We asked Eric Holmen, CEO of event marketing software company Splash, how meeting planners are adjusting their programs. Spoiler alert, it could be smaller, more tech driven and hybrid, but not in the way many expected at the beginning of the year.
In Rhode Island, Providence Warwick CVB and Rhode Island Convention Center have joined forces not only for joint sales but also in their service effort.
After 15 years with Visit Seattle, Tom Norwalk will retire as president and CEO on March 31, 2022. His many contribution include setting records for tourism visitation and spending and leading the city’s pandemic recovery efforts.
Reward, of course, is the name of the game in incentives. But where once that rather predictably meant rounds of golf at a tony resort or umbrella drinks under a cerulean Caribbean sky, what’s this? Planting trees to replenish ancient forests with Fairmont Orchid or Fairmont Kea Lani in Hawaii? Releasing baby turtles into the Pacific from a hatchery or participating in numerous CSR activities at Posadas resorts in Mexico? Beach cleanups in Thailand?
On Friday, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina, which is managed by Caesars Entertainment, celebrated the completion of its $330 million expansion project. New to the property is a fourth hotel tower, The Cherokee, and an 83,000-square-foot Cherokee Convention Center.
We asked Amy Calvert, CEO of Events Industry Council, to share why CMPs are so important to post-pandemic era events.
Six weeks out from the return of IMEX America to Las Vegas, the agenda is firming up and prospects are good for international travel.
Its impossible to bottle all the sparks from a gathering of leaders of this caliber, but we managed to capture some of the brilliant ideas floating about.