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Here are some things to consider when planning a multilingual event and tips from Marcela Lopez, president of Spanish Solutions Language Services. Read More

Step Up Your Sponsorship Game

Ron Seaver credits attracting the right sponsors for his ability to grow the National Sports Forum from three attendees in 1996 to about 1,000 this year. Here’s his advice to planners. Read More

Meet the Itsy-Bitsy Laptop

Google’s new Asus Chromebit is a computer that fits in the palm of your hand and adds flexibility to your event’s AV. Read More


One mall in suburban Maryland is sprucing up its dining options, which translates to better options to planners pre- and post-meetings. Read More

Two airport spas are giving travelers a chance to treat themselves after surviving the long lines at airports. Read More

Savory snack bars are making a big entry into the market this year. Here are some ideas for incorporating them into your next event. Read More

Here are some things to consider when planning a multilingual event and tips from Marcela Lopez, president of Spanish Solutions Language Services. Read More

Google’s new Asus Chromebit is a computer that fits in the palm of your hand and adds flexibility to your event’s AV. Read More

DeskHub, a new communal workspace, may be a solution for faith-based planners watching the bottom line who only need to meet with their board members or have a planning space a few months per year. Read More

Oklahoma City is mapping out its future in meetings with its third Metropolitan Area Project. Read More

Despite all their high-profile problems, America’s classic old cities still lure event attendees. Meeting professionals often enjoy economic benefits, along with greater attendance. Let’s face it: Metropolises are exciting. Read More

Ron Seaver credits attracting the right sponsors for his ability to grow the National Sports Forum from three attendees in 1996 to about 1,000 this year. Here’s his advice to planners. Read More

Lawyer Richard Roth lays down the law on the important force majeure clause and what can and can’t be negotiated. Read More

Leadercast’s Director of Events Luke Dooley and Executive Director Jayson Teagle let us eavesdrop on a last-minute chat before the conference. Read More

Pastor and speaker Andy Stanley shared his tips on brave leadership at last week’s Leadercast event in Atlanta. Read More

Live streaming your event via social media outlets is the latest trend, so its time for meeting planners to do some research on whether Periscope or Meerkat is the app to choose. Read More

Rejuvenate’s Christine Born makes the case that meeting planners are helping drive a thriving eco-economy. Read More

Orange’s recognizable brand, active breakout sessions and creative new displays are just a few of the things planners can look to as inspiration for their own event. Read More

YouTube is a website that most people use on a daily basis, and depending on how you look at it, the site has already or only been around for 10 years. Here are a few things we’ve learned from the online content mogul. Read More

With more than 30 million users and a growing presence in the meetings market, Airbnb is seen a huge threat to the hotel industry’s long-held dominance. Given that, it’s a bit jarring to hear one of Hilton Worldwide’s top executive’s reaction to the phenomenon. Read More

Paul Rusesabagina, former GM of a luxury hotel in Kigali, discusses how Rwanda’s tragic past affects its current efforts to lure meetings and events. Read More

Paris-based fashion designer Tanya Heath released an interchangeable heel that may bring life back to sore, conference-fatigued feet. Read More

It’s not easy being green. Just ask the David L. Lawrence Convention Center staff, who sort post-con debris to divert reusable material from landfills. Read More

Sometimes the best event inspiration doesn’t come from typical resources. Read More

American Express Meetings and Events’ director of global platforms and strategy discusses technology’s evolving role in the meetings industry. Read More

Hilton Worldwide says its new Meet with Purpose initiative meets the needs of planners and attendees looking to make events more eco-friendly. Read More

The Baltimore CVB launched an initiative with 12 different experiences that give a true taste of Washington, D.C.’s smaller neighbor. Read More

George McKain, Rejuvenate Advisory Board member and director of public affairs and social concerns at AME Zion Church, shares why face-to-face meetings are still important. Read More

Taking a page from our northern neighbors, U.S. event professionals celebrated their line of work on Thursday, April 16, the inaugural North American Meetings Industry Day. Read More

Long known for its military history, this waterfront town at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay offers a rich culture Read More

A growing body of research suggests that stress and anxiety increase when our mobile devices are out of reach. Here’s why it’s important to power down your phone every once in a while. Read More

With its rolling hills, bluegrass and meadows filled with thoroughbreds, Lexington, Kentucky, has a diverse range of equestrian-inspired amenities and an atmosphere filled with small-town charm. Read More

Salt Lake City, Utah is a bustling city of a million-plus people and filled with cutting-edge facilities and impressive new hotels. Read More

Hotels are keeping an eye on their linens so they don’t go missing. Read More

Convention center catering is a piece of cake for this experienced director of convention services at Semiahoo Resort, Golf, and Spa. Read More

Tucked away in the mountains outside Colorado Springs, Colorado, Glen Eyrie Conference Center is a haven for events and retreats. Read More

This family-run organization exists to help rehabilitate those rescued from sex trafficking. Read More

Lexington, Kentucky, plays host to the Aldersgate Renewal Ministries National Conference on Spirit Filled Living in 2015. Read More

The Church of Pentecost U.S.A. New England chapter held its Easter services within the Rhode Island Convention Center last weekend. Read More

Feeding a quality meal to thousands of people on a tight budget seems practically impossible, but boxed lunches may be the saving grace. Read More