Cvent's recently released fifth annual 2019 Cvent Planner Sourcing Report (Global Edition) surveyed more than 2,650 meeting and event planners throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South Africa. The report's broad-brush conclusions? That planners are managing more events and working with bigger budgets.
New York, Chicago, and Las Vegas are the top North American markets that meeting planners intend to use in the next two years, according to STR‘s 2019 DestinationMAP, a comprehensive study of meeting planners and the meetings market in North America.
Marriott International plans to build its platform by initially leveraging the following full-service and luxury brands: The Ritz-Carlton, Luxury Collection, Marriott Hotels, Westin Hotels, W Hotels, Autograph Collection and Delta by Marriott.
The Miami Beach Convention Center has added a new 60,000-sf Grand Ballroom, one of the largest in the region, as well as a 20,000-sf Sunset Vista Ballroom.