Diversity & Inclusion
Meetings industry veterans provide ways to keep knowledge and history in organizations and in the industry. They discuss how to retain talent as well as to identify new talent to mentor and nurture.
When people retire—or reach a certain age and still working—the industry forgets to ask for input about who we were and what that means now.
Creating welcoming experiences that not only accommodate participants’ differences, but celebrate them, isn’t just the right thing to do—it’s good for business. MPI Academy Director Jessie States shares seven high-level diversity and inclusion best practices for better event design.
For new mothers, breastfeeding and pumping milk at the office can be the hardest part of the transition back to work after maternity leave—let alone during meetings and events! Mamava hopes to change that with permanent and inflatable nursing pods.
The LGBT community has a major financial and cultural impact within the meetings industry, according to independent research unveiled by the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (MPA).