Why XOXO Is Downsizing Amid a Big Conference Boom

The Portland-based "experimental festival for independent artists who live and work online" is bucking industry trends and working to cut its attendance in half for its next event. (Fast Company)

Trend That Might Define Drinking at Your Next Event

A growing numbers of consumers are looking to fill their glasses with something other than alcohol — a category being dubbed "sober curious." Are you making sure you can slake their thirst at your own events? (pcma)

What Is Driving Change in the Events Industry?

IMEX CEO Carina Bauer shares her thoughts about how the events industry "is a diverse industry which needs to make the most of technology and every single asset it has." (Raconteur)