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Get ready for three days of learning, networking and driving business at Connect Marketplace. Here’s what to expect on Thursday. Read More


How to Cultivate a Team of Social Influencers

Social influencers are becoming an integral part of a successful event communications plan or brand marketing strategy. Read More

Connect Marketplace 2016: Advice for Newbies

Will you be a newbie at Connect Marketplace 2016 in Grapevine, Texas? These tips from events veterans will help you make the most of it. Read More


With a slew of new and ongoing developments, Wichita, Kansas, is enticing association groups to meet in the Midwest. Read More

During a Q&A at Connect Marketplace 2015, President Bill Clinton spoke on why the travel and tourism industry is vital to the world economy. Read More

The more you know about your participants through big data, the more you can ensure they are receiving ROI from attending your events. Read More

An editor-turned-planner talks the American Copy Editors Society’s annual conference, organizational skills and why every event prof should check for typos. Read More

Accommodating a wide range of attendees’ dietary restrictions doesn’t have to be as complicated or expensive as you think. Read More

With the additions of Visit National Harbor and MGM National Harbor, the D.C. suburb is looking to attract more association meetings. Read More

Go behind the scenes of Skyword’s Forward 2016 content marketing conference. Read More

Hotels around the country are riding the Olympic wave to bring in guests for Rio-themed dining, drinking and activities. Read More

Take creative experiences to the next level with these three colorful, hands-on ideas from National Art Education Association’s 2016 National Convention. Read More

Make packing for site visits and work trips simpler with Vacay, purveying five-piece clothing collections that create 15 different outfits. Read More

DMO industry vet David Whitaker, who cut his teeth at CVBs in Miami and Toronto, shares how he’s planning to shape the future of Choose Chicago in his new role as CEO. Read More

Injecting humor into an association event can be tricky. Executive humor coach Marshall Chiles may have found the winning formula. Read More

The Senior Planners Industry Network is doing something unprecedented this fall: it is waiving the typical registration fees for SPINCon, its 7th annual conference taking place November 13-15 in Ft. Lauderdale at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Read More

Editor Kelsey Ogletree picked up on five trends from conversations with DMO professionals at this year’s DMAI conference in Minneapolis. Read More

As Atlantic City has gone through numerous transitions, the destination is in the midst of the dawn of a new era, drawing from its rich history to meet the demands of the future. Read More

Association and specialty meeting professionals are landing big hits with conferences and conventions at casino resorts and gaming properties. Read More

Atlas Obscura has created a map of the world’s most unusual capitals that might be perfect for your meeting. Read More

Sheraton Georgetown is the Texas city’s first property where attendees can meet, dine, network and use the property as a base for exploring the area. Read More

Salamander Resort & Spa in small-town Middleburg, Virginia, is a culinary- and equestrian-focused fairy tale. Read More

Are the guys in your group not into dainty wine glasses? They can still enjoy vino with a new alternative that comes in a can. Read More

These five java joints around the country are brewing up a new trend: designated meeting space inside coffee houses. Read More

Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square is an extraordinary gem of a facility set in a city rich with authentic tradition and sophistication. Read More

In the last 12 months, Christina Wong, vice president at ESM Productions, has helped produce both the pope’s visit to Philadelphia and events surrounding the DNC. Read More

More than 10,000 volunteers from California to Europe headed to Philadelphia this week to lend a hand for the 2016 DNC. Read More

Get ready for three days of learning, networking and driving business at Connect Marketplace. Here’s what to expect on Thursday. Read More

Social influencers are becoming an integral part of a successful event communications plan or brand marketing strategy. Read More

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

With a slew of new and ongoing developments, Wichita, Kansas, is enticing association groups to meet in the Midwest. 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

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

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

Will you be a newbie at Connect Marketplace 2016 in Grapevine, Texas? These tips from events veterans will help you make the most of it. 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