What’s New at Avenida Houston

Known as the city’s new epicenter of dining, entertainment, and more, Avenida Houston is quickly becoming an integral part of meetings and conventions in the Greater Houston area. Named...

Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority Taps SMG to Manage Venues

The Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority (RSCVA) Board of Directors approved a four-year operating agreement for SMG, a worldwide entertainment and convention venue management company, to operate Reno-Sparks’ four major convention and entertainment facilities. In addition to helping improve the overall customer experience throughout the destination, SMG has a current portfolio of clients and partners


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


Pasadena’s New Hotel Renovations Offer More Meeting Spaces and Enhanced Amenities

Selecting a destination for meetings is never an easy choice. With so many options available, meeting planners desire locations that are convenient, tech-savvy, and travel-friendly. These factors and many others have made Pasadena an ideal destination to host meetings and events of various sizes, while also offering the best hotel accommodations outside of Los Angeles.


3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Destination

When choosing a location for your meeting, what do you look for? Meeting room capacity? Convention center layout? Audiovisual capabilities? Whatif the experience that attendees have outside of the meeting is just as important as the meeting itself? Attendees will leave with an impression, and the meeting isn’t the only factor. But what else should


New Five-Star Property Opens in Madrid’s Iconic Plaza España

Spanish hotel group VP Hoteles has opened a new flagship property, VP Plaza España Design 5*, in the heart of Madrid. Located on the iconic Plaza España in the city’s historic center, the stylish, 214-room property places VP Hoteles, a family-owned hotel group, at the vanguard of art, design, and architecture. The spacious rooms, which


Smile Again in St. Martin at Belmond La Samanna

Set beside St. Martin’s finest beach on the Caribbean Sea, Belmond La Samanna is the island’s ultimate luxury resort for incentive, corporate, and leisure travel. Elegance and tranquility mingle in perfect harmony throughout the resort. This iconic hotel will be reopening in late 2018 and is accepting group bookings for 2019 and beyond. Even though


Meet in Newport, Rhode Island, and Experience the Classic Coast

People have been meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, since before the Great Friends Meeting House opened its doors in 1699. Everywhere you look in this coastal community, there is a historic landmark, a thing of beauty, or a story to be told. There’s an energy that’s palpable, a vibe that’s unmatched, and a sense that



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