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.
Meeting planners looking to wow groups with stunning water views and mouthwatering cuisine will find plenty of options in the southeastern U.S.
In what is yet be the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, Galveston did not pay its customary price.
Norfolk, Virginia, is a seaworthy destination for meetings and events.
No longer California’s best-kept secret, the Central Coast has a high-profile these days.
Archaeological and cultural sites, museums and art can be found all over these islands, a treat for all who visit.
North America’s shimmering shores are renowned for their natural beauty and well-appointed, group-friendly hotels.