M&C Destination Guides


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.

Central Florida Destination Guide

by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2014

The Sunshine State's main destination offers a LEED-Gold-certified convention center.

Southwest Florida Destination Guide

by Agatha Gilmore | June 01, 2014
A guest-room renovation will begin this summer at the Waldorf Astoria Naples.

North Florida News

by Agatha Gilmore | June 01, 2014
Updates from Amelia Island, Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine

Southeast Florida Destination Guide

by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2014
Ground has been broken on a convention center hotel in Palm Beach.

Austin Destination Guide

by Sarah J.F. Braley | May 01, 2014
Heading for a March 2015 opening is the 1,012-room JW Marriott Austin. The property will include 112,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

Washington, D.C., Destination Guide

by Michael C. Lowe | May 01, 2014
The $520 million, 1,175-room Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., opened on May 1 with more than 105,000 square feet of function space.


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

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.

Tucson, Ariz.

The Omni Tucson National Resort is a great home base from which to visit the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

International Focus

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.

New Hotels, More in Singapore

News about new hotels and attractions in Singapore, including the upcoming debut of the Sofitel So Singapore

M&C Events

M&C Interact

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

Meeting & Incentive Summit

March 16-19, 2014 | Beaver Creek Mountain, CO

Independent Planners Education Conference

April 13-16, 2014 | JW Marriott San Antonio

M&C Global Interact

May 3-6, 2014 | Cartagena, Colombia

Latest News

Roger Dow Gets 4-Year Extension at U.S. Travel

The high-profile president/CEO to remain at post at least into 2018.

Industry Advocates to Be Inducted Into U.S. Travel Hall of Leaders

Sam Gilliland of Sabre and Rossi Ralenkotter of the Las Vegas CVA will be recognized this year.

New Convention Marketing Group Debuts in Boston

The organization is a collaboration between the convention center authority and the marketing center.

Hyatt Hotels Corp. Reorganizes Global Operational Structure

Chuck Floyd has been named global president of operations.