The NYSCATE Annual Conference begins this weekend in Rochester, New York. Attendance is expected to top 1,500.
This week’s General Conference on Weights and Measures, taking place in France and put on by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, is expected to change the way it measures kilograms, moving from a literal model on which the measurement is based to a mathematical model. It’s a big shift in the world of weights and measures.
In a wide-ranging new report, the Events Industry Council says business events around the world help drive a total GDP impact of $1.5 trillion, making it larger than the economic output of many countries.
Set a narrative to your conference that is both challenging and meaningful to attendees to boost participation. Also: build up culture to increase profitability.
Even if your annual conference has been successful for the past three or four decades, it could have also lost some of its excitement factor. A few ideas for getting attendees and your staffers buzzing about a longstanding event.
The 2018 Fall Owners Leadership Conference, held by the Construction Owners Association of America, begins next week in La Jolla, California. Attendance is expected to top 250.
A new report from Bizzabo found that less than a third of event presenters globally were women, with the gender gap most pronounced at technology events.
Tote bags, notepads, and USBs: You’ve gotten them as meeting giveaways too many times, and they end up in the trash. Ditch these tired ideas for more earth-friendly options. Also: the benefits of a young professionals committee.
Associations often theme their conferences to provide direction to those submitting sessions proposals. But one group recently announced it will drop its theme in 2020 to create a more inclusive event. How do you determine the right approach?
The 2018 International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Canadian Society of Agronomy begins this weekend in Baltimore. About 2,500 are expected to attend.