January 2020
issue

Creating exciting dining concepts for groups of all sizes continues to grow in importance as the event industry evolves. “With groups, I think there’s more opportunity to deliver experiences that can not just promote the goals of a particular meeting, but which can be exceptionally experiential,” says Matthew Von Ertfelda, senior vice president, food and […]

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Features

A sign of the widespread integration of technology into the meeting experience comes from a respondent quoted in the American Express Meetings & Events’ 2020 Global Meetings and Events Forecast. Mobile apps, says the meeting professional, have become “the new lanyards.” Like lanyards, apps are ubiquitous at conventions, trade shows and many corporate meetings. But […]

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Destinations

The promise of hot sun, sandy beaches and beautiful scenery is enough to lure many planners to the islands of the Bahamas, Caribbean and Puerto Rico. But there are plenty of other reasons to plan a meeting or incentive trip in this area.

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With Major Expansions and Upgrades Underway, Las Vegas and Reno Are Ready to Dazzle Planners in 2020 and Beyond By

We know Las Vegas for its showgirls and crooners, its casino life and pool scene. But the city that is already firmly positioned as one of the world’s top entertainment, meeting and convention destinations is quickly adopting a new guise that promises to expand its dedicated fan base even further. This April, the Las Vegas […]

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The ‘Lone Star State’ Offers Everything By

Texas is a spectacular destination for corporate events, conferences and meetings. With its one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor venues, state-of-the-art convention centers, and an array of hotels from which to choose, Texas offers meeting and event planners — and attendees — unique, memorable and impactful experiences.  DESTINATION DALLAS For Suzanne Swanson, CMP, CMM, meeting manager of […]

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The ‘Sunshine State’ Has Something to Satisfy Planners By

For planners and attendees alike, Florida is a glittering jewel with delightful destinations and amazing amusements. With numerous options for activities from sunny beaches to natural wonders to tantalizing theme parks, it’s no wonder the ‘Sunshine State’ remains a top spot for hosting any type of event. ORLANDO IS A POPULAR CHOICE No discussion of […]

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Perspective

BENCHMARK is looking to the future with its Top-10 Dining Trends for 2020.

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January 2020
issue

Creating exciting dining concepts for groups of all sizes continues to grow in importance as the event industry evolves. “With groups, I think there’s more opportunity to deliver experiences that can not just promote the goals of a particular meeting, but which can be exceptionally experiential,” says Matthew Von Ertfelda, senior vice president, food and […]

Full Story
Features

A sign of the widespread integration of technology into the meeting experience comes from a respondent quoted in the American Express Meetings & Events’ 2020 Global Meetings and Events Forecast. Mobile apps, says the meeting professional, have become “the new lanyards.” Like lanyards, apps are ubiquitous at conventions, trade shows and many corporate meetings. But […]

Full Story
Destinations

The promise of hot sun, sandy beaches and beautiful scenery is enough to lure many planners to the islands of the Bahamas, Caribbean and Puerto Rico. But there are plenty of other reasons to plan a meeting or incentive trip in this area.

Full Story
With Major Expansions and Upgrades Underway, Las Vegas and Reno Are Ready to Dazzle Planners in 2020 and Beyond By

We know Las Vegas for its showgirls and crooners, its casino life and pool scene. But the city that is already firmly positioned as one of the world’s top entertainment, meeting and convention destinations is quickly adopting a new guise that promises to expand its dedicated fan base even further. This April, the Las Vegas […]

Full Story
The ‘Lone Star State’ Offers Everything By

Texas is a spectacular destination for corporate events, conferences and meetings. With its one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor venues, state-of-the-art convention centers, and an array of hotels from which to choose, Texas offers meeting and event planners — and attendees — unique, memorable and impactful experiences.  DESTINATION DALLAS For Suzanne Swanson, CMP, CMM, meeting manager of […]

Full Story
The ‘Sunshine State’ Has Something to Satisfy Planners By

For planners and attendees alike, Florida is a glittering jewel with delightful destinations and amazing amusements. With numerous options for activities from sunny beaches to natural wonders to tantalizing theme parks, it’s no wonder the ‘Sunshine State’ remains a top spot for hosting any type of event. ORLANDO IS A POPULAR CHOICE No discussion of […]

Full Story
Perspective

BENCHMARK is looking to the future with its Top-10 Dining Trends for 2020.

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    Left to right: Michele Polci, CPCE, CMP, Director of Citywide Catering Sales, Caesars Entertainment; Harvey Grotsky, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Corporate & Incentive Travel/Association Conventions & Facilities/Insurance & Financial Meetings Management; Kate Patay, CPCE, Chief Strategy Officer, Patay Consulting, attending MPI's Rendezvous at Drai's Beachclub & Nightclub at The Cromwell in Las Vegas during IMEX America 2019.
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