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What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors November 13, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors November 6, 2019

Thailand’s Fulfilling Mix of Serenity, Activity

From bustling marketplaces to serene resorts, Thailand offers a range of experiences for groups.

BY Jennifer Dienst November 5, 2019

Food: ‘A Powerful Tool for Change’

Dr. Gunhild Stordalen, founder and executive chair of EAT, tells 1,000 attendees at EAT Stockholm Food Forum that ‘everyone can make a difference’ in battling global issue.

BY Michelle Russell November 4, 2019

Plant Based World Conference & Expo a Trendsetter

Idea for the conference focusing on the plant-based food market first sprouted two years ago, ahead of the trend toward plant-based diets, Impossible Burgers, and sustainability efforts.

BY Casey Gale November 1, 2019

Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

To safeguard the planet and feed a growing population, the world’s food systems will need to drastically change. The business events industry has an opportunity to lead by example, and here’s how some organizations and venues are doing just that.

BY Barbara Palmer November 1, 2019

What Meeting Planners Can Do to Reduce Food Waste

There are multiple ways event organizers can use their roles to lower food waste, from asking for low-waster food options to utilizing new technologies for calculating food usage to donating edible leftovers whenever possible.

BY Barbara Palmer November 1, 2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Boosts the Rise of Dark Tourism

Dark tourism isn’t about spooky haunted-house tours. It’s the growing movement of travelers seeking out sites of destruction and tragedy. Should destinations leverage this trend?

BY Casey Gale October 30, 2019

4 Fancy Food Trends to Watch

The latest specialty food items making their way to supermarket shelves and expanding consumers’ palates are introduced, of course, at a live event.

BY Casey Gale October 30, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors October 30, 2019

First-Ever Plant Pop-Up Hotel Grows in Chicago

An online travel agency, a botanical conservatory, and a Chicago hotel teamed up to give travelers what they really want: plant life.

BY David McMillin October 23, 2019

Something for Everyone in San Francisco’s Neighborhoods

If you’re planning to attend Convening Leaders 2020, consider coming early or staying later to experience all the fun you can in the City by the Bay.

BY Curt Wagner October 23, 2019