Milton Segarra discusses what he is looking to accomplish at Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast after leading Meet Puerto Rico through several challenges.
New trends in technology, F&B and event experiences point to big things for the meetings and event industry as it enters 2018.
Exploring meeting venues at colleges and universities may be the smartest move you make when planning your next conference.
What stories of our did you like best? Here's our list of the most-read stories posted to our website in 2017. Thanks for reading!
Here are eight great ways to incorporate Ultra Violet, Pantone's newly crowned color of the year, in your events next year.
These five free travel apps make traveling less stressful, whether it's the holiday season or not. Each is available on iOS and Android.
From a state-of-the art convention center to the more than 2,000 hotel rooms in downtown, you are always steps away from a great experience in Des Moines.
We asked, you answered: What artists, albums, music and songs are you playing at your conferences right now? The answers may surprise you.
In this webinar, Technology Strategist Crystal Washington will provide you with 30 apps that will keep your attendees engaged and provide ROI for vendors.
Presenting our 2017 holiday gift guide for the on-the-go professionals who don't have time to research presents for friends, family and peers.
With the use of GPS location-based technology and augmented reality, travel app Detour is creating an array of what it calls “walk-umentaries.”
Learn how the events industry can help as Debi Tengler gives actionable ways planners can assist in fighting this national crisis.
Six years ago, Bryan Popin had it all: a thriving ministry, a nurturing family and a debut gospel album set to launch. Then everything collapsed.
“The Star” centers on Bo, an adventure-seeking donkey who encounters other animal friends when he escapes his job at the mill in search of something
We performed an informal poll to discover some of the most common complaints event planners hear (and the tongue-in-cheek responses they might think of).
Are you ready to bring your faith-based meeting to a city that will immediately feel like home, yet be fresh and exciting? Welcome to Jacksonville (JAX)!
We caught up with the planners behind youth conferences Momentum, Cru Winter Conference and Xtreme Winter to learn what's changed in the past decade.
These creative sweets are not for your grandma's dessert receptions! Take a cue from these hotels and serve unexpected decadent treats like these.
Rebecca Bender spent six years as a victim of human trafficking. Now, she's determined to equip others with tools to combat this horrific industry.
Mark Henderson, IT Leader at Passion City Church, recalls his experience at the 2017 National Church IT Network Conference.
John Killacky of Bartha shares production highlights from supporting the Church of the Nazarene’s Quadrennial 10-day General Assembly.
Stumped trying to plan a menu for teens? Tracy Stuckrath of Thrive! Meetings & Events shares her go-to tips for feeding Generation Z.
We're sharing highlights of Barna Group's extensive study on the beliefs and lifestyles of Millennial Jews, which was released this week.
Nick Fish, National Program Director of American Atheists National Convention, discusses values and having faith that there's no higher power.
Barna Group's Bill Denzel explores how the current state of faith in America could affect the faith-based events industry.
To be a more effective negotiator, meeting planners will learn how hotels evaluate their businesses and manage their inventory of space, rates and dates.
Meet the new Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which includes the Benton Convention Center after its $20 million reinvention.
Add these four books to your fall reading list. You won't be disappointed with these reads, which will spark new ideas inside and outside of the workplace.
Kids across the nation attend VBS each summer, proving its planners are on the right track. Incorporate their best practices into your next event.
Nava Brief-Fried founded Modli, an online market for modest clothing appealing to women of several religions, including "modern Orthodox Jews" like herself.
Chianti Cleggett, national sales manager for the Greater Birmingham and founder of Young Women’s Empowerment Conference, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.
Christen Bohanon, founder of Anazao Creative Co. and former Chick-Fil-A consultant, is one of the Connect Faith 2017 Culture Shapers.
James Lee, one of the men's ministers at Gateway Church and planner of its Men's Summit, is one of the 2017 Connect Faith Culture Shapers.
Amy Boland, national fundraising events director for Apartment Life and founder of The 61 Exchange, is a 2017 Connect Faith Culture Shaper.
The 2017 Culture Shapers are a group of seven young professionals who are making a mark in the faith-based events industry, changing the way we work.
Matt Olthoff, who works with Rooted Network, StoryBrand, In the Name of Love Ministries and The Father’s House OC, is a 2017 Culture Shaper.