Houston: An Elevated Meeting Experience

Once construction is complete in early 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB), 1,200-room Hilton Americas-Houston, the new, 1,000-room Marriott Marquis Houston, 12-acre Discovery Green park, along with...

Cvent CONNECT 2017 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for Cvent CONNECT 2017 is now live! Join us in June at MGM’s Mandalay Bay Convention Resort in Las Vegas. Bring home a playbook of strategies, insights and connections that will take your events to the next level. When Tuesday-Friday June 13-16, 2017 Where Mandalay Bay Convention Resort Register Now Listen Boost your industry


Clearwater Beach, a Clear Winner for Group Meetings

It’s no secret that meeting attendees love a beachside event. The allure of the ocean, pure sunshine and resort accommodations boost signup and all but ensure attendees stay through to finish. If a beachside event is a relatively easy win, imagine the success of an event at America’s #1 beach, Clearwater Beach, Florida. This laid-back


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3 Things this Event Planner Wishes Venues Would Change

The following post by Liz King from the Meet Well blog outlines planners’ wishes concerning meeting and event venues. Read on for the true planner perspective. Event planners and venues. Venues and event planners. The two go hand-in-hand. Venues are one of the first things that event planners look to secure when hosting an event.


Plan Your Next Event in Vibrant Rio de Janeiro

There are several ways to describe the Rio de Janeiro: stunning beaches, carnival celebrations, pulsating nightlife, iconic mountains, relaxed culture, beautiful sunsets, and samba ’til dawn! All these wonderful reasons attract not only the travelers but also meeting and event organizers from all over the world. The amazing city of Rio de Janeiro remains in


Why Manchester is an Obvious Choice for Meeting Planners

The sophisticated city of Manchester is not a new player in the world of international meetings business. With direct flights available from around 200 destinations worldwide, including scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in the US, Manchester is witnessing significant growth in tourism and international business. With a proven track record of staging world-class conferences


Cape Town’s Blushing Beauty: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel

Set in the vibrant heart of Cape Town, this iconic hotel opened its doors in 1899. This opulent property enjoys a superb location at the foot of Table Mountain, providing easy access to all that’s happening in this dynamic city. The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is settled on the edge of downtown Cape Town, and is


Art Deco Elegance and Space at the Center of Modern Shanghai

Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai is a luxurious 4-star hotel set in the former French Club ‘Le Cercle Sportif’, a building dating from 1926. The venue is located 6.93 miles from Hongqiao International Airport, Shanghai and is ideally settled around major shopping and restaurant areas in People’s Square. The hotel offers luxurious accommodation with free Wi-Fi,


Saddlebrook: Designed and Built as a Meeting Destination

Saddlebrook, a premiere destination resort, features a unique combination of meeting facilities, luxurious accommodations, recreational activities, culinary excellence, and natural Floridian beauty. Located 30 non-stop interstate minutes from Tampa International Airport, Saddlebrook comprises 480 acres in a secure, gated community. Setting it apart from any competitor is the unique car-free Walking Village design. Accommodations are


Satisfy Their Highest Expectations with Secrets Resorts & Spas

With 15 resort locations in Mexico, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica, Secrets Resorts & Spas have the perfect tropical destination for your next group event, meeting or incentive trip. Each of our resorts and spas combines world-class amenities with Unlimited-Luxury® and adults-only fun. Why Secrets Resorts & Spas? The magic of Secrets Resorts &