Destinations

Corporate Events: Candy Factory Tours

It's just before Easter weekend. The National Confectioner’s Association estimates that means $2.1 billion worth of Easter candy and chocolates. It's the ideal time to mention that, for a unique experience for corporate events, especially those that are family friendly, event planners should...read more

Beach Resorts in Freeport, The Bahamas

Today, as a follow up to my recent Cvent Event Blog post, 10 Places to Explore in Nassau and Freeport, I'll look at 4 of the beach resorts near Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. Memories Grand Bahama Beach & Casino Resort Just re-opened after extensive renovations and re-branding, Memories Grand...read more

1000 Islands, Ontario

​​If you can't get away to one of the exotic island destinations Cvent Event Blog has been profiling, head to 1000 Islands, the ultimate waterfront destination along the St. Lawrence River near the communities of Gananoque, Brockville, Cornwall, Prescott and Kingston, Ontario. Gananoque at the heart...read more

Houston's OKRA Steams into 2nd Year with Help for Local Charities

Leave it to trendsetting Houston to prove in a big way that you can have fun and do good at the same time. The founders of OKRA (Organized Kollaboration on Restaurant Affairs) are still celebrating their first full year as Houston's first not-for-profit bar that donates 100 percent of its profits to...read more

Eggs-ellent Attraction: The Big Egg Hunt NYC thru April 25

Are you and your meeting group hopping into NYC this April? If so, you'll want to direct your guests to NYC's latest, fabulous, and fleeting attraction – The Faberge Big Egg Hunt, a public art display starring more than 260 large egg sculptures, each designed by globally renowned artists, designers,...read more

3 Beautiful Bermuda Beach Resorts

Bermuda's charm can be experienced after a short journey from the Eastern seaboard of the US and Canada. Today, I'll explore 3 of Bermuda's 9 beach resorts with facilities for corporate groups. Rosewood Tucker's Point Set on 200 acres, Rosewood Tucker's Point opened in 2009. Some of the resorts 88...read more

Technology, Innovation and Style: A Look at Vancouver’s Factor X

What is it about Vancouver that continues to draw global interest from the meetings and events industry? Cases in point: SIGGRAPH can’t stay away, returning later this year for the second time; some of the world’s most distinguished medical conferences arrive throughout this year, next and beyond;...read more

Incentive Destinations: Pulau Tioman in Malaysia

Today I'll continue my exploration of island destinations with a visit to Pulau Tioman, a tiny island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the South China Sea near Singapore. Think you've never come across Tioman? Think again. It was immortalized in South Pacific as the exotic fictional...read more

The Customer Is Always Right ….

As a customer how long has it been since you actually felt this saying was true? What has changed? Is everything moving too fast or is it something else? The word EMPOWERMENT, or lack thereof, comes to mind. In the “old days” companies were owned by one or two people and they ran their business like...read more

Are you choosing a tech-friendly location?

No matter what the conference is, there is definitely a new breed of attendees. Depending on the industry, these attendees could just be a small percentage or a majority of your group. But they definitely have wants and needs that they expect to be addressed. Yes, I’m talking about the techies. They...read more
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