Category Archives: Destination Galleries

19 Insta-Worthy Spots in Los Angeles

Plan to have charging stations handy at all times for meetings in Los Angeles, because attendees will need to juice up throughout the day after snap, snap, snapping away. In the land of fame, fortune and excess, people will most certainly play paparazzi to document their time.

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Palm Springs: Scavenger Hunting Season Is Always Open

Gaining a true appreciation for a destination is one of the many perks of business travel. Groups meeting in Southern California’s Palm Springs area can explore by foot, Buzz trolley or a short car ride. The desert cities lend themselves perfectly to a scavenger hunt. By the time you return home, you’ll be a bona fide expert and know the intricacies of Palm Springs just as well as, if not better than, the locals.

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The True Nature of Georgia

Many planners are well-aware that Georgia features intriguing cities with great hotels, restaurants and entertainment options, but fewer know of the outstanding outdoor meeting spaces and activities for groups.

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Phoenix & Scottsdale: Diamonds in the Desert

The region encompassing metropolitan Phoenix is the fastest-growing in America. It has been for several decades. In fact, there’s really no way to describe this growth other than “eye-popping.” Exactly how eye-popping? Well, metro Phoenix had about 3.2 million people in 2000. When the next census rolls around in two years, that number may approach 5 million.

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An Insider Guide to SoCal

Immersing your attendees into a destination’s local culture is a time-tested way to give them a sense of place that goes beyond the four walls of the conference room. In fact, today’s attendees not only desire this immersion—they expect it.

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Nevada: Energy Boosters in the Silver State

Nicknamed the Silver State because of the importance of silver to its history and economy, Nevada features a highly diverse landscape that includes arid plains and snowcapped mountains, as reflected by its two major areas, Las Vegas and Reno/ Tahoe, respectively.

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Natural Hawaiian Splendor: Sea, Mountain, Jungle… and, Yes, Fire

Pele still wants your business. The Hawaiian fire goddess has not lost her ability to awe, as the billowing plumes of smoke and rivers of red lava that explode out of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii Island attest. Yet a month after she began to unleash her latest terrible display of power on May 2, only 8 square miles (of Hawaii Island’s more than 4,000 square miles) had been directly affected.

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Navigating Northern California

Walter Cronkite, that war-hardened journalist and New Yorker, described his trip to the West Coast this way: “Leaving San Francisco is like saying goodbye to an old sweetheart. You want to linger as long as possible.” If your group is lingering in Northern California, you have lots of options for where to meet, eat and build connected teams.

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What to Pack for a Seattle Event

As the global headquarters for hip, Washington’s Puget Sound is more than the birth place of Amazon, Starbucks Coffee Company and grunge music. The cities surrounding the base of the Space Needle are home to a state of mind with all the moods of the famously shifting Northwestern weather.

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