Two earthquakes shook SoCal in July 2019, both with epicenters about 150 miles north of LA. If a Southern California meeting is in your future, use these tips to prepare for a seismic event.
Great outdoor experiences await groups gathering in Westside Los Angeles and the beach cities, from everything from exhilarating adventures to inviting alfresco venues.
A new convention center and adults-only hotel on the Barceló Maya Grand Resort property in Riviera Maya makes the case for bringing your next meeting to Mexico. On a recent stay, Danielle LeBreck shot video footage of the resort's current offerings for groups and got the scoop on the new builds.
Myrtle Beach is located on the Atlantic Coast and has a rich culinary history. Both its location and past have influenced the area’s cuisine. Sample the best Lowcountry dishes, seafood and local beverages through foodie experiences, groups dining at restaurants and winery and brewery tours with these top recommendations for what to eat and drink in Myrtle Beach.
From tropical jungles and world-class cultural destinations to luxurious resorts and massive event spaces, Mexico's coastal cities are packed with things to do for business travelers and vacationers alike.
A new, high-end resort on Destin’s white-sand beaches, more direct flights, and plenty of outdoor activities proves it’s time to rethink the Florida city as a viable option for your next meeting.
In September 2018, Hurricane Florence deluged parts of the Carolinas. Hardest hit was North Carolina, with an estimated $17 billion in crop, infrastructure and other losses. Florence went easier on South Carolina, which reportedly saw some $607 million in damages. Experiencing varying impacts, from minimal to destructive, the region’s coastal destinations have made significant recovery efforts.
Yes, cageless shark diving is a thing. As is moonlight ziplining and skateboarding on water, aka flyboarding. All around North America, the variety of coastal adventures available to groups offers intriguing diversions from the confines of a meeting room.
Encompassing the nine cities and six counties of the Hampton Roads region on southeastern Virginia’s Lower Peninsula, Coast Virginia opened the book on the American experience with the settlement of Jamestown in 1607 and has contributed major chapters ever since. At the forefront of inspiration and discovery, from land and sea to outer space, the area’s dynamic destinations inspire expanded thinking and new directions.
Brandon Robinson, CAE is executive director with the Virginia Society of Association Executives (VSAE) in Richmond, Virginia. The group recently held its 2018 Annual Conference in Norfolk.