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3 Days in…Orlando: Beyond the Theme Parks

by Vincent Alonzo | July 01, 2015
Sure, it has seven of the world's top theme parks -- but that's not all there is to Orlando.

New DoubleTree Debuts in Austin

by Matt Alderton | June 08, 2015
A new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel has opened near Austin's Arboretum shopping mall.

Florida's Gulf Coast: Incredible Beaches and Great Meetings Offerings

by Leo Jakobson | June 01, 2015
The Sunshine State is constantly updating its offerings, and the Gulf Coast is no exception.

3 Days in… Atlanta

by Alex Palmer | June 01, 2015
Large-scale attractions, eye-catching art, and delicious local eats await visitors in Georgia's capital.

Miami Beach Moves Forward on Convention Center Expansion, Hotel

by Matt Alderton | May 27, 2015
Work will begin in December on a renovation and expansion of the Miami Beach Convention Center, which also will include a new headquarters hotel.

Walt Disney World Previews New Tenants for Revamped Downtown Disney

by Matt Alderton | May 21, 2015
Walt Disney World Resorts has announced 13 new tenants coming to Disney Springs, the new version of its Downtown Disney area.

Government Planners to Convene in Norfolk in 2018

by Matt Alderton | May 18, 2015
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals will hold its 2018 National Education Conference & Expo in Norfolk, VA.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda Walks Atop New Orlando Eye

by Andrea Doyle | May 01, 2015
Famed daredevil Nik Wallenda walked along the spinning Orlando Eye, a 400-foot-tall observation wheel.

Atlanta Braves, Omni Building New Ballpark Hotel

by Matt Alderton | April 29, 2015
The Atlanta Braves and Omni Hotels & Resorts are building a new hotel adjacent to the Braves' forthcoming stadium: SunTrust Park.

PCMA Announces 2018 'Convening Leaders' Host City

by Matt Alderton | April 27, 2015
The Professional Convention Management Association will host its 2018 annual meeting in Nashville.

First Tri-Branded Marriott Coming to Nashville

by Matt Alderton | April 27, 2015
A combined AC, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites will be Nashville's and the nation's first tri-branded Marriott hotel.

Westin Opens on Georgia's Jekyll Island

by Matt Alderton | April 23, 2015
The new Westin Jekyll Island on Jekyll Island, GA, has 200 guest rooms and over 5,000 square feet of meeting space.

Webcasts

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...

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....

Meeting Strategies

5 Reasons Millennials Hate Meetings--and How to Engage Them

Here are some tips for keeping younger workers interested during meetings.

Navigating the Nuances of International Meetings

Three tips that will help you run events outside of the U.S. more smoothly.

5 Tips for Creating a Bulletproof Hotel Contract

In a seller's market, hotels wield the power. These five tips will ensure that your contract protects your interests.

Forest Baths Offer Attendees Relaxation and Refreshment

Trendy new "forest baths" refresh attendees by immersing them in the tranquility of nature surrounding resorts, hotels, and convention facilities.

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