CL23 Digital Experience

Convening Leaders is all about bringing people together from across the industry to share thought leadership, break down big ideas, and forge new connections to drive the future of business events. Whether you participate online from anywhere in the world or in Columbus, together at Convening Leaders 2023, we will explore new possibilities, build new relationships & create your action plan so you can live to ignite your path.

The digital experience will connect you with the in-person audience through livestreamed sessions including all Main Stages and select concurrent sessions. You can also participate in virtual conversations with industry peers on hot business event topics. The MashUp Studio returns as PCMA’s digital-exclusive broadcast featuring not-to-miss speakers, sponsors, and special guests. New this year is a hybrid trivia game experience created specifically for Convening Leaders, Columbus vs The World, to test your industry knowledge. Join us live for a chance to claim the crown!

In this year’s new, streamlined format there will be live digital content Monday 1/9 from 8:30am-2:30pm, Tuesday 1/10 from 8:30am-12pm, and Wednesday 1/11 from 10:30am-11:30am, all times Eastern Standard Time. Define the future of business events with your community at CL23 for as low as $295.

CL23 live sessions featured in the digital experience will be available on-demand within 24 hours. All recorded sessions will be available to digital participants for 60-days following the event.

Your CL23 Digital Experience Includes:

Digital attendee watching PCMA Host Will speak


Real-time livestreams of all Main Stage sessions and select Concurrent sessions for a truly hybrid experience.

Exclusive LIVE experience interviews with thought leaders and facilitated discussions on hot industry topics in the MashUp Studio brought to you by Sonic Foundry.


Facilitated Conversation Starters for you to interact and learn from seasoned pros and emerging leaders, plus 1:1 video chats or small group chats when you contact anyone in the CL23 directory. 


A unique trivia game experience, Columbus v The World, that will test your industry knowledge in a fun, fast-paced environment designed uniquely for CL23! Brought to you by Falcon Events.

Learn more about the Digital Education Sessions »

Developing Digital Experience schedule. All times EST.

Monday, January 9
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.MashUp Studio
9:00 a.m 10:15 a.m.Embrace Uncertainty to Reach your Full Potential
10:15 a.m.11:00 a.m.MashUp Studio
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Convene Live: How Event Models Can Transform Membership Models
11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.Immersive Reality – The Intersection of Design & Technology
12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.MashUp Studio
12:45 p.m.1:30 p.m.Digital Conversation Starter
1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Tuesday, January 10
8:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.MashUp Studio
9:00 a.m 9:45 a.mConvene Live: Leap of Faith – Stories About Embracing Uncertainty
9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m Deliver The Event Metrics Digital Marketers Demand
10:00 a.m.
10:45 a.m.Digital Conversation Starter
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.MashUp Studio
11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.The 2023 Outlook for the Business Events & Hospitality Industries
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.Columbus v The World Gameshow
Wednesday, January 11
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.Restore Motivation, Battle Burnout, and Jumpstart Your 2023

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CL23 will deliver our strongest content program in CL history and will no doubt prepare you for a brighter future.