Destination of the Month

Greater Fort Lauderdale

When it comes to meetings and conventions, planners find a sunny state of mind in Greater Fort Lauderdale. 

Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades

From world-class resorts and recreation, to one-of-a-kind venues and team-building adventures, to exceptional incentives, the Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades is where the best of Florida all comes together.


Atlantic City

Thinking of bringing your convention or meeting to Atlantic City, New Jersey? Your business is worth $1 million to the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. Get the details of our $1 million incentive program for new meetings and conventions coming through 2016.  


Philadelphia is the completely clear-cut choice for your next meeting. The city offers shopping, nightlife, arts, culture, and dining. The list of all Philadelphia has to offer within a compact, walkable downtown is as long as its history.


Orlando is the No. 1 destination for successful meetings and events, including flexible convention space, world-class accommodations, top-rated airport, renowned theme parks, sophisticated retail, dining and entertainment districts, and more. New venues, hotels, industries and attractions give meeting planners more reasons to choose Orlando.


Madrid, Spain, is a prime destination for convention tourism. Madrid is the undisputed international hub between Europe and South America and has vast potential to become the primary gateway to North America.

The Palm Beaches

The Palm Beaches are the best way to meet in Florida. This Sunshine State favorite boasts more than 200 hotels and resorts, many with oceanfront locations and outstanding golf and spa facilities, which are ideal for hosting groups of all sizes and meeting agendas.


Atlanta CVB (July 2013)

Here in Atlanta, our compact convention district is at the center of it all. More than 10,000 hotel rooms are located within walking distance of the fourth-largest convention center in the United States.

Paradise Coast, FL (May 2013)

From one of a kind venues to exciting team building adventures, Florida's Paradise Coast of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades is ready to unite, inspire and motivate your group like never before. 

Myrtle Beach, SC (March 2013)

Known for its 60 miles of pristine beaches, gracious Southern hospitality, and a relaxed, comfortable pace, Myrtle Beach is an ideal setting where business and pleasure go hand in hand.

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Global Interact

May 3- 6, 2014, Cartagena, Colombia Apply to attend Global Interact 2014. Complimentary to qualified planners.

Independent Planner Education Conference

April 13-16, 2014, San Antonio, TX, Are you an independent planner? Meet one on one with suppliers to discover what their destinations offer for your...


May 2014 Webcast: Should You Use a Third Party Planner

Description: How do third-party meeting planners work? Learn about the services and pricing models of independent meeting planning companies,...

June 2014 Webcast: Risk Management Basics for Meeting Professionals

Description: You might not have the budget or resources to establish a high-level risk management program. However, all meeting professionals should...

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