The State of the Art in Sustainable Venues

Sustainable initiatives are expanding in a growing network of global convention centers, according to the 2016 Green Venue Report.

by Christopher Durso


What Can Churches Tell Us About Conferences?

Sociology professor Josh Packard on what the decline in trust in large institutions means for business events — and what meeting professionals must do to thrive in the future.

by Ashley Milne-Tyte

Global Meetings

Leaving a Life-Saving Legacy Behind

Celina Renner, congress manager for the International Diabetes Federation, talks about the federation's "global-to-local" strategy — and the value of working with destination alliances like the Best Cities Global Alliance.

by Convene Editors

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Why Does Your Next Big Show Need an Event Producer?

How do you work with — and benefit from — having an event producer? A few veteran event organizers weigh in.


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Unclear and Present Danger

Event security used to mean looking out for pickpockets on the show floor. Now it's more about anticipating terrorism and active shooters.

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The Power of Story

Move over facts and figures. Compelling stories can help you personify your brand, engage people, and drive business growth.



How Trump’s Election Will Affect the Events Industry

Some thoughts about how the Trump election may affect the events industry.