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Experience the Wonder of Huntington Beach and the HB Collection

How to Develop a Learning Strategy That Creates Value

Las Vegas Welcomes Major Construction

Chris Savas Captures the Moments at Events

The Complete Guide to Park City, Utah

The Best of Salt Lake: Shopping

The Best of Salt Lake: Arts, Music & Culture

The Best of Salt Lake: Drinks

The Best of Salt Lake: Food

The Complete Guide to Salt Lake City, Home of Connect 2018

Concept3D Adds Dimensions to Exploring Convention Centers

ATL Airport District Rebranding Leads to Growth

A Taste of the Hottest Food Trends

A Guide to the Artificial Intelligence Galaxy

Give a Thumbs Up to Downtime

Times Square Doesn’t Stand Still for Leon Goldberg

Step Inside: A Peek of the New Rosen Centre Guestrooms

How Michael Hyatt Slept More While Increasing Productivity

Peter Strebel Steps Up as New President of Omni Hotels

Brad Dean Is Homeward Bound as CEO of New Puerto Rico DMO

Reasons to Love Rosen Centre in Orlando

Q&A With the Founders of Event Tech Tribe

Your Favorite Meeting Venues in the South

This Just Happened: April 23-30

#MeToo Movement Has a Huge Impact on Events

Hot Technologies 2018

Paul Somogyi on Retirement, His James Bond Quality and What’s Next

Visit Britain Targets International Groups

Agent Inc. Aims to Protect Models in the Fashion and Events Industries

8 Ideas to Pump Up Your Team

Heirs Apparent: 2018 40 Under 40

Resorts Casino Hotel—Beautiful Convention Center Overlooking the Atlantic City Boardwalk

2018 40 Under 40: Rob Bezdjian, Zaven Global

2018 40 Under 40: Rachel Runnals, COBX

2018 40 Under 40: Brian Payne, Gaylord Rockies

2018 40 Under 40: Sonali Nair, Neem Eco Events; Helmsbriscoe

2018 40 Under 40: Marie-Claire Andrews, Event Tech Tribe

2018 40 Under 40: Maggie McGlade-Palmer, CQuence Health Group

2018 40 Under 40: Lucas McCarthy, Showpass

2018 40 Under 40: Latoya Lewis, EnventU

2018 40 Under 40: Sarah Lo, Red Velvet Events

2018 40 Under 40: Jillian Kyde, Park MGM and NoMad Las Vegas

2018 40 Under 40: Lindsay Ezykowich, Forbes Media

2018 40 Under 40: Michelle Castady Orlando, 360 Destination Group Chicago

2018 40 Under 40: Audrey Alloul, Kenes Group

2018 40 Under 40: Krista (Reimer) St. John, Blue Nest Events

2018 40 Under 40: Jessica Perrozzi, NHS Global Events

2018 40 Under 40: Cheryl Oswald, Kohl’s Department Store

2018 40 Under 40: Ashley Lowe, Las Vegas/Caesars Entertainment

2018 40 Under 40: Angeline Holder-Cunningham, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort and Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach

2018 40 Under 40: Kimberly Greene, Booz Allen Hamilton

2018 40 Under 40: Diane Garcia, Memphis CVB

2018 40 Under 40: Mike Ferreira, Meetings Made Easy

2018 40 Under 40: Jeremy M. Luski, JML Worldwide

2018 40 Under 40: Antwone Stigall, Antwone Stigall & Co. Event Management & Production

2018 40 Under 40: Quin Gable, Behindthechair.com

2018 40 Under 40: Joshua Rice, McDonald’s Corporation

2018 40 Under 40: Lindsay Borkowski, Sunriver Resort

2018 40 Under 40: Tiffany Graham, Star Client; Ascension Health

2018 40 Under 40: Emily James, 1st Global

2018 40 Under 40: Jamel Hardtman

2018 40 Under 40: Joanna Lean, Scotiabank

2018 40 Under 40: Amanda Pfeil, Visit Rochester

2018 40 Under 40: Kimberly Wander, Elevated Events LLC

2018 40 Under 40: Jennifer Mason, Medifast

2018 40 Under 40: Brent Turner, Cramer

2018 40 Under 40: Joe Schwinger, MeetingPlay

2018 40 Under 40: Sarah Schneider, Dynamic Events, Inc.

2018 40 Under 40: Sydney Wolf, metroConnections

2018 40 Under 40: Katherine Stokoe, Paragon Events

2018 40 Under 40: Katie Devine, FIRST

2018 40 Under 40: Lisa Wallace, Visit Indy

5 Networking Apps to Expand Your Professional Circle

Diversity Remains a Challenge for Events

Key West Hotelier Honored for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

What’s Old Is New Again in Scotland

Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage

Visit U.S. Coalition Tackles Dip in International Travel to U.S.

Travel Portland’s James Jessie Keeps It Weird

Live! Casino & Hotel Is Getting Ready to Take Event Spaces to the Next Level

Study: Attendees Are Looking for More Fun

25 Things You Didn’t Know About… Suzanne Scully Hackman

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Experiences a Renaissance

Five Star Cravings at the Oscars’ Governors Ball

7 New Hotel Openings and Renovations on the East Coast

7 Wellness Apps for a Healthier You

Takeaways from Connect Diversity 2018

8 Event Tech Trends for 2018

Before 9 A.M. & After 5 P.M. in Oakland

Here Are Your Favorite Venues in the East

Dealing With Difficult People

Kindra Fry Takes the Reins as President and CEO of Bryan-College Station CVB

AV Advice from the Experts

Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta Mixes Luxury and Baseball

Chef Mike Molloy Comes Full Circle at Don Cesar

Marriott’s Cut of Third-Party Commissions Faces Criticism

Four Day Weekend Hits High Notes Saying “Yes And”

5 Gadgets From CES 2018 That Will Elevate Your Events

Valley Forge CVB New Meeting Planner Box Is Rock Solid

A Preview of the Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion

Behind the Scenes of the Thrilling C2 Conference

Milton Segarra Moves from Puerto Rico to Mississippi Gulf Coast

18 Trends to Watch in 2018

10 Complaints Every Event Planner Hears

Our Top 10 Stories in 2017

Human Trafficking Victim Rebecca Bender Fights Back

Purple Reign: 8 Ways to Rule the Day With Ultra Violet

5 Travel Apps to Ease Your Mind

Your Meeting Headquarters: The Alabama Gulf Coast

Talking Tempe, Arizona, With Brian McCartin

Top 30 Apps for Event Engagement

Your 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Catch a Warm Reception in Des Moines, a Cool Town

Michael Massari Traces Unlikely Journey to Caesars

3 Reasons to Connect With Pursell Farms

Detour Reinvents the Walking Tour

ABCs of Sex Trafficking

Steve Heitzner Finds His Match at Marriott

Nominations Now Open for 40 Under 40

Why Design Thinking Is the Future

Museum of the Bible Opens for the Masses

Before 9 a.m. and After 5 p.m. in Oakland

Tech Please: 8 New Tech-Friendly Gadgets

How Michael Cerbelli Stays Atop the Hot List

Lip Smacking Foodie Tours Offers a Taste of Vegas

Are Meetings in a Bubble?

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa Has It All

Beauty Products You Can Feel Good About

Advanced Hotel Negotiations, From the Hotel Side

Inside the DMO-Convention Center Relationship

Help Hurricane Victims With Your Next Meeting

Before 9 a.m. and After 5 p.m. in Oakland

IACC Study: Planners Get Caught in a Box

CVBs Rally Amid Severe Hurricane Season

Connect Is Coming to Louisville in 2019

What We’ve Learned From Almost 30 Years of Facilitating Corporate Events

Is Cannabis Tourism the Next Big Thing

Bespoke Food Symposium Tackles Tough Issues in Food

Louisville Always Brings Something Fresh to the Table

3 Things You Can’t Forget When Planning Your Next Corporate Event

Marriott Bets Big on Modular Construction

Turning Stone Resort Casino Is a Premier Destination

5 Classy Portable Restrooms for Outdoor Events

Atlanta’s Tom Dolan on Citywides and Miniwides

Reinvent Your Meeting in Downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina

4 Tips for a Brilliant Buffet

5 Ways to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Meet and Retreat in Peachtree City

Kalahari Resorts: All Under One Roof—and Growing!

Don Staley Takes Charge at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports

The Women (and Men) Tell All: Third-Party Planners Edition

Be One of the First to Be at the Center of Everything Louisville

How Hotels Use Color to Inspire Attendees

Greener Pastures: 6 Destinations to Consider

Mocktails Are Having a Moment

Lake George, NY—An Adirondack Experience

7 Swanky Golf Resorts for Events and Tournaments

Bloomberg Square Mile Relay Expands to San Francisco

Beauty, Class, Charm, James Beard and Birmingham

Branson — Not Just for Grandmas!

Your Complete New Orleans Guide

The Best of New Orleans: Drinks

The Best of New Orleans: Shopping

The Best of New Orleans: Live Music

The Best of New Orleans: Tours

The Best of New Orleans: Food

How to Serve Sushi Safely

Kalahari Resorts Amps Up Meetings Offerings

Experience Columbia, S.C.

Cursing Onstage: Has Your Speaker Gone Too Far?

An Honest Discussion on Race, Culture and Meetings

4 Steps to Negotiating Contracts Like a Boss

Incentive Packages: Do They Really Result in Business?

How Pavegen can Electrify Your Event

Finding the Spirit of Adventure in Australia

14 Shades of PMSI President Marty Bear

Book Now at the Newly Renovated Plano Event Center

5 Edgy Ideas for Educational Seating

HelmsBriscoe COO Greg Malark Talks Rebranding

7 Must-Have Items from the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

8 Must-Read Books for Living Up to Your Ambition

Plan on Pasadena for Your Next Meeting

4 Powerful Steps to Defining Your Purpose

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Book Philadelphia

CIC Rebrands to Events Industry Council

Meet Maureen Morgenthien, Deputy DOSM, Emerald Coast CVB

AFR Furniture Rental Acquires Kool Party Rentals

4 Ways to Do Virtual Teambuilding

How a Cattle Ranch Catered to a Vegan Group

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa Is the Ultimate Resort

How to Master Team Communication in any Location

10 Seconds of Snapchat Advice

Exclusive Destinations and CSI DMC Join Forces

Extreme Incentives Attendees Won’t Forget

What you Need to Know When Traveling to Canada

What Event Profs Can Learn From Elon Musk

Hyatt’s Gus Vonderheide on the Meetings Landscape

Asilomar Executive Chef Shares 4 Fresh F&B Ideas

5 Must-Try Sweets in the Northeast

Dave Beachnau Is Detroit’s Good Sport

How To

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

Places

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

Daytona Beach: An Award-Winning Bucket-List Destination!

Site Visit: Grand Theatre Center for the Arts

Site Visit: Bently Reserve

Site Visit: Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Now Open: Le Meridien New Orleans

Site Visit: The Knickerbocker New York

Site Visit: Virgin Hotels Chicago

Site Visit: Thompson Miami Beach

City Spotlight: Greensboro, North Carolina

City Spotlight: Montgomery, Alabama

Site Visit: The Wigwam

Site Visit: Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

Site Visit: Waterfall Resort

Site Visit: The Crawford Hotel

Now Open: The Metropolitan at The 9 

Now Open: Hyatt Herald Square New York

Now Open: B Resort & Spa

Now Open: The Castle Hotel

City Spotlight: Jacksonville, Florida

Alabama’s Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook Opens

City Spotlight: Gulf Coast, Mississippi

City Spotlight: Athens, Georgia

City Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

City Spotlight | Charlotte

Site Visit | Outrigger Mauritius Resort

Blogs

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

Videos

This Just Happened: May 7-14

This Just Happened: April 16-23

This Just Happened: April 2-April 9

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

This Just Happened: May 22-26

This Just Happened: May 15-19

This Just Happened: May 1-5

This Just Happened: April 24-28

Hyatt Regency Maui’s Exec Chef on Going Local

This Just Happened: April 17-21

This Just Happened: April 10-14

This Just Happened: April 3-7

This Just Happened: March 27-31

This Just Happened: March 20-24

This Just Happened, March 13-17

This Just Happened, March 6-10

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

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2013 Collaborate Marketplace

News

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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