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Two One-of-a-Kind Meeting Experiences in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas offers meeting planners something more than a fabulous city. These days, the Las Vegas meeting experience also comes in the interactive, awe-inspiring variety. We’re going to share two…

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5 Things Planners Can Learn from the Presidential Inauguration

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What could be one of the most controversial presidential inaugurations in U.S history is happening in just a few days. On Jan. 20, president-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office, and nearly one million Americans are expected to travel to Washington, DC, to either attend the inauguration or protest it. It will be an…

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San Francisco Sets 2016 Tourism Records

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Moscone Center No doubt bolstered by the Super Bowl, which took place in the Bay Area last February, San Francisco achieved 2016 tourism records for the seventh consecutive year, according to San Francisco Travel. San Francisco drew a total of 25.1 million visitors in 2016 for an increase of 2.3 percent over 2015. Visitors to San Francisco city and county accounted for $9.69 billion…

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Color, Culture and Comfort Food Power F&B Trends for 2017

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Each year a new crop of buzzy ingredients and culinary novelties lands on food and beverage menus to tempt diners eager to try the hippest new dishes and drinks. According to Intercontinental Hotels Group, these trends are poised for a popularity spike in 2017. Dark Arts The well-worn fashion maxim “Black goes with everything” also…

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5 Trends that Could Drive Successful Events in 2017

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A new year brings a fresh start and much to look forward to, an outlook that extends to the meetings and events industry. Here’s what we think will be trending in 2017: Event Intelligence Mobile event apps will take another leap beyond simply allowing groups to go paperless, take surveys and poll attendees. Added functionality…

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Category Archives: Meeting Planning

Category Archives: Meeting Planning

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Las Vegas Monorail Showcases Technology During CES 2017

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The Las Vegas Monorail was one of many vehicles that helped display innovative technology during the 50th annual CES convention, which took place Jan. 5-8. With an estimated 175,000 attending the largest gathering of innovation and connectivity in the world, many participants took advantage of the ability to use their CES badges for fast and convenient access to public transportation. Las Vegas…

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Los Angeles Goes Virtual

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Thanks to its new Virtual Discovery Tour, Los Angeles Travel & Convention Bureau has made it easier than ever for planners to explore this destination. With new hotels and attractions popping up every day all over the…

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CVB Marketing Genius Makes Headlines

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Seattle Convention and visitor bureaus throughout the world produce cutting-edge marketing campaigns that are winning awards and making statements. The creative genius behind CVB promotional strategies not only fuel buzz that impact tourism and meetings, but help destinations tell their unique stories. Starting Jan. 9, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau will launch a new global marketing and advertising campaign that…

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