9 Meeting Breaks You've Got to Try


Check out these creative ideas for getting attendees past the mid-afternoon slump and through a long meeting day with energy and good humor. Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Food & Beverage Medical Meetingsread more.

Two Simple Secrets to Happy, Engaged Attendees


Nearly half of attendees in a recent survey said they fell asleep or felt drowsy during a meeting. Hilton’s Meet with Purpose program gives planners plug-and-play menu and activity ideas designed to wake them right up. Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetingsread more.

Convene Celebrates Our 30th Anniversary

PCMA Convene

I n a real sense, Convene , which was launched in 1986, grew up alongside the meetings profession. As late as 1980, there was no textbook on meeting or exposition management and only one accredited college program devoted to its practice, former Convene editor Peter Shure pointed out in a 2003 story in the magazine. For decades, membership in PCMA had been a closed circle, limited to medical-meeting professionals. A Meeting Runs on Its Stomach. “As

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