Event Venues

From convention centers to meeting-friendly boutique hotels, stellar places for all kinds and sizes of meetings.
Kansas City streetcar

Kansas City’s transportation infrastructure growing rapidly

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

BY Sarah Beauchamp November 2, 2018
New Orleans bikes

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

Why More Medical Meetings Are Looking at Airport Hotels

With time-strapped health-care professionals as their audience, more organizers are making airports their final event destination.

BY David McMillin October 1, 2018
med meetings

Hosting Medical Events That Deliver

Facilities that cater to medical meetings requiring cadavers and demonstrations of cutting-edge procedures are cropping up — offering a remedy for some of the headaches associated with planning hands-on health-care events.

BY Michelle R. Davis October 1, 2018

Top Cities Ranked by Event Professionals

Curt Watkins, principal at Watkins Research, on what’s changed in the CVB industry, and what planners are looking for now.

October 1, 2018
homelessness

‘Something We Have to Fix’

How the meetings industry is responding to homelessness.

BY Barbara Palmer September 26, 2018

Fort Worth Music Venues That’ll Get Attendees on Their Feet

The city is one of the most music-friendly destinations in Texas.

BY Sarah Beauchamp July 13, 2018

Breaking New Ground in Oklahoma City

Everyone was invited as Oklahoma City residents broke ground on a brand-new convention center, part of a building boom that’s remaking the city as a meeting destination.

BY Barbara Palmer June 26, 2018

International Trademark Association Hosts a Record-Breaking Meeting in Seattle

When the group held its 140th annual meeting in the Emerald City, it brought thousands of visitors from more than 150 countries to the destination.

June 25, 2018

Inside Bellevue’s First Festival by Artists, for Artists

The annual arts and culture event captures the heart of the city.

June 14, 2018

Indy’s Evolving Food Scene Brings in Big Groups

The destination is one of the hottest culinary cities in the U.S.

BY Sarah Beauchamp June 7, 2018