Does design thinking sound like a warm and fuzzy approach to meeting planning? Warm, yes, because it’s human-centered. But considering our handful of clear strategies, there’s nothing fuzzy about it.
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Behind the Scenes: Diversity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality
How can we distinguish between those three goals for the best possible outcome at business events?
Derrick Johnson on Continuous Professional Development
‘Technology is changing our jobs, industry, and world. Take time to read, think, and reflect on these changes.’
Why A Popular Tech Gathering Is Heading to Canada
The role that conversations about border walls, travel bans, and economic nationalism in the U.S. played in the decision to move the Collision conference north of the border.
A Conference That’s Sold on the Benefits of Public Markets
The 10th International Public Markets Conference will bring attendees together around the myriad benefits that developing and preserving public markets brings to communitities.
How Singaporean Students Are Leading the Business-Events Industry
At PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2018, Singaporean students took the stage to propose inclusivity-centered event concepts.
Convene Survey: What You Like — and Don’t Like — About Business Travel
According to our recent survey, three-quarters of event professionals like traveling for work more than they dislike it. But it’s still not all fun and games.
Does Your Meeting Really Need an App?
One conference and trade-show company has scrapped its app in favor of an enhanced website, and is able to capture more data as a result.
Peter Sheahan on “Deselection,” and Taking the Long View
Business-development expert Peter Sheahan knows what we’re up against: We’re expected to manage increasingly complex business challenges with fewer resources while propelling growth. He has some ideas about that, which he’ll be sharing at PCMA’s Education Conference.