association events

What’s Next for Association Events?

Association membership and events have not only retained their value for members, but are gaining traction with digital events, a new survey shows.

With Digital Events, All the World’s a Stage

The ancient Greeks used theater to deal with trauma in their communities. Digital technology — through groups like Theater of War Productions — is connecting modern audiences for the same purpose.

hybrid

Hybrid Is the Way Forward, But Double the Work and Expense

Frustration over hitches in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has tempered optimism for recovery, latest Dashboard survey results show, and struggles over revenues and the costs associated with hybrid events seem more pronounced in our January survey. Still, nearly half of planners and suppliers said they remain hopeful.

Global Wellness Summit

Modeling Healthy Behavior for In-Person Events

When the Global Wellness Summit hosted a four-day hybrid event in Palm Beach, Florida, serving as an example for how in-person events can be conducted safely was a key goal.

virtual trade shows

The Challenge of Virtualizing Trade Shows and Exhibit Halls

To make virtual trade shows and exhibit halls work, exhibitions industry practitioners have found that you have to rethink the physical experience — and embrace tech tools that entice attendees to connect with suppliers.

Convening Leaders

We Never Fail

Convening Leaders reinforced our industry’s remarkable resilience — and our tremendous responsibility to spearhead economic and social recovery, writes PCMA President & CEO Sherrif Karamat.

vaccination

The Travel and Hospitality Industries Step up

Joining convention centers that have become mass vaccination distribution sites, hotels are offering to do their part to combat COVID-19. The American Hotel & Lodging Association sent a letter to the Biden transition team, sharing why hotels are uniquely positioned to contribute to vaccine distribution efforts.