2 Luxurious Properties to Know in Fort Lauderdale

RFP Doesn’t Have to Mean Really Frustrating Process

Risk Management 101 with Jordan Atherton, 1st Global

The Best of Louisville: Know Before You Go

Round Rock, Texas, Goes Beyond Sports

Travel Gear to Make Your Trip Smoother

2019 40 Under 40: The In-Crowd

2019 40 Under 40: Heather Wakefield, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

2019 40 Under 40: Sarah Soliman Daudin, DES, Soliman Productions, Inc.

2019 40 Under 40: Melissa N. Grigsby, Independent Electrical Contractors

2019 40 Under 40: Sam Edidin Jankowski, SmithBucklin

2019 40 Under 40: Alicia M. Quinn, Discover Lehigh Valley

2019 40 Under 40: Megan Johnston, Accent Indy

2019 40 Under 40: Natasha Stamper Pedigo, The Asphalt Institute

2019 40 Under 40: Alena Frey, CMP, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

2019 40 Under 40: Pamela Wike Boyd, CMP, The Solid Waste Association of North America

2019 40 Under 40: Sarah Blose, CMP, DMCP, Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events

2019 40 Under 40: Jessica Farmer, AA-ISP

2019 40 Under 40: Samantha Lazo, The Institute of Internal Auditors

2019 40 Under 40: Akshar V. Patel, AAHOA

2019 40 Under 40: Ashley Hinkle, Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge

2019 40 Under 40: Ogechi Anyanwu, Telecommunication Industry Association

2019 40 Under 40: Mattie Scheeter, Visit Omaha

2019 40 Under 40: Shauna Whitehead, BCD Meetings & Events

2019 40 Under 40: Aquera Agee, Association for Accessible Medicines

2019 40 Under 40: Christine Grant, On The Scene – The Event Company

2019 40 Under 40: Michelle Guelbart, MSW, ECPAT-USA

2019 40 Under 40: Emily Hartstone, Magellan Management

2019 40 Under 40: Allie Magyar, Hubb

2019 40 Under 40: Brittany Marinovich, Kellen

2019 40 Under 40: Cheryl Sulock, Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Association

2019 40 Under 40: Natalie Intondi, National Governors Association

2019 40 Under 40: Megan Tallman, Financial Planning Association

2019 40 Under 40: Kari Messenger, Association Management Center

2019 40 Under 40: Flavia Oliveira, Hotel Paradox

2019 40 Under 40: Erin Cook, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

2019 40 Under 40: Annie Tebow, American Academy of Family Physicians

2019 40 Under 40: Ashley Wilson, Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission

2019 40 Under 40: Anthony D. Mace, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association

2019 40 Under 40: Paola Bowman, CMP, CMM, Arlington CVB

6 Questions to Ask Your Clients

2019 40 Under 40: Steven Schumacher, Discover Dunwoody

2019 40 Under 40: Kristen Merrifield, Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

2019 40 Under 40: Jessica Moy, Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

2019 40 Under 40: LaShawn Sidbury, Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

2019 40 Under 40: Ceré Netters, National Speakers Association

2019 40 Under 40: Amy M. Pettigrew, National Governors Association

2019 40 Under 40: Bailey Roth, Redstone Agency Inc.

The Best of Louisville: Shopping

Guide to New England’s Breweries and Distilleries

Summer in Scottsdale: It’s that Hot!

Wynn Resorts Bets on Boston With Encore Boston Harbor

How to Rescue Leftovers

How to Harness Creativity to Improve Results

Ravi Chalaka’s Guide to Calculating Trade Show ROI

The Best of Louisville: Sites to See

MICE Innovations Impacting the Industry

New York Announces the Year of Pride

The Best of Louisville: Drinks

Rob Bezdjian Targets MICE-Related TV Shows

How to Plant the Seed of Change

Ray Ezelle Lays Out Vision for Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Strategies in Self-Care for Event Professionals: Take a Break BEFORE You Break

Nonprofit Event Venues for Social Good

Email Tips From a Copywriting Pro for Event Profs

The Best of Louisville: Food

Upscale Airport Hotels are Taking Off

The Latest Catering Trends

Take Your Meeting Outside in Hollywood, Florida

Cynthia Kanai Appointed CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Shared Meeting Spaces Suit Remote Workforce

Amanda Cox on JW Marriott Marco Island Recent Innovations

Big Island, Hawaii, Recovers from Lava Scare

Take Your Meeting Outside in Squaw Valley, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Monterey, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Los Angeles

VISIT Lake Geneva Names Stephanie Klett New President & CEO

Inclusion Beyond the Law

Eaton DC Sets Up Shop On K Street

Dave Green, Chief Mysterious Officer, Introduces Mystery Trip

Meetings That Rock the Mind, Body and Soul

Carol Henderson on Modern Train Travel with Brightline

Wellness-Inspired Event Site Ideas

Detroit Completes Its Comeback

2019 15 Over 50: Lynne K. Tiras, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE

2019 15 Over 50:  Andy L. Longo

2019 15 Over 50: Mary Manier, CTA

First Class: Meet the Inaugural 15 Over 50

2019 15 Over 50: David Bradley

2019 15 Over 50: Michael Downs, CAE, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Blanca Ferreris, CMP, CMM

2019 15 Over 50: Stephie Young, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Stephanie D. Jones, CAE, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Vanessa Kane, CMP, CMM

2019 15 Over 50: Kathryn Gleesing, MBA, CMP

2019 15 Over 50: Michael K. Krouse, CMP, CHME, CASE

2019 15 Over 50: Garland Preddy, CGMP

2019 15 Over 50: B.J. Enright

2019 15 Over 50: Mark Everton

10 Commandments for the Inspirational Leader

6 Ways to Practice Wellness at Work

5 Ways to Make Meetings More Effective

Planning 101: A Guide to A Zero-Waste Event

A Planning Formula For All Event Professionals: S.O.U.P.

Building Spa Elements Into Your Meeting

4 Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Meetings

Do Mind Me: Event Planner Self-Care Tips

Midday Stress-Relief Tips, Tricks and Tools

Insider’s Guide to Banquet Menu Strategies to Stretch Your Budget

Fritz Smith Appointed Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania CVB

Baltimore: A Hub for Ideas, Inspiration and Innovation

5 Podcasts Conference Organizers Should be Listening To

City Spotlight: Chicago

Social Media Best Practices for Meeting Planners

MeetWell in Riverside, California

Spread the Wealth: Takeaways From Connect Diversity

South Florida Accommodations—From East to West

Judi Quesonova, CMP, CTA, Celebrates Milestone at Visit Houston

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Gerilyn Horan

Creating a Brighter Future for Everyone

Tech Trends: New Kids on the Blockchain

3 Takeaways From AWE’s Elevate! Conference

What Event Profs Can Learn from Netflix’s “You”

Visit KC’s Cori Day Wins 2019 Executive Excellence Award

Accountability: Staking Your Claim Into Responsibility

Airport Automation: The Kiosk Takeover

Pamela Jett: The Power of Words

Marriott International’s Masters of the Craft

Cyber Safety Best Practices

Go, Go Gadgets: 6 New Tech-Friendly Devices

Classic Cocktails with a Twist

Nominations Now Open for 2019 Class of 40 Under 40

On-the-Road Fitness Tips from Celeb Trainer Jennifer Cohen

Vancouver Goes Green in 2019

Cindy Lo: Events Companies Should Charge for RFPs

How to Negotiate Wi-Fi Prices

Danielle Babilino Rocks Preopenings

20 New Hotels to Know in 2019

Samantha Brown: Hotel Hacks and Travel Tips for 2019

Instagram vs. Reality: Five Event-Planning Lessons to Learn From the Failed Fyre Festival

Winter Means Business in the Midwest

Trending now: Specialty Food Bars

Visalia, California, Is Making It Personal

Chicago Event Profs Talk Trends for 2019

5 Takeaways From PCMA Convening Leaders

Events Industry Adapts 1 Year After Marriott Commission Cuts

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Rhanee Palma

How SMM Managers Can Drive Better Results

5 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year, Living Coral, at Your Next Event

7 Trends Shaping Experiential Events

JoAnn Taie and Janel Fick Breathe New Life Into Management Company

F&B Trends: Smaller Portions, Global Flavors, Small-Batch Rum, Craft Sodas

How to Stop Overspending on Audiovisual for Events

19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Here’s Your Guide to Giving Back

The Mixer: Jennifer Hoff

Nominations Open for 15 Over 50

Four Tips for Planning a Memorable Last-Minute Holiday Party

Explore Chicago’s Urban Igloo

Christy Lamagna Mentors the Events Industry

25 Things to Know About Dave Weil, SmithBucklin

6 Helpful Apps Meeting Planners Should Download

Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Common Contract Mistakes

Jennifer Collins Writes the Book on Planning Events

How to Think Like a Startup

The Forward Thinker: Jenn Heinhold

10 Steps to Planning a Hybrid Meeting

4 Reasons Colorado Is Calling You

Miami CVB’s Barry Moskowitz Continues Looking Ahead

New Avenues INK Employs At-Risk Youth to Help Events

6 Venues to Host Patriotic Events

Meet Vancouver USA’s New Waterfront

Travel Portland Launches 6-Year Tourism Plan to Become DMMO

The Smooth Operator: Brian Rubin

5 Venues to Know Outside Downtown Atlanta

A Hand for Tipping

Independent Planners Find a Common Voice

Experiencing Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Streamline Your Event Communication With AI Chatbots

Why Events Should Experience Columbia, S.C.

Mike Carlucci, Clarion UX, Talks Halloween Expo Expansion

Discover Albany (N.Y.) Pushes Regional Collaboration for Success

Dishing With Andrew Zimmern

Is Your Head in the Cloud?

Sand Dialed In: Destin and South Walton, Florida

What Are the Consequences of Hotels and DMCs Consolidating?

Robyn Benincasa’s Amazing Race

Albany Capital Center Is a Fit for All Events

6 Ways to Celebrate National Boss’ Day

Wilmington, North Carolina, Recovers From Hurricane Florence

Human Trafficking 101: See Something, Say Something

New + Next: Washington D.C.

Dream Hotel CEO Jay Stein Talks Hospitality Trends

Vote for Your Favorite Meeting Venues in the Western U.S.

Toastmasters’ New Technology-Driven Learning Experience

Alex Michaels Returns Home to Lead Discover Lehigh Valley

The Mover and Shaker: Lori Jenks, Emerald Expositions

Favorite Meeting Venues in the Central U.S.

How To

How to Incorporate Colors Into Branding

4 Tips for Modernizing Meetings in 2019

How to Stop Overspending on Audiovisual for Events

How Planners Should Take Advantage of Review Sites

How to Snack Smart at Meetings

How to Use Themes to Create a Memorable Experience

How to Remove Clutter to Keep Attendees’ Attention

How to Be an Effective Leader in the Trump Era

How to Create Your Own Chatbot

How to Get the Most Out of a 20-Minute Workout

How to Engage the Power of Informal Networks

5 Ways to Maximize ROI at Trade Shows

How to Replace a Keynote at the Last Minute

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

How to Use Songwriting in Teambuilding

How to Host a Step Challenge During a Conference

How to Build International Relationships

How to Reach Generation Z on Social Media

7 Essential Elements Every Event App Should Include

How to Pitch Ideas to Your Boss

How to Use Design Thinking to Get Your Event Out of a Rut

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an In-Flight Computer

How to Understand and Use VR and AR

What Are Backup Styles and How to Avoid Them

How to Do Projection Mapping on a Budget

How Disruptive Innovation Is Changing the World

How to Revalidate Your Event

How to Pursue Your Passion

How to Reduce Costs Without Sacrificing AV

How to Shift from Being a Task Manager to a Strategic Planner

How to Say No Like a Pro

How to Liven Up a Panel Discussion

How to Engage Attendees Before, During and After Your Event

5 Tips for Avoiding Burnout

3 Ways to Use Virtual Reality for Immersive Events

How to Create a Snapchat Geofilter

The Ultimate Site Visit Checklist

4 Tips for Negotiating Contracts Like a Boss

How to Craft the Perfect BEO

How to Annoy Your Vendors 

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself From Cyberattacks

5 Tips for Dating Your AV Team

5 Ways to Facilitate Active Learning

6 Tips for Working With Logistics Vendors

How to Craft a Strategic Email Campaign

What You Need to Know About Content Marketing

How to Get Better Event Photography

7 Tips for Creating a Successful Hybrid Event

5 Marketing Conversations to Have With Your Audience

How to Make Your Event Stand Out on Instagram

5 Ways to Incorporate Pop Culture Trends Into Events

Two Keys to Collaborating With Lighting Pros

How to Compare AV Quotes

3 Ways to Blend Offline and Online Interaction

6 Steps to a Post-Event Debrief

3 Ways Event Managers Can Fight Human Trafficking

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills in Five Minutes

How to Prevent the Afternoon Slump at Meetings

How to Plan for a Multilingual Event

How to Prepare Event Staff for an Armed Attack

10 Tips for Creating Educational Programs for International Audiences

How to Cultivate a Team of Social Influencers

3 Easy Ways to Accommodate Dietary Restrictions at Events

5 Qualities to Look for in an Outsourced Planning Partner

How to Attend an Event as an Event Planner

9 Pack Hacks for Transporting Meeting Materials

6 Clever Ways to Work Smarter

Mandalay Bay’s F&B Director on How to Pair Beer and Food

4 Ways to Use Downtime Wisely

Top 10 FAQs from Audiovisual Company PSAV

How to Make the Most of Show Floor Traffic

How to Work With Celebrity Chefs

The Do’s and Don’ts of FAMs

How to Host a Live Cooking Demo at Your Event

How to Break Down Dietary Restrictions

6 Steps to Plan Events for Deaf Attendees

4 Steps to Mastering a Wi-Fi Site Inspection

How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

How to Keep Communication Flowing During a Crisis

How To Think Like a Hotel Revenue Manager

How Meeting Planners Can Facilitate Networking

How to Use Google+ Hangouts on Air

4 Things You Didn’t Know a CVB Could Do

How to Use Social Media to Attract Diverse Groups

7 Ways to Become a Meetings Industry Advocate

How to Track Event Hashtags

How to Use Crowdshaping

5 Steps to a Greener Meeting

4 New Ideas for Sponsorships

How to Fend Off Airbnb to Fill Room Blocks

Formatting Evolution: What You Need to Know

How To Wash Your Hands

How to Prevent Hotel Rate Piracy

How to Become an Industry Thought Leader

How to Find Perfect Sponsors

The New Rules of Office Romance

Be Your Own Boss

How to Leverage PR to Grow Your Event

5 Ways to Set the Tone With Music

7 Ways to Use Food as Decor

How to Add Dimension to Events

7 Ways to Stay Organized With Evernote

5 New Rules for Surveying Attendees

10 Steps to Build an Online Community

5 Ways to Maximize ROI

3 Ways to Make Marketing Automation Work for You

Event Planning Basics: 7 Steps to Successful Conflict Negotiation

5 Tips for Securing Celebrity Speakers

How to Live-Blog a Conference

5 Questions to Ask When Booking a Non-Professional Event Speaker

How to Diversify Event Speakers

Market Your Event with Content

6 Tips to Plan Introvert-Friendly Events

7 Steps to Get Your Event Wi-Fi Ready

How to Leverage Technology to Gather and Use Attendee Data

Refocus the Staff Meeting

How to Start a Blog

Keep Conference Crashers Out

Use Food as Fuel for Conference Meals and Breaks

How to Get a Job in a Competitive Market

Why Every Meeting Needs a Master Plan

How to Manage Your Business From the Cloud

5 Ways to Keep Food Costs Down

Engage Your Attendees With Smart F&B

Create a Social Media Policy

Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Brand

Event Planning Tips: Learning to Delegate

How to Piggyback to Save Money at Events

How to Increase Smartphone User Engagement

Event Marketing: How to Work With a CVB

Hidden AV Costs: 4 Places They Hide

How to Skip the Lines at Airport Security

Score an Event Speaker in Your Budget

How to Record Your Event

Event Speakers: How to Set Up a Panel Session

Event Marketing: Help Potential Attendees Make the Case for Your Event

Event Branding: 6 Steps to a Comprehensive Style Guide

How to Work With an Event Producer

4 Tips for Planning Wellness Activities at Conferences

When to Cancel Your Event in the Risk of a Disaster

Event Marketing: Creating a Successful Public Relations Campaign

Tips to Plan a Budget Conference Menu

How to Revive the Boring Awards Ceremony

Tips to Help Plan a Budget Bar at an Event

Preparing for a Medical Emergency

How to Quit Your Job. Really.

4 Email Marketing Tips for Event Planners

Online Event Registration: Why You Need It and How to Implement It

10 Tips to Plan More Productive Meetings and Events

How to Go Local at Meetings and Events

Networking Tips: How to Make Yourself Approachable

4 Tips to Manage Media Coverage

Choosing the Best Speaker

How to Negotiate a Convention Center Contract

11 Steps to Plan a Hybrid Meeting

Wine Tastings: Create Teambuilding with Buzz

Time Management: Staying on Track During Event Planning

Event Planning: How to Outsmart the Competition to Land a Job or Client

Meeting Design: How to Match Room Setup to Content

Become a Better Leader

Event Design: Why Visual Dynamics Matter

Event Safety: Avoiding Issues with the Fire Marshal

Event Planning: 4 Surprise Challenges, 4 Solutions

The Keys to Managing Group Transportation

AV and F&B: What to Do When They Compete for Space at Events

Site Selection: 7 Key Tips for Finding the Right Destination and Venue

5 Steps to Increase Meeting Attendee Retention

How to Plan an All-Inclusive Meeting

Event Planning: How to Know When You Need a Third-Party Provider

Improve Your Presentation Skills


Traveling Maui, Your Way

San Diego’s Landscape Lends Itself to All Mice Markets

City Spotlight: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Chattanooga Wants You to Choo On This

Houston Is Heating Up

Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula is Wide Open

Conquer Greater Ontario’s Vast Options

Oakland, California, Is a True Renaissance Town

San Antonio, Texas, Celebrates Its 300th Anniversary

Escape to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Reno Redefined by New Development

Indianapolis Races to the Top

Savannah, Georgia’s Continued Southern Charm

Columbus Flexes Its Strengths

Brush Up on Group Options in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Visit Macon (Georgia) Fine Tunes Its Messaging

City Spotlight: Fayetteville, N.C.

Boston Digs in With Burgeoning Seaport District

Brisbane Thrives on the River

Marriott Marquis Chicago Joins the Skyline

It’s a New Era in Aurora, Colorado

Tampa Is Just What the Doctors Ordered

Sacramento Rebounds Around Kings’ Arena

Aruba: One Happy Island

Meetings Made in Maine: Portland Edition

Reasons to Fall in Love With Montreal

How To Feel Like Royalty in Ireland

5 Ways to Experience Downtown Los Angeles

Orlando World Center Marriott: The Ultimate Family-Friendly Events Venue

5 New Ways to Fall in Love With Philadelphia

4 Questions With Eric Walters, GM of Hilton Portland

5 Colleges With A-Plus Events Facilities

The American Hotel in Atlanta Merges Past With Present

New York Marriott at Brooklyn Bridge Hits a Sweet Spot

Why Quebec Is a Hot Destination in Winter

5 Things to Know About Wisconsin’s Destination Kohler

3 Ways to Experience the Gulf of Mexico

Newport Beach Is Quintessentially Cali

Capital Gains in Washington, D.C.

Grand at Moon Palace Cancun Makes a Grand Entrance

Why Is Boise a Booming Market?

Then and Now: Chicago’s Talbott Hotel

Next Time, Why Not Rent a Private Island?

Cartagena, Colombia Evolves Into a Top Destination

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Ups the Ante

3 Ways to Plan an Event at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo

Luxury Hotel The Westin Jackson is Officially Open

6 Reasons to Meet in Wisconsin Dells (That Aren’t Waterparks)

New Element Huntsville Targets Multigenerational Groups

How Avenida Houston is Sparking a Revolution

All the Details on Five New Luxury Hotels Coming to Frisco, Texas

What It’s Like Planning Events in Alaska

City Spotlight: Tucson, Arizona

What to Expect in Dana Point, California

5 New Resorts Heating Up in Mexico

City Spotlight: Buffalo, New York

Minneapolis Has Meetings Mojo

Atlantic City Goes After Industry Meetings

The View From Perdido Beach Resort

How Ottawa Is Gearing Up for Canada’s 150th Birthday

Salt Lake City, Is That You?

Albany Capital Center Debuts in Upstate New York

Walnut Creek’s Scott Slocum on Launching a New CVB

4 Things to Consider Before Meeting in Canada

3 Spots to Visit on Mesa’s New Fresh Foodie Trail

5 Must-Try Sweets in the Northeast

6 Reasons We Love Huntington Beach This Year

6 Canadian Convention Centers Worth Checking Out

3 Affordable New England Cities for Meetings

Cathy Macdonald Talks Meetings in Banff, Alberta

City Spotlight: San Antonio

Teepee Time at Westgate River Ranch Resort

Shift Gears in Green Bay at The Automobile Gallery

What’s New in New Orleans?

How Sioux City Lured the Iowa ABI Conference Back

A Preview of Gaylord Rockies, By the Numbers

Inside The Westin Nashville, Now Open

6 New Reasons to Meet Near Gulf Shores, Alabama

How to Incorporate Fashion Into a Meeting

Actor Josh Duhamel Gives North Dakota Tourism a Boost

4 Surprising Arguments for Meeting in Winston-Salem

3 Surprising Spaces in Westchester County

New + Next: The Palm Beaches

3 Reasons Associations are Flocking to Wichita

Visit National Harbor Opens for Business

Associations Hit It Big at Gaming Properties

Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center Opens

Hilton Cleveland: Ready for the RNC

3 Casino Resorts Betting on Meetings

3 Must-Dos for Meetings in Memphis, Tennessee

Spotlight on Seattle: Seeing Green

Turning Stone Resort Casino: The Gem of Central New York

South Point Hotel: We Make It Easy!

Opal Sands Resort: A New Meeting Option in Clearwater Beach

Sneak Peek: Brooklyn’s The William Vale

Moxy Sets Up Shop in New Orleans

5 Ways to Explore Mobile, Alabama’s GulfQuest Museum

At Long Last, Watergate Hotel Is Back

LGBT Cities: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

LGBT Cities: Columbus, Ohio

LGBT Cities: Austin, Texas

LGBT Cities: Richmond, Virginia

LGBT Cities: Daytona Beach, Florida

LGBT Cities: Palm Springs, California

San Francisco Has an Air of Creativity

A Fine Time in Irvine

What’s New and Upcoming at Aria Resort & Casino

San Jose Marriott Readies for Super Bowl 50

Hilton West Palm Beach Is Now Open

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Celebrates 100 Years

Site Visit: Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Sneak Peek: The Westin Denver Airport

Site Visit: San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk

Site Visit: Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown

Site Visit: Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

Site Visit: Chicago’s The Gwen

Site Visit: Hotel RL Baltimore

Site Visit: Knibbe Ranch

Site Visit: Perdido Beach Resort

Site Visit: Waldorf Astoria New York

Site Visit: Lake Arrowhead Resort

Site Visit: Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville

Site Visit: Kalahari Resort Pocono Mountains

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

Site Visit: The Westin Lake Las Vegas

Site Visit: Andaz San Diego

Site Visit: Embassy Suites Chicago Naperville

Site Visit: The Westin Jekyll Island

Site Visit: Hotel Van Zandt 

Site Visit: Waterfront Conference Center

Site Visit: Hotel Vintage Portland

Site Visit: Hilton Anatole

Lexington On a Blue Streak

Site Visit: Hotel Vandivort

Site Visit: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Little Rock Rising

Site Visit: Big Cypress Lodge

Site Visit: Sheraton Puerto Rico

Site Visit: Renaissance Chicago Downtown

Site Visit: Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

Site Visit: Sheraton Carlsbad Resort

Site Visit: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort

Site Visit: Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Site Visit: Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Site Visit: Mission Point Resort

Site Visit: Epworth By The Sea

Site Visit: Westgate River Ranch

On the Horizon: Oklahoma City

Site Visit: I-Drive 360

Site Visit: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

Site Visit: Martha Washington Hotel

Site Visit: Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa

Site Visit: 21c Museum Hotel Durham

Detroit Is Back in Business

Site Visit: The Westin La Paloma

Site Visit: JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country

Site Visit: The Embassy Row Hotel

Site Visit: Southbank Riverwalk 

Site Visit: JW Marriott Austin

Site Visit: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach

Baltimore’s New Experiential Program

Helena is the Best of Big Sky Country

Spokane Convention Center

Loews Chicago Hotel

Wyndham Grand Jupiter

Le Meridien New Orleans

The Knickerbocker

Wilmington, N.C.: A Setting That Will Take Your Breath Away

Now Open: Renaissance Dallas Hotel

The Shores Resort & Spa

The Metropolitan at the 9

Now Open: JW Marriott Houston Downtown

La Quinta Resort & Club

Site Visit: Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

Site Visit: The Crawford Hotel

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Site Visit: Virgin Hotels Chicago

Site Visit: Thompson Miami Beach

City Spotlight: Jacksonville, Florida

City Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

City Spotlight: Gulf Coast, Mississippi

City Spotlight: Athens, Georgia

City Spotlight: Montgomery, Alabama

City Spotlight: Greensboro, North Carolina

Midwest Regional Guide

City Spotlight | Dallas

Site Visit | Keep Memory Alive Center

Site Visit | Fairmont Pittsburgh

Now Open | Motif Seattle

Now Open | Bayview Plaza

City Spotlight | Mobile Bay

Site Visit | Danville Bed & Breakfast

Site Visit: Marriott Louisville East

Site Visit | National Harbor

Site Visit | Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Now Open | National Center for Civil and Human Rights

City Spotlight | Tallahassee

City Spotlight | Miami

City Spotlight | Sarasota


The Planner’s Takeaways from MPI

What People Should Know About Puerto Rico

3 Things That Surprised Me in Green Bay, Wisconsin

4 Things I Got Wrong About New York City

Diaries of a Las Vegas Virgin

7 Must-Have Items from the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

4 Trends We Ate up from Sweets and Snacks Expo

5 Things I Got Wrong About Indianapolis

3 Delightful Days at Marriott Cancun Collection

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Healthy Lifestyle on the Road

3 Things Event Profs Can Learn From Fairs

7 Steps to a (Nearly) Foolproof Awards Envelope System

3 Reasons We Loved the First-Ever Creativation Conference

A Dining Experience to Remember

4 Tips for Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

How to Overcome the Dark Side of Technology

3 Leadership Nuggets From Chicago Ideas Week

Repeatable Wow Moments From My Marriott CRN Site Visit

Are You Harnessing the Power of Big Data at Your Events?

Trendspotting at DMAI’s 2016 Annual Conference

Straight Out of a Storybook: Salamander Resort & Spa

The Planner On… Balancing the Pie of Life

3 Tech Startups From Collision to Partner With Now

4 Lessons From Connect California

5 Tips for Launching a First-Time Event

An Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.

The Perfect Meeting Planner Pants

I Want Candy!

7 Reasons Planners Won’t Want to Leave Portland, Oregon

3 New Ideas for Connect Marketplace 2016

Meetings and Incentives—the Real Stars of the 2016 Oscars?

8 Words Heard: European Meetings & Events Conference 2016

3 Lessons for Event Planners From Broadway’s “Hamilton”

10 Words to Avoid in 2016

3 Reasons Why Planners Should Buy an Apple Watch

The View From The Economist’s World in 2016 Breakfast

What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

What’s a Trend Worth?

Paris, Je T’aime

9 Important Negotiation Steps

Is Tipping Discriminatory and Outdated? Danny Meyer Says So.

Field Report: IMEX America, Where Business Is Personal

4 Uncommon Places to Meet in Green Bay

Beer City USA: The Best 10 Pounds I’ve Ever Gained

X Proud: Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

What Meeting Professionals Can Learn From “The Intern” Movie

Inside the First-Ever Amazon Inventions Tour

Philadelphia Hosts the Pope and the World

Step Up

Inside SpinCon

Here’s What You Missed in ConnecTech

Superstar Volunteers

Going Rogue

A New Breed of Meeting Professionals

What It’s (Really) Like to be a Conference Volunteer

4 Things I Learned About Greenville, S.C.

Caitlyn Jenner and the Meetings Industry

Come Fly With Me

Go Ahead: Tell Your Mother What You Do

3 Ideas for Event Tech

Reshuffle Your Agenda Now

The Multicultural Milieu of IMEX, Part 2: Discovering Cuba

Power to the People

The Multicultural Milieu of IMEX, Part 1: Manchester, England

DeskHub: A Workspace Solution for Planners?

The Planner on Hosting Locavore Events

Comeback Cities

How the Pittsburgh Convention Center Does Green

Full Steam Ahead at Clean Show 2015

Planners Wield Green Power

Inside Dish: Chocolate Tours of Scottsdale

Mail of the Future From Meet Puerto Rico

8 Tweets Proving Olivia Wilde Should Be An Event Planner

3 Key Takeaways from the ASAE Great Ideas Conference 2015

3 New Things We Learned Today

9 Signs Cupid Was a Meeting Planner

The Stuff No One Talks About

The Planner on Rising Food Costs

Lake Erie Shores & Island’s Winning Art Piece

What Planners Want From CVBs

What Really Happens Inside Marriott’s New Virtual Travel Teleporter

Learning to Multitask in the Digital Age

Finding Foodie Inspiration

Getting Creative With F&B

The Cost of Customer Service

Higher Budgets Mean Higher Expectations

What Can Gamification Do For You?

4 Lessons Learned at the ASAE Great Ideas Conference

Meetings Industry Advocacy: Why You Should Be Involved

Binder Be Gone: Best Event Planning Apps

The Future of Client Relationships: H2H

Acts of Kindness Emerge in a Chaotic Commute

Push the Value of Meetings

Meet the New Online Connect Magazine


Site Visit: The William Vale, Brooklyn

Connect 2017 Highlights

This Just Happened: July 10-16

This Just Happened: June 26-30

Inside the American Marketing Association Rebrand

This Just Happened: June 12-16

Spotlight on W Seattle Sound Suite

This Just Happened: May 29-June 2

This Just Happened: May 22-26

This Just Happened: May 15-19

How Virtual Reality Advances Storytelling

Artists of Assembly: 2017 40 Under 40

This Just Happened: May 1-5

This Just Happened: April 24-28

This Just Happened: April 17-21

This Just Happened: April 10-14

This Just Happened: April 3-7

This Just Happened: March 27-31

This Just Happened: March 20-24

Hyatt Regency Maui’s Exec Chef on Going Local

This Just Happened, March 13-17

This Just Happened, March 6-10

Insider Series | Timo Kiuru on Experiential Event Marketing

Video Recap | Connect Marketplace 2016

Insider Series | Creating a User-Friendly Conference Website

The Next List: 2016 40 Under 40 Video

Get Creative and Train Yourself to Imagine

Winter 2016 | The i Issue Preview

Destination Focus | Emerald Coast, Florida

INSIDER SERIES | Being a Meetings Industry Advocate

Video Recap: Connect Marketplace 2015

Group Dynamics: 40 Under 40 Video

INSIDER SERIES: How to Combat Suitcasing

Meetings Imagined by Marriott

INSIDER SERIES: 3 Ways Meetings Should Change

Issue Video | May/June 2015

INSIDER SERIES: Pros and Cons of Social Media at Events

INSIDER SERIES: When Dietary Restrictions Won’t Quit

What Is Connect Marketplace?

Destination Focus: Dunwoody, Georgia

March Meetings Madness Bracket

INSIDER SERIES | Social & Sustainable Meetings

INSIDER SERIES | How To Steer Out of a Social Media Shipwreck

INSIDER SERIES | The Future of Meetings


INSIDER SERIES | Jim Spellos, Meeting U.

INSIDER SERIES | Cynthia Graddy, National Dental Association

INSIDER SERIES | Denise McFarlin, American Theological Library Association

INSIDER SERIES | Bev Egidi, Wedding Market Expo

INSIDER SERIES | Crystal Washington, CWM Enterprises


INSIDER SERIES | Selvis Morales, International Society for Stem Cell Research

Virgin’s New Video Tries to Show You Why You’ll Love Its Hotels

INSIDER SERIES | Linda Smith, Wedding Market Expo

INSIDER SERIES | Selva Rajah, Education Funding Company

INSIDER SERIES | Paula Rigling, Meeting Planning Professionals

INSIDER SERIES | Sam Bhandarkar, American Culinary Federation

INSIDER SERIES | Getting to Know Your Attendees

INSIDER SERIES | How Technology Is Changing Events

INSIDER SERIES | Dahlia El Gazzar, The Meeting Pool

INSIDER SERIES | Monica Pea, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

INSIDER SERIES | Linda Mansouria, California Separation Science Society

INSIDER SERIES | Teresa Alfaro, Volunteers of America

INSIDER SERIES | Vanora Legaux, Association of Black Storytellers

INSIDER SERIES | Martha Ehrenfeld, Federation of Gay Games

INSIDER SERIES | Jessica Moy, Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

INSIDER SERIES | Antonio Camacho, Association of Mexican American Educators

INSIDER SERIES | Tracy Orpin, International Association of Administrative Professionals

INSIDER SERIES | Van Strickland, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

INSIDER SERIES | Tricia Fechter, College Student Educators International


INSIDER SERIES | Jamaal Bailey, Thurgood Marshall College Fund

INSIDER SERIES | Carmen Carter, Diversity on Demand

INSIDER SERIES | Dr. Lemuel Berry Jr., National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies

INSIDER SERIES | Fabian De Rozario, National Association of Asian American Professionals

INSIDER SERIES | Patricia Johnson, Opera America

INSIDER SERIES | Irving Washington III, Online News Association

INSIDER SERIES | Crystal Porter, American Institute of CPAs

INSIDER SERIES | Dana Saal, Association for Preservation Technology International

INSIDER SERIES | Betsy Boland, American Copper Council

INSIDER SERIES | Colleen Neubauer, National Council of State Boards of Nursing

MPI Airs National Commercial

The New Online Connect Is Here

Collinson TV | Michael Owen, EventGenuity

Collinson TV | Katherine Manfredi, Conference Partners Inc.

Collinson TV | Jim Spellos, Meeting U

This Is Connect Marketplace

Collinson TV | Karyn Nishimura Sneath, Npower

Collinson TV | Lisa Calhoun, Write2Market

Collinson TV | Molly Hackett’s Fight to End Human Trafficking

Collinson TV | Crystal Washington, Social Media Expert


American Alliance of Museums Combines Annual Meeting With D.C.’s Museum Week

CIC Updates Industry Glossary for CMP Exam

Penn State’s Thon Event Raises $9.77 Million

Zika Virus Gives Meeting Planners Some Pause

Hilton Tries to Entice Planners to Book Early

Commercial Flights to Cuba Approved

Marriott to Buy Starwood in Blockbuster Deal

Meetings Go Forward in Baltimore

U.S. Travel Association Blasts Airlines Over Open Skies

Tool You Should Know: Meerkat

Indiana Loses First Event Over New Law and More Could Follow [UPDATE]

Starwood Making News With Moves

Marriott Exec Eyes Run at Congress

Expedia Mergers Shake Up Online Travel Industry

Santa Clara Convention Center Battle

Netherlands Not High on D.C. Comparison

Should Planners Be Pumped About Cheap Gas Prices?

U.S. Travel Chief Touts Industry’s “Dynamism”

Philadelphia to Host 2016 Democratic Convention

Despite the Snow, the Shows Go on in Boston

Planning With Powerball

Should Planners Be Pumped About Cheap Gas Prices?

Hotel Rates Rise as Supply Fails to Meet Demand

The Future of Free Hotel Wi-Fi

Detroit Turns to Meetings as City Officially Emerges from Bankruptcy

Police Investigate Attack on “Furry” Conference

U.S. Travel Association: Expect Holiday Headaches Year-Round

Midterm Election Results Could Bode Well for Travel Industry

Business as Usual for Meetings and Events Despite Ebola Fears

Chicago Tops List as No. 1 Meetings Destination

Marriott to Pay $600,000 Wi-Fi Jamming Fine

The Flashpoint: Act of Sabotage Causes Major Flight Delays

U.S. Leads the Pack in Fodor’s Annual Best Hotels List

The Flashpoint: Hurricane Odile Damages Airport, Hotels in Mexico

Westin Washington Completes $17 Million Upgrade

Hyatt Regency La Jolla Completes Renovation

$38 Million Expansion Begins on Boise Centre

Site Ranks Top Hotels for Wi-Fi

Four Seasons Gets Crafty with Local Beers

Universal Orlando to Add Fifth Hotel to Resort in 2016

4 Ways the HD Expo Changed This Year

As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Rolls the Dice on Meetings

Largest-Ever Connect Marketplace Features Three-in-One Format, Ice Bucket Challenges

4 Observations from WEC 2014

Atlanta Sees a $70 Million Upgrade to Westin Peachtree Plaza

Seaport Boston Hotel Open Following Renovations

Springfield’s Convention Center Receives First Renovation Since 1978

Hilton Minneapolis Guest Rooms Get an Update

Harrah’s Southern California Resort Opens New Tower

Delta Flight Museum Opens in Atlanta

CIC and Social Tables Partner on Planning App

Connect Named Finalist for Magazine of the Year

Why Cleveland?

The Flashpoint: Fort Worth Wants New Convention Center Arena

The Flashpoint: Portland Airport, Triple Creek Ranch Among the World’s Best

The Flashpoint: Portland Might Finally Get Its Convention Center Hotel

Baltimore Reinvents the Wheel to Clean Harbor

Mobile Bay Hosts First U.S. World Leisure Congress

The Flashpoint: Meet AC Hires First CEO

The Flashpoint (June 9 Edition)

Major Convention Hotels Springing Up Nationwide

Westin Orlando’s Lotus Ballroom Ready for Events

San Diego Hyatt Completes Phase Two Renovations

In the News | Hyatt Regency Dallas Opens Renovated Landmark Ballroom

Ticketleap Launches Selfie-Based Ticket System

The Flashpoint (June 2 Edition)

New Developments in Fighting Human Trafficking at Events

The Flashpoint (May 28 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 19 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 12 Edition)

The Flashpoint (April 29 Edition)

Teambuilding Company Partners with Hyatt to Build Dog Houses

MPI Alters Plans for CMM Changes

The Flashpoint (April 7 Edition)

San Diego Marriott Opens Rooftop Event Space

How to Get the Food Right at a Foodie Event

The Flashpoint (March 24 Edition)

The Flashpoint (March 17 Edition)

Indy Tops the List of Best Convention Cities

The Flashpoint (March 10 Edition)

Meeting Planning Named Fifth Most Stressful Job

The Flashpoint (March 3 Edition)

54 Planners First to Receive CMP-Healthcare Certification

DFW Airport Gets Creative with New Group Zone

The Flashpoint (February 24 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 17 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 10 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 3 Edition)

4 Event Trends You’ll See in 2014