It’s an exciting time for meetings across the US as convention centers and hotels ready themselves for the demands of the future while also integrating more seamlessly into the neighborhoods and cultural acumen where they reside.
Psychologists have long identified 16 distinct personality types and those that are not mixing and mingling at your events likely belong to introverts.
Few places come as close to being an “all-inclusive city” with built-in added value for meetings like this New Jersey city, and a number of new developments toot this horn.
Stirring the imagination through transformational experiences has long been the mainspring of Singapore’s approach to meetings, and a recent rebranding explains why.
The latest post-hurricane updates coming out of the U.S. Virgin Islands attests to the notion that hope is a thing of wings, supplies and WiFi.
Corporate event planners can flex their secret ninja skills and unleash the inner power of fledgling employees through strategic use of Legos.
Cisco Systems Inc.’s recent executive leadership meeting took over the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Open Sea Wing, where 130 attendees donned costumes for an “All Hands on Deck” theme.
Visual storytelling within a “no walls” mix of high and popular art will characterize the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art when it opens in L.A.’s Exposition Park in 2021.
Lackluster attention to the “what if” scenarios of event planning can quickly toss your event into its own version of the "Gilead Period,” a dour reality imagined in author Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid's Tale.”
Who knew the US government had so much insight to offer meeting and incentive planners.
Blazing new paths of innovation by mobilizing a diverse band of co-creators has developed into somewhat of a superpower.
The latest addition to the Celebrity Edge is Eden, a reimagining of the Garden of Eden based on Fibonacci’s golden spiral, or mathematical patterns found in nature.
The “Year of Literary Heroes” is underway in Britain in recognition of the country's most treasured writers.
Every month, ConventionPlanit.com holds an incentive-driven contest for meeting planners that results in valid tips for other planners.
With experiential tourism on the rise, demand for a revised all-inclusive experience is emerging.
New restaurant openings and 3,000 new hotel rooms slated to open by 2020. And this is just the tip of the iceberg of Seattle development.
A luxury vibe is rolling into in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, Fla., via a wave of new high-end and hyperlocal restaurants and hotels.
Last year, the City of Austin started requiring ride-hailing companies, both ride-share companies and taxis, to fingerprint its drivers, and both Uber and Lyft pulled out in protest.
Because of severe staffing shortages, seven historic sites in Philadelphia’s Independence National Historic Park will shutdown in the coming months.
Now that the shock has worn off, let’s see what we can learn from this mother of all whoops-a-daisy Oscar moments.
No matter what side of the political argument you and your group supports, the key thing that all meetings industry professionals can do is monitor policy issues that impact the industry.
“This next step in the evolution from ALHI’s 30 years of dedicated group business is in response to the growing competitive needs of our distinguished member hotels and resorts, and persistent inquiries from other luxury-level independent hotels and resorts worldwide.”
Breckenridge is prepping to win back the title of The World’s Longest Shotski with a pre-parade Shotski hosted by Breckenridge Distillery.
“The campus is surrounded by protected lands, providing privacy and protection from distractions of the outside world ─ key attributes of the Miraval Experience."
The resort’s signature Grove Artisan Kitchen uses several ingredients that are grown at the resort in addition to partnerships with local farmers.