Florida’s Most Success Stories

Tampa Bay has more than Florida sunshine to offer your next meeting. With smart safety measures, cutting-edge upgrades to Tampa Convention Center, tech grants, new hotels and accolades by everyone from J.D. Power to USA Today, we’re writing Florida’s most meeting success stories. And we’ll do the same for you.  

Most-Read Stories of 2021 on Meetings Today

These are the stories you read the most in 2021, and more. Take a look back at the year in stories, plus catch the most popular on-demand webinars, most-read destination features and more.

Key Tips to Create Engagement for a Hybrid Event

The virtual component of hybrid meetings always creates a challenge when it comes to achieving true engagement with attendees. Try these tips from AV network RSN, which has produced more than 1,000 hybrid events, to really keep your audience involved.

Hospitality School Professors Share What Skills Future Planners Will Need

The skills needed for success as a meeting planner are quickly becoming core elements in the colleges and universities that are building the next generation of meeting professionals. Here is what meeting planners in the future will need to know, from the perspective of five leading professors of meetings and hospitality programs. 

Newport and Providence Are on the Post-Pandemic Comeback Trail

Like many meetings destinations in the U.S., the Rhode Island cities of Providence and Newport weathered the pandemic by rolling up their sleeves to welcome new and renovated properties, as well as leisure travelers wanting a drive-to escape from housebound isolation.