Is Facial Recognition in Your Meeting’s Future?
Facial-recognition technology is starting to transform travelers’ experiences as they check in to hotels, go through airport security, and obtain their credentials at events. Here’s what to expect in the near future — and what it might mean for your own events.
Breaking Records Using VR at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
A virtual-reality simulation at a medical meeting sought to educate in an innovative way — while setting a world record.
Timetable for Bringing International Attendees to the U.S.
Looking to attract attendees from outside the U.S. to your event in the States? Here’s a three-stage strategy to consider over the course of a year.
Why More Medical Meetings Are Looking at Airport Hotels
With time-strapped health-care professionals as their audience, more organizers are making airports their final event destination.
Gallus Events founder William Thomson created Homeless Hackathon Glasgow, bringing together hacker participants, along with representatives from local institutions and nonprofit organizations, to yield potential solutions to homelessness. The result? Not one, but three projects currently under development.
How Convention Centers Are Responding to Homelessness
Convention centers sit in the middle of the tension between homeless individuals and meeting attendee perceptions. But when it comes to lending a helping hand, here is a long list of centers who refuse to be bystanders.
Hosting Medical Events That Deliver
Facilities that cater to medical meetings requiring cadavers and demonstrations of cutting-edge procedures are cropping up — offering a remedy for some of the headaches associated with planning hands-on health-care events.
Nadya Okamoto Fights for Gender Equality with PERIOD Movement
Nadya Okamato is the founder of PERIOD, a nonprofit, youth-oriented organization dedicated to social change for menstrual equity. Her next goal? Making PERIOD a global movement and a key component of the fight for gender equality.
The Spark: The Way You Make Them Feel …
Shift your perspective from someone who organizes events to someone who creates inspiring experiences.
Looking Ahead: Confronting Homelessness
Our industry — and our world — has a problem. Let’s work together as only we can to help solve it.
Homelessness is a Shared Problem — and on All of Us
This summer, an article about a conference for physicians pulling out of its host city because attendees felt unsafe walking the streets of San Francisco — where open drug illness were on display among the homeless — became the tipping point for our editorial team. We had talked about covering the issue of homelessness for
‘They Don’t Want to Feel Erased’
As U.S. states begin to recognize that the gender spectrum spans beyond male or female, Equality Institute founder Bernadette Smith thinks business events have an opportunity to follow suit — thereby creating an inclusive, respectful environment for all attendees.
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Chef Goes Glocal for Worldchefs Dinner
How do you impress the world’s top chefs with the menu at a gala dinner? The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre chef decided to go all in with Malaysian cuisine.
Placing Bets on Kentucky International Convention Center
With the Kentucky International Convention Center reopening, Louisville is back in the race to win convention business.