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Palm Beach County Offering $1 Million in Incentives for Meeting Planners

by Matt Alderton | November 26, 2014
Discover The Palm Beaches is offering $1 million in incentives for meeting planners.

JW Marriott Opens Second Houston Hotel

by Matt Alderton | November 20, 2014
Houston's second JW Marriott hotel has opened downtown.

WrestleMania Generates Record Return for New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | November 14, 2014
WWE's WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for this year's host city: New Orleans.

JW Marriott Slated for Downtown Nashville

by Matt Alderton | November 13, 2014
Real estate developer Turnberry Associates plans to open a new JW Marriott hotel in Nashville.

Omni to Manage Renovated Riverfront Hotel in New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | November 11, 2014
Omni Hotels & Resorts has been contracted to manage the former Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans hotel.

B Hotels Expands Beyond Florida

by Matt Alderton | November 05, 2014
South Florida-based B Hotels & Resorts has expanded outside the Sunshine State with the B Historic Savannah hotel in Savannah, GA.

Orlando's Culinary Cred Grows with Giant Meeting Hotels

by Leo Jakobson | November 03, 2014
The Orlando World Center Marriott may be the largest Marriott property in the world, but despite having more than 2,000 rooms and 450,000 square feet of meeting space, the AAA four-diamond property nonetheless manages to keep guests from feeling lost in a giant convention hotel.

Northern Florida Has Plenty of Pleasant Places to Meet

by Leo Jakobson | November 03, 2014
Whether you're on the Atlantic side or facing the Gulf of Mexico on the Panhandle, Northern Florida is a decidedly pleasant place to be.

Omni to Build Hotel at Dallas Cowboys Headquarters

by Matt Alderton | October 31, 2014
Omni Hotels & Resorts is partnering with the Dallas Cowboys to develop a new hotel at the future site of the Cowboys World Headquarters.

Georgia World Congress Center Receives LEED Certification

by Matt Alderton | October 29, 2014
The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta is the world's largest LEED-certified convention center.

Hyatt Regency Coming to Houston in 2015

by Matt Alderton | October 28, 2014
A new Hyatt Regency hotel will open in fall 2015 near Houston's Galleria shopping mall.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel Launches $125 Million Renovation

by Matt Alderton | October 24, 2014
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel had commenced the largest renovation in its history.

Webcasts

December 2014 Webcast: Stop the Content Outlaws: Protect the Intellectual Property of Your Event

December 4 | 2:00pm EST Stop the Content Outlaws: Protect the Intellectual Property of Your EventIt is now commonplace for companies to use social...

Meeting Strategies

Tourism Boards and CVBs Offer Incentives to Attract Groups

A growing number of tourism boards and convention and visitors bureaus are offering both cash and non-cash incentives to attract meeting groups to their...

How to Identify and Overcome the '7 Meeting Sins'

Even the best managers may find themselves in the midst of a bad meeting. Here are seven meeting sins to look out for, such as lacking a clear purpose, starting...

How to Drive ROI for Event Exhibitors and Sponsors

The key to driving up interest in your event from sponsors and exhibitors is to show them what return they will get on their investment. Here is a four-step...

Room to Think: Better Meeting-Space Design Harnesses Attendee Brain Power

New strategies in meeting-space design mean hotels and conference spaces are helping planners to harness the brain power of attendees. To get the most from...
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