Cobo Center: Detroit’s Premier Meeting Space

Located downtown, Cobo Center is one of the premier convention venues in Detroit. As the 17th-largest convention center in the U.S., it has over 2.4 million square feet of...

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,


Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Sublime Beauty of the Gulf

Home to a lot of superlatives in the world – one of the richest cities, world’s largest hand-loomed carpet, most expensive mosque, the fastest rollercoaster – the capital city of UAE, Abu Dhabi, is about everything extravagant and extraordinary. From the rich Emirati culture to the swanky and opulent cluster of buildings, this exciting city


Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Find Hill Country Hospitality at Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Tucked into the Texas Hill Country but only 20 minutes from downtown Austin, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa offers a verdant setting that only feels remote. Currently undergoing a $150 million expansion, the new Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa goes beyond a typical renovation — it’s an evolution of the entire experience. Upon completion


How Architecture is Matching Modern Business Needs at the LINE Austin

Business best practice changes as quickly as one thought leads to another, but the spaces where business takes place tend to lag behind — built in the ways of times past. It’s often costly to change, or venues are unwilling. Because of this, infrastructure has long been a frustration for those working at the smart


Scottsdale’s JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa Debuts New Ballroom

Nestled on 125 acres in Paradise Valley, Arizona, the legendary JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is celebrating the opening of its new 15,000-square-foot Paradise Ballroom, which includes an additional 17,000-square-foot scenic outdoor terrace. This brings the award-winning resort’s total meeting and event space to 95,000 square feet, according to the announcement by General


New and Notable Developments in Austin

Think you know Austin, Texas? Think again. With so many new hotels and meeting spaces opening, you may not recognize the cityscape. Add in new restaurants, nightlife spots, shopping destinations, and cultural happenings, and you’re going to find it hard to keep up with us. No worries, though. We’ve provided a hit list to help


New Convention Center Transforms Los Cabos Into Meetings Powerhouse

Los Cabos has long been known for its otherworldly landscapes and unique experiences. Now, it can add “world-class meeting and convention destination” to its list of benefits, thanks to the grand reopening of the Los Cabos International Convention Center (ICC). After a significant renovation, the new ICC boasts more than 72,000 square feet of functional meeting space,


Business Retreats Double as Family Time in the Southeast

America’s progressive yet always-on work culture can sometimes make it challenging for working professionals to strike a balance between work and play. In 2016, U.S. travelers took 458.9 million domestic business trips yet left more than 662 million vacation days unused. As meeting planners, you have a unique opportunity to inspire a more balanced lifestyle


Anticipated Development Awaits in Allen, Texas

Just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas, Allen, Texas, boasts premier shopping, engaging entertainment, more than 250 delectable dining options, and top-notch meeting space — so it’s easy to see why is a preferred choice for meeting planners. Plus, the destination is becoming even more notable with a highly anticipated new development. Allen is welcoming the Delta Hotels