Category Archives: Events

greater miami convention and visitors bureau

Live Updates: Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau

Smart Meetings Content Manager Holly Woolard is exploring Miami this week as part of an international fam trip being hosted by Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau. The trip includes guest accommodations at 1 Hotel South Beach on famous Collins Avenue and JW Marriott Miami. The CVB has great things planned for this exclusive media…

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Gaylord Convention Center

IBTM America Confirms 2016 Event Location

Photo Courtesy of Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center IBTM America confirmed today that its 2016 event will be held at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville. The annual event had been rotating between Chicago and Orlando, but after seeking input from planner and supplier focus groups, IBTM decided to hold it in…

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Mohegan Sun Event

Live Updates: Smart Meeting Mohegan Sun

Stay up-to-date with the latest tweets from Smart Meeting Mohegan Sun. Our two-day experience includes one-on-one appointments with premier properties and destinations, networking activities, educational sessions with expert speakers, a fabulous breakfast reception, lunch and upscale accommodations – all designed to make your job easier. Mohegan Sun boasts the largest hotel ballroom in the Northeast…

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Live Updates: #IBTMAmerica in the Windy City

Smart Meetings Senior Content Producer Dan Johnson is attending A FAM trip to Chicago that will include visits to some of the city’s most prominent sites and participation in the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings (AIBTM) Exhibition June 9–11. The trip will include visits to the Museum of Science and Industry, Art Institute of…

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westin holistic approach expands

Industry Watch: Get Well Soon

Westin Holistic Approach Expands to Wellness Westin Hotel & Resorts wants guests to leave feeling better than when they arrived. In 2014, it introduced the Westin Well-Being Movement, a variety of wellness initiatives designed to enhance the health and well-being of customers. Now the brand is taking it a step further with Westin Wellness Escapes,…

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IMEX Frankfurt Reflects Growth of Meetings Industry

When IMEX Frankfurt 2015 opens on Tuesday, the international exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events will be the biggest ever since launching in 2003. More than 150 countries and 3,500 exhibitors will be participating in the three-day show taking place at Kap Europa, Meese Frankfurt. London & Partners, the official convention bureau for London,…

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Jazz in New Orleans

All That Jazz: Smart Meeting New Orleans

We got our mojo on in a major way at the Smart Meeting New Orleans. The three-day event drew a stellar cast of planners and suppliers who networked in 25 one-on-one appointments and during multiple delectable meals and breaks. Attendees were welcomed to the Big Easy by a brass band, courtesy New Orleans Convention &…

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Thinking about ROI? Think Smart Meetings.

Smart Meetings New Orleans 2015  Need a reason to attend a Smart Meeting? How about ROI. Suppliers at our events book business, receive RFPs, and generate qualified leads. Meet one-on-one with dozens of pre-qualified professional planners. Come book a year’s worth of business in one afternoon – and have a great time while doing it….

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