Collecting data about events is critical, but planners need to communicate those stats and numbers through a compelling story that helps stakeholders take action. Here’s how to get started.
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3 Steps to Impactful Data Storytelling
Telling stories about events and audiences is crucial to getting a message across — and that includes narratives about data, says author Nancy Duarte, who shares three ways to do that.
Event Data: Translating Numbers Into Concrete Ideas
Numbers are essential to our everyday lives. Even though we use them all the time, we are missing the opportunity to make data and numbers less abstract and more understandable, say the authors of a new book.
Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainability Efforts Cause Ripple Effect
As the Monterey Bay Aquarium systematically eliminated single-use plastic from its operations, it led to more sustainable practices throughout an entire supply chain.
4 Design Options That Can Amplify Conference Content
As live conferences return, event organizers need to make complex decisions about how to incorporate digital product extensions into their business model. Here’s a framework to consider.
Putting a Lid on Sky-High Event F&B Costs
With food costs soaring, F&B suppliers are struggling to source affordable meals for clients. Convene spoke with three suppliers about their workarounds to make clients’ events a success, from an economic and gastronomic perspective.
Building the Perfect Construction Competition Site
Associated Builders and Contractors turned a convention center floor into a series of construction job sites for the National Craft Championships.
Mesa, Arizona — ‘The Most Accessible City in the U.S.’
Here’s how Mesa, Arizona, became the first-ever Autism Certified City. It all started with Visit Mesa CEO’s less-than-great vacation experience in another destination.
Thrivers, Survivors, and Other Characteristics of Resilient Organizations
A recent research report identifies what it takes for an industry to be resilient in the face of adversity.
Departing CEO Peter King Is Proud of Melbourne Venue’s Culture
As he prepares to leave his role as CEO of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Peter King looks back on the highlights and challenges he faced during his time there.
Meetings and Your Brain: How Sticky Notes Help Ideas Stick
The Spark Wall at EduCon 22 is one example of using sticky notes to share ideas at an event. Here’s the neuroscience behind it.
Notified Executive Allie Magyar: ‘You’re Not Confined by Your Title’
From street racing to startups, serial entrepreneur Allie Magyar shares the highs and lows that come with forging your own path.