Podcast

March 2019

Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson interviews Marion Harper Treskin, general manager of the dual-branded JW Marriott Parq Vancouver and the DOUGLAS, An Autograph Collection Hotel, about the unique brand positioning of the DOUGLAS and how its independent movie vibe jibes with Marriott’s Convention & Resort Network’s innovative 48-Hour Film Challenge.

March 2019

Meetings Today’s Tyler Davidson talks to the key players behind Marriott’s Convention & Resort Network’s “crazy” idea of holding the 48-Hour Film Challenge, filmed at Vancouver, British Columbia’s the DOUGLAS, An Autograph Collection Hotel, and how this outside-of-the-box concept ties into meetings.

March 2019

Meetings Today Vice President and Chief Content Director details the latest news in the meetings industry, including Meetings Today’s coverage of International Women’s Day and the growing storm surrounding Boeing’s 737 MAX safety.

March 2019

In the first Wednesday Wrap special episode of the Meetings Today Podcast, Tyler Davidson talks about the major events of the last week in the meetings industry and what Meetings Today has been working on, including his March 2019 cover story on San Franciso's work to help those who are homeless.

March 2019

The Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, home to America's largest indoor waterpark, just got bigger. The resort's freshly expanded convention center, which includes an additional 112,000 square feet of meeting space, will open in September 2019. Tifani Jones, Kalahari Resort's corporate sales director, shares how this expansion will positively affect future events.

February 2019

Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson explores Marriott International's collaboration with the PCMA Foundation on their "Trends for the Future of Meetings" project. Marriott's senior marketing manager, Amy Popper, explains the program and is joined by four of her Marriott property colleagues who describe how they're facilitating the trends at their hotels. Also: An update on Marriott's ambitious new Mastermind program.

February 2019

Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson sits down with Javier Cano, vice president and market general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE about how L.A. LIVE has transformed a once-neglected Downtown L.A. into a high-profile meetings mecca.

January 2019

Meetings Today Chief Content Director Tyler Davidson explores the many water-based activity options for groups visiting San Diego, with Blaine Amidei of DMC company Access. In San Diego there's water, water everywhere, so get your groups out on it!

January 2019

Meetings Today's Tyler Davidson talks with Mark Vaughan, executive vice president and chief sales officer for the Atlanta CVB, about how the destination is gearing up for the big game, and what it means for meetings and conventions groups in the future.

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