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.

Omni Extends Hunger Initiative Offer to Meeting Planners

After donating 8.4 million meals to hungry Americans, Omni Hotels & Resorts has decided to extend indefinitely its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative—an offer it hopes meeting planners can’t refuse. Since June 2016, Omni has made a donation to Feeding America for every meeting or event booked by planners at any of the luxury hotel brand’s […]

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5 Fresh F&B Ideas for Summer Events

Cafe du Parc photo by Janet Scanlon Fortified by creativity, powerhouse ingredients and global influences, salads go from glum to glam. There’s no single recipe for salad success. Textural variety, layered flavors and unexpected elements are all part of the mix. Filling fixings such as grains, proteins and healthy fats keep midafternoon snack attacks at […]