Meet, Eat, and Retreat in New Bern, North Carolina

Cradled in the convergence of the Neuse and Trent rivers is the small city of New Bern, North Carolina, which seems untouched by time. The locals meander at a leisurely pace up and down sidewalks, while children dart between soda shops, ice cream parlors, and community activities. The cobblestone streets witnessed the roiling conflict of


Charlotte, North Carolina: Investing in the Future

One of the country’s fastest-growing cities, Charlotte, North Carolina, has always been focused on the future: Over the years, light rail offerings have been expanded, thousands of hotel rooms have been added in and around Center City, and renovations have been made to Charlotte Douglas International Airport to accommodate the 46 million passengers it serves


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How Paragon Events Reinvented the Global Tourism Summit

In 2018, the Events team at Paragon Events took over the newly rebranded Global Tourism Summit from a previous organization. With a complete revamp of the summit in mind, they needed a strategic rollout plan to increase attendance by at least 33%. “When we took over, they were using multi-products on a different platform,” explains Manager


History and Culture Add Value to the San Diego Experience

For attendees, destination appeal is a key factor in going to a meeting. San Diego’s historic sites provide authentic experiences that educate and entertain. Book San Diego, where history becomes a highlight of your guests’ experience. Witness the living legacy of California’s birthplace in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Its many preserved historic


Breckenridge, Colorado: A Main Street, Not a Mainstream Kinda Town

Main Street Breckenridge, Colorado, is known for its incredible shopping and dining scene, but it also serves as the central hub of everything Breckenridge, with fun events, festivals, music, and an abundance of activities for your attendees. One of the best things about downtown is that as soon as you arrive, you are just a


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A Whole New Mobile World: CrowdCompass New Attendee Experience

Have you ever had one of your attendees say, “I didn’t take the feedback survey because I couldn’t find the button in the app”, or “I wanted to participate in the live polling questions, but I couldn’t locate the link in time”? Well, CrowdCompass recently got a major facelift to help deliver your most valuable


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Gathering Leads at Events: Best Ways to Feed the Funnel

When it comes to trade shows and conferences, leads are king. From sponsors to attendees, the goal is to make connections that can result in sales. Networking face-to-face continues to be one of the most effective ways to build connections. And, when it comes to strategy, events are a great tool to expand the reach