Explore how trust is shifting from institutions to individuals, and how this will change the way we live, work, bank, travel and consume.
Jeremy Rifkin explains how converging renewable energy and the internet of things will usher us into a new sustainable era.
Closing Speaker Isaac Lidsky Offers Final Notes of Inspiration Closing Main Stage speaker Isaac Lidsky wrapped up Convening Leaders 2017 yesterday with a message of encouragement and motivation. Known to have one of the âmost eclectic resumes in business,â Lidsky has been a child television star and Supreme Court clerk, graduated early with honors […]
Scott Belsky Solves the Riddle of âMaking Ideas Happenâ Author, investor, and entrepreneur Scott Belsky has a lifelong mission that he shares with the online portfolio platform Behance, which he founded in 2006: âTo empower the creative world to make ideas happen.â To realize this, he had to unpack one specific question: âHow do […]
Session Focuses on Crisis Management in the Business-Events Arena Business-event professionals are used to thinking on their feet, preparing for disasters, large and small. Yesterday morningâs session âThe Crisis Experience: How Ready Are You?,â presented by Bob Mellinger, founder and president of Attainium Corporation, tackled the challenge of dealing with the biggest emergencies â […]
Attendees Share Lessons Learned From Planning Abroad Yesterday began with a global edition of âOpen Mic: What You Wish You Knew Sooner.â Jonas Wilstrup, conventions director for the Copenhagen Convention Bureau and board chair of the BestCities Global Alliance, moderated the discussion, which was held in the Global Lab. Preparing for and hosting meetings […]
What was your favorite part about PCMA Convening Leaders 2017? âMy favorite part is getting together with everyone in the industry. At the beginning of the year, I feel like everybody is ready for a fresh start, with an open mind and new ideas. Itâs a great opportunity to see everyone and form new strategies […]
Jeremy Rifkin Explains Why the Weight of the World Is in Our Hands Author, international economist, and futurist Jeremy Rifkin didnât waste any time getting down to business in âThe Third Industrial Revolution â Powering a Greener, More Just Global Economy,â his Main Stage presentation yesterday afternoon. The president of TIR Consulting Group LLC […]
What did you find most interesting in this yearâs Learning Labs? âIn âDoing Business With China,â the presenter was obviously very knowledgeable about China. Having a partner on the ground was the thing I took away the most â having a counterpart there to ask questions is so important.â âI really […]