Site Selection

Planner-Hotel Sales Staff Relationships Don't Have to be Planets Apart By Christine Loomis

We spoke with five meeting planners and five hotel sales staffers to learn what lies at the core of this relationship and what it takes to make it work.

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Making the Most of Off-Season Opportunities and Value By Maura Keller

Off-season events offer many advantages, including especially attractive lodging rates and flexible guest-room options due to lower occupancy.

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Planners Prescribe Best Practices for Healthy Attendance By Keith Loria

A health care association conference is something that physicians and other health care providers should look forward to, because it affords them the opportunity to network with industry colleagues and discuss the latest trends.

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Above Average Experiences at a Below Average Cost By Ron Bernthal

Cities where planners can leverage less obvious costs to meet their bottom line.

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From 'Bathroom Bills' to Open Carry By Sophia Bennett

Social and political issues can cause meeting planners to avoid certain cities and states, and hotels.

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And Do the Right Thing Ethically By Maura Keller

The do’s and don’ts of familiarization trips, which can turn out to be a crucial piece of the site selection process.

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Where Expanding Convention Districts and Meetings Infrastructure Are Getting Planners’ Attention By Sophia Bennett

These cities are about to become major movers and shakers in the convention scene.

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What's New & Noteworthy From Coast to Coast By Ron Bernthal

Convention hotels have a symbiotic relationship with their nearby convention centers — one can’t live without the other.

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Drive-in MeetingsFebruary 1, 2016
Choose These Easy-to-Reach Value Destinations to Get More Mileage Out of Attendance By Karen Brost

Members will be more inclined to attend meetings if they are held in a destination that’s either easy to reach or affordable — or both.

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These Game-Changers Are Putting Their Cities on the Site Selection Map By Patrick Simms

First- and second-tier cities are partnering with upscale hoteliers to raise their profile in the convention market.

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