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November 2019

Meetings Today blogger Joan Eisenstodt and other meetings industry veterans remember their close friend, Patti Shock, a leader in meetings industry education who passed away November 22, 2019.

November 2019

Every meeting or event planner loves to look at the excellent design work of their colleagues, so with that in mind Meetings Today held an Awe-Inspiring Decor contest last fall. The winning submission came from PRA South Florida, who designed Nova Southeastern University’s annual Celebration of Excellence awards gala. Read more.

November 2019

Planning a golf activity during a meeting can present a variety of challenges for planners. Group golf program experts recommend incorporating user-friendly formats that will ensure everyone leaves the course satisfied after a day on the fairway. Read for three group golf formats you should use at your next golf event.

November 2019

Get your steps in and give back at the same time during the IAEE Expo! Expo! 2019. The Terence Donnelly Memorial 5K Run and One-Mile Walk will take place during the annual meeting and exhibition on Wednesday, December 4, at 6:30 a.m.

November 2019

Naturopath and former meeting planner John Ayo shares his essential tips for meeting professionals to combat stress in one of the most stressful jobs in the world. From travel and nutrition tips to staying hydrated, meeting planners need to put their health and sanity first. Read more.

 

November 2019

Courtyard by Marriott New York Midtown West opened in Midtown Manhattan. The 28-story hotel is located in the city’s Hudson Yards district, offering guests convenient access to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, The High Line, Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building.

November 2019

You can expect to see licorice syrup, spicy tomato granita and orange wines across banquets, events, restaurants and bars in 2020, according to Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ sixth annual Culinary & Cocktails Trends Forecast. More than 130 chefs, sommeliers, general managers and bartenders from over 75 Kimpton restaurants and bars were surveyed to uncover the 2020 trends. Read more.

November 2019

Shangri-La Hotel, Suzhou Yuanqu debuted in the city’s central business district of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). The 32-story hotel features 303 guest rooms and suites as well as 16 serviced residences with views of Jinji Lake and the city landscape.

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