Starwood's Luxury Collection Arrives in Chicago

by Matt Alderton | May 15, 2015
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will bring its The Luxury Collection brand to Chicago this fall.

Kansas City Reveals Plans for Convention Center Hotel

by Matt Alderton | May 12, 2015
Construction will commence in 2016 on a new, 800-room convention center hotel in Kansas City.

3 Days in…Wichita, KS: The Old West Begins Here

by Alex Palmer | May 01, 2015
Rich culture, natural beauty and delicious local cuisine, make this city a great choice for groups.

Indianapolis After the Storm

by Leo Jakobson | April 24, 2015
The Indianapolis CVB is working to rebuild its reputation for Hoosier Hospitality.

National Union Cancels Convention in Indianapolis

by Leo Jakobson | March 31, 2015
More groups are threatening to abandon Indy over anti-gay bill.

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.


August 2015: Increase Your Event's Sponsorship Revenue

August 20, 2015 | 2:00 PM EST This webcast will teach attendees how to quantify the sponsorship value of an event’s activities and assets....

July 2015: Top Tips for Boosting Attendance

July 23, 2015 | 2:00 PM EST The way we promote meetings has changed. Social media is becoming a big source of registration volume for events. And our...

Meeting Strategies

The Conference Room of the Future

Seven ways meeting rooms are changing.

How to Make Your Meeting ROI-Ready

Tracking ROI is easier when you put measurement tools in place during the planning process.

5 Ways to Breathe New Life Into Stale Breakout Sessions

How to turn your speaker into a facilitator.

Foraging for F&B

Groups take a step past farm-to-table by gathering ingredients for meal functions.