A conservation group lets its conference attendees play outdoors. Plus: A global health association lands one of the world's most prominent speakers for its keynote.
Why having an event sponsor as excited about your event as you are is so important. Also: one event pro breaks down the moment when an association was showing its age.
This weeklong event brings together thought leaders and attendees in hopes of creating change and measurable results. Even better is that associations can apply some of CIW’s ideas to their own meetings.
The Produce Marketing Association holds its annual harvest, and a different sort of pragmatic meeting in this week's Conference Circuit.
A new report reveals the similarities and differences in attendee and planner expectations across three areas of technology: event apps, social media, and virtual meetings. It could mean new things are on the horizon for association meetings.
The Association of Professional Dog Trainers gather for their annual conference. Plus: The frozen food industry lays out a buffet.
Technology advancements, rising competition, and revenue imperatives are changing the meeting planner’s role. Today, it’s more integral to an association’s success than ever. Say hello to the new strategic meetings manager.
An association CEO rants about a presenter gimmick—and why it's not particularly relevant to his leadership needs. Also: lessons from the return of Twin Peaks.
The Federal Communications Commission handed out a $600,000 fine against the hotel giant over the use of wireless-blocking devices at its Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Marriott officials defended the practice as "lawful."
A conference pro speaks out against "the illusion of knowing." Plus: How to handle a conversation with someone who can't pay what they owe.