Articles tagged “PCMA”

Secondary Cities Become Dynamic Destinations

Secondary Cities Become Dynamic Destinations

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Event planners in Pittsburgh this week were eager to try new ways to not just engage attendees, but keep them returning year after year. Technology is only part of the answer.

2 weeks ago

Pittsburgh Turns to Tech for Future Meetings Appeal

Pittsburgh Turns to Tech for Future Meetings Appeal

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Destinations with a distinct character are finding ways to take advantage of their identity while evolving, presenting themselves as platforms for both business innovation and leisure fun.

2 weeks ago

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Expanding the Economic and Social Impacts of Conventions

Expanding the Economic and Social Impacts of Conventions

Greg Oates, SkiftX

PCMA CEO Sherrif Karamat is guiding the meetings and events industry toward a future where conventions are better leveraged as platforms for long-term economic development and inclusive social progress.

6 months ago

Events Industry Joins the Influencer Trend — Meetings Innovation Report

Events Industry Joins the Influencer Trend — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

More convention bureaus like Atout France should adopt an influencer campaign strategy to drive a higher level of digital engagement around both industry and non-industry events.

2 years ago

The Event Technology That Wants Attendees to Look at Their Smartphones

The Event Technology That Wants Attendees to Look at Their Smartphones

Greg Oates, Skift

Conference sessions that incorporate a second screen experience not only benefit the user, but the next generation qualitative analytics are now helping event organizers improve content strategy.

3 years ago

Is the Meetings Industry Still the Expert Source for Meetings Intelligence?

Is the Meetings Industry Still the Expert Source for Meetings Intelligence?

Greg Oates, Skift

The upcoming PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Vancouver brings top convention planners together with industry educators, who could potentially incorporate more insight from today's most innovative meetings and events.

3 years ago

Why the Meetings Industry Doesn’t Understand Millennial or Modern Needs

Why the Meetings Industry Doesn’t Understand Millennial or Modern Needs

Greg Oates, Skift

There's a huge gap today in the meetings industry between ideation and implementation when it comes to next generation meeting design and event technology.

3 years ago