Event Venues

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Safety at the Forefront

Event planners, who have cited safety and security at destinations as a major worry, are increasing their emphasis on planning for emergencies.

January 22, 2019

5 Tips on Matching Event and Venue

EMG Event Management Group Founder and Director Peter Jack says destination selection takes patience and a clear vision of the event — and of the client.

January 22, 2019

Florida Shows Off Everything Under the Sun

When Visit Florida hosted Convene on a press trip in early December, the Sunshine State had plenty to show off — the serenity of the Gulf Shore, the hustle and bustle of the hippest art gathering in the world, and the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a recently completed convention center renovation, to name a few.

BY David McMillin January 17, 2019

Philadelphia Venues Work Together to Prepare for Army-Navy Game

During a press trip over the weekend of the famed Army-Navy Game at Lincoln Financial Field, the Philadelphia CVB showed how intimate a city can feel when everyone works together.

BY Casey Gale January 17, 2019

What Matters Most When Choosing a Destination?

Accessibility and safety remain top priorities for event planners, but unique experiences add to a location’s appeal.

January 7, 2019

Experience Design, Sponsorships Among Hot Braindate Topics at CL19

All Convening Leaders participants were automatically registered for the Braindates platform for peer-to-peer networking. As the conference got underway Jan. 7, approximately 68 one-on-one and 51 group meetings had been scheduled, and more than 138 topics had been offered.

BY Barbara Palmer January 7, 2019

PCMA EduCon 2019 Heading to Los Angeles

What PCMA Education Conference attendees can expect when they land in the City of Angels in June.

BY Jasmine Zhu January 6, 2019

Amenities We Like: Omni Frisco Calls an Edible With Football-Themed Treats

The pleasure of finding a little something waiting for me in a hotel room never gets old. But the amenity delivered to my room at the Omni Frisco in Frisco, Texas, kicked the experience up a few notches. Deliciously fun, it also cleverly managed to tell a story about the property.

BY Barbara Palmer December 17, 2018

Latin America Comes Alive at Livery in Indianapolis

Looking to spice up your visit to Indy? Livery, situated less than a 15-minute drive from the famed Monument Circle and just a block off of Massachusetts Avenue, offers the flavors of Latin America in this Midwestern city.

BY Casey Gale November 21, 2018

Kansas City’s transportation infrastructure growing rapidly

The meetings destination’s transportation infrastructure is growing rapidly. (Sponsored)

BY Sarah Beauchamp November 2, 2018

Walk/Bike/Places Conference in New Orleans

Event Details Sept. 16–19, 2018 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel New Orleans What It’s All About Produced by Project for Public Spaces, Walk/Bike/Places is a biennial professional-development conference that gathers together city planners, placemakers, transportation engineers, community leaders, public health professionals, elected officials, and professional walking and bicycling advocates to discuss how “great streets, shared spaces,

BY Casey Gale October 31, 2018

Table for Two — or 50

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre thinks outside the ballroom.

BY Cristi Kempf October 10, 2018