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Sarah Banks

Convene by PCMA

Class of 2024 member Sarah Banks, Regional Director of Event Technology at Encore Event Technologies, shares why she believes digital events are here to stay. This year, PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties program honors exceptional young leaders in the business events industry. I think that digital events are here to stay.

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How the Recent Spate of Bank Failures May Impact Travel Prices

Travel Pulse

Bank failures may lead to money worries that cause people to hold off on travel spending, driving down some prices.

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The Langham, Boston is an iconic hotel housed in a national historic landmark once the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, built in 1922. The space began a new era after a two-year multimillion-dollar renovation with nods to its history as the former bank, its location in the heart of Boston, and its proximity to Boston Harbor.

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Should You Break the Bank to Hire a Celebrity Speaker?

Convene by PCMA

Olympic track-and-field medalist Allyson Felix related her advocacy of contract protections for pregnant athletes to equal employment opportunities for all women during Convening Leaders 2023. Only 1 percent of respondents to a Freeman survey said they preferred celebrity speakers to those who had something relevant to say to their groups.

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CSR Fights Hunger

Smart Meetings

According to Omni, over 20 million meals has been donated to Feeding America, providing meals for food banks.  Omni reports that in the last golf season, almost 215,000 meals were donated to Feeding America and to the food banks in the host cities of PGA tournaments.

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Meeting of the Minds: Balancing Act: Navigating Event Work-Life Balance

Smart Meetings

In this discussion, Valerie Ulrich, former vice president of special events and conferences at First Republic Bank and currently a consultant for special events and conferences, and Spencer Glazer, event coordinator at Wolters Kluwer , discuss work/life balance.

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Team Spotlight: Andrew Held

Advanced Travel and Tourism

Andrew is the first dedicated Account Exec for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and looking forward to making Advance Travel and Tourism a force to be reckoned with from the banks of the Ohio to the Cumberland Gap! He is a lifelong foodie and has more kitchen gadgets than any one person should ever admit to owning.

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