Virgin Hotels Accepting Reservations for Debut Property in Chicago

by Matt Alderton | October 09, 2014
Virgin Hotels will open its first property, Virgin Hotels Chicago, in January 2015.

Branson Convention Center Implements New Sustainability Plan

by Matt Alderton | September 26, 2014
An employee-led task force has begun implementing green programs at the Branson Convention Center in Branson, Mo.

Bookings at Detroit's Cobo Center Reach 20-Year High

by Matt Alderton | September 22, 2014
So far, 2014 has been a banner year for Detroit's Cobo Center convention center.

Renaissance Hotel Opens in Historic Cincinnati Structure

by Matt Alderton | September 02, 2014
The Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown has opened in Cincinnati's historic Bartlett Building.

Oklahoma City Courts Conventions with New Branding

by Matt Alderton | August 20, 2014
The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitor's Bureau has revamped its branding with a new logo, hashtag and advertising creative.

Hilton Reaches 700,000 Rooms with Dual-Branded Chicago Hotel

by Matt Alderton | August 19, 2014
Hilton Worldwide has opened a new dual-branded hotel in downtown Chicago.

Milwaukee's Potawatomi Casino Opens Hotel

by Matt Alderton | August 12, 2014
The Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee is now the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino thanks to the addition of a new hotel.

Republicans Vote 'Yes' on Cleveland Convention Pick

by Matt Alderton | August 11, 2014
The Republican National Committee has officially chosen Cleveland to host its 2016 convention.

Le Méridien Makes Chicagoland Debut

by Matt Alderton | August 04, 2014
Chicago's first Le Méridien hotel has opened in west suburban Oak Brook, Ill.

The Midwest Meetings Renaissance

by Alex Palmer | August 01, 2014
With new convention centers, hotels, and meeting venues, it's an ideal time to visit this region's hot spots.

Construction to Begin on Streetcar Line in Downtown Detroit

by Matt Alderton | July 21, 2014
Work will commence on July 28 on Detroit's new M-1 RAIL streetcar.

Farm-to-Table Conference Center Debuts in Northwest Indiana

July 14, 2014
A new meeting venue in Northwest Indiana is hoping to lure groups with a fresh take on farm-to-table cuisine.


November 2014 Webcast: Executive Engagement Guide

November 6 | 2:00PM EST   Executive gatherings of high-level individuals present an opportunity to do a deeper dive as far as understanding and...

Meeting Strategies

VIDEO: Create a Memorable Experience With a Wine or Port Tasting

Wine tasting events can help attendees discover new experiences.

IMEX America Wraps On a High Note

SAP CEO Bill McDermott tells attendees he will champion the meetings and events industry.

Savvy Sponsorships

Conference and event sponsorships require options more creative, flexible, and entertaining than the traditional lanyard-and-meal packages, yet they must not...

Incentive Travel Trends: Growing Budgets Lead to Stricter Focus on ROI

Companies are spending more on their incentive travel plans, but that return to pre-recession budgets is accompanied by a laser-like focus on ROI.
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