This Travel Forecast Should Worry Anyone With Global Attendance

It’s not even half over, but 2017 already has been marked by a range of new rules for travelers. From attempting to ban citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States to prohibiting certain carry-on electronics on U.S.- and U.K.-bound flights, the airport experience feels dramatically different from years past.


unCONVENTIONal: the documentary

unCONVENTIONal: The Documentary will teach, entertain, empower, and commit participants to use their new knowledge for real change. Learning of the future must be engaging, portable, effective, efficient, and powerful. New technologies can now bring the most important facets of these meeting to your home, office, or mobile device and new analyses of data can help create more powerful learning experiences- even hinting at the possibility of analyzing your meeting before it actually happens.


EFPIA And The US Medical Meetings Industry

A Guide to Understanding the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations Disclosure Code and Its Effect on the US Medical Meetings Industry.

What Is The EFPIA Disclosure Code?

The EFPIA — the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations — Disclosure Code is a system of self-regulation that requires all member associations within 33 European countries to disclose payments and other transfers of value made to any medical, dental, pharmacy or nursing professional or practice or any other person who, by virtue of his/her professional activities, might prescribe, supply, purchase or administer a medical product.


‘Your Reservation May Be in Jeopardy’ – PCMA Convene

How one housing-pirate company is duping registrants out of their hotel rooms — as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars — by using fake websites. Room-block pirates or poachers are becoming increasingly sophisticated and bold, Davide Veglia, founder and president of ABTS Convention Services, told Convene Associate Editor Corin Hirsch for our January 2016 cover story.


How Regulatory Changes in Europe Are Affecting Medical Meetings – PCMA Convene

Starting this year, most European Union pharmaceutical and life-science companies will begin tracking and reporting payments to physicians — voluntarily undertaking this task to comply with the new European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) Disclosure Code. Under the new code, all EFPIA members — essentially all EU-based drug companies — must disclose direct