Need Some Event Marketing Tips? Here are the Essentials

Live events are powerful.  And they don’t have to be budget drainers–they can actually be big money-makers for your organization. In fact, recent Forrester research shows that successful organizations allocate nearly 25% of...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Camelback Resort

SPLASH.  Camelbeach is PA’s LARGEST outdoor waterpark. Most waterparks are built on a vacant lot or look like they are in a warehouse.  But Camelbeach is located on 15 acres right at the base of beautiful Camelback Mountain.  Camelbeach is wetter, wilder and crazier than any other waterpark around.  With over 50 rides and attractions,

Orlando’s Meeting Hotels Continue to Impress

There’s a reason Orlando has been ranked by Cvent as the No. 1 meeting destination in the United States. While some top destinations may rest on their laurels, Orlando does just the opposite: the region’s business leaders are always innovating and investing. Therefore, no matter how many times you’ve been to The City Beautiful, there’s

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Sourcing Your Next Great Meeting or Event? Start Here

You have been tasked with planning your organization’s next big meeting, conference or convention, and the stakeholders in your company have asked you to consider unfamiliar destinations and hotels. They have asked you to “shake it up” and basically start the planning process from scratch. This document will help you do just that. Whether this

Desirable Destinations & Exceptional Amenities Make for Unforgettable Events

Serene Sonoran Desert retreat, or earthy elegance in Colorado Springs? 19th century city charm, or beachfront sophistication on Galveston Island? Golf, spa, or fitness center? A host of factors contribute to choosing the right hotel for your meeting or event.  State of the art technology and ample, flexible meeting space are often among the top

A Quick Guide to Bringing a Conference to Canada

One of the biggest concerns U.S. meeting planners considering Montréal as a destination have is that crossing an international border will create additional effort. We understand your concern. There’s no denying it–planning an event anywhere outside the U.S. will require that you think beyond borders. However, limiting meetings only within the states will limit their

A Class Act: The Hotel at the University of Maryland Now Open Near Washington, DC

The Hotel at the University of Maryland offers 297 guest rooms and 43,000 square feet of meeting space in a 10-story structure that’s located just opposite the campus visitors center for the University of Maryland. The Hotel is working in partnership with the university, but is independently owned and operated by Southern Management Corporation, the

5 Ways that CVBs Save Meeting Planners Time, Energy and Money

Planning regional, national or international meetings and events is a complex job with lots of moving parts. Most meeting planners would agree that working with a top notch convention and visitors bureau can have a big impact on the success of an event. A meeting planner’s first call when considering a convention destination should be


Make Your Next Meeting a Mindful One

Mindfulness can help remove the “baggage” of our everyday lives and encourage people to think more freely and stay focused. Fundamentally, happy and healthy delegates are more productive. At Hilton, Meet With Purpose™ offers practical measures which focus on the well being of your meeting participants to ensure you have a successful and productive meeting.

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar: Celebrating the Spirit of the Bahamas

Celebrating the ocean, culture and spirit of The Bahamas, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a spectacular luxury resort located on the picturesque island of New Providence in Nassau. With stunning views of the ocean and green coastal fairways, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a sanctuary of natural beauty, dramatic architecture, art, and modern luxury. The oceanfront haven