My Daughter’s Story

By Marty Robson. I’ve always thought that I lived a charmed life. I have two incredible children with whom I have a magical and unbreakable bond, and I make a living doing…

Want to Work? Great Event Jobs Ahead!

People who plan events come from various backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique experiences. To succeed as an event professional, one needs to be a strategic thinker,…

Event Jobs – June 1, 2021

People who plan events come from various backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique experiences. To succeed as an event professional, one needs to be a strategic thinker,…

Tales from the Darkside

By Melissa Deslauriers. Much of what I’ve learned can’t ever be gleaned from a textbook. Ours is a hands-on industry, and I was fortunate to have some incredible mentors who helped me…

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One Voice

By Liz Clark. Over the last several months, I’ve become well acquainted with the government programs designed to help support our industry in this time of need.  In some ways, you could…

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A Few Thoughts on Associations

By Maggie Barton Baird. ‘The Startup Community Way” by Brad Feld and Ian Hathaway is one of my favourite books about startup ecosystems. One of the main lessons from the book and…

Communication is Critical

By Maggie Barton Baird. Recently I attended a virtual event that began with a dreadful moment we have all seen throughout the past year: a blank stare from the presenter. The glare…

Event Jobs April 12

People who plan events, come from a multitude of different backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique many experiences. To succeed as an event professional one needs to…

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The High Cost of Hybrid

By Lisa Block. Our clients and leading industry associations (for example, PCMA’s latest glimpse of our industry’s future, the business recovery dashboard) are turning their attention to future hybrid and face-to-face (f2f)…

mentorship is a vital part of the business ecosystem

Mentorship Matters

By Rachel Klar CMP. Regardless of whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, mentorship is important to an individual’s personal and professional development. An ongoing relationship between a mentor,…

Event Jobs – March 19

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My COVID Story

By Jian Magen. It’s difficult to know where to begin, as I have yet to understand where and how it will end. The fact is, that like many (next to the birth…

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Three Emerging Event Trends for 2021

Obviously, 2020 did not turn out to be the year the experiential marketing and events industry originally intended. It was projected to be a year of prosperity; it was the beginning of…

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