Discover Florida’s Most Treasured Meetings

If you’re searching for the perfect city to host your meeting, we have good news. The hidden gem you’re looking for isn’t actually hidden at all. It’s Tampa Bay,...

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


Got a Cvent Story? We Want It…On Video

For 20 years, the hospitality business has gone through a transformation. The evolution of digital marketing, the adoption of technology-driven operations…the very nature of group business has changed. Just about the only thing that isn’t different is the mission at the core of it all: to help planners and corporate managers create amazing event experiences


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Developing a Successful Corporate Negotiated Hotel Program

A corporate negotiated hotel program offers travel managers cost savings, improved duty of care, and a better traveler experience. Lodging costs comprise up to 40%  of a company’s total travel and entertainment expenses, providing a large opportunity for spend management. Hotels will offer lower room rates to clients in exchange for guaranteed volume. By committing volume


Book a Meeting in Tempe, Arizona, and Save

As a meeting professional, you have many choices of destinations to choose from in the Southwest. But have you ever considered Tempe, Arizona? Combine a prime location less than 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, near-perfect weather, a thriving local dining scene, and flexible meeting locations, and you have a perfect place for


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


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Meet the Planner: Jodi VanWoerkom Knows It’s Not Easy to Take Over a City

This is the second in a series of five Meet the Planner profiles, in which we get event planners’ insights on their jobs, their motivations, and their challenges — as well as their thoughts on venue and hotel interactions. “Keep growing and changing.” That’s the career advice that Jodi VanWoerkom tries to follow each day


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