Although already incredibly popular destinations for meeting planners, the 39 cities and towns that make up South Florida’s Palm Beach County are pumping up the volume with a variety of new and improved facilities and attractions. Coupled with the activity-packed, rustic beach towns of Treasure Coast and the impressive Palm Beach County Convention Center, the area is a dreamland for meetings, events, conventions and tradeshows.
For meeting planners on the hunt to bring their next event into the Southern California sunshine, we’ve rounded up the best outdoor spaces for your next meeting in Anaheim and Orange County.
From thrill rides and arcade attractions at Pleasure Pier to historic Victorian mansions that somehow survived one of the nation’s biggest natural disasters, Galveston’s array of off-site venues provide a truly unique setting to get away from a day of meetings.
Utah’s beautiful landscapes will inspire groups during year-round, but the spring and summer months, which bring particularly gorgeous weather and lower room rates, are especially appealing to groups who’d like to include outdoor pursuits and travel to off-site events as part of the meeting itinerary.
From experiential travel options to culinary and agritourism activities, Maui has a way of grabbing you and never letting go. I still associate one of the most memorable experiences of my life with this magical island.
The Iowa City-Coralville area is growing—learn how the Iowa River Landing and surrounding facilities can work for your next Midwest meeting in an affordable manner.
Coastal Mississippi checks all of the boxes on any meeting planner’s—and meeting attendee’s—checklist. Its miles of beautiful beachfronts, world-class gaming and award-winning culinary offerings make it a prime destination for groups of all sizes. The Biloxi area’s all-in-one casino resorts provide all of this and then some.
With powerhouse venues like the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Shreveport Convention Center and the massive Cajundome and Convention Center, you’d think Louisiana would have meeting facilities covered. But alongside the main course of major meeting real estate is the “special sauce” of smaller off-site venues representing the many flavors of Louisiana.
Groups seeking inspiration during a meeting are encouraged to visit Raleigh's robust arts scene, which includes Southeast’s most impressive Auguste Rodin collection, an exciting calendar of live music ranging from symphony to rock, and theater productions that rival those on Broadway. These places offer some of Raleigh’s most outstanding settings for off-site gatherings.
The Buffalo-Niagara region’s architectural and natural landmarks offer memorable backdrops for meetings.