Thu.Oct 07, 2021

How Convention Centers Are Incubating Events Industry Recovery

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The 20,000-square-foot Oasis immersion space at the Palais des congre?s s de Montre?al al is embedded with hundreds of surround-sound speakers, LED lights, and projectors.

What Is a Keynote Speaker and How Do You Find One?

Social Tables

With the power to influence, energize, ignite, and even empower an audience, an impactful keynote speech has the potential to make or break an event’s success. But what is a keynote speaker, exactly, and how do you go about finding the right one? Let’s find out. .

Reevaluating The Events Industry: Let’s Ask Better Questions!

Endless Events

What’s brewing, event prof? Have you been reevaluating the events industry lately? If not, you might want to press play and hear out what the Event Brew hosts have to say about that.

Redefining ‘Live’ Events in COVID Times

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Freeman’s Main Stage for Convening Leaders 2020 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco wowed participants. Adding virtual components to a meeting can complement the live experience. Jacob Slaton Photography).

Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

Event Marketing Data: A Roaring 20s Is, Indeed, Emerging

Smart Meetings

Now that most parts of the country are on the downslope of the whiplash Delta variant, meeting professionals are reassessing what their future programs will look like.

Digital and Hybrid a ‘Great Change’ for the Industry

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Event producer Mia Monroe believes digital and hybrid events are here to stay. “I I think these are models that are going to be more solidified and diversified,” she said. “To To me, it’s a great change for our industry.”.

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Honoring Indigenous Peoples in Seattle

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A sculpture of Chief Seattle, hereditary chief of the Suquamish people and after whom the city was named, sits in Pioneer Square. Artist James A. Wehn created the bronze bust in 1909. David Newman photo). On Monday, Oct.

Canada Announces Vaccine Mandate for Air, Rail and Cruise Travelers

Travel Pulse

The country is looking to safely reopen travel. Impacting Travel

The Lines Are Blurring Between Event Production and ‘Other Worlds’

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Megan Henshall says the Google Experience Institute is supposed to, in part, “accelerate the recovery of the industry and new solutions for the future.” ” (Laurel Belle Photography).

Smart Moves in Seattle, New York City and More

Smart Meetings

Jack Runkle. Runkle is venue manager for etc.venue s’ first U.S.-based based location in New York City. Most recently, Runkle was corporate general manager of project management for Convene in New York City.

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

Virgin Atlantic Restarts US Routes

Business Traveler USA

Virgin Atlantic is planning to restart its transatlantic service to three gateway destinations in the US. The carrier’s flights between London Heathrow and San Francisco resumed last week.

Long-haul travellers remain cautious about planning trips to Europe

ETC Corporate

COVID-19 still acts as a deterrent for many long-haul travellers; however, the travel outlook has improved since autumn 2020. Effectiveness in managing COVID-19 will drive travellers’ destination choice in the coming months with places with a low number of cases prioritised.

Omni Boston Hotel Opens at The Seaport

Business Traveler USA

Omni Hotels and Resorts has announced the opening of the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport. The new-build hotel features two distinct 22-story guestroom towers that rise over the heart of Boston’s growing Seaport District, offering 1,054 guestrooms, including 52 suites.

New Roles, New Platforms in the New Workplace

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New job roles have emerged during the pandemic to address changes it brought on, including chief remote work officer and head of hybrid work. “We

Votes are open: Is time to choose the World’s Best Tourism Film

Travel Daily News

CIFFT “People’s Choice” Award is officially open and running until 25th October 2021

News for Professionals: Career Advice and Ideas

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We get it, you’re busy. So, the Convene editors have curated the latest tips and trends in the world of work for you. Take a look at what caught our eye this past week. How Gen Z Is Handling the Workplace Generation Divide.

The launch of the newest exciting show in business events

Travel Daily News

Events Club Forum is the meet-up and market place for the event industry. Europe Congress and Czech Tourism have joined forces to create a new and exciting show that will be hosted at the Prague Congress Centre, next year in June

People on the Move

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Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Megan Martin. Software company JUNO has appointed Megan Martin, CMP, DES, MPA, as an account executive.

Want to Grow Your Indirect Channel Program? Take These 8 Steps Today

ITA Group

Want to Grow Your Indirect Channel Program? Take These 8 Steps Today. Tapping into the full value of your channel, requires a formal commitment of resources—people, processes and technology—throughout all phases of the program lifecycle.

Tips and Tricks for Using Event Series to Grow Your Audience


One of the best ways to grow your business is to launch an event series — recurring programs that attract a loyal audience who return again and again.

Last Chance to Speak at Catersource + The Special Event 2022!

Special Events

Call for Speakers ends today

Chile to Drop Quarantine Requirements, Update COVID Protocols

Travel Pulse

The country is making it easier for international travelers to visit. Impacting Travel

Australia Reopens to Limited International Travel

Business Traveler USA

Australia has announced that, starting next month, it is loosening some of the restrictions on international travel for Australians. The new policy, announced last week by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, will allow fully vaccinated citizens and permanent residents of the country to travel abroad.