M&C Destination Guides

New York State

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | August 01, 2015
The 873-room Westin New York at Times Square has completed a three-year, $33 million facelift.

Urban Texas

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01, 2015
The 195-room Sonesta Bee Cave Austin debuted in July with 10,000 square feet of meeting space.

New Orleans

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 01, 2015
A 350-room Four Seasons hotel is coming to the city's vacant World Trade Center building.


by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 01, 2015
The Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Hotel embarks on a redesign.


by Michael C. Lowe | July 01, 2015
The first Virgin hotel in the United States debuts in Chicago.

Southeast Florida

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 02, 2015
Southeast Florida offers metropolitan chic in cities like Fort Lauderdale and Miami, well-heeled elegance in the Palm Beaches and laid-back, low-key charm in the Keys.

Florida's West Coast

by Josh Lieberman | June 01, 2015
Beautiful beaches abound on Florida’s West Coast, but just as attractive are the group venues in places like Fort Myers, Naples and St. Petersburg.

2015 Florida Supplement

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2015
Florida news from Meetings & Conventions magazine.


by Michael J. Shapiro | June 01, 2015
The SLS hotel flag is coming to five new resorts around the country.

Los Angeles

by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2015
The City of Angels has 5,500 new hotel rooms in the works.


by Michael C. Lowe | June 01, 2015
The city's convention center is fresh from a $22 million renovation.

Northern Florida

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2015
News from the north includes a new DoubleTree in St. Augustine and a $13 million renovation at the Hilton Sandestin Beach.


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


M&C visits the Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow.

New York City

The long-awaited observation deck opens at the top of One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan.

Cambridge, Mass.

The 400-room Royal Sonesta Boston showcased numerous upgrades at M&C's recent Destination New England event.


The recent RWB 2015 buyer event showcases the best of the City of Light.

International Focus

Lisbon's Allure Is Growing

The Portuguese capital is blooming with new hotel construction and attractions.

Monaco's Enduring Glamour

Some 8,000 roses await in one of the principality's newest group venues.

Singapore: New Hotels, More

A new hotel opens in the historic Capitol Building.

New Zealand Ups the Ante

A new convention center is coming to Christchurch.

M&C Events

August 2015: Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and Costs

August 12, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Understanding Your WIFI Needs - and CostsHow can you determine how much bandwidth your meeting needs, and what should that cost...

September 2015 - Refining Your Negotiating Skills

September 16, 2015 ǀ 2:00PM EST Refining Your Negotiating SkillsMany meeting professionals are uncomfortable handling common scenarios that arise when...

October 2015: Worst-Case Scenarios and How to Handle Them

October 21, 2015 ǀ 2:00PM EST Worst-Case Scenarios and How to Handle ThemAn attendee death…A natural disaster…A gunman on-site…These are scenarios no one wants...

July 2015: Appealing to Millennial Meeting Goers

July 15, 2015 | 2:00PM EST  Appealing to Millennial Meeting GoersThe younger generation will soon make up the majority of our meeting attendees. What does that...
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