VIDEO – In this episode Alfaro talks about her ideal meetings destinations, the power of networking and her love of the events industry. Read More

Apoorva Gandhi, vice president, multicultural markets and alliances at Marriott International, talks about the company’s focus on diverse practices both internally and externally. Read More

VIDEO – In this episode Alfaro talks about her ideal meetings destinations, the power of networking and her love of the events industry. Read More

To continue developing relationships long after the event, you need a strategic plan for mobile engagement. Read More

Florida’s Panama City Beach is famous for its 27 miles of sugar-white sand and the emerald-hued waters of the Gulf of Mexico, but meeting planners love it for the flexibility of spaces and range of amenities. Read More

The American Society of Business Press Editors named Connect one of 10 finalists for the organization’s highest annual honor. Read More

It’s easy enough to say the RNC picked Cleveland to host the 2016 Republican Convention because it’s a hotly contested swing state, but a look closer reveals the city is in the midst of an urban renaissance with growing reasons planners are giving it a second look. Read More

The Texas city wants to compete for larger events and officials want voters to decide soon, plus more stories you’ll be talking about this week. Read More

VIDEO – Vanora Legaux with the Association of Black Storytellers discusses her challenges and resolutions as a meeting planner. Read More

The Portland (Oregon) airport and Triple Creek Ranch in Montana are among Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Awards winners, plus more stories you’ll be talking bout this week. Read More