February 2020
issue

With the ongoing frantic pace of life, corporate professionals continue to seek ways to alleviate stress and rejuvenate their minds…

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Features
Cruises Offer the Amenities of Meetings on Land, But Are Often Better for the Bottom Line By

No wonder a growing number of companies are finding that corporate events at sea sometimes offer an edge over traditional land-based programs…

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A venue that takes attendees away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary creates memories that stay with them long after the event…

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At IMEX America 2019, part of Smart Monday was devoted to the organization’s She Means Business initiative, and, yes, men were invited…

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Cybercriminals can easily take advantage of an unprotected network where there are multiple users connected to the same network…

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Going global successfully is part art, part science — and a lot of hard work…

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Destinations

In the past few years, Atlantic City has seen many changes as new hotels have opened and significant renovations of a number of properties have been completed…

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Perspective

Marisa Russell Cain As a strategist, Cain manages social strategies and communities for a variety of meetings and travel and tourism clients, such as Crystal Cruises, Promperu and Greater Palm Springs. Before joining Sparkloft, Cain worked with companies like Johns Hopkins University, CNN and Martha Stewart Weddings. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from […]

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Megan Diaz is the director of Business Development at Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, where she works to connect corporate groups and associations with the appropriate venue and resources for their meeting and event needs. She has an extensive background in hospitality and currently serves as the director of education for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Minnesota. It’s […]

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Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace, so what can we expect to see in the near future?

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February 2020
issue

With the ongoing frantic pace of life, corporate professionals continue to seek ways to alleviate stress and rejuvenate their minds…

Full Story
Features
Cruises Offer the Amenities of Meetings on Land, But Are Often Better for the Bottom Line By

No wonder a growing number of companies are finding that corporate events at sea sometimes offer an edge over traditional land-based programs…

Full Story

A venue that takes attendees away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary creates memories that stay with them long after the event…

Full Story

At IMEX America 2019, part of Smart Monday was devoted to the organization’s She Means Business initiative, and, yes, men were invited…

Full Story

Cybercriminals can easily take advantage of an unprotected network where there are multiple users connected to the same network…

Full Story

Going global successfully is part art, part science — and a lot of hard work…

Full Story
Destinations

In the past few years, Atlantic City has seen many changes as new hotels have opened and significant renovations of a number of properties have been completed…

Full Story
Perspective

Marisa Russell Cain As a strategist, Cain manages social strategies and communities for a variety of meetings and travel and tourism clients, such as Crystal Cruises, Promperu and Greater Palm Springs. Before joining Sparkloft, Cain worked with companies like Johns Hopkins University, CNN and Martha Stewart Weddings. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from […]

Full Story

Megan Diaz is the director of Business Development at Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, where she works to connect corporate groups and associations with the appropriate venue and resources for their meeting and event needs. She has an extensive background in hospitality and currently serves as the director of education for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Minnesota. It’s […]

Full Story

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace, so what can we expect to see in the near future?

Full Story
  • Snapshots
    Joining the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center transformation event on November 14 are (from left to right): Kevin Kilkeary Sr., Ron Gunter, Peter Knell, Steven Ellingsen.


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    From left to right: Symphony Staff Captain Jeffry Thomaes, Port Canaveral CEO Captain John Murray, Symphony Captain Rob Hempstead, Hotel Director/General Manager Fernando Jorges, Port Canaveral CFO Mike Poole welcomed the world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, to Port Canaveral for its first stop in North America on November 8. Credit: Canaveral Port Authority
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    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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    The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort broke ground on its new tower November 27, bringing together representatives from Walt Disney World and Marriott International. From left to right: Fred Sawyers, John A. Vickers, Dan Tishman, Mickey Mouse, Andy Hopkins, Bill Webster, David Marriott. Credit: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
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    Executives with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts gathered December 10 to celebrate the opening of Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead, the first of the luxury brand in Atlanta. Credit: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
industry
events

March 30 – April 2, 2020
SISO CEO Summit
Four Seasons Las Colinas
Dallas, TX
www.siso.org

 

April 6 – April 8, 2020
Destinations Int’l CEO Summit
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Palm Springs, CA
www.destinationsinternational.org


For the full Industry Events Calendar, click here.

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