Meeting Strategies

The Conference Room of the Future

by David Kung | May 01, 2015
Seven ways meeting rooms are changing.

How to Make Your Meeting ROI-Ready

by Jennifer Hawkins | May 01, 2015
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

by Julie Ferry | April 01, 2015
How to turn your speaker into a facilitator.

Foraging for F&B

by Andrea Doyle | April 01, 2015
Groups take a step past farm-to-table by gathering ingredients for meal functions.

Small Meetings Strategies for Gaming Destinations

by Alex Palmer | April 01, 2015
How a small group can win big at a gaming resort.

3 Corporate Event Trends for 2015

by JR Sherman | March 16, 2015
So-Lo-Mo—integrating social, local, and mobile engagement—will be a key corporate event trend this year.

How to Navigate Corporate Meeting Compliance

by Si-Yeon Kim, American Express Global Business Travel | March 13, 2015
As compliance standards become even more complex, it’s crucial for planners to pay close attention to three important issues.

Making Meetings Healthier

by Vincent Alonzo | February 04, 2015
Simple ways to make your meetings healthier, and better, for all involved.

Pharma Code Lessons and the Sunshine Act

by Leo Jakobson | February 02, 2015
Procedures developed to comply with the Sunshine Act can benefit meetings of all types.

Super Bowl Dishes Sure to Impress

by Andrea Doyle | January 30, 2015
Three leading chefs share their touchdown dishes for this weekend's Super Bowl.

Take a Cue From the Golden Globes to Make Your Event Shine

by Tom Walters | January 08, 2015

Tom Walters Meeting professionals seeking to create an event to remember can gain a lot from watching Sunday night's 72nd Annual Golden Globe Award show. Look beyond the red carpet, and even the winners, to take in the grandeur of The Beverly Hilton dining room, where the ceremony has taken p

How to Engage a Multigenerational Audience

by Chris Ballman | January 02, 2015
Six tips that will enable you to engage attendees of all ages.

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Hotel Updates

Hotel Pipeline Has Two More Years of Rapid Growth, Forecast Predicts

The national hotel pipeline has shown seven consecutive quarters of growth, according to the latest analysis by hotel consultancy Lodging Econometrics.

Meeting Planners to Turn Up Heat in MGM's Second Annual Recipe Showdown

The MGM Resorts International Recipe Showdown will return for a second consecutive year this summer, expanding from 12 cities to 16.

Hilton Partners with World Wildlife Fund to Reduce Environmental Footprint

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund to make its properties more sustainable.

Starwood Puts New Global Leaders in Charge of Brands

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has named a new team of "Global Brand Leaders" at the helm of each of its 10 brands.