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Detroit Experience Factory’s founder discusses how a new ambassador program aims to immerse attendees in the city’s local culture. Read More

Destination and Commune Hotels Couple Up Before Valentine’s Day

Commune Hotels and Resorts merged with Destination Hotels to become a tour de force operator of independent and lifestyle hotels and resorts around the world. Read More

Do You Meetovate? Examining Visit Denmark’s Meetovation Concept

EMEC 2016 in Copenhagen introduced attendees to the Danish approach to meetings called Meetovation. Read More


There are plenty of fish in the sea, but these 10 cities have the clearest waters for singles to wade through. Read More

The original Zoolander film is full of classic lines perfect for the meetings industry and won’t easily be topped by the sequel. Read More

Event designer Debi Lilly talks Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, and how planners can incorporate them. Read More

Our editor-in-chief recounts her first time at the 2016 European Meetings & Events Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark—anchored by eight buzzwords. Read More

Use the next six weeks to shed some common bad habits in the events world. Read More

In our next webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 16, Thrive! Meetings & Events’ Tracy Stuckrath will reveal her tricks of the trade for establishing creative F&B on a limited budget. Read More

New Yorkers had the chance to win flights and hotel stays in Palm Springs, California, by chipping away at a block of ice. Read More

In the spirit of Mardi Gras, Delta Tau Delta planners share how they infused the essence of New Orleans into their biennial Karnea event. Read More

Denver Broncos’ champion QB Peyton Manning shares a few secrets to success – proven by last night’s Super Bowl win. Read More

Open Door Mission in Omaha, Nebraska, partners with groups meeting nearby to meet the needs of the homeless and hungry every day. Read More

Catholic Relief Services is among the organizations advising pregnant attendees to postpone travel to areas affected by the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Read More

Preparations and development for the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston will benefit planners long after the final kick. Read More

The native New Mexican discusses her promotion to CVB president and CEO and what’s ahead for Albuquerque. Read More

California-based San Jose Marriott completes a multimillion-dollar renovation just in time for the big game. Read More

Evelyne White, co-founder and CEO of BookaLokal, a peer-to-peer dining site, dishes on the keys to owning a business. Read More

Fox has a hit on its hands with the success of “Grease: Live.” Here are some tips from their production that you can take to your next live event. Read More

Tim Brown, a beloved leader and mentor for many event professionals, died unexpectedly in January. Read More

“Married at First Sight” star Vanessa Nelson’s meeting planning career is shining bright. Read More

Score a touchdown at your next event by learning from 50 years’ worth of championship football games. Read More

Edd Karlan, director of sales and marketing at Hilton West Palm Beach, is keen on drawing new business to Palm Beach County in 2016. Read More

FAM trips are meant to make the guest want to book future events in the destinations, but if they aren’t executed well, they can have the opposite effect. Read More

History’s boring, right? Not according to ticket sales of Broadway’s biggest sensation, “Hamilton.” Here are three things event professionals can learn from this hit on the Great White Way. Read More

Working the early vote circuit in Iowa and New Hampshire comes with unique risks and rewards. Read More

Virgin America is touting its improved in-flight Wi-Fi through partnerships with Netflix, Spotify and The New York Times. Read More

Work has begun on a $470 million project to restore Los Angeles’ aging convention center and its stature in the meetings industry. Read More

Five tips to successfully utilize live cooking demonstrations at your events. Read More

The hotelier’s January promotion comes as group rates are expected to rise by nearly 5 percent in 2016. Read More

This week’s event in Atlanta challenged planners and suppliers to think in varied ways. Here are our editors’ picks for the most important themes. Read More

The Public Enemy front man spoke to the attendees at Diversity Marketplace about challenging conventional thinking and taking a global view. Read More

The highly successful and highly personable senior vice president of Caesars Entertainment Corporation discusses his rise to the top. Read More

The groundbreaking at Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center leads the latest news in the hospitality world. Read More

Planners can learn from Abilities Expo, an event focused on maximizing day-to-day living for the disabled community. Read More

Resolve to clean up your language this year. Read More

Gold bonding! Here are a few ways to jazz up teambuilding activities at your next meeting. Read More

Here are five new and upcoming devices unveiled at CES 2016 you’ll want to get your hands on. Read More

Detroit Experience Factory’s founder discusses how a new ambassador program aims to immerse attendees in the city’s local culture. Read More

Commune Hotels and Resorts merged with Destination Hotels to become a tour de force operator of independent and lifestyle hotels and resorts around the world. Read More