Corporate event planner Leah Block is more than just a former contestant on ABC’s hit reality TV show “The Bachelor.” She’s making her mark in
Break up with the beach and send incentive winners to these luxury mountain getaways in Montana, Utah and Colorado.
In this webinar, Tracy Stuckrath reveals her tricks of the trade for creative F&B on a limited budget.
In this webinar, Dean Savoca shares eight essential attributes planners need to be an effective leader.
On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Shawna Suckow, CMP, will lead a webinar discussing audience engagement techniques that actually work.
Send attendees home with a sweet message in the form of a customized fortune cookie.
If you’re hosting a meeting in one of these cities, these salty pretzel delights are a must-try.
Roger Rickard advises planners on why they should become meetings industry advocates.
“A break from the norm” is how General Manager JP Roberts describes the new Hotel Vandivort in Springfield, Missouri.
Mark H. White, MBA, CDME, is vice president of sales at Visit Salt Lake and a 2015 Collaborate Industry Leader.
Deborah Gardner and Carolyn Browning discuss how to compete with social media and win your attendees attention.
Food and beverage expert Tess Vismale, CMP, DES, shares tips for foolproofing your meeting’s menu.
Recommend your colleagues and other professionals in the corporate event industry for this year's Collaborate 40 Under 40.
As the birthplace of gastronomical legend James Beard, it’s only fitting that Portland, Oregon, has a food scene chock-full of award-winning chefs.
Katie Muck's main challenge with Meeting Sites Resource is educating her clients on the ways the meetings market has flipped.
Stacey Smith of Onyx Meetings & Events shares her expertise in this week's Insider Series video.
The new hotel brand is targeting the disenchanted traveler with its video marketing campaign.
VIDEO - Rivera discusses the challenges of balancing budget and creativity.
VIDEO - McCreary talks about how she's establishing a strategic meetings management event manual to help streamline the planning process at her company.
VIDEO - Edstrom talks about the evolution of events and the importance of customer service.
VIDEO - Waugh talks about trends in the meetings and events industry, specifically social media, and how he's implementing new tech into his events.
VIDEO - Suckow talks about the need for continuing education and shares advice on how to use social media to enhance your professional reputation.
Denver Warwick Hotel completed renovations of its 10,000 square feet of event space in April 2014.
VIDEO - Morin talks bout her goal of keeping event costs low without sacrificing amenities.
VIDEO - Crittington, CMP, talks about how the recovering economy continues to push the booking window for planners.
VIDEO - Lipscomb explains the benefits of implementing change into your meetings.
VIDEO - Thornton explains why Twitter has become her go-to source to find the resources she needs to be a better meeting planner in this episode of our
VIDEO - Planners are finding that organizing green meetings and events doesn't hurt the budget. In fact, you can actually save money in the process, says
VIDEO - Event tech consultant Levin, CMP, talks about why mobile apps are surpassing social media platforms as the most important event technology and
VIDEO - Laing, CMP, of the Russell Harris Event Group, talks about one of the key requests she's getting from clients recently: custom programs.
Trump Hotel Collection is bringing its first property to Vancouver, British Columbia, in 2016.
Hotel Monaco's new Paris Ballroom adds 3,200 square feet of meeting space.
The $25 million renovation will improve the hotel’s 485 guest rooms, 50,000 square feet of meeting and event space and rooftop swimming pool.
The Miami Beach mainstay will expand its offerings when it opens a new 93-room oceanfront tower this fall.
The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla., is undergoing a renovation scheduled to wrap in November.
Cairo International Airport will welcome a new hotel in September with 350 guest rooms and more than 8,000 square feet of meeting space.
The Ritz-Carlton Naples will undergo the first complete overhaul in the property’s 27-year history beginning in July.
Caesars Entertainment and the New York-based Gansevoort Hotel Group are working to transform the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall into a boutique luxury
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa completed a $30 million renovation in April including a redesign of its 416 guest rooms and suites; six enhanced
The Hyatt Regency Greenville has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation including upgrades for all 328 guestrooms and suites; the addition of meeting
After closing its doors for a seven-year renovation, El Encanto, a historic boutique hotel in the Santa Barbara hills, has reopened.
Amidst the pine trees and farmland of middle Georgia is where you’ll find Callaway Gardens, a 6,000-acre retreat of preserved forest and colorful gardens.
The Tacoma hotel displays glass works from renowned artist Dale Chihuly.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts is rebranding the 10-story building into a chic property with sophisticated decor.
The resort's renovations included interior and exterior updates.
The property underwent a $20 million renovation before reopening in February.
The AAA Four-Diamond hotel is housed in a former train station that is now a National Historic Landmark.
The second phase of the project will include the renovation of several event spaces.
The luxury hotel is positioned in the center of culture, shopping, dining, and the headquarters of international policy and finance.
The hotel offers a quieter option for groups looking at the Caribbean.
The 16,000-acre resort in the middle of Florida will have two 18-hole golf courses, a 300,000-sq.-ft. main lodge and 18,000 square feet of meeting space.
A private wing on the sixth floor is home to six new VIP suites.
This secret of the Southeast is an intimate yet cosmopolitan city in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The iconic luxury property is a mainstay in Atlanta's corporate meetings circle.
The $140 million hotel has an eclectic mix of high-end creature comforts and visual delights.
Jordan Atherton, CMP, senior advisor and meeting and event planner at 1st Global, identifies how to create a risk management plan so your attendees are
Event designer Edward Perotti trots around the globe planning exquisite events that exude good nature upon his clients and their attendees.
Planners need to know the “why” to create direct business results for clients.
Check out this list of travel gear to ensure your next vacation or business trip is smooth sailing.
Connect Meetings talks to Sports Management and Tourism Director Chad McKenzie about Round Rock, Texas' expansion into tourism and meetings.
A New England destination guide of the local boozy businesses of breweries and distilleries.
Leftover food and flowers are put to good use through partnerships in the meetings industry.
Host an event that truly gives back.