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April 2019

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area, located just blocks from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Civic Convention Center, opened with 20,000 square feet of meeting space and a nature inspired design, bringing serenity to those seeking treatment at Mayo Clinic. Public spaces throughout the hotel feature a variety of tile, stone and wood elements that give the spaces a natural aesthetic.

April 2019

Meetings Today reached out to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for advice on how meeting and convention organizers should arm themselves with a pre-event checklist to make sure fire safety and adherence to fire codes is paramount.

April 2019

Caesars Entertainment partnered with Event Design Collective (EDCo) to make 1,000 meeting professionals Certified Event Designers by 2022 at no cost to participants. Caesars said the investment will help deepen its relationships with meetings clientele, understand their objectives and help them innovatively deliver on expectations. The hotel casino giant’s sales and convention services teams are also participating in the certification program.

April 2019

In partnership with the nonprofit organization KultureCity, MGM Resorts International announced plans to make its major Las Vegas arenas, theaters and event centers sensory inclusive for individuals with autism, post-traumatic stress disorder and other sensory-sensitive conditions. It’s the most recent set of venues to commit to making their environments more accessible to people with autism and other sensory needs.

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