MidWest

Indianapolis May Lose Conventions Over State Anti-Gay Law

by Leo Jakobson | March 27, 2015
Groups ranging from a church denomination to the NCAA are reconsidering hosting events in Indiana.

Loews Chicago Hotel Makes Windy City Debut

by Matt Alderton | March 06, 2015
The Loews Chicago Hotel has opened in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood.

Sheraton Chicago Showcases $25 Million Renovation

by Matt Alderton | March 04, 2015
The Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in downtown Chicago is almost done with a $25 million property-wide renovation.

Convention Hotel Coming to Des Moines

by Matt Alderton | March 02, 2015
The Des Moines City Council has approved a $101 million convention hotel project in downtown Des Moines, IA.

The Midwest Is Full of Surprises, New Offerings for Meeting Groups

by Alex Palmer | February 02, 2015
Often overlooked, the Midwest has plenty for groups.

Chateau on the Lake Resort Completes Guest, Meeting Room Renovation

by Matt Alderton | January 29, 2015
Missouri's Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center has completed a guest room and meeting room renovation.

Le Méridien Opens in Downtown Columbus

by Matt Alderton | January 27, 2015
Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph has opened as Ohio's first Le Méridien hotel.

Minnesota's Mayo Civic Center Eyes Medical Meetings with Massive Expansion

by Matt Alderton | January 22, 2015
The Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, MN, is in the midst of a $79 million expansion near the famous Mayo Clinic.

Detroit Marriott Completes Meeting Space Makeover

by Matt Alderton | January 22, 2015
The Detroit Marriott at Renaissance Center has completed a $30 million renovation of its guest rooms and meeting space.

Republicans Announce Dates for 2016 Convention in Cleveland

by Matt Alderton | January 16, 2015
Republicans' 2016 convention will take place in July 2016, significantly earlier than in previous election cycles.

Radisson Blu Mall of America Provides Scenic Walking, Running Routes

by Matt Alderton | January 14, 2015
The new #BluRoutes at Radisson Blu Mall of America help walkers and runners stay fit on the road.

Meeting Strategies

3 Corporate Event Trends for 2015

So-Lo-Mo—integrating social, local, and mobile engagement—will be a key corporate event trend this year.

How to Navigate Corporate Meeting Compliance

As compliance standards become even more complex, it’s crucial for planners to pay close attention to three important issues.

Making Meetings Healthier

Simple ways to make your meetings healthier, and better, for all involved.

Pharma Code Lessons and the Sunshine Act

Procedures developed to comply with the Sunshine Act can benefit meetings of all types.

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