Places & Spaces

Nothing can color a meeting more than your choice of destination and venue. A global look at destinations, venues, and their relationships with meetings and events.

5 Ideas for to Make Your Fort Lauderdale Meeting Perfect

With white-sand beaches, a waterside convention center, and plenty to see and do, why not host your next event in sun-soaked Fort Lauderdale?

March 27, 2017

24 Hours in Kissimmee, Florida

There’s always something to celebrate in central Florida.

BY Sarah Beauchamp February 1, 2017

Small Cities With Great Taste

Food halls. Distillery trails. Michelin-starred chefs. The story of how smaller cities are using great food and drink to attract business events.

BY Corin Hirsch February 1, 2017

Austin Hotel Offers Pick-Your-Own Amenity at ‘Swag Shop’

An Austin hotel offers meeting attendees a fun alternative with a whimsical popup “swag shack.”

BY Barbara Palmer January 9, 2017

Exploring Providence, Rhode Island

Elegant Providence, once fallen on hard times, has been reborn.

BY Corin Hirsch January 3, 2017

Little Rock, Big Ambition

Meet in beautifully preserved — and updated — historic structures in this gracious city, where hospitality and good eating are a way of life.

BY Christopher Durso January 3, 2017

Breakout Room of One’s Own: Medical, Scientific Groups Creating Meeting Spaces

Medical and scientific organizations are creating their own purpose-built conference facilities — both to host their own programs and generate revenue from other groups.

January 3, 2017

Ballroom in Costa Rica Moonlights as Rainforest

Even the items on the buffet take their cue from a local tropical rainforest.

BY Convene Editors January 3, 2017