Chicago Cha-ching: Saving Money on Your Windy City Hotel Meetings

Chicago is always a top choice, no matter the season. It's easy to reach and vibrant. A major draw for culture vultures, shoppers, and foodies, the city's riches will boost interest in your meeting and lay wide entertainment options at your doorstep. Hotel rooms are plentiful, too. Here are more

A Simple Guide to Thanskgiving in New York City

In Canada, where I was raised and where I live, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October. My first American Thanksgiving was just 2 years ago in New York City. In many ways it was similar to Thanksgiving in Canada. There was a turkey with all the trimmings with Jamaican dishes more

Ventura, California – A Step Back In Time

Channel Islands National Park, a string of five islands off the coast of Ventura is undeveloped and has a rugged beauty all its own.  Known as the American Galapagos, the islandsoffers a variety of activities for groups big or small.  You can kayak in world class sea caves or hike on miles of more

How MLB's Brass Plays Ball in Phoenix

The Boys of Summer are officially done, following the World Series (congrats San Francisco Giants!). But this month, it was time for the "old boys" of summer - namely, 30 general managers of the MLB - to start playing ball, as the GM Meetings convened at the Biltmore in Phoenix.  RELATED: more

A Memorable Event in the Legendary Napa Valley

One of the great things about having meetings out of the office is that it breaks the regular routine and gives everyone a chance to open their minds and renew their energy. If you’re looking for a unique venue to host your meeting or event where your guests can truly relax and engage, the more

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort Announces Details of Expansive 30,000 Square-Foot Oceanfront Function Space

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, the anticipated new resort situated on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in Greater Fort Lauderdale, released details on its impressive 30,000 square-foot oceanfront function space. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, the resort more

Five Unique Reasons to Go Outside at Your Next Meeting

While the weather is getting cold your attendees want to be warm by a fireplace with their sights set on hot beverages. By the time your next meeting rolls around, cabin fever will have set in and your attendees will want to get outside. With so many unique reasons to take it outdoors, it won’t more

Promotions: Be a Business Hero

Planning on booking your next business event in advance? With Hilton Worldwide hotels in Benelux, it pays to think ahead. That’s because, when you book by December 31, 2014*you’ll save 2% for every month you book in advance (up to a maximum saving of 20%). Choose from a range of diverse and more

7 Reasons Portland Is The Best City For Your Next Meeting

WHY MEET IN PORTLAND? HERE ARE 7 GREAT REASONS. You want a unique place for a meeting and affordable accommodations to match. You want great culture, memorable meals and delicious microbrews with no side order of sales tax. You want delegates to be zipped easily from the airport to the more

Molecular Gastronomy Venues

Last Friday, I discussed molecular gastronomy, a hot culinary trend that may be just what is needed to add the wow factor to an event for a group of attendees who have seen it all. Fortunately, chefs who specialize in molecular gastronomy can be found in every corner of the globe. Cocino de Autor, more
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