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Why is the Events Industry Struggling to Hire Gen Z?

By Catie Owen, from Conference & Meetings World: The workforce’s latest recruits seem to be an enigma to many. Usually considered to have been born between 1997–2012, the oldest members of Generation Z are beginning to populate industries worldwide. But if that’s the case, why is the events industry failing to attract them?

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“What we do must matter more” – Senthil Gopinath

Senthil Gopinath, Iceberg Ambassador and CEO of ICCA, a Founding Partner of The Iceberg, tells Paul Colston, Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World, that innovation is key to making 2023 a dynamic and successful year. From Conference & Meetings World…

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Blackstone Agrees to Acquire Cvent for $4.6bn

Meetings, events and hospitality technology provider Cvent Holding Corp. (“Cvent”) (Nasdaq: CVT), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of private equity funds managed by Blackstone in a transaction valued at approximately $4.6bn. From Conference & Meetings World…

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PCMA Signs Publishing Agreement with Sarawak at Convening Leaders

Malaysia’s regional CVB, Business Events Sarawak has signed a collaborative agreement with the Professional Convention Management Association as a strategic partner to develop the International Journal of Business Events and Legacies. IJBEL claims to be the world’s first academic journal to merge business events and legacy topics under one title. From Conference & Meetings World…

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