Association for Creative Industries mastered a rebranding of both the organization and its conference, now known as Creativation. Here’s how.
Forget counting calories when visiting these locales in the Northeast, each known for their signature sweets.
With a new name and a new conference, Association for Creative Industries nailed its first-ever Creativation event in Phoenix in January.
Meet, mix and mingle among dozens of classic collector cars at The Automobile Gallery in downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin, for a change of pace.
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.
Carolyn Barrett is senior sales manager and Kenner liaison at Jefferson CVB and a 2016 Connect Association Industry Leader.
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary adjunct professor Virginia Ward recommends attendees get out of their comfort zones by discussing ethnicity and culture.
Lisa Mae Brunson is many things. She’s founder of Wonder Women Tech and Hacks for Humanity Hackathon events, CEO of EqualityTV and more.
Monsieur's automatic bartending machines are a breakthrough in beverages—and a smart investment for hotels and event venues.
See how celebrity chefs are working their magic in hotel kitchens across the U.S. to elevate banquet menus and impress meeting attendees.
Winston-Salem is a North Carolina city throwing meeting planners a curve ball. Heads up!
The guys behind CrowdControl Games use an equation to explain how to entertain an audience.
The more you know about your participants through big data, the more you can ensure they are receiving ROI from attending your events.
Accommodating a wide range of attendees' dietary restrictions doesn’t have to be as complicated or expensive as you think.
Salamander Resort & Spa in small-town Middleburg, Virginia, is a culinary- and equestrian-focused fairy tale.
TED founder and curator Chris Anderson’s new book will help you transition from behind-the-scenes to stage-ready.
If you’re a meeting professional planning an event in Portland, here are seven reasons you may not want to return home after your site visit.
Kimmy Gibbler from "Full House" and its 2016 Netflix reboot, "Fuller House," was always destined to be an event planner.
High-performance fabrics from OMsignal make tracking your fitness fashionable.
Derreck Kayongo discusses his new position as CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, ambitious goals for the center’s future and creating a narrative
These two Marriott properties, next to Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, cater to association groups.
Delta's newly launched Early Valet program preloads carry-ons of select customers departing from Delta’s domestic hubs.
Marriott is promoting consistency in meetings with its Convention & Resort Network, a collection of more than 60 meetings-focused hotels and resorts.
A pest management association flips the conventional conference model upside down with teambuilding.
Connect Editor Anna Harms set aside her claustrophobic fears to jump inside the 4-D virtual reality booth to tell you what it’s like.
Miami has always been a hot spot. Barry Moskowitz, Greater Miami CVB's vice president of sales and industry relations, lets us in on the city's growing
Your go-to site for reviews, Yelp, partnered with Atlanta-based event management startup Gather to make event planning easier.
Travel Portland revitalizes its tourism efforts with a shift in its marketing and management strategies.
New Avenues INK, a Portland, Oregon-based nonprofit, trains at-risk and homeless youth to create promotional gear for events.
These six venues pay tribute to service members in the country’s military and law enforcement.
Brian Rubin, senior director of operations for Informa Exhibitions, digs through the details to make sure each of his events connects with its audience.