Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is one of Hilton’s flagship convention hotels for the brand’s new wave of high-tech properties. Read More

How to Use Social Media to Attract Diverse Groups

Planners can use Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms to attract diverse attendees. Read More

Optical Conclusions: SPIE’s Meetings Manager

SPIE’s Ed Lake talks to Connect about putting on huge conferences for the organization’s 18,000 members. Read More

Three planners share their personal American Horror Story involving ghostly visitors during hotel stays. Read More

The luxury chain hopes subtle changes in its logo and a new shade of blue have a big impact as it expands further globally. Read More

These three tasty breakfasts might have attendees getting up extra early to be first in line. Read More

Branson, Missouri, tops the list for planners looking to get the most bang for their buck. Read More

These two new products could be a godsend for busy travelers in a rush to pack. Read More

Your event needs a crisis management plan that lays out effective communications for a variety of scenarios. Read More

“The Intern” might be fantasy, but it’s worth some real-life reflection. Read More

Benefiting from a redesign and rebranding, sweats are now a viable Monday-through-Friday option or an alternative to suits at a conference or meeting. Read More

Glowforge—a laser-cutting machine that can sculpt wood, etch metal and glass, and shape leather, paper and fabric—may be a more practical buy than the 3-D printer. Read More

Senior News Editor Matt Swenson gets an idea of, ahem, what to do with an idea at the event in an Atlanta suburb. Read More

UberEvents, coming soon to New York City, takes all the guesswork out of transportation for small meetings and events. Read More

Two experts weigh in with 5 lessons for the meetings industry from stranded festivalgoers at TomorrowWorld in Georgia. Read More

When association planners have a strategic negotiations plan, they can add more value to their meeting and their organization’s bottom line. Read More

Our editor is on-site in Philadelphia at World Meeting of Families to hear the Pope speak to the world. Read More

Find out how three tech updates are amping up the meetings game. Read More

American Express Global Business Travel’s chief compliance and risk officer says even the appearance of not following regulations is enough to scare organizations and meeting planners. Read More

Two decades removed from ravaging wars, Colombia, Serbia and Rwanda are poised to become top-tier destinations for meetings. Read More

Better business ideas for industry and America. Read More

Networking is hard. Some extroverts can work a room, but for the majority of people, it can be extremely difficult to break into a conversation. Here, how planners can help. Read More

Helix, a wearable cuff bracelet with embedded Bluetooth headphones, makes listening on the go a little bit easier. Read More

Meet Lauren Bucherie, the passionate young director of music at Austin’s new Hotel Van Zandt. Read More

Does meeting in your PJs lead to a better conference experience? Read More

These innovative seating ideas will help keep attendees engaged during your next event. Read More

The utility Baubax Travel Jacket, made especially for road warriors, raised $9.1 million on Kickstarter. Read More

Known for emerald-green water and sugar-white sand, Destin, Ft. Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island will charm your meeting attendees. Explore the Emerald Coast. Read More

Comfort trumps style when it comes to conference shoes, but these five picks provide the best of both worlds. Read More

Observations and lessons from Pittsburgh, including the impressive impact of fireworks displays and Italian pastries. Oh, and Bill Clinton. Read More

Charm City is well on the road to recovery after being thrust into crisis management earlier this year. Read More

Calling all history buffs: These six landmark spaces may have storied pasts, but they hold a bright future for meetings. Read More

Austin Johnson is a pioneer in his field, always brainstorming unusual, eye-catching ways to connect audiences to events. Read More

Stuart Ruff, CMP, discusses how navigating a meeting during a terror attack in Mumbai changed how he plans, and what planners need to do to be ready—just in case. Read More

Delta’s newly launched Early Valet program preloads carry-ons of select customers departing from Delta’s domestic hubs. Read More

The inaugural event’s executive director discusses the challenges of creating a weeklong celebration of ideas from scratch. Read More

Roger Rickard advises planners on why they should become meetings industry advocates. Read More

Men’s fashion trends are shifting from constricting to comfortable. Here are some winning style teams to pair this fall. Read More

SPIE’s Ed Lake talks to Connect about putting on huge conferences for the organization’s 18,000 members. Read More

IEEE’s David Stankiewicz answers a few key questions about how he’s used Google+ Hangouts to create successful online events. Read More