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    Events Celebrate Human Connections

      by Tahira Endean Event professionals face an alphabet soup of things to think about and manage daily: rising costs, connections, climate change, fundraising, growth, wellness, AI, revenue, quality and so much more. There is a seemingly endless list of challenges, and yet we have a global industry that is busier than ever. Why? Simple. Events matter. They matter because we are humans. We rely on technology, including a rapid global acceptance of AI to support tasks in our business…

    Event Operations, The Business of Meetings

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    Event Planners Need to Prioritize Self-Care

      What drives us to persist in a career as event professionals, knowing full well the toll it can take on our mental and emotional well-being? In a field ranked among Canada’s top three most stressful occupations, why do we continue to navigate its challenges, risking burnout along the way? For many of us, it’s about the thrill of creating memorable experiences that bring people together, thriving amidst the chaos and finding beauty within the storm. There’s a certain satisfaction…

    Meeting Community, The Business of Meetings

  • mental health

    Balancing Act: Prioritizing Mental Health

      In the fast-paced world of event planning, where deadlines, logistics, and creativity converge, it’s easy to lose sight of one crucial aspect: our mental health. This year, with all its challenges and uncertainties, served as a stark reminder of just how important self-care and balance are for event professionals. We invite you to join us in a conversation about mental health in the events industry. It’s time to recharge, reflect, and share our self-care rituals as we navigate the…

    Meeting Community, The Business of Meetings

  • Collaboration and Consolidation among Top Trends for Business Events

    Strong industry-wide collaboration to raise the profile of meetings and events will continue in 2021. This is one of the predictions made by the Hotel Booking Agency Association (HBAA). Market and business recovery, the rise of virtual and hybrid events, and the importance of mental health and sustainability are among other items forecasted. The association expects recovery will begin in Q2, at the very earliest, and agencies that haven’t reduced their costs and/or failed to secure new areas of revenue…

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