9 Reasons Why Meeting Planners Love Jacksonville

Don’t just book a conference room for your next meeting, seminar, or corporate retreat — book a destination that you and your team will never forget. Jacksonville, Florida, is...

Low-Tech Ways to Stand Out in a High-Tech World

Technology has revolutionized the meetings and convention industry, just as it has with virtually every other business on the planet. These technological advances have substantially improved the speed and ease with which we get things done. But, on the flip side, they have added layers of complexity to our daily tasks. This is especially true


Cleveland’s Convention Center Campus Just Got Bigger!

Located in downtown Cleveland, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and Global Center for Health Innovation offer 225,000 square feet of exhibit space that is divisible into three halls; 34 state-of-the-art meeting rooms; and a 32,000-square-foot, column-free Grand Ballroom. The connected campus includes the Global Center, the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, and Public Auditorium, which offers


Walkable, Affordable, Happy: That’s Madison! See Why it’s Right for Your Event

There’s a reason why Madison, Wisconsin, was ranked one of the top 10 happiest cities in the world by National Geographic: An amazing experience always awaits! Our vibrant city, situated between two sparkling lakes, is home to environmentally friendly facilities, award-winning amenities, and a college-town culture beyond compare. What can you expect? A downtown convention center


Get More for Less This Summer in Tempe

Planning a meeting this summer? Look no farther than Tempe, Arizona. With sunny skies and a location in the middle of the Phoenix metro area, Tempe promises to be a destination your attendees will enjoy.  Tempe is less than 10 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and is connected to downtown Phoenix and the


The National’s Experiential Learning Programs

The National Conference Center — one of the nation’s largest conference centers that focuses on learning and development — with one of its partners, The Browne Center, has developed a series of experiential learning programs for clients who want to move beyond traditional meetings and presentations. Experiential learning presents a highly unique growth opportunity for participants, and


Universal Orlando Resort Adds New Elements to Enrich Meeting Experiences

Planners aiming to up the ante for their next meeting should look no further than Universal Orlando ResortTM, which offers more than 295,000 square feet of indoor function space. The resort complex has announced a slate of new offerings for groups attending meetings and events at its five — soon to be six — hotels


8 Reasons to Work with CVBs in 2018

Convention and visitors bureaus provide tools and services to help meeting planners achieve successful and memorable meetings — from qualifying hotel options based on the meeting’s needs and coordinating site visits to providing local expertise. A CVB’s complimentary services save planners time and help them make the smartest decisions. Depending on the organization, sourcing a


Mindfulness in Meetings at Mohonk Mountain House

In the scenic Hudson Valley, 90 miles north of New York City, Mohonk Mountain House is a Victorian castle resort that offers a spectacular setting for meetings. Founded in 1869 and surrounded by 40,000 wooded acres, it allows guests to unplug while they talk, work, and enjoy great activities on a property with a history as unique


Washington, DC’s Industry Knowledge Hub is Thriving

It is an exciting time for Washington, DC as the city offers a value-added approach for meetings and conventions, especially for organizations within the technology, biotech/pharmaceutical, education and medical spaces. The nation’s capital is a leader in technology, social entrepreneurship and innovation, ranking highest in the U.S. for high-tech employment. It’s also the most educated