5 Creative Ways to Conclude an Event

Know the SCORRE for Giving a Public Speech

The Guide to Grand Rapids, Home of Connect Faith

6 Teambuilding Activities to Inspire Groups

5 Unexpected Reasons to Bring Your Meeting to Sioux Falls

Event Producer Debra Owens Is Light on Her Feet

Cruises Are Making Waves With Events

Influencer Marketing: The Best Event Strategy You Are Not Using

Wi-Fi & Internet: Designing Your Event With Connectivity in Mind

6 Apps to Help Streamline Planning Events

Best of Grand Rapids: Venues

Venue Contracts: Maximizing Your Choice of an Audiovisual Provider

Pastors Grapple With Mental Illness

Redefined Conferences Promote Health From the Inside Out

Why Gatlinburg Is Perfect for Your Event

Best of Grand Rapids: F&B

What to Wear: Connect Edition

Room Block Poaching, Deceptive Practices and Consumer Fraud

Keeping Up With The Davis Family

Connect Faith’s 2019 Memory Makers

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Myron L. Jones

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Loretta Champion Johnson

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Gary Crockett, CMP

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Tim James

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Suzie Masse

Connect Faith 2019 Memory Maker: Kermit R. Madison

Yes, You Can Negotiate Catering

Radio Icon Delilah’s Calling

RFP Doesn’t Have to Mean Really Frustrating Process

Risk Management 101 with Jordan Atherton, 1st Global

Tim Tebow’s ‘Run the Race’ Separates Itself From the Pack

Round Rock, Texas, Goes Beyond Sports

Travel Gear to Make Your Trip Smoother

6 Questions to Ask Your Clients

Johnny Hunt: Man With a Plan

Meet Where It Matters at the National 4-H Conference Center

How to Rescue Leftovers

How to Harness Creativity to Improve Results

Author Katherine Wolf’s Second Chance at Life

Ray Ezelle Lays Out Vision for Virginia’s Blue Ridge

Strategies in Self-Care for Event Professionals: Take a Break BEFORE You Break

Nonprofit Event Venues for Social Good

Email Tips From a Copywriting Pro for Event Profs

Take Your Meeting Outside in Hollywood, Florida

Shared Meeting Spaces Suit Remote Workforce

Big Island, Hawaii, Recovers from Lava Scare

Andy Stanley Shares His Pharaoh Principle

Take Your Meeting Outside in Squaw Valley, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Monterey, California

Take Your Meeting Outside in Los Angeles

VISIT Lake Geneva Names Stephanie Klett New President & CEO

Inclusion Beyond the Law

Eaton DC Sets Up Shop On K Street

Catalyst West Emboldens Next-Generation Church Leaders

4 Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness Into Meetings

6 Ways to Practice Wellness at Work

10 Commandments for the Inspirational Leader

Planning 101: A Guide to A Zero-Waste Event

A Planning Formula For All Event Professionals: S.O.U.P.

Midday Stress-Relief Tips, Tricks and Tools

Insider’s Guide to Banquet Menu Strategies to Stretch Your Budget

Great Wolf Georgia Leaves a Lasting ‘Paw’ Print

Nominations for Connect Faith’s 2019 Class of 40 Under 40 Now Open

5 Podcasts Conference Organizers Should be Listening To

City Spotlight: Chicago

Social Media Best Practices for Meeting Planners

Spread the Wealth: Takeaways from Connect Diversity

Judi Quesonova, CMP, CTA, Celebrates Milestone at Visit Houston

Creating a Brighter Future for Everyone

Tech Trends: New Kids on the Blockchain

3 Takeaways From AWE’s Elevate! Conference

Airport Automation: The Kiosk Takeover

Pamela Jett: The Power of Words

Marriott International’s Masters of the Craft

Oklahoma City’s Feast of Brotherly Love

The Interfaith Leadership Institute Embraces Attendees’ Differences

Shared Hope International Creates Second Conference

On-the-Road Fitness Tips from Celeb Trainer Jennifer Cohen

How to Negotiate Wi-Fi Prices

20 New Hotels to Know in 2019

Samantha Brown: Hotel Hacks and Travel Tips for 2019

Brain Power: The Rise of Curriculum-based Conferences

Instagram vs. Reality: Five Event-Planning Lessons to Learn From the Failed Fyre Festival

The Innovations in Faith-Based Nursing Conference Fuels Healthy Discussions

Events Industry Adapts 1 Year After Marriott Commission Cuts

Stop Trying to Balance Your Life; Prioritize It

5 Ways to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year, Living Coral, at Your Next Event

Travel Portland’s James Jessie Keeps It Weird

7 Trends Shaping Experiential Events

No Guest Is Left Behind at the Inaugural First Impressions Conference

Top 10 Reasons For Holding Your Meeting on Florida’s Historic Coast

19 Trends to Watch in 2019

Here’s Your Guide to Giving Back

Houston Is Heating Up

How to Stop Overspending on Audiovisual for Events

6 Helpful Apps Meeting Planners Should Download

A Guide to the Artificial Intelligence Galaxy

Your 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Common Contract Mistakes

How to Think Like a Startup

Connect Faith’s 2018 Memory Makers

Five Key Takeaways from Connect Faith

10 Steps to Planning a Hybrid Meeting

6 Venues to Host Patriotic Events

Connect Faith Special Announcement

5 Venues to Know Outside Downtown Atlanta

A Hand for Tipping

Deion Sanders on Faith, Football and Fatherhood

Fayetteville, N.C., Wants You To Experience America’s Hometown

Is Your Head in the Cloud?

Robyn Benincasa’s Amazing Race

Next-Gen Leader: New Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear

6 Ways to Celebrate National Boss’ Day

Streamline Your Event Communication With AI Chatbots

Come Together: Catholic Volunteer Network’s National Conference on Faith-Based Service

Human Trafficking 101: See Something, Say Something

Experience Columbia SC

Keeping the Faith Is Made Easy with the Hope Planner

5 Tips for Hosting an Event in Sioux Falls

Conquer Greater Ontario’s Vast Options

Favorite Meeting Venues in the Central U.S.

Tackling Controversial Topics with Dr. Georgia Purdom

The Knolls: Church of God (Seventh Day) Adventists

Andy Core’s Top 5 Tips to Achieve More

Toastmasters’ New Technology-Driven Learning Experience

What If, You Changed One Thing?

If Variety Were a Place, It Would be Birmingham

Key West Hotelier Honored for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The Foursquare Church’s Steve Cauble Drives Change

Body Language Confidential

Transhumanist Conference Raises Age-Old Questions

Christ in Youth Addresses Mental Health

Retain Attendees by Applying “The Come Back Effect”

How to Incorporate Faith-Based Films Into Events

What #MeToo Means to Faith-Based Events

Kindra Fry Takes the Reins as President and CEO of Bryan-College Station CVB

How to Negotiate AV Prices for Events

Have Planners Learned From the Las Vegas Tragedy?

Deion Sanders: God Saved Me

Fall Fashion Trends for Meetings Attendees

Connect Faith Seeks to Honor Memory Makers

Baton Rouge Overcomes Crises Through Strong Marketing

How to Develop a Learning Strategy That Creates Value

Chris Savas Captures the Moments at Events

ATL Airport District Rebranding Leads to Growth

Give a Thumbs Up to Downtime

How to Create Your Own Chatbot

Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly Hearts Columbus

How Michael Hyatt Slept More While Increasing Productivity

Your Favorite Meeting Venues in the South

Hot Technologies 2018

Brentwood Baptist Church Has a Big Idea

Deion Sanders to Keynote Connect Faith 2018

Jim Caviezel Keeps the Faith in Hollywood

Banquets and Catering: An Insider’s Approach to Food and Beverage

Author Rebecca Crownover Inspires by Overcoming Loss

Corbin Bernsen, From “L.A. Law” to Faith-Based Films

Study: Attendees Are Looking for More Fun

Here Are Your Favorite Venues in the East

Dealing With Difficult People

Why the Story of ‘Samson’ Still Resonates

4 Questions With Eric Walters, GM of Hilton Portland

Marriott Cuts Third-Party Commissions, Faces Criticism

Milton Segarra Moves from Puerto Rico to Mississippi Gulf Coast

18 Trends to Watch for in 2018

5 Colleges With A-Plus Events Facilities

Our Top 10 Most-Read Stories in 2017

8 Ways to Infuse Ultra Violet Into Your Events

5 Travel Apps to Ease Your Mind

Catch a Warm Reception in Des Moines, a Cool Town

What Music Are You Playing at Your Conferences?

Top 30 Apps for Event Engagement

Your 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Lose Yourself With Detour

ABCs of Sex Trafficking

Bryan Popin Finds Spiritual and Career Redemption

“The Star” Brings the Nativity to Life

10 Complaints Every Event Planner Hears

Connect with Faith. Connect in JAX.

The Evolution of Youth Conferences

5 Ambrosial Ideas for Dessert Receptions

Human Trafficking Victim Rebecca Bender Fights Back

My Takeaways From the Church IT Conference

Bartha, Church of the Nazarene Team Up for General Assembly

4 Menu Tips for Feeding Teens

Millennial Jews Place High Value on Faith, Reports Barna

Q&A with Nick Fish of American Atheists, Inc.

Barna Group’s Bill Denzel on the State of Faith in America

Advanced Hotel Negotiations, From the Hotel Side

Winston-Salem 2.0

Need-to-Read Books for Fall

3 Ideas to Borrow from VBS

Modesty is Fashionable at ModLi

2017 Culture Shapers: The Empowerer, Chianti Cleggett

2017 Culture Shapers: The Businesswoman, Christen Bohanon

2017 Culture Shapers: The Fun Guy, James Lee

2017 Culture Shapers: The Self-Starter, Amy Boland

Introducing the 2017 Culture Shapers

2017 Culture Shapers: Matt Olthoff, The Strategy Guru

2017 Culture Shapers: The Tech Mastermind, Greg Dolezal

How To

How to Incorporate Social Justice Into Your Next Event

How to Incorporate Colors Into Branding

How to Remove Clutter to Keep Attendees’ Attention

How Planners Should Take Advantage of Review Sites

How to Snack Smart at Meetings

How to Get the Most Out of a 20-Minute Workout

How to Lead a Cross-Functional Team

How to Replace a Keynote at the Last Minute

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

How to Use Songwriting in Teambuilding

How to Reach Generation Z on Social Media

How to Build International Relationships

7 Essential Elements Every Event App Should Include

How to Liven Up a Panel Discussion

How to Understand and Use VR and AR

How to Craft a Strategic Email Strategy

4 Ways to Do Virtual Teambuilding

Extend Engagement Beyond the Conference

How to Say No Like a Pro

How to Ace Your Theme

Perfecting the All-Important BEO Process

5 Tips for Avoiding Burnout

How to Annoy Your Vendors

4 Tips for Negotiating Contracts Like a Boss

6 Tips for Branding the Heck out of Your Event

How to Navigate Cybersecurity in a World of Convenience

How to Balance Worship and Entertainment

3 Ways to Blend Offline and Online Interaction

How to Get Better Event Photography

How to Create the Ultimate Site Visit Checklist

How to Ask for a Raise

4 Steps to Rolling Out the Welcome Mat

What You Need to Know About Content Marketing

Keys to Maximizing Your Livestream

6 Tips for Working With Logistics Vendors

The Fun Dept. Reveals 3 Keys to Effective Teambuilding

7 Tips for Creating a Successful Hybrid Event

How to Compare AV Quotes

How Stress Resilient Are You?

How to Incorporate Pop Culture Into Events

How to Prevent the Afternoon Slump at Meetings

3 Ways Event Managers Can Fight Human Trafficking

How to Save Money on Floral Designs

How to Make Your Event Stand Out on Instagram

8 Ways to Think Like a Modern Meeting Planner

3 Steps to Accommodate Dietary Restrictions

6 Steps to an Effective Post-Event Debrief

6 Ways to Engage Youth in Social Change

How to Prepare Event Staff for an Armed Attack

Blending and Balancing Faith and Work

How to Cultivate a Team of Social Influencers

5 Qualities to Look for in an Outsourced Planning Partner

6 New Ways to Be More Efficient at Work

Navigating the Challenges of Ground Transportation

How to Strike a Balance of Friendship and Professionalism

How to Design Rockstar Lighting on a Budget

How to Combat the Post-Event Syndrome

How to Use Social Media to Attract Diverse Groups

9 Pack Hacks for Transporting Meeting Materials

7 Deadly Sins of Planning a Conference

How to Make the Most of Travel Downtime

How to Use Google+ Hangouts On Air

8 Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance

Top 7 FAQs From an Event Tech Company

6 Steps to Plan Events for Deaf Attendees

Breaking Down Dietary Restrictions

10 Marketplace Takeaways on Branding Your Faith-Based Organization

How to Integrate Multicultural Worship Into Your Event

How to Think Like a Hotel Revenue Manager

5 Secrets to a Successful Keynote

4 Steps to Mastering a Wi-Fi Site Inspection

How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

3 Things to Know About Suitcasing

4 Things You Didn’t Know a CVB Could Do

4 Youth Safety Tips for Planners

How to Reshuffle Your Conference Agenda

5 Steps to a Greener Meeting

The Formatting Change You Need to Know

How to Track Event Hashtags

4 Tips for Selling Your Event to a Hotel

Planning for a Multilingual Event

Embrace the Smartphone

Increase Production Value on Any Budget

How to Encourage Peace Between Generations

How to Prevent a Volunteer Fail

How to Find the Perfect Sponsors

How to Avoid Hotel Rate Piracy

How to Become an Industry Thought Leader

How to Amp Up Your Event With Disruptive Marketing

How to Attend an Event as an Event Planner

3 Ways to Create a VIP Experience for Media

Court Venture Capitalist Dollars

How It Works: Podcasting

How to Be Your Own Boss

How to Leverage PR to Grow Your Event

5 New Rules for Surveying Attendees

How to Activate Sponsorships

7 Ways to Stay Organized with Evernote

5 Steps to Build a Blogger Network

3 New Rules for a Risk Management Plan

5 Steps to Launch a Movement

5 Ways to Maximize ROI

5 Tips for Securing Celebrity Speakers

5 Ways to Get More for Your Money at Meetings

4 Questions You Need to Ask to Tell Your Conference Story

9 Ways to Save Money on Event Video

5 Questions to Ask When Booking a Non-Professional Event Speaker

How to Diversify the Speaker Lineup

6 Tips to Plan an Introvert-Friendly Event

How to Gather and Use Attendee Info

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Live-Blog a Conference

How to Plan for an International Audience

4 Tips for Planning a Multigenerational Event

How to Start a Blog

How to Get Your App in Stores

What to Do When Technology Fails

How to Data Mine Your Event

5 Ways to Maximize a Speaker’s Time

6 Ways to Use Food as Fuel for Meetings

How to Keep Crashers Out

6 Steps to Plan a Productive Networking Break

Lessons on Leadership: Learning to Delegate

3 Steps to Finding the Right Event Photographer

5 Ways to Keep Food Costs Down

How to Pick the Right Food Truck

Create a Social Media Policy


New in New York

Traveling Maui, Your Way

Oakland, California, Is a True Renaissance Town

San Diego’s Landscape Lends Itself to All Mice Markets

Boston Digs in With Burgeoning Seaport District

Explore Our 2019 Connect Faith Host City: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Chattanooga Wants You To Choo On This

San Antonio, Texas, Celebrates Its 300th Anniversary

Springfield, Mo., Has A New Spring in Its Step

City Spotlight: Estes Park, Colorado

Brush Up on Group Options in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Marriott Marquis Chicago Joins the Skyline

It’s New Era in Aurora, Colorado

3 Ways to Experience the Gulf of Mexico

FAM(ily) Site Visit: Orlando World Center Marriott

Site Visit: Sheraton Bay Point in Panama City, Florida

5 New Ways to Fall in Love With Philadelphia

3 Hotels to Host a Retreat in New England

What’s New in New Mexico

Estes Park Center Sparks Inspiration

Columbus, Ohio, Emerges as an Elite Destination

Flagstaff, Arizona, Defies Expectations

Beyond the Waterparks of the Wisconsin Dells

5 Midwestern Cities Where Skywalks Stand Tall

Traditional Tucson Fare

The Best of Cincinnati: Shops

Your Complete Cincinnati Guide

The Best of Cincinnati’s Nightlife

The Best Cincinnati Tourist Sites

The Best of Cincinnati’s Restaurant Scene

Cincinnati’s Best Experiences

The Best Cincinnati Coffee and Sweets Shops

Avenida Houston Draws Planners to the Magnolia City

Bucket List for Colorado Springs

Las Vegas, the Unexpected Faith-Based Event Destination

Visit Indy’s SVP of Sales on Why Faith Groups Matter

5 Reasons to Meet in Salt Lake City Now

Hostels: Alternative, Low-Cost Accommodations

Rejuvenated D.C. Waterfront Expands Options

Outdoor Adventure Locales for Your Group

Selling Gaylord Rockies, the Country’s Largest Hotel Project

How Ottawa Is Gearing Up for Canada’s 150th Birthday

The View From Perdido Beach Resort

Minneapolis Has Meetings Mojo

How to Experience New York City on the Cheap

What’s Different About Dana Point

4 Things to Consider Before Meeting in Canada

Lancaster County’s Amish Country: Anything but Traditional

6 Canadian Convention Centers Worth Checking Out

What’s New in New England

Hudson Yards, Coming Soon to the Big Apple

Why the West Is Best for Events

Sweets and Treats in the Northeast

Where to Meet in the South and Why

Hilton Cleveland Downtown Joins the City of Champions

Bently Reserve Reveals the First Standing Desk Boardrooms

5 Tours for Gaining a New Perspective in Host Cities

Defining the Midwest: Where to Meet and Why

Everything Is Bigger in Texas, Including Its Upcoming Hotels

Site Inspiration: Thorncrown Chapel

3 Reasons You Should Meet in Winston-Salem

Now Open: Opal Sands Resort

City Spotlight: New Orleans

21c Museum Hotel: OKC’s Eclectic Addition

Here’s What’s Up and Coming in Gulf Shores, Alabama

3 Charming Off-Site Venues in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Trendy Meets Affordable in Gulfport, Mississippi

Columbus, Ohio, on the Catwalk

Actor Josh Duhamel Gives North Dakota Tourism a Boost

Washington, D.C., Metro’s Many Changes

Get Lost at The Inn at Serenbe

Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center Opens

Dallas/Fort Worth Suburbs Primed for Events

City Spotlight: Portland, Oregon

3 Memphis Musts

Great Wolf Lodge Adds New Locations to Portfolio

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency New Orleans and Sister Property Hyatt House

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town

Site Visit: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

The Westin Denver International Airport

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

Site Visit: Carolina Theatre at Belk Place

Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

Snapshot: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Denver Is Taking the “A” Train

Destination Report: Looking Beyond Atlanta

Rocky Top Rising: Knoxville

5 Ways to Explore GulfQuest

Now Open: Noah’s Ark

Teams Are Digging Extreme Sandbox

Site Visit: Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook

National Christian College Athletic Association: Keen on Kissimmee

Portofino Island Resort Welcomes Large Events

A Food Renaissance in Des Moines, Iowa

San Jose Marriott Readies for Super Bowl 50

Site Visit: Gatlinburg Convention Center

Courtyard Muncie Paves the Way for People With Special Needs

Alabama Shakes It! City Spotlight on Birmingham

For Charlotte, It’s Easy Being Green

Site Visit: Madison Building

A New Dawn in Myrtle Beach

Site Visit: Knibbe Ranch

Site Visit: Gale McBride Pavilion

Site Visit: Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown

Site Visit: The Charmant Hotel

Site Visit: Hotel RL Baltimore

Site Visit: Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree

Site Visit: The Geraghty

Site Visit: Great Wolf Lodge Concord

Popular in Fall, Gatlinburg Also a Draw for Youth Events

Site Visit: Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa

Site Visit: KI Convention Center

Site Visit: Perdido Beach Resort

City Spotlight: Greenville, South Carolina

Site Visit: Renaissance Cincinnati Downtown Hotel

Site Visit: Big Cypress Lodge

Site Visit: Kalahari Resort Pocono Mountains

Westgate River Ranch Resort

Site Visit: Wild Dunes Resort

City Spotlight: Raleigh, North Carolina

Mission Point Resort

Now Open: Embassy Suites Chicago-Naperville

The Art of Living Retreat Center

Embassy Suites Myrtle Beach

June 2015: In the Works

Legoland Hotel Is Now Open

Epworth By The Sea

Site Visit: Embassy Suites Tuscaloosa

Spotlight: Oklahoma City

Baltimore’s New Experiential Program

Coastal Charm in Hampton, Virginia

Equestrian-Inspired Venues in Lexington

Salt Lake City, Utah

Site Visit: Glen Eyrie Conference Center

Case Study: Aldersgate Ministries Conference in Lexington

Site Visit: Hyatt Regency Monterey

Site Visit: Le Meridien Indianapolis

Fort Collins, Colorado

Site Visit: Newseum

City Spotlight: Detroit

Site Visit: Spokane Convention Center

Site Visit: The Grand America Hotel

Site Visit: JW Marriott Austin

Site Visit: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

Site Visit | Fairmont Chicago

Site Visit: Billy Graham Training Center

Outdoor Meetings in Helena, Montana

Site Visit: Renaissance St. Louis

Laramie’s $35 Million Conference Center

JW Marriott Houston Downtown

La Quinta Resort & Club

Site Visit: Loews Chicago

Site Visit: Virgin Hotels Chicago

Site Visit: Thompson Miami Beach

City Spotlight: Gulf Coast, Mississippi

Now Open: Renaissance Dallas

Now Open: Le Meridien Charlotte

Now Open: Wyndham Grand Jupiter

City Spotlight: Kansas City

City Spotlight: Greensboro, North Carolina

City Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

City Spotlight: Montgomery, Alabama

City Spotlight: Jacksonville, Florida

City Spotlight: San Antonio

Site Visit | College Park, Georgia

Site Visit | Grand Hyatt Seattle

Site Visit | Sheraton Stamford Hotel

Site Visit | Lake Lanier Islands Resort

Now Open | DoubleTree by Hilton St. Augustine Historic District

Now Open | Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center

Now Open | The Hope Center

Now Open | Denny Sanford Premier Center

Now Open | San Jose Marriott

Now Open | Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square

Now Open | Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

City Spotlight | Denver, Colorado

Site Visit | The Rock Ranch

Site Visit | Pema Osel Ling Retreat Center

Site Visit | Airlie Center

Site Visit | Wooded Glen Retreat and Conference Center

Now Open | Hilton Nashville Downtown

Now Open | Crown Reef Resort

Now Open | College Football Hall of Fame

Now Open | Dilworth Park

City Spotlight | Mobile Bay, Alabama

City Spotlight | Louisville

Now Open | National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Site Visit | Seaport Boston Hotel

Site Visit | Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch

Site Visit | Westin Washington City Center

Now Open | Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter

City Spotlight | Tallahassee

City Spotlight | Ocala

City Spotlight | Dallas

City Spotlight | Oakland

City Spotlight | Spokane

City Spotlight | Reno

City Spotlight | Tri-Valley

City Spotlight | Newport Beach


4 Tips for Maintaining Your Healthy Lifestyle on the Road

Catalyst West Encourages Uncommon Fellowship

The Planner On… Adapting to Change

Beth Moore Equips the Next Generation at LIT

The Planner on Working With Volunteers

Finding Organization With Low-Tech Bullet Journaling

New Year’s Resolutions for Every Event Professional

Ask and You Shall Receive: The Power of Customization

What I Learned at the Belong Tour

Try This Trend: Sketch Noting

The Planner On… Navigating Multifaith Events

How to Balance Your Priority Pie

Why Pope Francis Values Young People

Experiencing Jerusalem’s First FAM Trip

Airplane Etiquette All Travelers Should Follow, According to Anderson Cooper

What Pope Francis Can Teach Us About Inclusivity at Events

3 New Ideas for Connect Faith Marketplace

Planner Perspective: Never Stop Asking Why

The Perfect Meeting Planner Pants

An Insider’s Guide to Washington, D.C.

Meetings and Incentives—the Real Stars of the 2016 Oscars?

IF:Gathering’s Live Stream Experience


A Millennial’s View on Millennials and the Church

The Planner on Rising Food Costs

10 Words to Avoid in 2016

3 Takeaways From Passion 2016 for Event Planners

What’s a Trend Worth?

Paris, Je T’aime

3 Reasons Why Planners Should Buy an Apple Watch

9 Important Negotiation Steps

What Roles Would “Star Wars” Characters Have in Meetings?

Field Report: IMEX America, Where Business Is Personal

3 Ways to Incorporate a Theme (Without Being Cheesy)

Lighthouse Family Retreat: A Light in the Dark

Philadelphia Hosts the Pope and the World

Inside the First-Ever Amazon Inventions Tour

Inside SpinCon

Something to Belieb In

Part 2: Pixar Inspires Planners

The Pros and Cons of Using Volunteers

4 Things I Learned About Greenville, S.C.

Caitlyn Jenner and the Meetings Industry

Youthful Thinking: Taking Youth Into Account

Muslim Summer Camp Memories

Power to the People

DeskHub: A Low-Cost Alternative for Faith-Based Planners?

Comeback Cities

Planners Wield Green Power

3 Takeaways From Orange Conference

How the Pittsburgh Convention Center Does Green Meetings

Planner Perspective: Going Local

Going Local

9 Signs Cupid Was a Meeting Planner

5 Tips for Wrangling Celebrities

The Stuff No One Talks About

Lake Erie Shores & Island’s Winning Art Piece

What Really Happens Inside Marriott’s New Virtual Travel Teleporter

Learning to Multitask in the Digital Age

The Cost of Customer Service

The Value of Mentoring Youth

The Power of the Takeaway

Green Meetings: Why They’re Worth the Effort

The Future of Client Relationships: H2H

Push the Value of Meetings

Promoting Diversity in Our Churches

Food as Art

The Great Debate

The Pervasiveness of Social Media

The Positive Side of Doubt

Getting Buy-In

Use These Trends

Inclusion Is Always the Way to Go

Trust Me

Making a Difference

7 AV Strategies You Must Know

Working Smarter

Pioneering the Next Stage

Mission No. 1: Safety


American Alliance of Museums Combines Annual Meeting With D.C.’s Museum Week

Zika Virus Gives Meeting Planners Some Pause

Penn State’s Thon Event Raises $9.77 Million

Hilton Tries to Entice Planners to Book Early

Commercial Flights to Cuba Approved

Marriott to Buy Starwood in Blockbuster Deal

Church of Pentecost U.S.A. Gathers in Providence for Easter Sunday

Billboard Chart Changes Mean Shift for Artists

America’s Bible-Minded Cities

Pastor Creflo Dollar Criticized Over Private Plane Fundraiser

Indiana Loses First Event Over New Law and More Could Follow


Starwood Making News With Moves

Expedia Mergers Shake Up Online Travel Industry

Santa Clara Fights to Buy Back Convention Center

Hotel Rates on the Rise

U.S. Travel Chief Touts Industry’s “Dynamism”

Despite the Snow, the Shows Go on in Boston

INSIDER SERIES | The Future of Meetings

President Obama and Dalai Lama Attend National Prayer Breakfast

Should Planners Be Pumped About Cheap Gas Prices?

The Future of Free Hotel Wi-Fi

IBM’s Watson Is Blazing a Travel-Planning Trail

Detroit Turns to Meetings as City Officially Emerges from Bankruptcy

Bible Museum Coming to D.C.

Midterm Election Results Could Bode Well for Travel Industry

How Apple’s Latest Releases Will Affect Meetings

Business as Usual for Meetings and Events Despite Ebola Fears

Chicago Tops List as No. 1 Meetings Destination

Marriott to Pay $600,000 Wi-Fi Jamming Fine

The Flashpoint: Bradenton, Florida, Moving Ahead on Convention Center Hotel

U.S. Leads the Pack in Fodor’s Annual Best Hotels List

The Flashpoint: Kansas City CVA Changes Name to Visit KC

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Expansion Approved

Batkid’s Story to Become a Documentary

Rosen Hotels Turns 40

CVB’s Faith in Phoenix Team Welcomes Religious Planners

Seattle Marriott Completes Meeting Spaces

$38 Million Expansion Underway at Boise Centre

Bayview Plaza Opens at Florida’s Emerald Coast Convention Center

Universal Orlando to Add Fifth Hotel to Resort in 2016

4 Observations from WEC 2014

CIC and Social Tables Partner on Planning App

Atlanta Sees a $70 Million Upgrade to Westin Peachtree Plaza

National Civil Rights Museum Adds Interactive Features

Long Beach Convention Center Completes Renovation

Hilton Burlington Renovations Update Meeting Space

Rejuvenate Wins Four Azbee Awards

CYNY Events and Clothing Benefit Rescued Trafficking Victims

Riverside Convention Center Renovation Complete

DFW Airports Opens Group Zone

Why Cleveland?

The Flashpoint: CIC and Social Tables Debut Free Event Planning App

The Flashpoint: Cleveland Selected as Host City for 2016 RNC

The Flashpoint: It’s Down to Cleveland and Dallas for the RNC

Baltimore Reinvents the Wheel to Clean Harbor

Mobile Bay Hosts First U.S. World Leisure Congress

The Flashpoint: Who’s the Mississippi Gulf Coast New Executive Director?

The Flashpoint (June 9 Edition)

New Site Allows Travelers to Hold Flights

What’s America’s Most Religious City?

A Turnaround for Detroit?

Marriott Launches Meetings Imagined Platform

Ticketleap Launches Selfie-Based Ticketing System

Major Convention Hotels Springing Up Nationwide

The Flashpoint (June 2 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 28 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 19 Edition)

The Flashpoint (May 12 Edition)

Marriott Opens Largest Hotel in D.C., Hits Milestone

MPI Alters Plans for CMM Changes

The Flashpoint (April 7 Edition)

The Flashpoint (March 17 Edition)

Job Tips: 5 Emails You Should Be Sending

How the SXSW Accident Exposes Event Safety Flaws

Indy Tops the List of Best Convention Cities

The Flashpoint (March 10 Edition)

Meeting Planning Named Fifth Most Stressful Job

The Flashpoint (March 3 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 24 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 17 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 10 Edition)

The Flashpoint (February 3 Edition)

MPI Airs National Commercial

The Flashpoint (January 6 Edition)

Q&A: How Volunteers Helped Batkid Save San Francisco

Real Refreshment Retreats Expands Internationally

What Event Planners Can Learn from Amazon

6 Social Media Tips for Event Planners

Focus at IMEX America on Technology, Advocacy

Hyatt Buys The Peabody Orlando

Companies Respond to International Travel Alerts

Funding for Oregon Convention Center Hotel in Flux

Post-recession meetings are leaner, more strategic

Meeting Planning Named Top Job

Meetings to Remain Constant In 2013

London, Singapore Among Top International Meeting Spots

Marriott Buys Gaylord Properties

QuickMobile Launches New App


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