Hotel Hermitage  Monte-Carlo

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4 Patriotic Meeting Ideas

From political comedians to military CSR to vintage Americana decor, we salute meeting planners’ creativity celebrating America. Read More

Selfie Sticks: Gone in a Flash?

Selfie sticks are showing up in retailers all over but not everyone is a fan. In fact, some major events and cultural venues have banned the popular items. Read More


Here are some things to consider when planning a multilingual event and tips from Marcela Lopez, president of Spanish Solutions Language Services. Read More

Every day, both personally and professionally, I hear the phrase “go local.” This trend will only continue to strengthen. The term local doesn’t apply to just food. Here are four ideas to incorporate locality into your event. Read More

Cipriani Wall Street, owned by hospitality group Cipriani, now plays host to high-end corporate events for companies from IBM to Blackberry. Read More

John Hydo, director of event creation at Tomorrow’s Event Productions, shares how he turned a former supermarket into a sleek venue for a high-end event. Read More

Savory snack bars are making a big entry into the market this year. Here are some ideas for incorporating them into your next event. Read More

One fashion trend may allow male planners to breath a little bit easier at meetings and events. Read More

Two airport spas are giving travelers a chance to treat themselves after surviving the long lines at airports. Read More

Google’s new Asus Chromebit is a computer that fits in the palm of your hand and adds flexibility to your event’s AV. Read More

Located minutes from DFW International Airport, with a hotel selection far above other cities its size, Irving, Texas, offers first-tier accessibility and accommodations combined with an at-your-service attitude, providing VIP treatment to all groups, large or small. Read More

DeskHub, a new communal workspace, may be a solution for third-party planners who only need an office occasionally or are launching a business and don’t want to get locked into a long-term lease. Read More

At the newly renovated Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, located on Wacker Drive along the Chicago River, it’s all about creating new discoveries. Read More

One mall in suburban Maryland is sprucing up its dining options, which translates to better options to planners pre- and post-meetings. Read More

From Monaco to the Maldives, exotic locations are in high demand by incentive winners. Read More

In a cool juxtaposition of old and new, Martha Washington Hotel has reopened in Manhattan with the intriguing tagline “exclusively for everyone.” Read More

Selfie sticks are showing up in retailers all over but not everyone is a fan. In fact, some major events and cultural venues have banned the popular items. Read More

Lawyer Richard Roth lays down the law on the important force majeure clause and what can and can’t be negotiated. Read More

Ron Seaver credits attracting the right sponsors for his ability to grow the National Sports Forum from three attendees in 1996 to about 1,000 this year. Here’s his advice to planners. Read More

From political comedians to military CSR to vintage Americana decor, we salute meeting planners’ creativity celebrating America. Read More

Oklahoma City is mapping out its future in meetings with its third Metropolitan Area Project. Read More

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort is well suited for large groups, with 1,002 guest rooms and 265,000 square feet of meeting space. Read More

Colombia, the South American country known for its past problems with drugs and violence, makes it case for international meetings. Read More

Located about an hour north of the Willamette Valley, Hotel Vintage Portland has a wine-centric vibe. Read More

Conceived of as an Olympics for everyday people, the Corporate Games is returning to the U.S. in hopes of making America’s workforce more physically fit. Read More

Leadercast’s Director of Events Luke Dooley and Executive Director Jayson Teagle let us eavesdrop on a last-minute chat before the conference. Read More

The inaugural BITE Silicon Valley combines food festival with leading-thought conference. Octagon Culinary assembled the two-day event for leaders from the business, tech, academic and culinary worlds to come together. Read More

The Westin Jekyll Island is the first branded full-service hotel on the island and is next door to Beach Village, a retail and restaurant development. Read More

Ronen Nissenbaum, general manager of the famed Waldorf Astoria New York, discusses what drew him to his current position from another famed Big Apple property, The Plaza. Read More

Coordinating a party for the world’s greatest chefs the night before the James Beard Foundation Awards could be one of the most thrilling—or intimidating—jobs an event planner could take on. Read More

The Mediterranean-themed lobby of Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, sets the tone for an impressive meeting. Read More

Despite all their high-profile problems, America’s classic old cities still lure event attendees. Meeting professionals often enjoy economic benefits, along with greater attendance. Let’s face it: Metropolises are exciting. Read More

There’s no better use for crowdsourcing than when you’re looking for the best spot to eat while visiting a new city. Read More

The Orlando Eye is the central focus of the new 20-acre, $200 million retail development in Orlando known as I-Drive 360, opened spring 2015. Read More

Formerly known as The Warwick, the 1926 building housing Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, is fresh off a renovation completed in March 2015. Read More

Live streaming your event via social media outlets is going to be a thing, so meeting and event planners might as well do some research on which app works best for them. We’re here to help break down whether Periscope or Meerkat is for you. Read More

The Old No. 77 Hotel and Chandlery opens doors in New Orleans’ hip Warehouse District with Nina Compton’s restaurant anchoring the first floor. Read More

Collaborate’s Christine Born makes the case that meeting planners are helping drive a thriving eco-economy. Read More

Any planner knows that what’s on the menu may be just as (if not more) important to attendees as what’s on the meeting agenda. Read More