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.

Crossing the U.S. Off the Destination List

While President Trump’s travel ban remains hung up in federal court, it already is having an effect on bookings of U.S. cities for international business events.

BY Michelle Russell April 25, 2017

‘Everyone Should Experience the New Orange’ — OCCC in Orlando

A busy first quarter leads the way to a successful 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center.

BY Kristin Luna April 25, 2017

Boise Poised to Host Its Largest Conference Ever

When the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists convenes in Boise in June, they’ll find some brand-new developments to enhance their experience, inside and outside of the session rooms.

BY Kristin Luna April 11, 2017

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