M&C Destination Guides


by Chris Duthie | February 01, 2016
Salt Lake City is planning a new $350 million 800- to 1,000-room convention hotel.

Greater Dallas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | February 01, 2016
There's big news at two big properties: the 1,001-room Omni Dallas and 1,606-room Hilton Anatole Hotel.

Las Vegas

by Michael J. Shapiro | February 01, 2016
Our typically exhaustive guide to this mega destination covers all the bases, from new and planned hotels to food, entertainment and more.


by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 01, 2016
Exciting new renovations adorn Loews Ventana Canyon Resort and the Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort.


by Michael J. Shapiro and Michaela Christensen | January 01, 2016
The Golden 1 Center, a new arena in Sacramento, will open in October.

Fort Worth

by Sarah J.F. Braley | January 01, 2016
A plan to expand the Fort Worth Convention Center is in the works.


by Michael J. Shapiro | January 01, 2016
The Ace Hotel Pittsburgh opened last month in a century-old building in East Liberty that once housed the YMCA.


by Lisa A. Grimaldi | January 01, 2016
Chaparral Suites is undergoing a head-to-toe, $22 million renovation, slated for completion this spring.


by Chris Duthie | January 01, 2016
The state is getting its first Kimpton Hotel, a 158-room, nine-story property in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward district.

Anaheim Destination Guide

by Michaela Christensen | January 01, 2016
The seventh expansion to the Anaheim Convention Center is under way.

Atlantic City

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | December 01, 2015
Harrah's Resort Atlantic City opens its new $126 million Waterfront Conference Center.


by Sarah J.F. Braley | November 01, 2015
The long-awaited Westin Denver International Airport makes its debut this month.


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


Scenic hikes, in-home meals with locals and refreshed meeting hotels are just some reasons to convene in this charming country.

Gulf Shores, Ala.

Meetings-ready properties abound in this less-obvious destination.

Queenstown, New Zealand

This beautiful destination offers urban delights at the St. Moritz and country charm in the Millbrook Resort.

Lahaina, Maui

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa has a new look and feel in its 533-room Ocean Tower.

International Focus

New Facilities in New Zealand

New convention center projects are making waves in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Montreal's Modern Side

With its 375th birthday approaching, the city is burnishing both its Old World charm and its modern, trendy style.

Abu Dhabi: UAE's Rising Star

Coming soon: the glittering new Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl

Surprising Switzerland

More reasons why this nation is attracting more meetings business.

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