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.

Cleveland to Host 2016 Republican National Convention

by Matt Alderton | July 10, 2014
The Republican National Committee has chosen Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican National Convention.

Wisconsin Offers Something for Everyone

by Alex Palmer | June 30, 2014

This scenic and sprightly destination is adding a wealth of new accommodations for meeting groups


World's First Radisson Hotel Becomes Radisson Blu Minneapolis

by Matt Alderton | June 05, 2014
The Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis has emerged from a multimillion-dollar renovation as the Radisson Blu Minneapolis.

Chicago Wows with New Hotel Developments and Meeting Facilities

by Agatha Gilmore | June 01, 2014
With new hotel development and meeting facilities, the Windy City has much to offer.


September 2014 Webcast: Meeting the Diversity Challenge

September 23 | 2:00pm EST   Our workforce is more diverse than ever in terms of ethnicity, age, and the personal perspectives that all these...

November 2014 Webcast: “Eco-Tain” Your Meeting Attendees

November 6 | 2:00PM EST   Greening an event can be good for the environment and good for the image of the host organization. To achieve both those...

Meeting Strategies

Sustainable Spas

Eco-friendly spas offer groups memorable ways to connect with destinations.

Charleston Lowcountry Cooking with the Lee Bros.

The new Lee Bros. Group Culinary Experience gives visitors to Wild Dunes Resort a firsthand experience of Charleston-area cuisine

A Meeting of the Minds

How the use of psychological type profiles can make for a more effective executive retreat

How Casino Design Can Inform the Meeting Environment

Casinos are cacophonies of alluring stimulation. Can some of their attributes be incorporated into today's meeting spaces?
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