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Visit Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, CA

5/1/2015 - 12/31/2016

Schedule a site visit through the sales team at Visit Huntington Beach and received domestic round-trip airfare.*Sign a contract within 45 days of your site inspection and receive $1,000 or more towards the master folio of the group with a minimum 10...

In the Spotlight

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Being at the Furry con all seems so normal when you just put on the fur suit. The furries start to fill the massive ballroom at the San Jose Convention Center. There are wolves, foxes, birds of prey,...

Meetings Topics

Medical Meetings

Medical meeting planners are some of the most specialized and highly trained planners in the industry. It’s not just the technical complexity of medicine, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, anima...

Technology

Special Venues

After hours in the Southwest, when the sun sets, the weather chills and stars blanket the skies, is the perfect time of day for visiting groups to experience local attractions, enjoy an off-site gathe...

Webinars

Presenter: Jim Spellos
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
1:00 PM ET
Presenter: Robyn Mietkiewicz
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
1:00 PM ET
Presenter: Patti Shock
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
1:00 PM ET

Meetings Technology

Costing Your Connectivity

It's safe to say few planners expect the meeting or event venues they contract to provide free food and beverage services. Yet many planners continue to expect free, consistent and constant intern...

Going Places

David Carlson | Virginia

CRYSTAL CITY, Va. David Carlson recently joined the Hyatt Regency Crystal City team as chef de cuisine and the property has launched a new culinary initiative that includes partnerships with regional...

Jay Spurr | California

SAN FRANCISCO Jay Spurr is the new director of sales & marketing for the 1,500-room San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Spurr brings more than 20 years of experience at top-tier hotels and resorts to...

Julie Coker Graham | Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA Julie Coker Graham is the new president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB). She assumed the role following the retirement of current President and CEO,...

Destination Close-Ups

Madrid is a metro on the move for meetings

There’s a phrase in Spain, “la marcha,” which means “the march” and refers to the nonstop energy Spaniards have for eating, drinking and socializing, especially when nigh...

Planner Checklists

Audiovisual Tips for Meetings

  Things to document regarding the venue Verify the room capacity charts. Note exact room dimensions, not just room capacities Ceiling heights are VERY important to document. No...

Concierge Insights

Charlie Loor, Hotel Chandler - New York City

What service can you provide to groups that they normally might not receive? I organize transportation for large groups on buses and stretch SUVs and can arrange dinner meetings at well-known restaura...