7 Reasons Why You NEED to see MGM Grand’s Conference Center

It’s no secret that MGM Grand has always been a strong presence in the world of meetings, conferences and tradeshows. Their seamless ability to mix business and pleasure has always made them a force to be reckoned with, but now, it’s even stronger. In late 2018, MGM Grand revealed a jaw-dropping expansion to their preexisting


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Enhancing Sustainability During Events

At MGM Resorts, we have a long history of building and operating in a sustainable way. We also recognize that many of our clients have deep commitments to sustainability and want to activate those commitments by driving positive societal and environmental benefits during their events. Sustainability Benefits at an MGM Property Some sustainability benefits arise


Brand-New Hotels and Splendid Summer Events in Seattle Southside

Hey, what’s better than staying in a brand-new hotel? How about staying at a brand-new hotel close to public transportation, international dining options, and world-class attractions? Check out these recent hotel openings conveniently located near Sea-Tac Airport and the Link light rail, which connects Seattle Southside to downtown Seattle: The Hilton Garden Inn Seattle Airport


Los Cabos: Where Connections Are Made

In a place where good things naturally come together, like the desert and the sea, it makes sense that connections and networking come a little easier, too. Plan your meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico, and prepare to be inspired by everything and everyone around you. Culture Los Cabos distinctive character is in everything we do and


Costa Rica: Where Team-Building and Meetings Come Naturally Year-Round

Costa Rica is a rising-star destination for meetings and incentives. With its array of attractions and activities that highlight the country’s stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity, the opportunities for adventure are practically endless. From walking tours to zip-lining adventures, there’s an activity for every level of energy. Enhance your next meeting or convention in


More Reasons to Meet in Miami: Downtown

Downtown Miami is many things to many people: an international financial center, a bayside paradise, and an intersection of arts, culture, language, and cuisine. To meeting planners, it’s the ideal destination to host any event. Just a short drive from the airport, downtown Miami is the definition of a metropolitan cultural hub that delivers a


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Negotiating with Hotels When Sourcing Your Event Venue

What negotiating with hotels boils down to is synchronized value – in other words, you have what they want (occupied guest rooms, meeting space and food and beverage revenue), and they have what you want (a great hotel at a desirable location). If possible, do your negotiations in person or via a video chat. Conference


Downtown Miami: The Ideal Meetings Destination

When it comes to a destination for your next meeting, Downtown Miami has everything needed to hold a successful, memorable event for everyone. The city’s urban core is an ideal setting as a center of culture, commerce, and constant reinvention. Unique venues, world-class hotels, outstanding fine dining and entertainment options, and an abundance of rooftop hot


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Event Basics: Making the Most of Your Site Visit

The RFPs have been analyzed and you have narrowed down your selection to two or three cities with two to five hotels at each destination. No destination or hotel is a perfect fit for your group, but they all meet your must-haves and seem to be 95% there. If possible, now is the time to