Five independent planners talk about what’s great about being out on their own, what’s most challenging, and the trends that are on their radar now.
One On One
Behavioral psychologist, entrepreneur, and academic Matt Wallaert wants to help you live a happier, more productive life, one project — and one meeting — at a time.
What could possibly be left to say about disruption? For one thing, according to innovation professor Luke Williams: 'We’re far too obsessed with problem-solving in America.’
On his M&A background, working with volunteer-led organizations, and being ‘lighthearted and relentless.’
Last month, participants attended the 31st edition of TED — the conference devoted to spreading great ideas. TEDsters must apply to be accepted, and then pay a hefty registration fee to attend. Convene spoke to Katherine McCartney, TED’s producer, to learn how an innovative design supports the event’s compelling content — year after year.
Jay Weintraub built such a successful conference from scratch that after four years it was purchased by an events company. Now this Internet exec-turned-event-professional is reimagining how another niche industry meets.