In the Spotlight

Philly CVB Partners with Nat Geo Traveler

PHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the creation of a 10-page editorial project in collaboration with National Geographic Traveler magazine for its December/J...

New App Debuts for Mexico Incentive Planners

Meeting Incentive Experts (MIE) has launched a new mobile app, MIExperts, which can be downloaded from the iTunes Store for Apple devices. The free&n...

Recent Blogs

Why You Are Worth It!

Larissa Schultz

The biggest and best form of investment you can make is investing in YOU! I was reading an article the other day stating that, on average, women currently make 77 cents to a man's dollar. How d...Read full story »

Sliding Solo at the Kalahari Resort

Eric Andersen

In my time with Meetings Focus I’ve been able to attend a number of press trips to gain a better perspective on the destinations and properties we cover each month. However, a visit to Kalaha...Read full story »

Unplugging Can Be the Best Way to Connect

Zachary Chouteau

In a meetings industry—and world—increasingly focused on mobile devices and techie connectivity, really getting away from it all has become more challenging than ever. The same tools and ...Read full story »

Destination Close-Ups

Close-Up: Tucson

While to the untrained eye Southern Arizona may conjure up visions of a relatively homogenous expanse of desert and giant cacti, the city of Tucson boasts a diverse selection of cultures, natural lure...
Once, Glasgow was far off the tourism map. Today, Scotland’s largest city is a celebrated visitor destination, boasting a booming business tourism industry with delegates accounting for one in...
Stylish lounges, art-dotted common areas and soundproofed rooms have evolved as the norm, not the exception, at airport hotels. For groups, airport meeting space has elevated above the ordinary as ...
America’s top cities have no end to their marvelous meeting offerings. But when your attendees feel “driven” to get away from it all, a gamut of great event venues are awaiting wit...
The SMERF market is generally known as the "old reliable" standby, which continues to book meetings even in the harshest of economic climates, while always remaining budget-conscious. Howev...
Some of the West’s most starkly beautiful landscapes are home to unexpectedly vibrant art and architectural spaces. Set in remote desert areas, designers have fashioned museums, performing art...

Going Places

Nathan Kittrell, Visit Greenville South Carolina's newest sales manager, will focus on bringing ...
Salamander Hotels & Resorts appointed Reggie Copper as general manager of the 168-room resort, l...
The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Calif. named Ian Pullan as general manager.  ...

Meetings Technology

Expert insights on bandwidth and essential tech for today's meetings

There’s nothing worse than spending money on a new piece of technology that doesn’t work. Whether it’s because your attendees don’t know how to use it—or more likely the...

2013 Holiday Gadget Gift Guide for Event Planners

SmithBucklin’s Event Services team lists their favorite things this holiday season (smithbucklin.com). 1. Google Chromecast: “On the ...