Houston’s Convention Campus

Successful meeting and conventions start at Avenida Houston, the city’s newest epicenter for art, dining, entertainment, and fun. Avenida Houston is a $175 million initiative that included renovations of...

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Be Where the Planners Are: 3 Key Channels for Hotel Marketing

No matter what product or service you’re selling, it’s important to get in front of as many potential buyers as possible. For hotels, destinations, and venues looking to attract group business, that means always being visible to meeting and event planners. Of course you want to make sure your own website features vibrant photography and


Columbia, South Carolina, Is Redefining Southern for a New Era

In the heart of South Carolina, tradition and tomorrow pair perfectly in Columbia. It’s a modern city where stately buildings buzz with new businesses and centuries-old sites give rise to fresh perspectives. As home to both the state’s capital and its largest university, Columbia is a vibrant city and creative hub that’s bursting with big


Business Events in Victoria, British Columbia

Go beyond “bored” rooms in Victoria, British Columbia, a city that’s oceans apart from ordinary. Not all travel is a vacation. In fact, about 40% of all travel is for business. If you travel to meetings or for business, don’t let the “all work and no play” attitude get you down. Set aside some time


Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance

4 Lessons From Cvent’s Elite Meetings Alliance

The sounds of slot machine bells are still ringing in our ears after an amazing Elite Meetings Alliance (EMA) in Atlantic City, New Jersey! Luckily, everyone came out a winner after Cvent’s three-day event, which brought together qualified corporate and association event professionals with leaders in the luxury hotel and hospitality industry. Caesars Entertainment hosted



Costa Rica: Where Team-Building and Meetings Come Naturally Year-Round

Costa Rica is a rising-star destination for meetings and incentives. With its array of attractions and activities that highlight the country’s stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity, the opportunities for adventure are practically endless. From walking tours to zip-lining adventures, there’s an activity for every level of energy. Enhance your next meeting or convention in


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Cvent + Skift Report: How Technology Is Disrupting Meetings and Events

The digital transformation has taken over nearly every industry, including meetings and events. But how are hoteliers using it to market their properties, optimize the group sales and sourcing experience, and build more personal relationships with planners? Cvent decided to find out. In our mission to help hotels grow and own their group business, we


El Mangroove: Come Back Home With a Story to Tell

If your clients are looking for a sexy and modern beachfront boutique hotel that is surrounded by lush tropical jungle and mangroves, you should look no further than El Mangroove Hotel in Costa Rica. Within a 20-minute trip from touchdown to sand, El Mangroove is located on the coast of the Gulf of Papagayo and is


5 Ways to Incorporate Wellness and Create Mindful Meetings

Attendees expect more from meetings and conventions than ever before, with health and wellness becoming an essential component of any event. We’ve compiled these five pointers to elevate your event to the status of a mindful meeting. Location, Location, Location An inspiring environment prompts physical activity, so the choice of host venue is more than