Barrie Schwartz, CEO and founder of My House Social and one of Connect Corporate’s 2017 40 Under 40, shares her journey to becoming an entrepreneur in
Maureen Morgenthien talks about how she plans to develop Florida's leisure-heavy Emerald Coast into a destination for meetings and conferences.
What can event profs learn from the Oscars’ envelope fiasco?
The managing director of Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, a major hotel player in Hawaii, shares why the Aloha State will never fall out of
Plan your time in Old City Jerusalem wisely with this religious breakdown of the top spots to hit in each quarter.
As one of the oldest cities in the world, modern Jerusalem is rebranding itself as a high-tech destination and an attractive convention city.
Event prof and fitness blogger Kelly Treadway shares a few travel-friendly products to use during your next workout away from home.
Have you made the decision to live stream your event? Scott Mirkin, president of ESM Productions, shares what to look out for.
Pantone announced Greenery as Color of the Year 2017. The refreshing, revitalizing shade makes for ideal event decor, as evidenced by these companies.
Cities across the U.S. are encouraging conference crashing by organizing site visits in conjunction with events they’re hosting.
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.
Web Summit is expected to attract nearly 50,000 attendees this month in Portugal, but its year-over-year growth is no match for the planner behind it all:
Editor Hayley Panagakis got an inside look at three Marriott Convention & Resort Network hotels in Southern California.
Talk about event tech. Experiential entertainment company Two Bit Circus specializes in crafting high-tech playgrounds at events.
Snapchat or Instagram Stories—is one really better than the other? We make a case for both, then let you decide.
These six event scenes demonstrate why a job in the event-planning business is a sweet gig.
At last year’s Connect Corporate Marketplace, Anderson Cooper shared what not to do on planes.
Collision tech conference brought together thousands of startups in New Orleans in April. Here are three new tools to add to your event tech list.
Collision reports success after promoting its conference alongside the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Steal this idea! A beachside reception at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, mimicked a shoe store with the setup of Global Gifting's
Spring is in full swing, and with that we’re looking back on seven of the most inspiring corporate events from winter 2015-16.
Former private chef for golf pro Tiger Woods, Matthew Byrne creates a sample event menu of the best eats for staying on top of your game.
Here’s the 411 on what planners are actually looking for during site visits.
These innovative seating ideas will help keep attendees engaged during your next event.
Guests gathered at the The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta for a Bollywood-inspired bash featuring Indian cuisine, decor, performances and more.
Calling all history buffs: These six landmark spaces may have storied pasts, but they hold a bright future for meetings.
In honor of Global Hand-Washing Day, here are three ways planners can encourage hygiene and prevent illness at meetings.
From upscale noshes down to unbeatable brews, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is every foodie’s dream city.
See how three event production companies design their gatherings to put the “wow!” back in wow factor.
Blood is better than cash at the Transylvania-based Untold Festival, which gave free day passes to attendees in exchange for a pint of blood.
Helix, a wearable cuff bracelet with embedded Bluetooth headphones, makes listening on the go a little bit easier.
BitterSweet's bracelets add professional flair to disguise the all-too-casual hair tie around the wrist.
A former supermarket is turned into a sleek venue for a high-end corporate event.
Formerly known as The Warwick, the 1926 building housing Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, is fresh off a renovation completed in March 2015.
Paris-based fashion designer Tanya Heath released interchangeable heels that may bring life back to sore, conference-fatigued feet.
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.
Join your peers on both sides of the buyer/seller coin as we tackle some of the stickiest RFP issues and ideas on what to do about them.