Posts by Terri Hardin

Terri Hardin is the Destinations Marketing Editor at Cvent. Terri is a veteran media professional reporting on the meetings and events industry, having held senior positions at Successful Meetings and MeetingNews, and is known as "Meetings Diva" to the social network that has grown around the industry. At Cvent, Terri is charged with producing destination profiles and guides that aid in site selection for meeting and event planners, as well as editing the award-winning Cvent Event blog.

The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Cvent or any other organization or individual.

SURVEY: How Does Weather Affect Your Meeting Planning?

Mentioning the weather is considered a universal method for striking up a conversation, as everyone knows. This year, however, with a terrible winter season assailing the U.S. with snow, sleet and freezing temperatures, just about everybody is talking about the effect it's having on both their more

Promotions: A Date with the Heartland

Looking for a four-season destination with benefits? The Midwest is filled with possibilities, as these three deals demonstrate:* Through December 31, 2014, the Minneapolis Northwest Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering groups a 50% discount on meeting room rental at Rush Creek Golf Club more

Promotions: A New York State of Meetings

This March, the Empire State beckons to groups with a slew of meeting offerings in Syracuse, Long Island and the Big Apple:* The city of Syracuse has a deal for business incentives: 25% off room rental 10% discount on audio-visual equipment Complimentary parking Complimentary Wi-Fi You can book more

Promotions Hub: Last Call for Great Wolf Lodge Resorts

Great Wolf Lodges throughout the nation are offering this last call for spring savings: If you book your next meeting by February 28th, 2014 and host the event by March 31st, 2014 to receive complimentary Meeting room rental fees Beverage service throughout the entire meeting One guest room for more

Promotions Hub: Southwest Fancy

The Southwest has some of the best resorts in the U.S., as well as some of the best promotions! Here are three luxury resorts in Arizona and New Mexico with deals - check them out here! Book a meeting at the Carefree Resort & Conference Center, pick 3 perks, and receive an iPad! Mention more

Oh Canada! Promotions from British Columbia CVBs

From the cosmopolitan setting of metro Vancouver to Okanagan Wine Country, British Columbia CVBs are offering this trio of deals: Complimentary Welcome Reception in Vancouver, one of the world’s leading meeting and convention destinations. Book your meeting here with 1,000+ contracted rooms on more

Cvent Promotions Hub: Texas Is Calling

As one of the largest states in the U.S., Texas can offer a variety of meeting experiences. Right now, three Texas cities - San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Lubbock - are clamoring for the honor of hosting your next event. Here are their offers: For San Antonio's "In The Heart Visit," more

The Dupont Legacy in Delaware

The DuPont family, which left France to settle in Delaware in 1800, has made a lasting impression on the state in the form of continuous industry, extraordinary collections and stunning homes of unprecedented grandeur. The museums and other public venues endowed by the family are more

England: Last Call for Christmas Promotions!

Looking for a last-minute Christmas party venue in the UK? These hotels have openings, but you have to hurry! Swindon: In the South West England county of Wiltshire (about 80 miles form London), the 171-room Hilton Swindon (12,000 square feet of meeting space) is celebrating Christmas with more

Cvent's Top 10 U.S. Meeting Hotels: Las Vegas

It's said "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," and that can certainly be said for meetings business. This year in Cvent's list of Top 10 U.S. Meetings Hotels, The Venetian and Palazzo Resort, Hotel & Casinos (#3) and ARIA Resort & Casino (#4) came up trumps with meeting planners. more
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