On Catalyst, we dive into the big, important questions that are impacting the events , meeting and workplace industry. This year, we supported clients all over the globe as they elevated their virtual events, got introduced to hybrid programming, and explored holistic workplace strategies. To close out the year, we curated our top takeaways, tips and tricks on Catalyst to share best practices on planning and insights into upcoming trends. Whether you’re looking to take your virtual or hybrid events to the next level, wondering how to integrate COVID-19 safety protocols into your office, or need to know the a pulse on what’s happening in the workplace industry – browse our ten top read articles from this year and be ready to take on the new year and all the exciting things it brings.

1. Survey Says: Teams Are Thinking More Holistically About Workdays

Did you know that 77% of business leaders intend to use a hybrid workplace model for their teams through the end of 2022? We commissioned a survey to take a closer look at this trend and learned that teams are actually thinking more holistically about work in general. Read the article →

2. eBook: What’s Missing in the Conversation About Hybrid

We believe virtual, remote, and hybrid meetings and events have begun to usher in a new era for the workplace, as well – one that redefines and brings hybrid to the center of the conversation. Which is why we’ve expanded what hybrid means and how leaders can leverage this new understanding to hire and retain top talent. Read the article →

3. Ensuring Safety & Peace of Mind: An Update on Our COVID-19 Safety Measures

We strive to bring peace of mind for each of our clients, and uncompromising safety standards come with that responsibility. Here is how we updated our safety measures this year to ensure this commitment. Read the article →

4. Survey Results: What Your Office Really Needs in 2021

We conducted a national survey to better understand what amenities teams need for their new virtual and hybrid workplaces. We found that, amongst other things, brainstorming high-tech workstations was more important than ever. Read the article →

5. 10 Questions to Ask When Planning Your Next Virtual Event

When you plan any event, there is a list of must-ask questions for each of your vendors. The same is the case for your virtual events. Here is the ultimate guide of the questions you should use for planning any virtual event. Read the article →

6. From Challenge to Opportunity: Our Team of Experts Reflect on Convene’s Recent Transformation and the Future of Hybrid Events

Our team is deeply committed to anticipating and meeting the needs of our clients, and the future of the meeting and events industry as a whole. Hear from Convene experts as they dive into their efforts to pioneer a modern era of hybrid events. Read the article →

7. Meet Convene’s New Hybrid Meeting and Event Solution: Convene Studio

Virtual events have many additional components to consider on top of the usual logistics and programming concerns. We consulted Convene experts to provide the top nine tips and tricks planners can use to put on their best virtual event yet. Read the article →

8. 9 Tips for Producing Premium Virtual Events

Virtual events have many additional components to consider on top of the usual logistics and programming concerns. We consulted Convene experts to provide the top nine tips and tricks planners can use to put on their best virtual event yet. Read the article →

9. Lights, Camera, Action: An Essential eBook for Virtual Presenters

Our team put together an easy-to-navigate guide for virtual presenters. Download today to learn how to elevate virtual presentations, suggestions for the right technology and equipment, tips on how to set the stage, and advice for delivering the presentation. Read the article →

10. Your How-To Guide for a Successful Virtual Town Hall

Town halls are important tools for any team to celebrate milestones, check-in on priorities, and build community. While these meetings have traditionally happened in person, they can be just as impactful in a virtual setting. Learn how. Read the article →