The American Statistical Association uses a volunteer initiative at its annual conference to train teachers on how to get statistical concepts across to students.
The Chemistry of Conversations
Why you should develop conference experiences that nurture conversations.
All You Can’t Eat: Avoiding Food Allergens in Event Menus
How to eliminate the ‘big eight’ food allergens from your event menus.
Mastering the Art of Online Education
What does it take to develop an engaging online course?
Small Cities With Great Taste
Food halls. Distillery trails. Michelin-starred chefs. The story of how smaller cities are using great food and drink to attract business events.
How Airbnb Open Is Changing the Attendee Experience
The peer-to-peer sharing platform has disrupted the hotel industry. Are meetings next?
Inside Emojicon 2016, 1st Conference Designed Around ‘Picture Characters’
Emoji may be adorable, but with billions sent each year, they also carry enormous social, political, and cultural weight.
A ‘Shark Tank’ for the Travel Industry
The Phocuswright Innovation Platform is reinventing how innovators find funding.
Storytelling With Data
Cole Nussbaumer Knaﬂic, a leading authority on effectively communicating with data, talks about why this is the next skill you need to add to your resume.
Behind the Scenes: Guiding Principals
Why we call PCMA’s annual Meeting ‘Convening Leaders’
Cutting Down on No-Shows
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners began charging a nominal fee for an annual luncheon — and cut down on no-shows and food waste.
How Isaac Lidsky Sees Things Differently
For entrepreneur and speaker Isaac Lidsky, the loss of his sight helped him understand how we use our minds to shape our reality.