Indigenous attendees have a wide range of customs that date back thousands of years, which is why planning meetings for them takes careful consideration.
Because attendees are sometimes coming from all over the world, it’s safe to say they’ll have different cognitive biases that can pose a challenge to decision-making.
And now, a few words of wisdom women-to-women from some of the most successful business women of our time.
LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBTMPA) is moving forward with its goal to increase the success of inclusion and diversity in meetings and events.
Here are five key factors for meeting planners to consider when planning multigenerational meetings.
Here are nine tips Matthias Schultze, managing director of the German Convention Bureau, suggests for meeting planners looking to make meetings more accessible.
With attendees traveling from all over and meetings being hosted in foreign countries, here are three ways that meeting planners can at least begin to address the culture gap.
Psychologists have long identified 16 distinct personality types and those that are not mixing and mingling at your events likely belong to introverts.
Not only did the Google memo incident result in the firing of James Damore, but it also sparked a lot of internal debates about gender at offices nationwide.
LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) will make a major mark on the industry by hosting its first Professional Workshops + Networking Event.
Destinations across the country are focusing on diversity and inclusion more now than ever in an effort to make all attendees feel welcome in their communities.
Prevue speaks with Sarah Scudder about her experience as a female millennial in the workplace and what advice she has for future generations of professionals.
By making diversity a core business goal, people will respond to creating a more inclusive core workforce.
What we need now is action, and new types of action, that make bigger and deeper investments in gender-based strategies.
"Our industry must remain vocal at any attempt to tell anyone that they are not welcomed."
No matter what side of the political argument you and your group supports, the key thing that all meetings industry professionals can do is monitor policy issues that impact the industry.
Here are three simple ways to make your event more welcoming for LGBT and minority attendees.
"We recommend that meeting planners speak directly to potential host hotels about their experiences with LGBT groups and the diversity training their staff has had to ensure a high comfort level for attendees."
Las Vegas is one of the key destinations with dedicated staff working to attract and serve LGBT meetings and events.
Inviting people from all career stages will greatly increase gender and ethnic diversity.