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Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Kiawah Island, SC

12/15/2014 - 2/28/2015

Forbest Five Star/AAA Five Diamond Sanctuary meeting rates December 15, 2014 - January 28, 2015 starting at $179/nt. January 29 - February 28, 2015 starting at $199/nt.Villas meeting rate December 15, 2014 - Feburary 28, 2015 starting at $99/nt.Valu...

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Summer Mountain Meetings

Western mountain resorts are a favorite for groups seeking thrilling teambuilding experiences during the summer months, and are often home to some fabulous fare as well. But who says fine dining and g...

Food & Beverage

Emerging Destinations

There’s a certain charm about South Dakota that can be hard to describe unless you’ve been there. Of course, there are the many famous attractions, such as Deadwood, Falls Park, the Black ...

Negotiation Strategies

Meetings Technology

Going Places

Maridol Ortiz-Perez | FLORIDA

Occidental Hotels & Resorts, marketed in the U.S. by Allegro Resorts Marketing, appointed Maridol Ortiz-Perez as its new U.S. director of group sales, meetings and incentives. She is responsible f...

Jason Whitt | VIRGINIA

The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg, in Williamsburg, Va., has selected Jason Whitt as its new director of sales and marketing. Whitt previously served as senior sales manager at the DoubleTr...

Francis W. Purvey | FLORIDA

The 240-room Sonesta Fort Lauderdale has announced that Francis W. Purvey will take over as its director of sales and marketing. Effective immediately, Purvey will assume management of the hotel'...

Destination Close-Ups

Close-Up: Berlin

The German capital of Berlin is a postmodern self-reorganizing system of constant change. Everywhere one looks, new or revamped components are emerging—architecture, culture, neighborhoods, tra...

Close Up: Bogota

It may have a historic heart, but Bogota’s sights are set clearly on the future. With a slew of international hotel brands debuting and a revamped airport and new convention center in the work...

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Audiovisual Tips for Meetings

  Things to document regarding the venue Verify the room capacity charts. Note exact room dimensions, not just room capacities Ceiling heights are VERY important to document. No...

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