In the Spotlight

Atlantic City Pushes Forward Despite Recent Setbacks

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Mayor Don Guardian and other area officials met to discuss future plans for Atlantic City, including a focused effort to attract more meeting and convention business, during an Au...

MPI Hails Mietkiewicz as Planner of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced the selection of Robyn Mietkiewicz as Meeting Planner of the Year at its Au...

Recent Blogs

Upcycling Casinos, Hotels and Convention Centers

Joan Eisenstodt

In 2008, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) convened the Global Summit on Social Responsibility, created for association professionals and business partners to talk about the UN G...Read full story »

Wasted Time a Saving Grace?

Larissa Schultz

I have wasted at least six months of my life. Time I will never get back. Time I spent trying to reinvent the wheel, so to speak. As an educator of students in event management, for years I have be...Read full story »

The Role of Curriculum Development in Successful Meetings and Events

SmithBucklin

Curriculum development refers to the process by which an educational activity moves from theory into an actual event (this can be live, an online self-paced program, webinar, etc.). This process is...Read full story »

Destination Close-Ups

Close Up: Colonial Williamsburg

Meeting planners who bring a group to Colonial Williamsburg find an easily accessible and ready-made destination that offers up plenty of activity options for delegates with the family in tow and is a...
As globalization, the Internet, citizen journalism, geopolitical conflict and other factors narrow and commoditize the travel experience, the premium is rising on destinations that offer undiscovere...
More CoverageVineyards throughout Texas provide liquid lures for groups The culinary scene in Texas is as hot as ever, especially when it comes to cutting-edge concepts and notable chef-driven establ...
With the cold season bearing down on us in a few short months, it’s time to make plans for the winter wonderlands of the West, where countless mountain ranges boast an avalanche of group offeri...
With its brilliant blue skies, snow-capped peaks, shimmering Bonneville Salt Flats and the reds, oranges, magentas, pinks and related hues painted by the sun and the seasons on its deserts, mountain...
It’s one thing to admire the natural beauty of east Tennessee, but another experience completely to see it rushing past from a zipline, roller coaster or river raft. From rock climbing and sky...

Going Places

Leslee Fritz was named business travel sales manager for the Amway Hotel Corporation.    ...
Meeting Professionals International named Darren Temple as chief business development officer. In th...
The DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport and Convention Center appointed Jon Stultz as director of sal...

Meetings Technology

Experts prognosticate the meetings of tomorrow

“And now ladies and gentlemen, avatars and bots, the chief inventions officer and president of MegaOne Corp, Nadia Yaosing!” (Ruffles and flourishes swell as Nadia’s hologram walks...

A case study on integrating virtual attendees

Do you want to increase paid attendance for your next event? Go hybrid. Do you want to expand your reach to a wider audience? Go hybrid. Do you wa...