Events DC Names Chief Creative Officer

Events DC, the convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, named Jinhee Kim as chief creative officer, a new position established to  create innovative business-generating strategies. [PR Newswire]

Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets

The world’s forests are ablaze, under threat from illegal logging and disappearing due to the less dramatic environmental degradation wrought by drought and other signs of climate change . It’s part of the negative feedback loop that seems to be accelerating climate change as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere, but one startup company is trying to facilitate reforestation by supporting carbon offsets that specifically target the world’s flora.

Downtown Memphis hotels: New projects add 900 rooms

Four new hotel projects have joined Downtown Memphis , Tennessee's, largest developments, adding hundreds more rooms to an already long list of hotels that are in various stages of planning and construction or have recently opened. In June, The Commercial Appeal , which is part of the USA TODAY Network, found more than 2,000 rooms across 13 hotel projects in the downtown and midtown areas.

Galena bed and breakfast becomes first and only cannabis-friendly lodging in the state

Owners of the Aldrich Guest House say they are the first, and only, bed and breakfast to be cannabis-friendly in the state of Illinois. Together, Robert and Douglas Mahan have more than 50 years in the hospitality industry. In the years leading up to the legalization of recreational marijuana, Robert said he knew he needed to prepare a way for his bed and breakfast to stand out. As of January 1st 2020, Robert and Douglas opened their home's latest addition - The Potting Shed .

Webinar: Balancing Educational Content & Fulfilling Sponsor Expectations

This session will identify ways to fulfill both of these needs by positioning your educational program to better meet the needs of corporate sponsors. A case study will feature an association that has created a successful sponsorship program with its digital educational content.

How to Woo and Retain Sponsors

Experts say it’s important to remember that the outcomes that make an event successful to an organiser won’t necessarily be the same for a sponsor.