"Social selling is a whole new philosophy where you no longer approach someone as your company."
PCMA named Carolyn Pund of Cisco Systems Distinguished Meeting Professional of the Year at the Convening Leaders conference in mid-January.
Stuttgart's electromobility industries define the very concept of innovation.
Italy is gearing up for Expo Milano 2015, a universal exposition with “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” as its central theme.
PCMA is building Convening Leaders as a test lab where planners can experience experimental meeting design.
"Learning about the area’s food could be a good exercise to enhance teambuilding among corporate groups because food reflects culture and so offers a helpful basis for improving mutual learning capabilities."
“You’ve got to be one of those people who are changing the world to get in that door.”
According to DoubleDutch, 85% of meeting planners will be using event apps this year.
Meetings and events that increase attendee engagement will dominate the coming year, according to the 2015 Event Industry Trends report.
Utilizing unique local venues offers attendees the opportunity to combine personal and professional goals.
If you weren’t there, you missed it all, and then some.
The Incentive Research Foundation forecasts increased per-person spending, more international trips and a healthier 2015 overall for incentive travel.
"Everyone today wants to control their own experiences on their own terms."
The annual Society of Brain Mapping & Therapeutics conference illustrates how to create a social legacy for events.
“We’re seeing an overall recovery in budgets, and a reversal of budget trends from flat to growing."
Convention organizers are focusing as much on the context surrounding event content as the content itself.
Attendees want access to local thought leaders and cultural influencers to build new business relationships.
“I believe your industry is at the forefront of driving growth in the global economy."
“Just because you’re eating doesn’t mean it has to be within four walls."
“We can’t talk about infrastructure anymore, everyone has infrastructure today.”
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The 2014 Las Vegas edition of IMEX America will include an extensive education program, with most sessions approved for professional accreditation.
Omni's TED-inspired "Be Collaborative" road show has been making its way across the US since August, leaving a trail of energized and refocused meeting planners in its wake.
Sheraton Hotels illustrates how to personalize large meetings based on smart meeting design.
"We spend a lot of time in our kitchens today. If you bring that into a team event, it makes it feel more like family.”