A strong relationship between a DMO and convention center is the backbone of a city that successfully earns meetings business.
An unengaged audience is the worst nightmare for a panel. Planners can assist panelists by suggesting these techniques to connect to the audience.
Despite the tragic loss of life and immense damage to areas in Texas and Florida, the hurricane season has brought out the best in people.
Destinations considering marketing to marijuana tourists aren't blowing smoke. Take a look inside the growing cannabis tourism industry and how it may
IACC CEO Mark Cooper discusses his association's report, which finds planners struggle to balance using trusted venues with developing creative settings.
If Marriott is correct, a fast-track, off-site construction process known as modular construction is the future of hotel builds.
While they’re ever so important, third-party planners can also be very misunderstood. Get to know them better to see how they're far from a third wheel.
In modern Cartagena, Colombia, the future and the historic past are forging to mold the destination into a charismatic metropolis.
Create your own version of “Castaway” (albeit with more creature comforts) by sending your award winners, board members or execs to a secluded island.
New hotels and amenities add to the appeal of destinations in Mexico, already a perennial favorite for meeting planners and leisure tourists.
Take a look at five swanky spots to stay in Banff, Alberta. Home to spectacular Rocky Mountain views, the highest town in Canada is perfect for high-end
Try these four classic and contemporary tips for maximizing your buffet for meals during your next conference or meeting.
Brush up on how to properly control your AV costs while taking into consideration the best tools for your event.
We all start as task managers; but if you want to take your career to the next level, becoming a strategic planner is a must.
Dishing out “no thank-you’s” is essential for maintaining work-life balance and avoiding feeling overwhelmed.
We explore a strategic timeline to ensure you engage participants before, during and after your event.
Event planner burnout is a common problem within the industry, but it is possible to put on a successful event without crossing into exhaustion.
When negotiating contracts, back yourself with data to prove your event’s worth to a potential venue and include language that mitigates risk.
The future of meetings lies in the hands of event tech like Pavegen, a flooring system that generates electricity and captures data from footsteps.
Jason Peterson, chief creative officer of The Annex, shares tips for savvier snapping.
Use these three presentation tools to streamline your education sessions. They'll allow you (and your speakers) to breathe a little bit easier.
You’ll want to add this sweet tech from CES 2017 to your wish list.
At last year's Oracle events, creative studio Invisible Light Network created off-beat giveaways that turned attendees' voices into tangible wristbands.
Forget coloring books! Wow attendees with Tilt Brush by Google, an app powered by VR technology that allows users to paint in a 3-D world.
Don Staley, a former University of Alabama soccer coach, is back in his old stomping grounds as president and CEO of Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports.
Relive the best moments from a great Connect 2017 in New Orleans. Thanks to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for being a great host.
Learn how a group of influential volunteers has made all the difference in co-creating the American Marketing Association rebrand.
Experience W Seattle's new W Sound Suite. Launched in April, it is the brainchild of W Brand’s North American Music Director DJ White Shadow.