3 Reasons to Bring Your Meeting or Conference to Northern California’s Mount Diablo Region

Northern California’s Mount Diablo Region is an emerging San Francisco East Bay area that offers thriving cities, scenic settings, and a convenient location for Bay Area activities. Here are three reasons that it’s the perfect place for your meeting or conference: The emergence of the 680 Corridor (or Mount Diablo Region). The East Bay/Mount Diablo Region is


Bali

Bali: The Land of MICE Opportunities

Bali is amongst a handful of destinations in the world which are a perfect blend of scenic landscapes, unique cultural experiences, comfortable climate conditions and world-class MICE facilities. While this island destination is exceptionally popular amongst travelers around the world, Bali also offers myriad opportunities for MICE planners and wonderfully combines business with pleasure. Excellent


A New Convention Center Is Just the Beginning for Oklahoma City

It’s hardly exaggerating to say that Oklahoma City will soon be a brand-new city from a meetings perspective. Construction will begin next spring on a completely new convention center, set to open in 2020. The center will have 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 35,000-square-foot ballroom, and 50,000 square feet of additional space. Adjacent to




Venue Sourcing

Taking the Mystery Out of Venue Sourcing

How do you typically find a venue? Like a lot of planners, you may start with a Google search. From there, you create a spreadsheet, start to identify criteria, send a few emails, call a few locations, and come up with a solid list of potential venue options. But how long did that take you?


South Padre Island Beach Named a Best Texas Beach by USA TODAY’s 10Best.com

 South Padre Island, Texas – South Padre Island‘s beach was named a winner in the Best Texas Beach category of USA TODAY’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Award contest. The island ranked second in a competitive list of 20 nominee destinations across the state. USA TODAY’s 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards took place over four weeks, with voting polls closing March 28. Winners,


Nontraditional Event Spaces Your Attendee Will Enjoy

Not every event needs to be held in an everyday ballroom. Consider these nontraditional venues for your next meeting or event. 1. Rooftop: Take attendees to new heights with a rooftop venue, an ideal escape for meeting planners looking to “wow” their groups with an evening event. Not only do rooftop spaces provide picture-perfect views