Music-Themed Westin Arrives in Austin

by Matt Alderton | July 17, 2015
The Westin Austin Downtown in downtown Austin, TX, offers 366 guest rooms and over 13,500 square feet of meeting space.

Louisville CVB Convenes 'Client Advisory Council' to Advise on Meetings

by Matt Alderton | July 13, 2015
The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has formed a Client Advisory Council to advise it on meetings industry needs and trends.

San Antonio Missions, Alamo Receive UNESCO World Heritage Status

by Matt Alderton | July 07, 2015
The San Antonio Missions, including The Alamo, are available for private events.

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.


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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....

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