Psychologist and researcher Sherry Turkle thinks the ubiquity of mobile devices—and our dependence on them—is causing a "crisis in empathy" that can only be cured with conversation. What do you think?...More
The 2015 ASAE Annual Conference and Exposition, held August 8–11 in Detroit's Cobo Center, was a 5,400-person strong celebration of associations, a constant stream of connections, a stronghold of education, and an exploration of a city on the comeback trail. Here are some photo highlights.
More than 5,000 association execs and exhibitors cruised to Detroit for the American Society of Association Executives annual conference. (Pictured, attendees enjoy the opening reception at The Henry Ford Museum.)...More
There's more to engaging attendees before, during, and after meetings than just Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Here's how social media channels Pinterest, Snapchat, and Periscope can help jazz up your next event....More
Check out this gallery of photos from Meeting Professionals International's World Education Congress 2015, held in San Francisco August 1–4. This year's WEC featured dynamic general session speakers and a new variety of education formats.
Hacking is quick, easy, and lucrative, says cyber threat analyst Michael Robinson. Here are six best practices for protecting your critical organizational data—and that of your attendees—at meetings....More
While it's (very) tempting to let go of your fitness routines and to eat all those desserts while traveling for business, we know we shouldn't. How do you work exercise and good eating habits into your business trips?...More
Among the major new education initiatives Meeting Professionals International President and CEO Paul Van Deventer announced at the start of MPI’s World Education Congress in San Francisco August 2 is MPI Academy, meant to include all of the education MPI creates as well as education from partners....More