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The host of the 2008 Summer Olympics was awarded the 2022 Winter Games on Friday. Here’s the 411 on planning events in the Chinese metropolis. Read More

How to Use Google+ Hangouts on Air

IEEE’s David Stankiewicz answers a few key questions about how he’s used Google’s tool to create successful online events. Read More

Africa Gains Traction as a Meetings Destination

A new American Express Meetings & Events study says there is growing interest in the continent despite perception problems. Read More


Golf courses try alternative strategies to bring in a new wave of Millennial golfers, refreshing what’s previously been a long and frustrating game. Read More

Corporate planners can set their event apart by starting with the hardware. Industrial designer Andrew Watson discusses modern awards and trophies. Read More

Encouraged by Cape Town’s social progress, an increasing number of international groups are considering the South African city as a destination for conferences, meetings and events Read More

Shane Green, 25-year hospitality industry vet and host of Travel Channel’s “Resort Rescue,” is a pro at curating memorable incentive trips. Here, some of his tips of the trade. Read More

The rise in technology brings about some ingenious ideas. These three tech concepts go beyond inventive. Read More

Meetings Mean Business expands initiative promoting the industry from North America to the rest of the world. Read More

Beautifully packaged sweets from these four chocolate companies are sure to sit pretty in welcome bags for your C-suite, VIPs, speakers or incentive winners. Read More

One of the world’s most sense-sational cities, Delhi, India, invites attendees to look, see, hear, taste, touch and smell. Read More

Opening in September in Austin, Texas, the 319-room Hotel Van Zandt is rooted in sound, with trumpet-inspired chandeliers throughout the lobby. Read More

A new American Express Meetings & Events study says there is growing interest in the continent despite perception problems. Read More

Immersion in the Porsche brand is the idea behind Atlanta’s Porsche Experience Center, located five minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Read More

IEEE’s David Stankiewicz answers a few key questions about how he’s used Google’s tool to create successful online events. Read More

The host of the 2008 Summer Olympics was awarded the 2022 Winter Games on Friday. Here’s the 411 on planning events in the Chinese metropolis. Read More

J.K. Rowling found inspiration for Harry Potter while living Edinburgh. Today, planners can discover their own magic in the vibrant Scottish capital. Read More

National Geographic honored Cavallo Point – the Lodge at the Golden Gate with the World Legacy Award for its sense of place and authenticity. Read More

Even the most savvy traveler can succumb to the occasional food-borne illness, but with a bit of caution, you can reduce your chances of suffering a case of Delhi belly on your next overseas trip. Read More

For the 11th straight year, Texas took the top spot of an annual survey of company CEOs. Find out what else what the cut. Read More

Fran Rickenbach, executive vice president of Association of Destination Management Executives International, discusses how destination management companies can make planners’ lives easier. Read More

Scottsdale is Arizona’s crown jewel, with a bevy of luxury hotels, top-ranked golf courses and high-end local shops. Read More

For 24 years, Manhattan-based Cathi Culbertson has planned large-scale conferences for Forbes. Here she shares the planning mind behind the star-studded summits. Read More

The Women’s World Cup hero could go from being a force on the field to one on the speaking circuit if she plays her cards right. Read More

As hashtags have become a staple of successful events, it’s no longer enough to simply create hashtags—you also need to measure them. Read More

Japan’s Narita International Airport has developed a way to move your feet faster: Shock-absorbing running tracks. Read More

Puerto Vallarta first rose to prominence in the United States because of a tryst there between Hollywood stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, an affair so nice they married twice. Now, the Mexican resort town says it has everything it takes to make meeting planners fall in love with the destination. Read More

Here’s one site visit you haven’t done: outer space. But soon it may become reality, thanks to World View Enterprises. Read More

The former golf tournament model of a six-plus-hour scramble is outdated. Incorporate one of these new strategies or technologies at your next golf event. Read More

Tonic water is a time-tested match for gin and vodka. But what about coffee? Don’t scoff. Here’s the buzz on a new trend in meetings. Read More

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

Collinson Media’s in-house meeting planner weighs in on including the latest tech into your event design. Read More

The Go Local trend for meetings and events is about authentic appeal through venues, teambuilding, F&B, gifts and hometown experiences Read More

A woman was hospitalized for several days after wearing too-tight jeans. Don’t let this happen to you or your attendees. Read More

The day the meetings industry has prepared for is here: Millennials now outnumber baby boomers, U.S. Census data shows. Read More

As major hotel brands compete for space in the boutique market, they can take a cue from these food-themed properties that are anything but cookie-cutter. Read More

Is your conference schedule too familiar? It’s time to break out of the “agenda shuffle” and breathe new life into your event. Your attendees will thank you. Read More

If you’re the type who relies on control-Z, Gmail’s new Undo Send feature may be a life (or job) saver. Read More

Fear no more! Wash away travel jitters with the new nonalcoholic beverage, SkyWater. Read More

When tapping into the locavore trend, corporate planners should consider these 12 room drop and speaker gift ideas with local flair. Read More