San Jose: City of the Future

Transcend your event with a visit to America’s most future ready city – San Jose, California. Let our staff foster your attendee’s creativity as they experience Team San Jose’s innovative service model and enjoy stimulating social settings in San Jose’s revitalized downtown. Located just 3.9 miles from downtown, Mineta San Jose International Airport is your portal


Birmingham, Alabama: The Dinner Table of the South

If there’s one extraordinary benefit to meeting in Birmingham, it’s good food. Good, beautiful food. The kind you write home about — if people still wrote home. While you’re meeting here, enjoy our robust dining scene with these suggestions. (Restaurants with an asterisk require a reservation well in advance of your visit.) Eat, Drink, and


Real Fun Meetings in Panama City Beach

Each year, meeting professionals are surveyed for their predictions on meeting industry trends. It’s an important topic in our fast-changing world, and one we need to embrace in our quest to remain relevant to our stakeholders. As a smaller destination known more as the Real.Fun.Beach., Visit Panama City Beach (PCB) is fast becoming a familiar option for


A Plano, Texas, Itinerary for the Business Traveler

If you’re in Plano, Texas, for a business meeting or convention, chances are your free time is extremely limited; there are people to meet and connections to be made! But with a little planning, you can use those spare hours to find out all there is to see, do, discover, and eat in Plano. Here’s a quick three-day itinerary to


4 Reasons to Have Your Meeting in the Palm Beaches, Florida

Diversity without the density — that’s the mantra of meetings in The Palm Beaches. As a collection of 39 cities and towns in Southeast Florida, this vibrant destination is accustomed to hosting immersive events with creative meeting design. Geographically speaking, meeting planners have a variety of areas where they can host activities, such as the


Prague’s Legendary Hotel Alcron Returns

Hotel Alcron has a long tradition of more than 85 years of hospitality and a distinctive art-deco design that’s typical in Prague. It also offers: Outstanding and genuine service, with a focus on customers that has earned the hotel a Booking.com rating of 9.4 and a seventh-place ranking on TripAdvisor. Complimentary Wi-Fi internet connection of 1Gbps throughout


3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Event Budget

Last year’s annual offsite was, to quote your boss, “epic.” This year, expectations are soaring, but so are meeting costs — and your budget didn’t get the memo.  What’s a professional meeting planner to do? We reached out to a few of our most trusted partners to find out how they’re doing more with less,


Top 10 amazing reasons to plan your next event in Québec City

Planning a conference or convention in 2019? Looking to add some extra oh-la-la to your event to boost your attendance levels and delegate appreciation? Then say “Bonjour!” to Québec City. Québec City, Canada, the cradle of French civilization in North America, has carved out an enviable reputation for itself as a top host city and