Our forecasts on lodging, travel, exhibitions, and more are filled with news of technological change — which doesn't eclipse the very human art of bringing people together.
Three global associations were awarded grants from ICCA and Best Cities Alliance for innovation and excellence in making a lasting mark outside their meetings' walls.
Convention centers sit in the middle of the tension between homeless individuals and meeting attendee perceptions. But when it comes to lending a helping hand, here is a long list of centers who refuse to be bystanders.
Smartphones distract users and those around them. Should speakers ask that they be put away?
In our October issue, Convene will be reporting on the issue of homelessness through the lens of the meetings and events industry — and we'd like to hear from you.
From changes in technology to the re-classification of 'business events,' here's what 20 thought leaders had to say about the evolution of the meetings & events industry.