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.
In a time when wellness has become an increasingly important part of the meetings landscape, one company is a step ahead when it comes to impactful programs that align the interests of everyone involved in an event—organizers, attendees and sponsors included. Read more.
Hard Rock International is offering groups a new way to mix teambuilding and corporate social responsibility at its hotel and casino properties through its partnership with Clean the World. Read more.
James Kerwin, executive chef of Renaissance Nashville Hotel’s Little Fib Restaurant, list 10 tips for creating a memorable food and beverage experience for meetings and events attendees, from the perspective of a restaurant veteran who has opened multiple dining venues. Read more to see how his F&B design musts can inform your next meeting or event.
CWT Meetings & Events released its 2020 Future Trends Report at IMEX America 2019 in Las Vegas in September. The report details some exciting trends in the industry like digitalization, expanding markets and the surge of experiential events.
Groups will see more food and beverage using CBD, plant-based protein and ugly produce next year, according to Benchmark’s recently released Top Dining Trends for 2020.
The Edible Selfie Booth from MakeLab brings to your event a laser cutting and engraving machine typically found only in architecture and design studios, and uses it to laser-caramelize attendee photos onto macarons and cookies.
Results from the 2019 Incentive Travel Industry Index, a joint research effort from SITE (the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence), IRF (the Incentive Research Foundation) and FICP (Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals), point to an uptick in incentive travel spend over the next few years.
In the Bahamas I was tasked with finding the coolest way to take a photo. I have been doing this program for about eight years with this client, so they have seen it all. However, one photo booth opportunity in particular stood out to me … so much that I had to share it with you all!
Cvent released the results of its fifth annual Cvent Planner Sourcing Report. The report compiles the results of a survey of nearly 3,000 event professionals worldwide that asked how they source venues and what influences their decision-making.