Howard County: Maryland’s Best Kept Secret

Howard County offers a great location!  We are nestled between Washington DC and Baltimore - consider us the “green in between.”  We offer affordable facilities and unique meeting venues ready to accommodate meetings of every size.  Boasting lakefronts, golf courses and Town Center Hotels, you more

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Sets the Standard

When it first opened 30 years ago, the 186-guest room Tower at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa just outside of Traverse City, Michigan, set a new standard for meeting accommodations in Northern Michigan. The recently completed $7 million renovation of those Tower rooms re-establishes that standard. more

9 Reasons to Book Your Next Meeting at The Nines

The Name Says it All:  As a nod to the history of the Meier & Frank building erected in 1909, as one of the nation’s most successful department stores, and a beacon of fashion, the Nines refers to an expression that originated in such an era—“dressed to the nines.” The derivation of the more

Tasty Local Fare at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg VA

Count the reasons to love Kingsmill Resort: great meeting space, golf, fishing, swimming, nature trails, biking, tennis, proximity to Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens, river views, paddle boarding, crab and corn soup... Uh, soup, you say? Uh-huh. But not any soup—crab and corn chowder, more

Meetings in Grand Southern Style at The Peabody Memphis

The Peabody Memphis opened in 1869 as a symbol of the South's rebirth. Named for philanthropist George Peabody, it quickly became the business and social hub of Memphis. In 1925, The Peabody was rebuilt at its present location on Union Avenue and continued to host presidents, celebrities, more

5 Ways Universal Orlando™ Turns Meeting Planners Into Heroes

As a meeting planner, you work hard to ensure your programs are a success and your attendees are happy. That’s why Universal Orlando Resort™ is here to help. We know that tights and capes don’t make you a hero; it’s the effort and dedication you put forth. And with Universal Orlando Resort, more

Fukuoka Hosted The 99th Lions Clubs’ International Annual Convention

“Omotenashi” is the word to express Japanese hospitality.  In order to receive the 38,000 visitors from 120 countries and regions and make their stay most comfortable, Fukuoka City with Fukuoka Convention Visitors Bureau and many other private and public sectors worked together to create the more

Holding a Successful Meeting in Paradise

Find your perfect meeting spot on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel. More than a renowned beach vacation destination, the area is a convergence of nature and unique attractions that create an irresistible meeting experience that is highly engaging and not soon to be forgotten by your more

Grand Junction, Colorado is the Perfect Blend of Inspiration, Productivity & Adventure

Be Creative, Be Active, Build a Team  Grand Junction is Colorado’s Wine Country featuring 22 wineries with year-round tasting rooms, and boasts more than 275 days of sunshine annually which helps produce much of the state’s peach and fruit crop. It is the largest city in Western Colorado, more

7 Tips for Mastering Bleisure – Where Business and Leisure Meet

Whoever said don’t mix business with pleasure hasn’t heard of “bleisure” trips. This new travel trend — a combo of “business” and “leisure”— has travelers extending their work stays by tacking on vacation days before or after their business trips. And really, why not?  Think about it: you’re more
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