Plenary

Is Your Phone Making You Look Rude?

The evidence is mounting that phones fracture our attention and are distracting to those around us. Is it time to become more intentional about how we use them around others?

by Barbara Palmer

Trends

Corporations Are Hosting and Sponsoring More Events

A new Harvard Business Review report shows that more than half of corporations place more value on face-to-face events than other marketing channels and have upped their event activity. Yet they struggle to quantify their ROI.

by Michelle Russell

Forward Thinking

Who Does Your Association Conference Serve?

Your conference is for professionals — not the elite membership.

by Dave Lutz, CMP

Latest Articles

Five’s a Crowd

Maritz Chief Behavioral Officer Charlotte Blank explains the science behind why we tend to cluster in groups of four.

1-Question Survey: Should We Ask Attendees to Put Away Their Phones?

Smartphones distract users and those around them. Should speakers ask that they be put away?

Pittsburgh Attracts a Global Audience

The destination is expanding its direct flight offerings around the world.

Placing Bets on Kentucky International Convention Center

With the Kentucky International Convention Center reopening, Louisville is back in the race to win convention business.