Cruises Are Making Waves With Events

Venue Contracts: Maximizing Your Choice of an Audiovisual Provider

New in New York

Make Like an Architect and Drive Your ROI

The Super Bowl’s Effect on Meetings and Events

5 Reasons Why Connect 2019 Was Our Biggest and Best Event

Find Wanderlust in Georgetown, Texas

Brett Culp on Unexpected Leadership

One Thing You Know About Salt Lake and 12 Things You Don’t

The Ultimate Guide to Louisville, Home of Connect 2019

What to Wear: Connect Edition

WorkLane Brings Private Meeting Space to Events

Hall of Fame Triathlete Siri Lindley’s Race to Find Herself

Embracing Gender Diversity in Corporate Event Planning

Montgomery: A Mecca for Meeting & Event Space

Room Block Poaching, Deceptive Practices and Consumer Fraud

Curtain Call on Pipe and Drape

5 Disadvantages of Managing Strategic Meetings With Spreadsheets

Alliance of Independent Meeting Professionals Makes Strides

Panama City, Panama, Celebrates its Quincentennial

Why Michael Dominguez Left MGM for ALHI

A New Point of Blue at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

Nobu Is On A Roll

Yes, You Can Negotiate Catering

2 Luxurious Properties to Know in Fort Lauderdale

RFP Doesn’t Have to Mean Really Frustrating Process

Risk Management 101 with Jordan Atherton, 1st Global

Event Designer Edward Perotti Defies Expectations

Summer in Scottsdale: It’s that Hot!

Round Rock, Texas, Goes Beyond Sports

The Best of Louisville: Know Before You Go

Travel Gear to Make Your Trip Smoother

6 Questions to Ask Your Clients

The Best of Louisville: Shopping

Guide to New England’s Breweries and Distilleries

Meet in Mendoza

Wynn Resorts Bets on Boston With Encore Boston Harbor

How to Rescue Leftovers

How to Harness Creativity to Improve Results

Ravi Chalaka’s Guide to Calculating Trade Show ROI

City Spotlight: Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The Best of Louisville: Sites to See

MICE Innovations Impacting the Industry

New York Announces the Year of Pride

The Best of Louisville: Drinks

Rob Bezdjian Targets MICE-Related TV Shows

Ray Ezelle Lays Out Vision for Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Strategies in Self-Care for Event Professionals: Take a Break BEFORE You Break

Nonprofit Event Venues for Social Good

Email Tips From a Copywriting Pro for Event Profs

The Best of Louisville: Food

Upscale Airport Hotels are Taking Off

The Latest Catering Trends

Take Your Meeting Outside in Hollywood, Florida

Cynthia Kanai Appointed CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Shared Meeting Spaces Suit Remote Workforce

Amanda Cox on JW Marriott Marco Island Recent Innovations

Big Island, Hawaii, Recovers from Lava Scare

Take Your Meeting Outside in Squaw Valley, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Monterey, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Los Angeles

Visit Lake Geneva Names Stephanie Klett New President & CEO

Inclusion Beyond the Law

Eaton DC Sets Up Shop On K Street

Behind the Scenes of Chad Hudson Events

Dave Green, Chief Mysterious Officer, Introduces Mystery Trip

Meetings That Rock the Mind, Body and Soul

Carol Henderson on Modern Train Travel with Brightline

Wellness-Inspired Event Site Ideas

Detroit Completes Its Comeback

2019 15 Over 50: Rachel Bandarenko

2019 15 Over 50: Andrea Michaels

2019 15 Over 50: Tracy VanderMeer, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: John Cruz, CMM

2019 15 Over 50: Tahira Endean, CMP, CED

2019 15 Over 50: Mindy Lallier

2019 15 Over 50: Michele D. Hayes, CIS, CITP

2019 15 Over 50: Carol Motley

First Class: Meet the Inaugural 15 Over 50

2019 15 Over 50: Betsy Bondurant, CMM

2019 15 Over 50: Janet Elkins

2019 15 Over 50: Suzanne Hackman, CDME

2019 15 Over 50: David Adler

2019 15 Over 50: Renee Radabaugh, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Scott Frankel

2019 15 Over 50: Michael Butler, CITP, CIS

Allie Magyar Is at the Hubb of Event Technology

6 Ways to Practice Wellness at Work

5 Ways to Make Meetings More Effective

Planning 101: A Guide to A Zero-Waste Event

A Planning Formula For All Event Professionals: S.O.U.P.

Building Spa Elements Into Your Meeting

Behind the Scenes of an Estee Lauder Event

4 Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Meetings

Do Mind Me: Event Planner Self-Care Tips

Midday Stress-Relief Tips, Tricks and Tools

Insider’s Guide to Banquet Menu Strategies to Stretch Your Budget

Fritz Smith Appointed Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania CVB

5 Questions With Bruce Morgan, BCD Meetings & Events

5 Podcasts Conference Organizers Should be Listening To

City Spotlight: Chicago

Social Media Best Practices for Meeting Planners

South Florida Accommodations—From East to West

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Gerilyn Horan

How to Plant the Seed of Change

2019 40 Under 40: Travis Pham, CMP, 360 Destination Group

2019 40 Under 40: Micayla Diener, CMP, CSEP; Chicago CSI DMC

2019 40 Under 40: Jacquelyn Helton, CTA, Galveston Island CVB

2019 40 Under 40: Saskia Carr, SongDivision

2019 40 Under 40: Melissa Moten, PRA Business Events

2019 40 Under 40: Jessica Zell, Paragon Events Inc.

2019 40 Under 40: Alicia Benson, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide, Inc.

2019 40 Under 40: Sarah M. Buchbinder, Meetings Made Easy

2019 40 Under 40: Erica Rodrigues, BNY Mellon | Pershing

2019 40 Under 40: Brandon McBain, Andaz West Hollywood

2019 40 Under 40: Sarah Nonenmacher, AKJOHNSTON

2019 40 Under 40: Donald Contursi, CIS, Lip Smacking Foodie Tours

2019 40 Under 40: Kelsey Riley Dixon, davies + dixon

2019 40 Under 40: Meaghan Carfrey, Cadence Meetings + Incentives

2019 40 Under 40: Heather Herrig, CMP, Every Last Detail

2019 40 Under 40: Lauren Dunnaway, Infinix Global Meetings & Events, Inc./Rx Worldwide Meetings, Inc

2019 40 Under 40: Kristen Fraga, DECO Productions

2019 40 Under 40: Josh San Julian, Lytx

Peak Performers: Connect Corporate’s 2019 40 Under 40

2019 40 Under 40: Justin Wusinich, HelmsBriscoe

2019 40 Under 40: Ashleigh Cote, CMP, Macro Productions

2019 40 Under 40: Bethany Galbreath, One10

2019 40 Under 40: Emily Kratt, CITP, CIS, INNOVATX Events

2019 40 Under 40: Lyana Blokhina, LBrightEvents

2019 40 Under 40: Lesli Vasek, Visit Denver

2019 40 Under 40: Debby Jacobs Felker, Destinations by Design

2019 40 Under 40: Andie Putnam, CMP, MarkLogic

2019 40 Under 40: Liz Strozier, Forbes Media

2019 40 Under 40: Samantha Vogel, CMP, GameStop, Inc.

2019 40 Under 40: Floranna Duran, McVeigh Global Meetings and Events

2019 40 Under 40: Marcia Deem, CTSM, Relias

2019 40 Under 40: Joshua A. Novick, London & Partners

2019 40 Under 40: Shannon Sprau, CMP, Cardinal Health

2019 40 Under 40: Andrea Buck, Dynamic Events

2019 40 Under 40: Cindy Kapp, East of Ellie

2019 40 Under 40: Jonathan M. Ealy, Opera Memphis and the Clark Opera Memphis Center

2019 40 Under 40: Beckie Albee, TenDot

2019 40 Under 40: Danielle Furnari, Geisinger Health

2019 40 Under 40: Danielle Barraza, Hyatt Regency Westlake

2019 40 Under 40: Melissa Swakow, NHS Global Events

2019 40 Under 40: Desi Whitney, HPN Global

Creating a Brighter Future for Everyone

Tech Trends: New Kids on the Blockchain

3 Takeaways From AWE’s Elevate! Conference

Lessons From “You”: How to Digitally Protect Yourself From Stalkers

Three Ways The Woodlands, Texas, Is the Perfect Destination for a Refreshing Event

Accountability: Staking Your Claim Into Responsibility

Simon Boden’s Love Affair With Bermuda

Airport Automation: The Kiosk Takeover

Pamela Jett: The Power of Words

Marriott International’s Masters of the Craft

Cyber Safety Best Practices

Go, Go Gadgets: 6 New Tech-Friendly Devices

Classic Cocktails with a Twist

Timo Kiuru: The Future of Business Communications

On-the-Road Fitness Tips from Celeb Trainer Jennifer Cohen

Top 10 Reasons To Convene In Banff And Lake Louise

Vancouver Goes Green in 2019

Cindy Lo: Events Companies Should Charge for RFPs

How to Negotiate Wi-Fi Prices

Danielle Babilino Rocks Preopenings

20 New Hotels to Know in 2019

Samantha Brown: Hotel Hacks and Travel Tips for 2019

6 Critical Steps for an Unforgettable Corporate Golf Outing

Instagram vs. Reality: Five Event-Planning Lessons to Learn From the Failed Fyre Festival

Winter Means Business in the Midwest

Trending Now: Specialty Food Bars

Chicago Event Profs Talk Trends for 2019

5 Takeaways from PCMA Convening Leaders

Events Industry Adapts 1 Year After Marriott Commission Cuts

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Rhanee Palma

4 Reasons To Host Your Next Event In The Woodlands, Texas

How SMM Managers Can Drive Better Results

5 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year, Living Coral, at Your Next Event

7 Trends Shaping Experiential Events

Timo Kiuru: 5 Things Every Public Speaker Secretly Hopes Event Profs Would Do

F&B Trends: Smaller Portions, Global Flavors, Small-Batch Rum, Craft Sodas

How to Stop Overspending on Audiovisual for Events

19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Four Tips for Planning a Memorable Last-Minute Holiday Party

Explore Chicago’s Urban Igloo

Christy Lamagna Mentors the Events Industry

6 Helpful Apps Meeting Planners Should Download

If Variety Were a Place, It Would be Birmingham

Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Common Contract Mistakes

Jennifer Collins Writes the Book on Planning Events

How to Think Like a Startup

10 Steps to Planning a Hybrid Meeting

4 Reasons Colorado Is Calling You

Saint Lucia Isn’t Just for Lovers

Miami CVB’s Barry Moskowitz Continues Looking Ahead

New Avenues INK Employs At-Risk Youth to Help Events

6 Venues to Host Patriotic Events

Planning Your Next Meeting Is a Walk on the Beach

How To

Tips to Customize Every Incentive Trip

4 Tips for Hosting a Meeting in Las Vegas (Without Losing Guests’ Attention)

How to Incorporate Colors Into Branding

4 Tips for Modernizing Meetings in 2019

How Planners Should Take Advantage of Review Sites

How to Snack Smart at Meetings

How to Remove Clutter to Keep Attendees’ Attention

How to Be an Effective Leader in the Trump Era

How to Create Your Own Chatbot

How to Get the Most Out of a 20-Minute Workout

How to Engage the Power of Informal Networks

5 Ways to Maximize ROI at Trade Shows

How to Replace a Keynote at the Last Minute

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

How to Use Songwriting in Teambuilding

How to Host a Step Challenge During a Conference

How to Build International Relationships

How to Reach Generation Z on Social Media

7 Essential Elements Every Event App Should Include

How to Pitch Ideas to Your Boss

How to Use Design Thinking to Get Your Event Out of a Rut

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an In-Flight Computer

How to Understand and Use VR and AR

What Are Backup Styles and How to Avoid Them

How to Do Projection Mapping on a Budget

How Disruptive Innovation Is Changing the World

How to Revalidate Your Event

How to Pursue Your Passion

How to Liven Up a Panel Discussion

How to Reduce Costs Without Sacrificing AV

How to Shift from Being a Task Manager to a Strategic Planner

How to Say No Like a Pro

How to Engage Attendees Before, During and After Your Event

5 Tips for Avoiding Burnout

3 Ways to Utilize VR for Immersive Events

How to Create a Snapchat Geofilter

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself From Cyberattacks

How to Stop Email From Controlling Your Life

How to Annoy Your Vendors

How the Color Code Defines Your Team

What you Need to Know About Banquet Event Orders

How to Get Better Event Photography

What You Need to Know About Content Marketing

5 Ways to Facilitate Active Learning

How to Craft a Strategic Email Campaign

6 Tips for Working With Logistics Vendors

How to Ask for a Raise

7 Tips for Creating a Successful Hybrid Event

How to Compare AV Quotes

How to Incorporate Pop Culture Into Events

How to Make Your Event Stand Out on Instagram

How Stress Resilient Are You?

How to Cultivate a Team of Social Influencers

3 Easy Ways to Accommodate Dietary Restrictions at Events

How to Prepare Event Staff for an Armed Attack

Navigating the Challenges of Ground Transportation

10 Tips for Creating Educational Programs for International Audiences

3 Fundamental Rules for Planning Incentive Travel

Sailed It! How to Successfully Execute Meetings at Sea

5 Qualities to Look for in an Outsourced Planning Partner

6 Clever Ways to Work Smarter

How to Be a Meetings Rock Star

3 Things to Know About Suitcasing

12 Smart Tips for Increasing Productivity While Working From Home

How to Combat the Post-Event Syndrome

9 Pack Hacks for Transporting Meeting Materials

Top 10 Event Tech Questions from PSAV

Mandalay Bay’s F&B Director on How to Pair Beer and Food

How to Retain and Develop Quality Staff

4 Public Speaking Tips From TED Curator Chris Anderson

Event Branding: 6 Steps to a Comprehensive Style Guide

4 Ways to Use Downtime Wisely

How to Attend an Event as an Event Planner

How to Work With Celebrity Chefs

The Do’s and Don’ts of FAMs

6 Ways to Be a Meetings Rockstar

How to Host a Live Cooking Demo at Your Event

How to Break Down Dietary Restrictions

How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

How to Think Like a Hotel Revenue Manager

4 Steps to Mastering a Wi-Fi Site Inspection

How to Motivate Millennials to Volunteer

5 Secrets to a Successful Keynote

How to Use Social Media to Attract Diverse Groups

4 Things You Didn’t Know a CVB Could Do

How to Use Google+ Hangouts on Air

How to Track Event Hashtags

The Formatting Change You Need to Know

How to Use Crowdshaping

4 New Ideas for Sponsorships

Define, Measure and Report Meeting Value

Planning for a Multilingual Event

Increase Production Value on Any Budget

Planner Perspective: How to Incorporate Wellness

5 Steps to a Greener Meeting

The Shift from Logistic to Strategic Thinking

How to Fend Off Airbnb to Fill Room Blocks

How to Avoid Hotel Rate Piracy

How to Amp Up Your Event with Disruptive Marketing

The New Rules of Office Romance

How to Keep Communication Flowing During a Crisis

How To Steer Out of a Social Media Shipwreck

How to Be Your Own Boss

3 Ways to Add Dimension to the Attendee Experience

How to Leverage PR to Grow Your Event

5 Key Metrics to Prove Meeting Value

7 Ways to Stay Organized with Evernote

How to Set the Tone With Music

How to Get the Amenities You Want

How to Plan for, Prevent and Manage a Power Failure

5 Steps to Set Up a Medical Plan for Events

5 Tips to Find the Perfect Event Planning Assistant

5 Ways to Maximize ROI

How to Use Marketing Automation

6 Tips to Plan Introvert-Friendly Events

Market Your Event with Content

5 Tips for Securing Celebrity Speakers

5 Questions to Ask When Booking a Non-Professional Event Speaker

How to Diversify Event Speakers

How to Live-Blog a Conference

Expert Advice: How to Land a Job in a Competitive Market

Keep Crashers Out

How to Work with a Hotel Concierge

6 Tips to Help You Book the Right Event Comedian

How to Start a Blog

6 Ways to Use Food as Fuel at Meetings

4 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior at Events

5 Ways to Maximize a Speaker’s Time

How to Manage Your Meetings from the Cloud

How to Hire the Right Event Photographer

How to Find an Affordable Incentive Destination

Events and Incentives: Why Creating a Meeting Culture Matters

Strategic Planning: How to Piggyback to Save Money

5 Ways to Use Your CVB

6 Steps to Design the Ideal Networking Reception

Event Planning: Where Unexpected AV Costs Hide

Professional Development: Learning to Delegate

Event Technology: It’s Time to Embrace the Smartphone

3 Questions to Ask When Recording Your Event

Event Planning: The Role of the Producer

How to Organize Panel Discussions at Events

5 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Speaker

How to Survive the Ups and Downs of the Event Planning Cycle

How Event AV Works


Make It a Double Take in Israel

Traveling Maui, Your Way

San Diego’s Landscape Lends Itself to All Mice Markets

City Spotlight: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Chattanooga Wants You To Choo On This

Houston Is Heating Up

Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula is Wide Open

Meetings Uncorked in Napa Valley

Conquer Greater Ontario’s Vast Options

Oakland, California, Is a True Renaissance Town

San Antonio, Texas, Celebrates Its 300th Anniversary

Escape to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

The Hague and Rotterdam: A New Dutch Treat for Attendees

Reno Redefined by New Development

4 Reasons to Add Nemacolin Woodlands Resort to Your List

Indianapolis Races to the Top

Savannah, Georgia’s Continued Southern Charm

Columbus Flexes Its Strengths

Brush Up on Group Options in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Visit Macon (Georgia) Fine Tunes Its Messaging

Take Your Meeting Up a Notch in Dallas

5 Reasons to Meet at The Bahamas

Boston Digs in With Burgeoning Seaport District

Work and Play at the Thompson Playa del Carmen

Brisbane Thrives on the River

Marriott Marquis Chicago Joins the Skyline

It’s a New Era in Aurora, Colorado

Tampa Is Just What the Doctors Ordered

Sacramento Rebounds Around Kings’ Arena

Aruba: One Happy Island

Meetings Made in Maine: Portland Edition

Reasons to Fall in Love With Montreal

How To Feel Like Royalty in Ireland

5 Ways to Experience Downtown Los Angeles

Orlando World Center Marriott Scores With Attendees and Families

5 New Ways to Fall in Love With Philadelphia

4 Questions With Eric Walters, GM of Hilton Portland

5 Colleges With A-Plus Events Facilities

The American Hotel in Atlanta Merges Past With Present

New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge Hits a Sweet Spot

Why Quebec Is a Hot Destination in Winter

5 Things to Know About Wisconsin’s Destination Kohler

3 Ways to Experience the Gulf of Mexico

Newport Beach Is Quintessentially Cali

Capital Gains in Washington, D.C.

Grand at Moon Palace Cancun Makes a Grand Entrance

8 Questions With Terry Kopp, Boise CVB’s Director of Sales

Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Adds Luxury to Florida Hot Spot

Then and Now: Chicago’s Talbott Hotel

Next Time, Why Not Rent a Private Island?

Cartagena, Colombia, Evolves Into a Top Destination

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Ups the Ante

3 Ways to Plan an Event at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo

Washington, D.C.: An Innovation Capital

Luxury Hotel The Westin Jackson is Officially Open

All the Details on 5 New Luxury Hotels Coming to Frisco, Texas

What It’s Like Planning Events in Alaska

Hotel News You Need: Summer 2017

5 New Resorts Heating Up in Mexico

6 Hot Venues in St. Augustine, Florida

What to Expect for Meetings in Dana Point, California

5 Irresistible Places in Banff, Alberta

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Meeting in Cuba

Minneapolis Has Meetings Mojo

Q&A: Michael Kofsky on Selling the Largest Hotel Project in the U.S.

How Ottawa Is Gearing Up for Canada’s 150th Birthday

Atlantic City Goes After Industry Meetings

The View From Perdido Beach Resort

Salt Lake City, Is That You?

Walnut Creek’s Scott Slocum on Launching a New CVB

3 Ways the West Does Teambuilding in the Great Outdoors

3 Spots to Visit on Mesa’s New Fresh Foodie Trail

Site Visit: Salamander Resort & Spa

6 Reasons We Love Huntington Beach This Year

6 Canadian Convention Centers Worth Checking Out

Industry Vet Discusses State of Meetings in Hawaii

3 Affordable New England Cities for Meetings

Inside 21 Royal: Disneyland’s New Playground for Incentive Groups

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism Talks Meetings in Alberta

Cliff House Maine Emerges as a Winter Destination

Luxurious Digs at The Langham Sydney Draw Incentives

City Spotlight: Park City, Utah

New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge Hits a Sweet Spot

Teepee Time at Westgate River Ranch Resort

Shift Gears in Green Bay at The Automobile Gallery

What’s New in New Orleans?

21c Museum Hotel: OKC’s Eclectic Addition

Texas Hotel Scene Gets a Boost for Super Bowl LI

City Spotlight: Charleston, South Carolina

3 Family-Friendly Spots to Hit in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Now Open: City Lights Rooftop

Champions Retreat Masters Its Domain

Inside The Westin Nashville, Now Open

4 Draws for Corporate Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal

Now Open: Brooklyn’s The William Vale

New + Next: The Palm Beaches

Site Visit: La Playa Carmel

Spotlight on Seattle: Seeing Green

Axiom Hotel Emerges for High-Tech Meetings

5 Ways to Take in Aspen’s Ambiance

3 Must-Dos for Meetings in Memphis

Inside The Godfrey, Chicago’s Boutique Hotel Powerhouse

A Planner’s Cheat Sheet for Portland, Oregon

“I”s Wide Open: 3 Cities to Meet in This Year

5 Hotel Pool Decks for Taking Care of Business

Opal Sands Resort: A New Meeting Option in Clearwater Beach

Moxy Sets Up Shop in New Orleans

Site Visit: Creative Meetings Curated at Eau Palm Beach

At Long Last, Watergate Hotel Is Back

City Spotlight: Asheville, North Carolina

Luxury Incentives in Africa

What’s New and Upcoming at Aria Resort & Casino

LGBT Cities: Daytona Beach, Florida

LGBT Cities: Richmond, Virginia

LGBT Cities: Palm Springs, California

LGBT Cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

LGBT Cities: Columbus, Ohio

LGBT Cities: Austin, Texas

Site Visit: The Kitano New York

San Francisco Has an Air of Creativity

Site Visit: Forty 1 North

Hilton West Palm Beach Is Now Open

What’s New for Meetings in San Diego

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Celebrates 100 Years

San Jose Marriott Readies for Super Bowl 50

Site Visit: Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook

Site Visit: The Camby Hotel

4 Ways to Meet at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta

Site Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Site Visit: The Edgewater

Site Visit: Hotel Commonwealth

Site Visit: Flourish

Quirk Hotel: Richmond’s Modern New Addition

Site Visit: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk

Site Visit: The Scottsdale Resort

Site Visit: Hotel Emma

The Godfrey Hotel Boston Combines History and High Tech

Site Visit: The Hall South Beach

Site Visit: The Westin Denver Airport

Loews Atlanta Hotel Attracts “Hunger Games,” Arby’s Execs and Big Pharma

Site Visit: The Press Hotel

Charleston Debuts New Luxury Property, The Spectator Hotel

Hotel Vandivort a Welcome Addition to Springfield, Missouri

Site Visit: JW Marriott Miami

Site Visit: Waldorf Astoria New York

Baja Truck Racing at Colorado’s Gateway Canyons

Site Visit: Waterfront Conference Center

New York’s New Luxe Marmara Park Avenue

City Spotlight: Going Back to Miami

Site Visit: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Site Visit: The Westin Lake Las Vegas

Cultural Fusion at Kauai’s St. Regis Princeville

Site Visit: Andaz San Diego

Site Visit: Grand Hyatt San Diego

Site Visit: Barnsley Resort

Site Visit: The Inn at Newport Ranch

Sneak Peek: Austin’s New Hotel Van Zandt

Site Visit: Porsche Experience Center

Site Visit: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

City Spotlight: Scottsdale

Site Visit: Hotel Jackson

Site Visit: The Lodge at Breckenridge

Site Visit: Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Site Visit: The Silversmith Hotel

Site Visit: The New York Palace

Site Visit: Cipriani Wall Street

Site Visit: Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Site Visit: Martha Washington Hotel

Site Visit: Oklahoma City

Site Visit: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort

Site Visit: Hotel Vintage Portland

Site Visit: The Westin Jekyll Island

Site Visit: Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Site Visit: Orlando’s I-Drive 360

Site Visit: Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia

Now Open: The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery

Site Visit: Palladian, a Kimpton Hotel

Site Visit: Cavallo Point

Site Visit: Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Site Visit: The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

Site Visit: Hotel Valencia Santana Row

Site Visit: The Westin La Paloma

Site Visit: The Grand America Hotel

Site Visit: Hotel Teatro

Detroit Is Back in Business

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

Site Visit: The Sebastian-Vail

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point

Boston Done Proper

Site Visit: JW Marriott Austin

Site Visit: 1 Hotel South Beach

Site Visit: Le Meridien Indianapolis

Site Visit: The Embassy Row Hotel

Site Visit: Villa Florence

Site Visit: 21c Museum Hotel Durham

Wyndham Grand Jupiter

Sandals Barbados

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino 

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

Site Visit: Loews Chicago Hotel


The Planner’s Takeaways from MPI

What People Should Know About Puerto Rico

Why Global Meetings Industry Day Is Important

3 Things that Surprised Me in Green Bay, Wisconsin

4 Things I Got Wrong About New York City

Lessons from the Millennial Entrepreneur Behind My House Social

Diaries of a Las Vegas Virgin

3 Delightful Days at Marriott Cancun Collection

5 Things I Got Wrong About Indianapolis

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Healthy Lifestyle on the Road

5 Things you Didn’t Know About Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Planner On… Adapting to Change

7 Steps to a (Nearly) Foolproof Awards Envelope System

The Planner on Advancing Your Career

5 Ways to Experience Vancouver, British Columbia

Why People and Passion Are Essential to Your Career

4 Tips for Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

3 Ways to Experience St. Augustine, Florida

Repeatable Wow Moments From My Marriott CRN Site Visit

Are You Harnessing the Power of Big Data at Your Events?

Reel Experience: How the Power of Movies Brought My Team Closer Together

FAM 5: A Planner’s Takeaways on Scotland

Trendspotting at DMAI’s 2016 Annual Conference

Straight Out of a Storybook: Salamander Resort & Spa

The Planner On… Balancing the Pie of Life

Experiencing Jerusalem’s First FAM Trip

3 Lessons for Event Planners From Broadway’s “Hamilton”

Airplane Etiquette All Travelers Should Follow, According to Anderson Cooper

3 Tech Startups From Collision to Partner With Now

5 Tips for Launching a First-Time Event

7 Reasons Planners Won’t Want to Leave Portland, Oregon

An Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.

The Perfect Meeting Planner Pants

Meetings and Incentives—the Real Stars of the 2016 Oscars?

8 Words Heard: European Meetings & Events Conference 2016

I Want Candy!

The Planner on Rising Food Costs

Dear Oculus Rift: Experiences Make You Happier Than Things

3 Reasons Why Planners Should Buy an Apple Watch

The View From The Economist’s World in 2016 Breakfast

What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

What’s a Trend Worth?

9 Important Negotiation Steps

Paris, Je T’aime

Is Tipping Discriminatory and Outdated? Danny Meyer Thinks So.

Field Report: IMEX America, Where Business Is Personal

X Proud: Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

4 Golden Places to Meet in Green Bay

Beer City USA: The Best 10 Pounds I’ve Ever Gained

Job Casting: “The Intern” Movie

Inside the First-Ever Amazon Inventions Tour

Step Up

Philadelphia Hosts the Pope and the World

Inside SpinCon

Going Rogue

A New Breed of Meeting Professionals

Go Ahead: Tell Your Mother What You Do

4 Things I Learned About Greenville, S.C.

Caitlyn Jenner and the Meetings Industry

3 Tech Ideas for Events

Reshuffle Your Agenda Now

7 Things I Learned as a First-Timer at #CollaborateMP

Power to the People

The Multicultural Milieu of IMEX, Part 2: Discovering Cuba

The Multicultural Milieu of IMEX, Part 1: Manchester, England

The Planner on Hosting Locavore Events

DeskHub: An Office Solution for Third-Party Planners?

Comeback Cities

Planners Wield Green Power

Dealing With Event Criticism in a Pinterest World

Mail of the Future From Meet Puerto Rico

Real-World Issues Come to Meetings

The FAM Tango: A Planner’s Perspective

8 Tweets Proving Olivia Wilde Should Be An Event Planner

9 Signs Cupid Was a Meeting Planner

Inaugural Collaborate Hawaii a Big Success

The Stuff No One Talks About

10 Words to Avoid in 2016

Lake Erie Shores & Island’s Winning Art Piece

What Really Happens Inside Marriott’s New Virtual Travel Teleporter

CSR: Going Above and Beyond

Spin Doctors

Hands Off, Talent Poachers

Learning to Multitask in the Digital Age

Finding Foodie Inspiration

The Cost of Customer Service

Higher Budgets Mean Higher Expectations

Collaborate Marketplace Field Report: What Are Your Two Words?

When Your Office Is Not an Office

Meetings Industry Advocacy: Why You Should Be Involved

Mentorship: Why It Matters in the Meeting Planning Industry

Binder Be Gone: Best Event Planning Apps

The Future of Client Relationships: H2H

Acts of Kindness Emerge in a Chaotic Commute

The Great Debate

Food as Art

The Positive Side of Doubt

Trust Me

Avoiding Burnout


The Whitley Adds Casual Luxury to Buckhead

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This Just Happened: March 26-April 2

This Just Happened: March 19-26

Site Visit: The William Vale, Brooklyn

Connect 2017 Highlights

This Just Happened: July 10-16

This Just Happened: June 26-30

Inside the American Marketing Association Rebrand

This Just Happened: June 12-16

Spotlight on W Seattle Sound Suite

How Virtual Reality Advances Storytelling

This Just Happened: May 29-June 2

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Hyatt Regency Maui’s Exec Chef on Going Local

This Just Happened: April 17-21

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This Just Happened, March 13-17

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Sneak Peek: Connect Corporate Magazine Spring 2017

Video Recap: Connect Marketplace 2016

Video: Why Robert De Niro Loves the Hospitality Industry

Insider Series | Creating a User-Friendly Conference Experience

Get Creative and Train Yourself to Imagine

Winter 2016 Issue Preview | 40 Under 40

INSIDER SERIES | Being a Meetings Industry Advocate

Destination Focus | Emerald Coast, Florida

Collaborate Marketplace 2015

INSIDER SERIES: 3 Ways Meetings Need to Change

INSIDER SERIES: Pros and Cons of Social Media at Events

Issue Video: April/May 2015

INSIDER SERIES: When Dietary Restrictions Won’t Quit

Destination Focus: Dunwoody, Georgia

INSIDER SERIES | Social & Sustainable Meetings

INSIDER SERIES | How To Steer Out of a Social Media Shipwreck

INSIDER SERIES | The Future of Meetings


INSIDER SERIES | Business Trends

INSIDER SERIES | Katie Muck, Meeting Sites Resource

INSIDER SERIES | Stacey Smith, Onyx Meetings & Events

INSIDER SERIES: Leslie Padzik, HelmsBriscoe

VIDEO: Harris Rosen’s Components for Success

Virgin’s New Video Tries to Show You Why You’ll Love Its Hotels

INSIDER SERIES | Rafael Rivera, Professionals in Human Resources Association

INSIDER SERIES | Bob Wentworth, Experient

INSIDER SERIES | Jaki Baskow, Baskow & Associates

INSIDER SERIES | Beth Caldwell, Meeting Sites Resource

INSIDER SERIES | Nicole Tanguay, HelmsBriscoe

INSIDER SERIES | Latoya McCreary, Insurance Auto Auctions

INSIDER SERIES | Sandra Edstrom, Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America

INSIDER SERIES | Marty Waugh, Markiewicz International

INSIDER SERIES | Whitney Wilson, Eventive Group

INSIDER SERIES | Kay Johnson-Frutiger, Covance

INSIDER SERIES | Tahira Endean, QuickMobile

INSIDER SERIES | Shawna Suckow, Senior Planners Industry Network

INSIDER SERIES | Lupe Morin, Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas

INSIDER SERIES | Darrin Crittington, CMP, QAI Global Institute

INSIDER SERIES | Alex Doyle, 21st Century Group


INSIDER SERIES | Fiona Lipscomb, CMP, World Alliance for Retail Excellence

INSIDER SERIES | Michelle Thornton, CMP, NBCUniversal

INSIDER SERIES | Katherine Manfredi, CMM, Sustainability Trainer

INSIDER SERIES | Mary Catherine Tagg, Leo Events

INSIDER SERIES | Johanna Walsh, Twirl Management

INSIDER SERIES | Jessica Levin, Seven Degrees Communications

INSIDER SERIES | Jim Spellos, Meeting U.

INSIDER SERIES | Beverly Laing, Russell Harris Event Group

Meet the New Online Collaborate Magazine

INSIDER SERIES | Adelle Rodriguez

Collinson TV | Barbara Dunn, Barnes & Thornburg

Collinson TV | Shawna Suckow, SPIN

Collinson TV | Karen McCullough, Brand Expert

INSIDER SERIES | Chris Gasbarro, C3

Collinson TV | Alison Levine, Mountaineer

2013 Collaborate Marketplace


CIC Updates Industry Glossary for CMP Exam

Hilton Tries to Entice Planners to Book Early

Zika Virus Gives Meeting Planners Some Pause

Commercial Flights to Cuba Approved

Marriott to Buy Starwood in Blockbuster Deal

Meetings Go Forward in Baltimore

Indiana Loses First Event Over New Law and More Could Follow

Southwest Airlines Courts Atlanta

Starwood Making News With Moves

Expedia Mergers Shake Up Online Travel Industry

Santa Clara Fights to Buy Back Convention Center

Netherlands Not High on D.C. Comparison

U.S. Travel Chief Touts Industry’s “Dynamism”

Despite the Snow, the Shows Go on in Boston

Should Planners Be Pumped About Cheap Gas Prices?

CME Certification Changes

The Future of Free Hotel Wi-Fi

Hotel Rates Rise as Supply Fails to Meet Demand

Detroit Turns to Meetings as City Officially Emerges from Bankruptcy

Midterm Election Results Could Bode Well for Travel Industry

U.S. Travel Association: Expect Holiday Headaches Year-Round

Business as Usual for Meetings and Events Despite Ebola Fears

Chicago Tops List as No. 1 Meetings Destination

Bizzabo Raises $2.5 Million From Investors

The Flashpoint: California Travel Association Names New CEO

U.S. Leads the Pack in Fodor’s Annual Best Hotels List

The Flashpoint: Philadelphia Controller Proposes Combining DMOs

Le Meridien Opens in Oak Brook Outside Chicago

Universal Orlando to Add Fifth Hotel to Resort in 2016

As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Rolls the Dice on Meetings

Atlanta’s Westin Peachtree Plaza Earns High Marks

Linq to Replace Quad Resort in Las Vegas

Fairmont Waterfront Opens a Hotel-Within-a-Hotel

Four Seasons Gets Crafty with Local Beers

4 Observations from WEC 2014

CIC and Social Tables Partner on Planning App

Why Cleveland?

The Flashpoint: Frontier Airlines Adds More Direct Flights

The Flashpoint: Atlantis Now Part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection

The Flashpoint: Los Angeles Officials Debate $180 Million in Hotel Subsidies

Baltimore Reinvents the Wheel to Clean Harbor

Mobile Bay Hosts First U.S. World Leisure Congress

The Flashpoint: Pinehurst Area Expects Big Boon from U.S. Open

What Is Arianna Huffington Doing for Westin?

Incheon International Named Top Airport—Again

Westin Cape Coral Updates, Adds Event Space

Manchester Grand Hyatt Completes Phase Two of Renovations

Harrah’s Southern California Adds New Tower

Carlton Hotel Launches New Program for Meeting Breaks

Grand America Hotel Becomes Salt Lake’s Only AAA Five Diamond Property

The Flashpoint (June 9 Edition)

Major Convention Hotels Springing Up Nationwide

The Flashpoint (June 2 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 19 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 12 Edition)

Marriott Opens Largest Hotel in D.C., Hits Milestone

The Flashpoint (April 29 Edition)

Teambuilding Company Partners with Hyatt to Build Dog Houses

MPI Alters Plans for CMM Changes

The Flashpoint (April 7 Edition)

San Diego Marriott Opens Rooftop Event Space

The Flashpoint (March 24 Edition)

The Flashpoint (March 17 Edition)

How the SXSW Accident Exposes Event Safety Flaws

Indy Tops the List of Best Convention Cities

Meetings Trends: Hyatt VP Predicts a Bullish 2014

The Flashpoint (March 10 Edition)

Meeting Planning Named Fifth Most Stressful Job

The Flashpoint (March 3 Edition)

54 Planners First to Receive CMP-Healthcare Certification

The Flashpoint (February 24 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 17 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 10 Edition)

Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center Gains LEED Gold Certification

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Approved

The Flashpoint (February 3 Edition)

The Flashpoint (January 6 Edition)

Q&A: How Volunteers Helped Batkid Save San Francisco

5 Social Media Tips for Event Planners

What Event Planners Can Learn from Amazon

Focus at IMEX America on Technology, Advocacy

Westin Introduces Eco-Friendly Energy

Cruise Meetings on the Rise

Farmers Market Coming to LAX

Hyatt Buys The Peabody Orlando

Companies Respond to International Travel Alerts

Funding for Oregon Convention Center Hotel in Flux

Meeting Well Guidebook Released

Incentive Planners See Shift in Power

Detroit Meetings Strong Despite Bankruptcy

Spotlight On: The Aloft/DWR Collaboration

Event Spotlight: Farm To Table International Symposium

Events with a Spin: LifeCycle Adventures

Spotlight On: Teambuilding at The Mountain Winery

Q&A: Fred Sawyers, General Manager, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

Creating Meetings With Wellness In Mind

Q&A: Michael Goodman, Executive Chef, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Tragedy in Boston

Hotel coming to Wrigley Field area

Augusta opens TEE Center

Meeting planning named top job

5 Trends to Expect in 2013

Hotel demand increased in 2012

Meetings to remain constant in 2013

Hyatt introduces new billing technology

Scottsdale conference center opens

Product Watch: Idea Paint

Construction underway on Austin Marriott

London, Singapore among top international meeting spots

GBTA and MPI create joint education venture

Visit Florida loses Thompson, begins search for CEO

MGM Grand finishes room remodel

Boston DoubleTree opens

Marriott completes Gaylord acquisition

Orlando Embassy Suites opens

CIC developing new certification

Q&A | Mark Jeffries, Speaker and Author

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