Research & Resources

DEI: Social Media Tools for Online Events

DEI: Social Media Tools for Online Events

Extend the connections of your digital event with social media tools. Online participants are looking for content and updates in real time, so give ...
Report: 5,000 People, 5,000 Personal Journeys

Report: 5,000 People, 5,000 Personal Journeys

PCMA’s Convening Leaders was more than an annual flagship event in 2019, it was a living laboratory for gathering insights and empathy into the ...
The Future of Meetings & Events Spaces: ‘A Living Case Study’ (White Paper)

The Future of Meetings & Events Spaces: ‘A Living Case Study’ (White Paper)

Through a study commissioned by PCMA Foundation and Marriott International, researchers at the consulting firm Fahrenheit 212 looked at a mountain of global data ...
Convene Salary Survey 2019

Convene Salary Survey: Higher Than Average Increases

Event organizers cite stress and long hours as what they like least — and creativity, collaboration, and cultivating relationships as what they like most ...
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Salary Survey 2019: What Tops Event Planners’ Wish Lists?

Considering their long hours, demanding travel schedules, and stressful workloads, perhaps it's no surprise what they'd most like to ask their boss for (aside ...
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Salary Survey: How Do You Stack Up Against the Rest of the World?

It’s helpful to put this year’s Salary Survey results in perspective by comparing our findings to the larger workplace world. Here's a look at ...
Salary Survey

More Work, No Extra Pay? 5 Tips to Turn That Around

Strategies from a workplace expert to make the best of the more-responsibility-with-no-pay-increase scenario many respondents cited as a challenge in Convene’s 2019 Salary Survey ...
DEI: Selecting the Right Content for Your Live Stream

DEI: Selecting the Right Content for Your Live Stream

Actively engaging digital and hybrid events participants is something we should all strive for. This resource provides insightful tips to guide you through the ...
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Real Reasons Convention Attendees Aren’t Booking in the Block

A new study analyzes the attitudes and expectations that drive attendee housing decisions — and it’s not always about saving money ...
Report: Room Block of the Future

Report: Room Block of the Future

What are business events attendees really thinking about when they book inside or outside a convention room block? The "Room Block of the Future" ...
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Massive Trade Shows Struggle With Engagement

A new report from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research reveals that attendee expectations and satisfaction rates are different, depending on the size of ...
Meetings Market Survey

AV, F&B, and Other Planner Pain Points

Convene asked Meetings Market Survey respondents to share what’s causing them angst — and not surprisingly, they cited budget woes and escalating costs most ...