In the Spotlight

Cannes and Antibes Juan-les-Pins grab the meeting and incentive spotlight

There is perhaps no destination with as much “star power” as the glitzy French Riviera towns of Cannes and Antibes Juan-les-Pins, boasting modern-age movie stars gliding down red carpets...

Travel Industry Employment Growth Stalls in August

Economists likely did a double take after looking at job numbers for the month of August as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly r...

Recent Blogs

Millennials Don't Own 'Mentoring'

Larissa Schultz

I seem to be offering up a lot of my time lately—for coffee. Beyond what is needed for the copious amounts of coffee I already drink (Yes, Starbucks is loving me right now). For example, this...Read full story »

Is the Meetings Industry Corrupt?

Joan Eisenstodt

Outside the Metro D.C. area, you may not have been following the recent trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife on bribery and corruption charges. You should give it a look, not onl...Read full story »

A Look at Meetings of the Future

SmithBucklin

As I gaze into my crystal ball I see the future of meetings. What does it look like? As a kid I watched a cartoon called The Jetsons about a futuristic family living in 2062 with holograms, hovercra...Read full story »

Destination Close-Ups

Meetings Fly High in Albuquerque

Above all, Albuquerque offers meetings and conventions a sense of place, whether that space is Earth-bound in the shadow of the Sandia Mountains or in its highly walkable downtown convention district,...
When it comes to bucket list destinations, France surely holds the top spot for many seasoned travelers. From the elegant culture and cuisine capital of Paris and emerging cities such as Lyon, Mars...
Editor's note: The following content was supplied from a recent e-newsletter from Voices in Advocacy, a meetings industry advocacy effort headed by Roger Rickard. As of Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, th...
The culinary scene in Texas is as hot as ever, especially when it comes to cutting-edge concepts and notable chef-driven establishments. Anticipation is building in San Antonio for one such offering...
Some social media and technology marketers say it was serendipity and good luck that it caught Internet fire and went beyond mere success to become a cultural “phenom.” The it—that ...
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...

Going Places

THE US GRANT hotel announced Robert Brandenberg as its new director of operations.  He brings ...
ACC Liverpool appointed Peter J Berry as its U.S. market representative, with the goal of bringing a...
The National Conference Center in Greater Washington, D.C. named Bhavna Venugopal as its newest dire...

Meetings Technology

Evolving mobile platforms let your fingers do the planning

The event-specific app is methodically nudging the paper-filled binder into extinction, and providing planners with a tech tool that puts all the key details in one portable place. Tech-savvy attende...

Wearable computers will soon re-fashion meetings

A new category of computing, wearable computers, are miniature electronic devices that are worn under, with or on top of clothing—and they may b...