Discover the Vibrant Coastal City of Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is more than a top Virginia meeting destination with unbeatable service and value — it’s a game-changer in providing excellent meeting experiences. Where the Atlantic Ocean meets...

Grow Your Attendance When You Meet in Myrtle

With 60 miles of breathtaking beachfront, an international airport that welcomed 1 million passengers on 2017, 98,600 accommodation units at various price levels, and a modern convention center with 250,000 square feet of meeting space and an upscale adjoining hotel, the Myrtle Beach area is an ideal destination to host meetings and group gatherings. Great


3 Ways to Make Large Meetings Feel Intimate

Larger meetings can sometimes feel like generic, lackluster attempts to create networking opportunities for attendees. Here are a few creative ways to give bigger events the boutique treatment with a memorable welcome, interactive food and beverage options, and the chance to truly connect with fellow attendees. An array of lunch offerings for meeting attendees at


Inspiring Events in Luxurious Locations

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest luxury hotel brand and has been at the forefront of global travel — for both leisure and business — for over 70 years. By choosing from our hotels in Europe’s most exciting and glamorous cities, the discerning business traveler can enjoy the very finest accommodations and meeting


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Event Planning Software Can Change the Way You Plan Events

“Event planner.” It’s a broad term that can be used to describe someone who plans a small birthday party for ten or someone who plans a multi-day conference for 350,000. The job, one of the top 5 most stressful in 2017 according to Forbes, requires an intense eye for detail and supreme organizational skills. It


No Passport, Endless Possibilities

Puerto Rico‘s hospitality and tourism momentum to reach pre-Maria levels by mid-2019 can be attributed to its extraordinary air access, with 110 daily flights served by 28 airlines; no passport requirement for U.S. citizens; and the use of the U.S. dollar. Additionally, 100% of power and communications — of which no roaming is required for


Best Practices of Freedom and Responsibility in Berlin and at the Estrel

Throughout the ages, the ideals of freedom and responsibility have been held paramount by the world’s greatest thinkers. Today, these ideals are very much the representative characteristics of the city of Berlin. Much like a two-sided coin, freedom and responsibility are the city’s best practices. During Berlin’s emergence from its divided past, an attitude of


Calgary: The Destination to Energize Your Events

Calgary, Alberta, stands out as a meeting destination for two main reasons: the energy and the experience. Its compact downtown, stimulating meeting spaces, countless activities, and welcoming people love to host the world and showcase their famous Western hospitality. Let Calgary energize your event! Find the Best Fit Calgary has not one but two venues


Pasadena Completes Multimillion-Dollar Hotel Renovations, Opens New Hyatt Place

Pasadena, California’s growing reputation as a hospitality leader for domestic and international meetings and events saw a major transformation between 2017 and 2018, when several of the city’s hotels underwent multimillion-dollar renovations. That includes the Hyatt Place Pasadena, an all-new, 189-room property adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center. The renovations and expansions offer travelers more


Meet in the Nation’s Capital, Where Economics, Culture, and Academics Unite

Home to the country’s most educated population, Washington, D.C., is where great minds gather for meetings in the technology, biotech/pharmaceutical, education, and medical sectors. As the connected capital continues to expand its knowledge economy, those working in sustainability, transportation, and government advocacy have also taken notice. Meeting planners will find major sustainability advancements, transformative public