M&C Destination Guides

The Carolinas

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01, 2014

Michael C. Lowe MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Local Update • The Homewood Suites Oceanfront Resort & Conference Center  will open early next year as the first new hotel in Myrtle Beach in five years. The $25 million, 100-suite property will have a 300-seat conference center, three pools, a fi

New England

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01, 2014
Boston's convention center will expand.

Florida's Gulf Coast

by Michael C. Lowe | September 01, 2014
Fort Walton Beach gets its own Holiday Inn.

Pacific Northwest

by Sarah J.F. Braley | September 01, 2014
A new Hilton hotel is coming to Portland, Ore.

South Texas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01, 2014
Coming soon: The JW Marriott Austin

Northern Florida/Orlando

by Michael C. Lowe | August 01, 2014
The Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World opens.


by Sarah J.F. Braley | July 01, 2014
A landmark bank building is transformed into the Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center.


by Agatha Gilmore | July 01, 2014
Here are the latest meetings-related developments in Cincinnati; Cleveland; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Mo.; Milwaukee; and Wichita, Kan.

San Jose

by Michael C. Lowe | July 01, 2014
The city's convention center upgrades its tech offerings in a big way.

New Orleans

by Michael C. Lowe | July 01, 2014
The first Aloft Hotel is coming to the Big Easy in 2015.

Portland, Ore.

by Sarah J.F. Braley | June 01, 2014
The Oregon Convention Center achieves LEED Platinum certification; that's good news for all who use the facility's 225,000 square feet of exhibit space.

San Diego

by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2014
The Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, with more than 125,000 square feet of meeting space, is undergoing a $100 million revamp.


Los Angeles 2013

The Original Farmers Market is an open-air delight with numerous eateries, specialty grocers and fun shops.


The incredible architecture of Antoni Gaudi is just one of the myriad pleasures of this storied Spanish city.


Nestled on Lake Michigan, this colorful Wisconsin city offers a landmark lighthouse, delicious German-style sausages, a world-class marathon and more.


Stand-up paddle surfing and driving the scenic Hana Highway are just two of the many ways to enjoy this beautiful Hawaiian island.

On Location

Williamsburg, Va.

The 425-room Kingsmill Resort now offers three- and four-bedroom cottages, along with a 1,600-square-foot conference center and seafood mecca the James Landing...

Stuttgart, Germany

The Mercedes-Benz Museum and the Ludwigsburg Royal Palace are just two reasons to meet in this storied German city.

Myrtle Beach

This storied South Carolina getaway offers great seafood, fun nightlife, welcoming hotels and incredible botanical gardens.

Quebec City 2014

North America's oldest city offers a newly revamped and expanded convention center.

International Focus

Seoul Plans Big for Meetings

The city welcomed 125 international association meetings in 2013.

More Groups Choose Lisbon

Old World beauty and a vibrant hotel scene help to make Lisbon, Portugal, a top global draw for meetings.

New Hotels, More in Montreal

Lisa A. Grimaldi The city of Montreal,  in Canada's Quebec province, offers groups a delightful blend of Old European charm...

More Appeal in Monaco

The principality continues to enrich its reputation as a center of glamor, gastronomy, sustainability and culture.

M&C Events

Destination Hawaii

September 23-26, 2014 | Maui, HI

20th Annual Castaways Relationship Marketing Event

October 5-8, 2014 | Le Blanc Spa Resort

Destination Arizona

October 20-22, 2014 | Tucson, AZ

M&C Interact

November 9-12, 2014 | The Doubletree by Hilton Portland, Portland, OR

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