Meeting Strategies

Multi-sensory Meetings

by Alex Palmer | December 01, 2015
Events that appeal to all five senses are more memorable for attendees.

Cities on the Move

by Andrea Doyle | December 01, 2015
These destinations are reinventing themselves to stay relevant to groups.

11 Holiday Party Planning Tips

by Dan Amato | December 01, 2015
Follow these holiday planning tips and your party is sure to be a hit.

High Tea at Meetings

by Andrea Doyle | December 01, 2015
Afternoon tea is a creative way to build relationships.

How the 'Simpsons' Writers Hold an Off-Site Meeting

by Deanna Ting | November 05, 2015

The beachside Hotel Casa del Mar was an ideal change of place for the writers of "The Simpsons" to hold a meeting.

Top 6 Second-Tier International Cities

by Andrea Doyle | November 01, 2015
These-lesser known destinations are gaining traction with groups.

Achieving Success Through Meeting Design

by Alex Palmer | November 01, 2015
Innovative meeting space is having an impact on site selection.

How to Negotiate A/V

by Kim Davis | November 01, 2015
Six questions to ask before deciding to stay in-house or hire an outside A/V vendor.

The Top 10 Incentive Travel Trends

by Deanna Ting | October 01, 2015
All indicators point toward a continuing industry rebound.

The ROI of Meetings

by Rod Cameron | October 01, 2015
Making the case for meetings beyond just numbers.

Doubling Down on Speakers

by Andrea Doyle | October 01, 2015
Compelling speaker pairs add excitement to any event.

Multi-Cultural F&B

by Andrea Doyle | September 01, 2015
Changing demographics are pushing planners and banquet chefs to embrace exotic and creative meal options.

Planner Opportunities

Destination Arizona

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SMU Southeast 2014

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Hotel Updates

Starwood Announces Berlin-Based Design Hotels as 11th Brand

Members of Starwood's SPG loyalty program can now earn points for stays at select Design Hotels member properties.

Joie de Vivre Announces New Hotels in Chicago, New Orleans, DC

California-based Joie de Vivre Hotels is expanding its portfolio with new hotels in three major U.S. cities.

Kimpton Hotels Predict Top Meeting Trends of 2016

Kimpton Hotels of New York City has released its predictions for the top five meeting trends of 2016.

Marriott to Acquire Starwood, Forming World's Largest Hotelier

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide will merge with Marriott International following a $12.2 billion acquisition.
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