Taste & Travel

Hangzhou

Will AI-Heavy Alibaba Future Hotel Disrupt Hotel Industry?

As a new generation of business travelers and conference attendees searches for accommodations, hoteliers have been focused on delivering new digital lobby experiences, patenting new room models, and making transit to and from the airport more convenient. To understand the hotel of the future, though, you may not need to turn to any traditional names

BY David McMillin November 12, 2018
Best Cities

What Are the World’s 100 Best Cities?

Resonance Consultancy’s 2019 rankings are based on a wide variety of factors, a number of which impact site selection for events.

BY Curt Wagner November 12, 2018

Food & Beverage Tips for Event Planners

F&B has gone far beyond offering a vegetarian option. With more than 20 years in the catering business, Purple Sage’s Chris Loh shares her top tips for event planners.

November 5, 2018
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
Pittsburgh activities

10 Things to Do Up, Down, and Around Pittsburgh

The weather may be chilly when PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 heads to Pittsburgh Jan. 6–9, but no attendee will be left out in the cold. When it comes to activities outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the ‘Burgh has something for all.

BY Curt Wagner October 25, 2018
Calgary, Canada

Why ‘Most Livable’ Cities Make Great Meeting Destinations

From infrastructure to safety — here’s what makes a city a prime place to live and meet.

October 11, 2018
Vegetable centerpieces

3 Ideas for Economical, Food-Related Centerpieces

Instead of pricier floral arrangements, why not try a few food-related options?

BY Convene Editors October 1, 2018
Raw Vegetable Bar at AASHE

How One Conference Went Meatless

Last year for the first time, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education offered only vegetarian meals at its annual conference — matching its menus to its mission.

BY David McMillin August 1, 2018
Spokane CC meatless dinner

Spokane Convention Center Caters to Rise In Dietary Preferences

It takes one to know one: Here’s how a vegetarian brought a new way of thinking about dietary requests to the Spokane Convention Center.

BY Sarah Beauchamp July 24, 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

Downtown Calgary: Where to Meet, Network, Stay & Play

Your guide to the Canadian meetings destination.

BY Sarah Beauchamp April 12, 2018

The Meeting That Used a Ton of Rice — Really

For a meeting of 4,000 people with roots in India’s Maharashtra region, chefs and planners in Grand Rapids, Michigan, had to take a deep dive into an unfamiliar cuisine.

BY Corin Hirsch April 5, 2018