Research & Resources

DEI: Lessons Learned When Choosing a Technology Vendor

DEI: Lessons Learned When Choosing a Technology Vendor

The RFP process can result in many lessons learned for your organization's needs. Save yourself some time by reviewing the lessons learned from our ...
2018 Education Conference Key Takeaways

2018 Education Conference Key Takeaways

The Education Conference Content Committee and PCMA staff combined their notes on the key insights they learned at the conference, along with the actions ...
PCMA Convene Quiz: Are you a "workaholic"?

PCMA Convene Quiz: Are you a “workaholic”?

Studies have suggested about 10 percent of the average population are workaholics. Depending on the context, the term "workaholic" can have many connotations. While ...
A Guide to Crisis Communications for Business Events Strategists

A Guide to Crisis Communications for Business Events Strategists

This guide focuses on communications (not operations) although the two are obviously inexorably linked and it is vital that they are joined up. We ...
2018 PCMA Convene Salary Survey

2018 PCMA Convene Salary Survey

Nearly three-quarters of event organizers received a raise over the past year — and their average increase of nearly 7 percent is more than ...
Maximizing Attendance: Decision to Attend Study 2

Maximizing Attendance: Decision to Attend Study 2

The second Decision to Attend Study survey report – DTA2 – provides extensive insight on what drives attendance ...
The Present and Future of Technology in Business Events

The Present and Future of Technology in Business Events

This report aims to give business events industry professionals information that can help them think creatively and strategically about how to incorporate technology into ...
Developing a Digital Event Engagement Strategy

Developing a Digital Event Engagement Strategy

This resources provides you with a high-level overview of the recommended steps for creating a long term digital events engagement plan ...
Guide to Creating a Mentoring Program

Guide to Creating a Mentoring Program

This guide will give you an idea of how the Award winning mentor program was created and how you can use that program as ...
Human-Centered Meeting

New Research Considers Human-Centered Meeting Design

'Purposeful Meetings' research initiative is multidisciplinary deep dive into human behavior and meeting design ...
The Power of Digital Events Revolutionizing Audience Engagement

The Power of Digital Events Revolutionizing Audience Engagement

Learn how PCMA has captured over one million incremental dollars and enhanced audience engagement through their six-year digital event strategy ...
Sound Management & Open Space Learning Environments

Sound Management & Open Space Learning Environments

Learn how sound engineering practices and new technologies can help diminish disruptive noise while improving intelligible sound in open spaces with this report ...