Taste & Travel

What’s Trending for F&B?

Caesars Entertainment’s Michele Polci dishes on the event catering trends she is loving — and those that she could do without.

BY Michelle Russell November 1, 2017

Farming Behind Glass

A hydroponic farm at the Greater Columbus Convention Center will grow nearly 5,000 pounds of produce this year.

BY Barbara Palmer October 31, 2017

How Can You Make Sure Your Meeting Gets the Space It Needs?

Competition is strong for meeting space, and that’s not likely to change soon, says MGM’s Michael Dominguez. Here’s his advice for getting the space you need.

BY Convene Editors October 30, 2017

3 Tips to Accommodate Food Sensitivities

As more attendees make special meal requests, event organizers should follow this advice to send them home satisfied.

BY David McMillin October 23, 2017

What Will the Future of Lodging Look Like?

Redefining luxury travel and increasing emotional connections with guests are trends to look out for, according to A.J. Singh, Ph.D., professor at Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business.

BY Convene Editors October 17, 2017

Travel Trends for 2018 — and Beyond

Traveler safety and security; growth in travel for employee recruitment; and localizing programs to specific regions are on American Express Meetings & Events SVP Issa Jouaneh’s mind.

BY Convene Editors October 10, 2017

The Anaheim Campus Invites You to Relax

The old idea of never mixing business and pleasure is lost at the Anaheim Campus, where work, play, and collaboration go hand-in-hand.

BY Jasmine Zhu October 4, 2017

Travel in an Age of Uncertainty

The Skift Global Forum touched on a range of challenges associated with global travel — and by extension business events.

BY Michelle Russell October 4, 2017

Female Culinary Leaders Take the Stage in Calgary

Hundreds of female chefs and restaurateurs converged in Calgary in September for the Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Education Conference.

October 2, 2017

A Moveable Feast

A progressive dinner format has all the ingredients that attendees now expect: a great meal, the opportunity to make connections, and the element of surprise.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst October 2, 2017

Yelp Is on the Way

To provide attendees with top drinking and dining options in San Diego, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization partnered with Yelp.

September 25, 2017