Recent Articles

07/22/2019

When planning a one-on-one hosted buyer event, finding the right match of vendor and buyer can make or break the event. It streamlines the process to connect buyers and vendors make meaningful connections and create opportunities. Get tips on how to plan an event that benefits both sides.

07/22/2019

Cvent’s 2019 list of the top meeting and event destinations in the U.S. featured three cities that have enjoyed a long reign at the top of the survey, but also identified a few new entrants in the top 50 spots in the annual survey sourced through the meetings tech giant’s multiple sourcing platforms.

07/18/2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) opened its doors, joining two other Waldorf Astoria properties in the UAE. The 275-room hotel occupies the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman, a complex featuring residences and office towers.

07/18/2019

Hyatt Regency Chantilly opened along the Nonette River in the historic town of Chantilly, France. The 211-room property is reminiscent of an 18th-century authentic hamlet and only 20 minutes from Charles De Gaulle International Airport and 45 minutes from the center of Paris.

07/18/2019

ITC Ltd. debuted ITC Royal Bengal in the business district of Kolkata. The 30-story, 456-room property features five restaurants, 61,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and a 24,000-square-foot Kaya Kalp - The Royal Spa.

07/18/2019

Meetings Today got behind the scenes access to the Caesars Forum conference center construction site in July 2019 while in Las Vegas for an event. Caesars Entertainment Associate Director of Sales Salina Kravetz provided a progress update on the landmark meetings project, set for a March 2020 opening.

07/18/2019

Raleigh is known as the “Smithsonian of the South” for its free-admission museums. For groups with passions for art and culture, Raleigh’s museums make for a welcome activity after meetings. They can also stand in as alternative offsite event venues.

07/18/2019

The Hotel Concord unveiled two executive boardrooms on property. The rooms are named after Revolutionary War General John Stark and his wife Molly Stark, two of New Hampshire’s most famous colonial figures.

07/18/2019

Hyatt Regency Bethesda unveiled the final phase of its transformation with the addition of Brown Bag restaurant as well as an extension of Morton’s Steakhouse and Starbucks. All three venues are located in the hotel’s recently transformed lobby, which features a 12-story atrium and a new, custom-made art piece.

07/17/2019

Podcasting is a simple and often very low-cost strategy to create engagement with clients, potential clients, members of professional associations and others who may be interested in your organization or event. Here is an inexpensive guide to help you start a podcast of your own.

07/17/2019

Panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and a seafood-centric Cali Mex menu are served to groups in Southern California’s Laguna Beach at Las Brisas restaurant. Helmed by Orange County native Michael Gaines, Las Brisas is in the midst of a major three-phase renovation that is scheduled to wrap by the end of 2019.

07/17/2019

Las Brisas Executive General Manager Michael Gaines gave us access to a favorite restaurant recipe for smoked salmon tostadas that provides an enjoyable appetizer for one or more.

07/17/2019

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel unveiled phase one of a multimillion-dollar refresh to its meeting and event spaces. Phase one of the restoration project included several of the hotel’s large historic ballrooms and event prefunction space. Phase two of the project is set to be completed in early 2020.

07/17/2019

The newly renamed Port Washington hotel, The Harborview, completed extensive renovations and a rebranding. Wisconsin-based S&L Hospitality has owned and operated the hotel since 1998. In the 21 years that have ensued, the hotel has seen many changes, but none as extensive as this.

07/17/2019

The 251-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Troy Auburn Hills completed a five-month, property-wide renovation project. The updates included the hotel's public spaces, restaurant and lounge, pool, meeting/banquet rooms and fitness center.

07/17/2019

The Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia unveiled an extensive refresh of its meeting and event spaces. The building itself served as the 1929 original Architect’s Building in Philadelphia and was brought back to life through an adaptive reuse and renovation in 2009.

07/16/2019

The Park City Marriott is now the Sheraton Park City. The property offers 193 recently remodeled guest rooms and seven suites as well as local artwork throughout.

07/16/2019

1 Hotels opened its fourth property and West Coast flagship, 1 West Hollywood. Formerly The Jeremy, the property has undergone a total transformation.

Newsletters

Subscribe today to stay up-to-date on the meeting industry.

Check the boxes of the newsletters that interest you, enter your email, then submit the form.

Webinars