Gary Diedrichs

Gary Diedrichs is senior content editor at Smart Meetings. He has degrees in history from Princeton and New York University. His journalism career has spanned staff positions in radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Other writing includes a novel set in Sausalito, California, in the 1950s. In his spare time, he publishes an award-winning website devoted to eco-friendly travel.

Healthy World: Is Net-Zero Enough?

The questions before us: In a world of rapid and increasingly cataclysmic climate change, could the return of F2F events and our drive for their continual growth contain the seeds of the industry’s decline? And most importantly, how might it be possible to avoid this potential fate?

Healthy You: The Memory Games

David Peckinpaugh: Peck at the Plate

North Carolina: History Takes Flight

Healthy World: Walking the Talk

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Check In for Holistic Wellness

In the past two years, hotels have made improvements to food, beverage, spa and fitness offerings in the name of holistic wellness. Here’s a closer look at the “why” and “what” of this phenomenon. (Plus, some inspo for your next getaway.)