Dig IT

Construction meets instruction at new teambuilding spots like Extreme Sandbox and Dig This, where attendees get down and dirty. Read More


Tech Tool to Know: Facebook Canvas

Ads are becoming more engaging and easier to create thanks to Facebook Canvas, the social network’s new tool. Read More

Convention City Foods Worth Your Votes

This year’s presidential race may be leaving a bad taste in your mouth, but that doesn’t have to extend to the eats in Cleveland or Philly. Read More


Connect Marketplace 2016 will be our largest show yet and we want you to be prepared! Join us Aug. 2 for a webinar covering what’s new and what to expect on-site in Grapevine, Texas. Read More

It’s official. (Officially awesome.) Rob Lowe will speak at Connect Marketplace in August 2016. Read More

Whether you’re just “dating” or looking to “go steady,” consider this handy checklist a guide to finding the right match in a planning partner. Read More

At the How Design Live 2016 conference in May in Atlanta, keynote speaker David Lesué, a creative director at Workfront, spoke about user-friendly experiences. Read More

Director of Sales and Marketing Ronnie Collins says Cleveland is undergoing a renaissance, helped along by the opening of the new Hilton Cleveland Downtown this spring. Read More

Consistency and cleanliness are crucial for written communication and meeting materials. Here’s how to create—and stick to—a style guide. Read More

Steal these ideas to make sure decorating with balloons stays sophisticated and steers clear of the birthday party look and feel. Read More

Jerusalem CVB hosted its first-ever FAM trip for event profs in June. Editor Hayley Panagakis shares her top takeaways for planning a meeting in the Holy Land. Read More

Olympians have nothing on meeting planners when it comes to overcoming hurdles. We’ve come up with a few Olympic-style events event professionals would medal in. Read More

Try this twist on doughnuts to wow attendees at your next event. Read More

Skip boring conference room chairs and swap in Lamzac Hangout, inflatable pop-up seating for events. Read More

This high-energy, highly visual webinar follows Hollywood event producer Austin Johnston—owner of AKJohnston Group—who will share tips, advice and case studies of new ideas in AV. Read More

Connect’s director of meetings, Angie Ahrens, shares four tips for balancing your professional pie wedges. Read More

Want to bring in a celebrity chef to your next event? Here’s what you need to know. Read More

The latest crop of new builds, restorations and renovations widens meeting options across the country. Read More

Meeting planners, consider these three retrofitted spots when convening in Elvis’ hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. Read More

A meeting planner shares do’s and don’ts on how to be an attendee when you’re used to being on the other side of events. Read More

Construction meets instruction at new teambuilding spots like Extreme Sandbox and Dig This, where attendees get down and dirty. Read More

A perfect dessert for summer events, boozy milkshakes are all the rage. Read More

Connect Marketplace 2016 will be our largest show yet and we want you to be prepared! Join us Aug. 2 for a webinar covering what’s new and what to expect on-site in Grapevine, Texas. Read More

When winter finally loosens its grip, there’s one place all Chicagoans run: to the nearest rooftop bar or restaurant. Read More

Ads are becoming more engaging and easier to create thanks to Facebook Canvas, the social network’s new tool. Read More

Prepare to be inspired by our 2016 40 Under 40 video. Meet seven of the 40 next big things in meetings. Read More

Conference attendees expect a destination to provide an insider’s look at the cuisine locals know and love. So when conference-goers get a chance to wind down after a busy day, they’re seeking authentic—sometimes adventurous—cuisine. Buffalo, New York, is bringing classic tastes in surprising new ways. Read More

The newest venue on the Las Vegas Strip, T-Mobile Arena can hold thousands of attendees for meetings and events. Read More

This year’s presidential race may be leaving a bad taste in your mouth, but that doesn’t have to extend to the eats in Cleveland or Philly. Read More

Seattle is living up to its Emerald City nickname with new public green areas, a major investment in city beautification and a second convention center. Read More

The secret is out: Hotel elevators can do more than transport guests from the lobby to their guest room. Read More

These five charging stations are a lifesaver for attendees—and a great sponsorship opportunity for your event. Read More

Connect is on Snapchat. Here’s why your event should be too. Read More

Learn the parameters of food donation laws and explore the realities and myths of Good Samaritan laws in our next webinar led by pro speaker Tyra Hilliard. Read More

Understanding internet of things (IoT): what it is, how it’s changing the way we work and why meeting planners—and the hospitality industry—should care. Read More

Consider hosting your next meeting in one of the country’s happiest, healthiest cities. Read More

Former firefighter Mike McAllen recalls his transition to a career in meetings. Read More

The new Opal Sands Resort adds 230 guest rooms and 17,000 square feet of meeting space to Clearwater Beach, Florida’s hotel inventory. Read More

More airports, venues and companies are recognizing the need for private nursing space for new mothers. Read More

Discover six cities rolling out the welcome mat for LGBT groups. Read More