Some Secrets to a Great Meeting: Did someone Say Perks?

Meetings don’t just happen, they’re made. Behind every gathering, there is a person who brings everyone together and makes it all work. From the presentation to the celebratory drinks, someone has put their heart into creating not just a meeting, but an experience. That person is you. The Meeting Maker. We’re celebrating you, by offering


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SPI Named One of The World’s Greatest Kiteboarding Spots

Calling all water sports enthusiasts: pack your trunks and your boards, and head down the Texas Gulf Coast to the only tropical island in Texas, South Padre Island, to ride the wind and catch a wave at one of the world’s greatest kiteboarding destinations.  Recently named of one of the “World’s Greatest Kiteboarding Spots” by National Geographic,


Fiesta Americana Grand Meetings Mexico

Embodying Grand. Redefining Your Meeting Experience. The finest hotels. Warm, courteous Mexican hospitality. Authentic 5-star cuisine. Only Fiesta Americana Grand Meetings Mexico combines the best of Mexico with the state-of-the-art facilities and service American meeting planners count on, delivering a grand meeting experience beyond your expectations. With Fiesta Americana Grand Meetings Mexico, it’s easy to



Welcome, Marriott Marquis Houston!

The Marriott Marquis Houston opened in time to host Super Bowl LI, bringing 1,000 new hotel rooms and an abundance of new meeting space to downtown’s convention district, known as Avenida Houston.  As the latest hotel to join the Avenida, the city’s epicenter for art, dining, entertainment and fun, the hotel adds 52 meeting rooms


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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Streaming)

Welcome back to our series of event tech trends to watch in 2017. As a reminder, here’s a peek at all of the top trends we were keeping a close eye on for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the world


Bring Your Message to Life at Universal Orlando Resort™

Universal Orlando Resort™ is the premier meeting and event destination offering an incredible product, remarkable experiences and a passionate group of people committed to collaborating with you every step of the way. With 295,000 square feet of meeting space and 6,200 guest rooms across six hotels by 2018, three different theme parks, and the Universal



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2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (AR/VR)

Back in 2016, we released our predicted tech trends for 2017. We were super excited about those trends back then, and it is amazing how much has already happened. We’re now looking into tech trends for 2018, and that made us think – as much as we need to be constantly looking forward, we should