Consider these five big-name speakers to keynote your next event and help draw a crowd.
Safety concerns are top of mind now more than ever for meeting planners, according to MPI’s latest “Meetings Outlook.”
For two Oracle events, Creative studio Invisible Light Network created offbeat giveaways that turned attendees' voices into tangible wristbands.
From garlic and BYOD to personalization and teambuilding, industry professionals share their 2017 predictions for meetings, conferences and events.
With new hotels, a multimillion-dollar airport expansion and updates to its convention center, New Orleans is upping its triple-threat status for meetings.
Turning Stone Resort Casino, the premier meeting destination, provides the perfect blend of amenities for conventions and events.
The secret to organizing an unforgettable event may be hiding right under your nose.
Get to know destination and organization influencers on a different level in Connect Association's list of 2016 Industry Leaders.
Food scientists at Ikea’s Space10 innovation studio use 3-D printing to make meatballs more sustainable.
Andy Stanley shares five ways to up your leadership skills in this moment, so your team only has great things to say about you.
The San Antonio River has always been a top attraction—but the recent River Walk expansion is what’s really drawing groups to Alamo City now.
The highly successful and highly personable senior vice president of Caesars Entertainment Corporation discusses his rise to the top.
Our list of 40 Under 40 includes next-gen planning phenoms, meetings and hospitality headliners in association and specialty events.
Kelly Ricker produces events with three tenets in mind: education, networking and an experience attendees won’t get elsewhere.
Wake up and shake up your conference attendees with ideas from Mandy Lauderdale, an off-the-wall experiential marketing specialist.
Nathan Schwagler, co-director of Innovation Labs at The Dali Museum, weighs in on the topic of creativity.
DMAI’s new president and CEO, Don Welsh, discusses the association’s surprising layoffs, strategic realignment and global goals.
Retiring after 43 years, National Minority Supplier Development Council's Suzette Eaddy leaves behind a legacy, but she’s not done yet.
MGM Resort International's Michael Dominguez shares wisdom on six critical topics meeting managers should pay attention to.
Stacy Ritter, president and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, shares what's in store for the city.
Brian King, global brand officer at Marriott International, discusses 2017 event trends that will shape the industry next year.
As we reflect back on 2016, we noticed putting together this list of Connect Association’s most-read stories tells us a lot about you, our readers.
Say hello to the latest industry buzzword: sportspitality. Hotels are stepping up their fitness game.
We're swooning over these snaps from Engage16, a luxury wedding business summit held at The Breakers Palm Beach in Florida this summer.