Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

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The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box. We hope you can get on Facebook’s Featured Events list—it’s sure to be the new hot spot for events , as the social network’s Events section garners 550 million users each month.

Conference Circuit: Chatting About Communication

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Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about? Experts gather in Seattle to discuss the brave new world of 21st-century communication. The event will be held in Denver, a hub of the rising legalized marijuana industry.

Tuesday Buzz: And the Web Goes Wild

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Also: how one event planner turned a keynote panel into a learning opportunity—and quickly. Downtown Seattle. The author of Conferences That Work had one of his biggest event-planning challenges ever recently, after a keynote panel at the 2014 Sustainable Meetings Conference.