Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
by December 12, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Last month, The Greater Houston CVB (GHCVB) led a group of officials to Dusseldorf, Germany, for MEDICA, the world's largest medical trade show, in preparation for the first Medical World Americas Conference and Expo to be held in Houston next year. GHCVB CEO Greg Ortale said it was the ideal place...read more
by October 24, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
After a will-they-or-won't-they question mark hanging over the venerable Marine Corps Marathon for a couple of nail-biting weeks during the U.S. government shutdown, the immensely popular marathon is back on track. (Or as the MCM website puts it: “We are SO on.”) Set for Sunday, October 27, the 2013...read more
by October 11, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Nobody throws a party like New Orleans. For those attending conferences in the Crescent City between November 1-3, 2013, the 15th Annual Voodoo Music + Arts Experience provides a mind-blowing array of more than 80 artists from a range of musical genres. This year's headliners include Pearl Jam,...read more
by September 13, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
A Chicago office building designed by "starchitect" Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is now the home of Langham Hospitality Group's fourth property in the U.S. The 316-room Langham, Chicago officially opened on September 10, 2013. Located in the last office building designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,...read more
by August 28, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
The Lone Star State was one of the biggest winners on Cvent's list of the Top 50 U.S. Meeting Destinations. With 7 spots on the list, Texas garnered a hefty presence, as follows: #8. Dallas 16. San Antonio 19. Houston 20. Austin 22. Grapevine 30. Fort Worth 37. Irving Speaking to the Cvent Event...read more
by August 26, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Last week, Cvent's list of the Top U.S. 50 Meetings Destination for 2013 made headlines across the country. Leading the media coverage with the first, most in-depth review was USA Today's 8/21 feature, Top convention destinations: Orlando, Chicago, Las Vegas, which highlighted the shifting players...read more
by August 23, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Good news for conferences and trade shows meeting in Seattle next week: the annual Bumbershoot 2013 is taking place August 31–September 2 at Seattle Center. Attendees interested in attending this year's festival should download a free app (available in iPhone and Android versions) that gives...read more
by July 2, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
For an environmentally friendly meeting that will make others green with envy, consider gathering where the world’s most sustainable companies come together to inspire and innovate. Over 900 visionaries from eco-centric businesses including Target, Unilever, and Sony recently convened at the 2013...read more
by January 17, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
When faced with a great foodie town like Chicago, have you ever just wanted to eat it all up? Thanks to Chicago Restaurant Week, you're going to get your chance. Organized by Choose Chicago, Restaurant Week gives local foodies and visitors an opportunity to enjoy prix fixe menus from more than 250...read more
by January 16, 2013 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Are you big enough for the Big D? The Dallas CVB thinks so. During Monday's press conference at PCMA's Convening Leaders conference (January 13-16, Orlando), President and CEO of Dallas CVB Phillip Jones announced that the city is changing its game, declaring, "We're re-branding on a massive scale."...read more