Category Archives: Meeting Planning


Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown Welcomes 2017 Fully Revitalized

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The $27 million dollar transformation of Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown started with the renovation of the 413 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, and the addition of the Kennedy Junior…

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Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center

9 of the World’s Coolest Convention Centers

Convention CentersDestinations

Incredible convention centers aren’t limited to the United States — here are a few of our favorites across the globe. And, who knows, after seeing these beauties you might start planning your next meeting or event in a completely new and foreign city!

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shark week venues

Take A Bite Out of Shark Week At Aquatic Meeting Venues

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Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week is upon us. If you want to get in on the action, think outside of the tank and consider these aquatic venues for your next meeting or event. Have you ever wondered how our marine biologists feed the sharks? Check out this video of one of our sharks being fed…

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5 Benefits of Holding Events at Unique Venues

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People most often remember special moments or experiences based on an impression. For planners, leaving a lasting impression on meeting participants isn’t always easy to do, though, and can require some important strategizing. Holding an event at an interesting museum, theater or sports facility offers a unique experience that makes for a very memorable meeting….

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Baltimore Bustling With Redevelopment, Luring Business Travelers


Baltimore has reinvented itself several times over the past few decades. Each time, it has gained attention as an important destination for business travelers. “Baltimore’s skyline is currently dotted by construction cranes that are assembling new developments to completely transform its horizon,” says Al Hutchinson president and CEO of Visit Baltimore, the city’s CVB. One…

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summer team building

5 Unique Team-Building Activities for the Summer

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Summer is for getting outdoors, and that goes double for team-building outings. But why stop at the door? Instead of settling for picnics, trust falls and other corporate clichés, try kicking it up a notch. After all, it can be difficult to excite a modern (not to mention millennial) group. Whether it’s building a castle…

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy Birmingham’s Green Meeting Spaces

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Arch at Birmingham Botanical Gardens Home to the Gardens of Collections, Gardens of Nature and Gardens of Culture, Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest organic museum, with miles of tranquil paths and more than 30 creative outdoor sculptures. The gardens were voted the third-best free attraction in America by USA Today in 2016. Birmingham Botanical…

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10 smart moves

10 Smart Moves at Visit Santa Cruz, Benchmark, Turtle Bay Resort, Westgate Park City and More

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Laura Manriquez  Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) in California has hired Laura Manriquez as the new director of sales and marketing. She brings more than eight years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry and will focus on management of sales and marketing programs for group travel. She will target two primary markets: corporate group…

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