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Convene On Site: Breaking With Convention in Seattle
An inside look at Summit, Seattle’s latest convention center space.
What the Back-to-the-Office Challenge Has to Do With In-Person Events
We asked The Empathy Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce authors Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley for their insights on what an empowered workforce portends for events.
What Does an Event Designed With Empathy Look Like?
The Empathy Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce coauthors and future of work and technology strategists Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley — an in-demand speaker and former event organizer, respectively — offer their perspectives on how empathetic design changes the participant experience.
‘It’s About Having Empathy All the Way Around’
In their new book, The Empathy Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce, future of work and technology strategists Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley argue that post-pandemic, the world’s workforce is empowered with agency and autonomy, and the old ways of managing people no longer apply.
Report Explores Guiding Principles for Event Design
The Six Truths for Innovative Event Strategies study, a research collaboration between PCMA, Marriott International, CEMA, and Storycraft Lab, offers business events industry insights to help guide the future of experience design. Here are highlights from the report.
Looking for Solutions to Supplier Woes and Planner Frustrations
Key vendors who service the events industry lost a great deal of experienced talent during the pandemic and they haven’t fully restaffed. Here’s how event organizers can ensure they are still getting the service they require.
Event Marketers, Get Specific — or Don’t — With Your Messaging
In event marketing, generic messaging is generally considered “bad” while specific messaging is “good.” But we need both for different reasons.
Indoor Air Quality Standards: What Event Planners and Suppliers Should Know
Experts are calling for new standards on indoor air quality. Here’s how event professionals can ensure that a building’s indoor air quality is up to an acceptable standard for a meeting or event.
SocialOffset: An Alternative to Destination Boycotts
The new initiative enables groups meeting in destinations whose policies don’t align with their values to offset their spending in that state by supporting charities that do.