Coastal Mississippi is the Best Kept Secret for Meetings

Coastal Mississippi, the Secret Coast, is a hidden gem that is often overlooked as a meeting destination. The tricounty region, recently rebranded from Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, offers everything...

Cvent CONNECT 2019: Celebrate our Excellence Awards Winners

We are always amazed and inspired by the way our customers use our products to drive success in new, innovative ways at their respective organizations. That’s why it’s always such a great pleasure to recognize and reward these efforts through the Cvent Excellence Awards, held annually at Cvent CONNECT. The Cvent Excellence Awards feature 12


The Venetian: How the Wellness Movement Is Improving Meetings and Events

The hospitality industry is jumping on the wellness bandwagon, creating innovative programs to help meeting attendees maintain physical and mental health. It’s paying dividends for everyone involved. Recently, Venetian Meetings partnered with Skift to produce an in-depth report titled “The Future of Wellness in Meetings and Events.” Check out this summary of some of the


Jamaica: Where Meetings Are Magical and Memorable

Jamaica has long been a meeting planner’s dream and continues to score top marks, thanks to its location. The destination is a favorite, given its energy, flair, and warm hospitality, ensuring that your corporate event, retreat, or convention is unforgettable. Getting to Jamaica has never been easier. With convenient service from most major gateways in


How a Meeting Might Look at Santarena

The Santarena Hotel is an urban gem in the heart of Las Catalinas, a walkable Costa Rican beach town. Surrounded by mountains, tropical dry forest, and the sandy beaches of the Pacific, you can head straight from Santarena’s doorstep into nature or enjoy a day in town. Within a few minutes’ walk, you can find


7 Reasons You Should Book Your Next Meeting in Detroit

Here’s why Detroit offers the whole package for your big meeting. 1. Top-ranked airport for seamless travel The Detroit Metro Airport is just a 90-minute flight or less from 60% of the U.S. population. It accommodates all major domestic airlines, five low-cost carriers, and several international carriers, welcoming more than 33 million passengers every year. Once guests


Introducing ITC Royal Bengal, a Luxury Collection Hotel in Kolkata, India

With sophisticated state-of-the-art facilities and amenities, ITC Royal Bengal in Kolkata, India, features 5,630 square meters of superlative and unparalleled banqueting space, one of the largest in the region. The unique, expansive, 1,530-square-meter, pillarless Grand Ballroom — combined with other flexible meeting spaces, multiple breakout rooms, and sprawling lawns with a dedicated arrival lobby, reception,


Explore 2019 Value Opportunities at Tampa’s Saddlebrook Resort

Meet at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida, a venue built primarily for meetings. Your attendees will rave about the culinary experience as we only offer one level of food — there’s no difference between the banquet offerings and the fine dining at Dempsey’s Steak House. It’s easy to do when all the food is prepared



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[Webinar] How to Find and Plan the Perfect Event Spaces

The event venue is one of the first decisions you have to make when planning an event. From location to price, the event venue has to check a lot of boxes. The venue has the power to attract more attendees, create an impactful experience, and reinforce your event message. But, it isn’t easy to find