Visionary Summit sponsors included AIC Hotel Group, Caesars Entertainment, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Naples l Marco Island l Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Silverseas Cruises.
"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
The 245-room JW Marriott Hotel has one of the best locations in Rio de Janeiro, with rooms overlooking the crescent-shaped Copacabana Beach.
PCMA's Convening Leaders is a chance for Chicago to showcase its event capabilities to for large groups—and all there is to do in the winter.
Visionary Summit attendees learned not to assume anything, including that there will be heat in winter at your hotel in the middle of Morocco's Atlas Mountains.
The American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) rolled into Detroit last month to find a city in the midst of a restoration that is worthy of its storied 314-year history of innovation.
We did a pre-opening tour of the gorgeous new Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel in November, scheduled to open in January. Never seen another Hilton like it.
Preparations are underway for the Dubai World Expo 2020, a six-month-long mega event expected to draw 25 million visitors.
“Everybody said it was one of the best events we ever did,” says Gorton. “They were awestruck at Universal and couldn’t believe we brought in the sand for the first night’s event. Everybody kept saying we outdid ourselves.”
Part #3 of 3 in our VISIT FLORIDA story on value propositions for 2013 meetings & incentive travel programs.
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company's incentive trip to South Africa.
The Dominican Republic reported its fifth consecutive year of growth in the tourism sector this year, capping off 2014 with 5.1 million visitors—450,000 being new tourists to the island.
Expo Guadalajara hosts the seven biggest events in Mexico.
The 13th annual Leadership Summit for travel incentive professionals took place in November at the new Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta, with 74 buyers, suppliers and sponsors in attendance.
At the Pharmaceutical Meeting Professionals' Summit November 4-5 at the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia, attendees will learn the latest innovative technologies and strategies for optimizing spend.
Another part the digital conversation was the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) push to encourage attendees to combine their love for books and food.
In December the hotel unveiled a spectacular 19-story LED digital canvas, the opening of Toro Toro restaurant by Chef Richard Sandoval and the newly designed suites of Venus Williams’ VStarr design firm.
The new look features modern designs with classic style beneath the 24-foot ceilings within the expansive lobby.
Sensory experiences such as color and music can help enhance attendee participation.
"One of those words that we pride ourselves of in Denmark..." When I first heard the word "hygge" in Copenhagen years ago, I had to...
Convention centers are acting as community accelerators—a complete destination experience for an entire event, including pre/post.
"I love when the planning phase is over and the actual event begins at the hotel. I find it extremely gratifying to watch everyone’s hard work pay off, see the event come to life and see my meeting planners and attendees having a great time."
"Two seas, one paradise...The best place for doing business."
"Imagine being able to take this information right into the Mayor's office and say, 'Here's what trade shows bring us in addition to tax dollars."
San Diego's 2.6 million-sf mothership of a convention center will soon possess the largest single contiguous exhibit hall on the West Coast. Sky Park will open up a whole new opportunity for meetings and events on that part of the bay, while giving visitors and locals a more tangible experience of the city.