The convergence of health care and technology is reaching an inflection point at a time when other pressures are putting the squeeze on medical meetings. How can they stay relevant in a shifting landscape?
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6 Technological Breakthroughs That Will Change Health Care
From AI to VR, here are six technological breakthroughs shaping the future of healthcare.
#MeToo: Sexual Harassment in the Meetings Industry
Since the business-events industry is female-dominated, you might think sexual harassment isn’t an issue. But a Convene survey — plus interviews with some of the respondents — shows that’s not the case at all.
How to Invite a City to Your Event
According to the Society of Architectural Historians’ Christopher Kirbabas, local media is key.
#MeToo: A Closer Look at Sexual Harassment in Business Events
Exploring sexual harassment in the relationships-based business-events industry.
A Well-Traveled Journey
There’s a change in leadership here at PCMA, but not a change in vision.
AVIXA’s Heidi A. Voorhees on Thinking Differently
“Don’t be afraid to speak up and be your own motivator.”
Fiber to the Home Conference 2018
Here’s how the FTTH Conference organizers are striving to expand the scope of the event beyond attracting just C-suite-level attendees.
All Systems Go
The organizers of Cyber Security Week have to practice what they preach. Here’s how they handle data protection at their own event.
Are You Ready For GDPR?
On May 25, the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicks in for all individuals based in the EU. The GDPR is aimed at strengthening and unifying data
Into the Wild(erness Risk Management Conference)
Emergency rescue drills, infectious-disease care and more at the 2017 Wilderness Risk Management Conference.
LA Auto Show’s Terri Toennies
The LA Auto Show has shifted its safety and security program into high gear. The show’s general manager explains how — and why this needs to be a top priority for every business-events organizer.
Not-Your-Average Medical Conferences
Six medical conferences that are doing things a little differently.
And Then There Were 20
‘It is our honor to recognize the excellence of these emerging innovative leaders.’ To whom else could that be referring but PCMA’s newest class of 20 in Their Twenties winners?
The Rights Stuff: Are You Licensing Those Video Clips?
If you’re showing unlicensed movie and TV clips at your meetings, the entertainment industry has a message for you: It’s piracy, and it’s illegal.
Small Destinations: Where You’d Least Expect Big Events
Rapid City, South Dakota. Paducah, Kentucky. Adelaide, Australia. They’re not big names on the international-meetings circuit — but their unique knowledge economies recently helped them attract premier global events.
Get to Know Your Conference City: Invite the Locals
The Society of Architectural Historians helps residents in its host city get to know their hometown a little better — by inviting them on exclusive tours.
Forms Follow Function
The Washington, D.C., city government wanted to redesign some of its forms — and involve residents in the process. The solution: a hackathon.