It’s no wonder Montreal has been named a top international conventions city by International Congress and Convention Association six years in a row.
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Maureen Morgenthien talks about how she plans to develop Florida's leisure-heavy Emerald Coast into a destination for meetings and conferences.
After 30 years of Dragon Con, Pat Henry, founder and president of Dragon Con Inc., discusses the identity of the cosplay convention and how it's evolved.
As one of the oldest cities in the world, modern Jerusalem is rebranding itself as a high-tech destination and an attractive convention city.
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Event prof and fitness blogger Kelly Treadway shares a few travel-friendly products to use during your next workout away from home.
Experiential entertainment company Two Bit Circus specializes in crafting high-tech playgrounds at events.
Pantone announced Greenery as Color of the Year 2017. The refreshing, revitalizing shade makes for ideal event decor, as evidenced by these six companies.
Web Summit drew nearly 50,000 attendees last month in Portugal, but its growth is no match for the planner behind it all: Sinead Murphy.
Editor Hayley Panagakis got an inside look at three Marriott Convention & Resort Network hotels in Southern California.
Take creative experiences to the next level with these three colorful, hands-on ideas from a National Art Education Association conference.
Collision tech conference brought together thousands of startups in New Orleans in April. Here are three new tools to add to your event tech list.
Collision reports success after promoting its conference alongside the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Spring is in full swing, and with that we’re looking back on some of the most inspiring association and specialty events from winter 2015-16.
Here’s the 411 on what planners are actually looking for during site visits.
Use Wurf Board to save your feet from aches and pains while doing more for your core.
Former private chef for golf pro Tiger Woods, Matthew Byrne creates a sample event menu of the best eats for staying on top of your game.
In honor of Global Hand-Washing Day, here are three ways planners can encourage hygiene and prevent illness at meetings.
From upscale noshes down to unbeatable brews, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is every foodie’s dream city.
Calling all history buffs: These six landmark spaces may have storied pasts, but they hold a bright future for meetings.
See how three event production companies design their gatherings to put the “wow!” back in wow factor.
Helix, a wearable cuff bracelet with embedded Bluetooth headphones, makes listening on the go a little bit easier.
BitterSweet's bracelets add professional flair to disguise the all-too-casual hair tie around the wrist.
A $25 million renovation and a switch to the Marriott brand takes the now Minneapolis Marriott Northwest from the verge of bankruptcy to Marriott’s 2015
Paris-based fashion designer Tanya Heath released an interchangeable heel that may bring life back to sore, conference-fatigued feet.
The cliche “everything is bigger in Texas” rings true with the new JW Marriott Austin.
Presenting our 2018 holiday gift guide for the on-the-go professionals.
Groups can retreat from the cold inside The Godfrey Hotel Chicago’s heated igloos.
From learning a new language to getting compensation for lost luggage, here are six free apps you didn’t know you needed.
Get to know the real Dave Weil at SmithBucklin—we have 25 things about the 25-year industry veteran that we are sure you didn't know... yet.
Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula is cool for groups willing to brave winter’s elements for teambuilding activities.
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Christy Lamagna adds to her impressive resume with Crown Plaza Meetings Mentors program.
Jennifer Collins, president and CEO of JDC Events, discusses the power of events in her book, “Events Spark Change: A Guide to Designing Powerful and
Jenn Heinold, senior vice president of events at Access Intelligence, discusses how she stays ahead of the curve planning events for five different markets.