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Spring Swag for Corporate Events

As event planners put the final touches on spring events, it's important to make sure that all aspects of events are as fresh, light, and refreshing as spring. Final impressions are lasting impressions so swag and take-aways with spring touches are an ideal opportunity to reinforce event...read more

Ordering a Fish Entree for your Next Meeting? Consider Lionfish

Lionfish, which are native to the Pacific and Indian oceans, are beautiful to behold. And tasty. Why eat them? Because they are now present in the Atlantic and Caribbean and devouring the native species at an alarming rate. According to Brett Ottolenghi, proprietor of Artisanal Foods,...read more

Awesome Deals in Austin: Promotions in the Southwest

Austin, the Live Music Capital of the World, does not rely on music alone to get visitors whistling a happy tune. Among the city's other charms are an exciting restaurant scene; the youthful vibe that flows from the University of Texas; and three sparkling lakes around which to jog, bike, or walk,...read more

Planning Foreign Events as Currencies Fluctuate

Canadian event planners who are in the process of planning foreign incentives trips, retreats, and other corporate events are facing a new challenge this year. The value of the Canadian $ against the US$ has declined steadily since the beginning of last summer and sharply in recent months. This...read more

1-stop Shop for Continuing Education Scholarships, Research, and Travel Grants

In these cash-strapped times, do you ever wonder where you can find the money to continue your education? Let me introduce you to the Timothy S Y Lam Foundation.  The mission of the Foundation is to support research, education, and training by bestowing scholarships and grants to those seeking...read more

Introducing the New Facilities at The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC

The Legacy Continues The development of all-new facilities marks a new era for The Sea Pines Resort, continuing a tradition of excellence. For decades, The Sea Pines Resort has set the standard for Lowcountry hospitality. The amenities and attractions in this iconic locale are world-renowned for not...read more

The Cvent CONNECT Chronicles: Get Certified at Cvent CONNECT

This year, Cvent is holding one of the industry’s largest and most ambitious conferences: Cvent CONNECT. On June 14-18, we’ll be giving event professionals and hoteliers the opportunity to learn new insights, gather unique perspectives, and make valuable connections. The Cvent CONNECT Chronicles...read more

The Bahamas: Baha Mar to Throw Open Its Doors in May

Dubbed The New Riviera, Baha Mar in Nassau, The Bahamas, has announced that it will open its doors in May instead of March 27 as previously announced. Baha Mar will have 20,000 square feet of function space spread across 35 function rooms. There will be outdoor meeting spaces in garden, beach and...read more

Event Inspiration: Floral Artistry at the Macy's Flower Show Thru April 4

Is it Spring yet? At Macy’s Herald Square, it certainly is! The 41st Annual Macy’s Flower Show has just arrived in town and to celebrate, we locals are ditching our snow shovels and heading down to 34th Street. From now through Saturday, April 4, planners looking for floral inspiration and...read more

Discover Jane Austen's Hampshire

Hampshire is where Jane Austen lived for most of her life and where she wrote most of her novels. When she lived in Steventon near Basingstoke (where she was born), Jane Austen wrote the first drafts of Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility and Northanger Abbey. When she lived in Chawton village...read more
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