Podcast

June 2019

Keynote speaker. Meeting planner. Hotel sales professional. Deborah Gardner has done it all, and shares her nearly 30 years of meetings industry knowledge and trends predictions with Meetings Today Vice President & Chief Content Director Tyler Davidson.

May 2019

Tyler Davidson discusses some of the top developments in the meetings industry for the week, including our June 2019 cover story about stellar rooftop event venues and MGM International's scuttling of plans for acquiring the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor resort casino in the Boston suburb of Everett.

May 2019

Meetings Today Contributor Jennifer Juergens sits down with Craig Schoninger, director of marketing at northeast Florida’s Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club, to discuss the fascinating history of the property and why its status as an independent, family-owned hotel translates into high levels of service and the flexibility to offer 10 percent commissions.

May 2019

In our newly rebranded weekly podcast covering some of the top stories from Meetings Today, editor Tyler Davidson highlights an article on what could be severe meetings industry financial ramifications resulting from states' restrictive anti-abortion laws, along with a piece on laws governing service animals and coverage of the buying power of the LGBT MPA.

May 2019

The Military Reunion Network's Sharon Danitschek explains how her company and its military veteran attendees accommodate service animals at their meetings. She also shares information about how her meeting planner colleagues and facilities can comply with federal law regarding service animals.

May 2019

In this edition of Destination Spotlight, I chat with Christoph Trappe and Sandra Fancher—who work for Stamats, our corporate parent—about their recent trip to Anaheim for a meeting. We discuss the best airports serving the Anaheim area, meeting spaces at Hyatt Regency Orange County and more.

May 2019

Meetings Today Chief Content Director Tyler Davidson discusses a new event app download lure—free drinks! Plus a first look at new software that may eliminate the need to hire translation services and rent equipment and booth space, and the resignation of Phillip Jones as the CEO of VisitDallas.

May 2019

Completing an $18 million refresh, Galloway, New Jersey's historic Seaview is a group sanctuary with perennial appeal. Mike Tidwell, director of sales and marketing, shares some of the unique stories and renewal highlights of the historic property with Meetings Today Senior Contributor Jeff Heilman.

May 2019

Meetings Today Chief Content Officer Christoph Trappe stayed on the Tampa Riverwalk during a trip to southern Florida in 2019 and shared some area updates for meeting and event planners, including information on the neighboring Amalie Arena and the Tampa Convention Center.

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