Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
by February 26, 2014 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
As a New Yorker, every year I'm always amazed (and secretly rather proud) when the Mayor's Office releases its annual tourism report for New York City. Fortunately for us, just about every year Mayor Mike was in charge, the numbers grew, and that annual growth is expected to continue on Mayor...read more
by January 29, 2014 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Four days of educational seminars, guided tastings and cocktail parties drew more than 5,800 attendees to the Third Annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference from January 16-19, 2014, where master mixologists mixed it up for children's charities. “It's growing by leaps and bounds,” said Cathy Siegel,...read more
by January 28, 2014 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
Despite all the polar vortexes that seem to be descending on the city this winter, the multiple big chills aren't putting a damper on any of NYC's meetings and conventions action. And with all that popularity comes a potentially tight squeeze for rooms and venues, particularly if you or your clients...read more
by January 20, 2014 Top Meeting Destinations in the U.S.
In the summer of 2015, the old Rose-Croix University building at Rosicrucian Park in San Jose will be converted into a newly equipped facility to showcase all aspects of the ancient art of alchemy. In addition to hands-on exhibits, classroom lectures, a working alchemy laboratory, specific...read more
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