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ON THE COVER: M&C's 50th Anniversary

Meetings & Conventions magazine celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special section on how the meetings industry has evolved over the past half century.

M&C's 50th Anniversary »
A number of major meetings-industry associations are starting new shows, adopting new technologies and refining their engagement techniques.
Here are 16 deliciously creative ways to offer meals and snacks that won't break your F&B budget.
News Analysis
The sports organization makes its move to protest North Carolina's passage of anti-LGBT law.
Here's why this extraordinary city on the Persian Gulf has become a top draw for global meetings.
Projections by U.S. Travel show Cleveland and Philadelphia each took in $180 million in spend for hosting the presidential conventions.
Which major airports offer free WiFi? This chart tells you.
The high-altitude capital of Colombia offers intriguing new hospitality and convention facilities.

Planners admit new worries due to recent terror events.

Planners Portfolio
Two recent cases have lessons for the meetings industry.
What to ask suppliers about safeguarding sensitive information.
Destination Guides
The 338-room Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester, linked to city's convention center via skybridge, will undergo a $15 million renovation.
The Courtyard Marriott St. Augustine Beach has opened with 205 guest rooms and 4,800 square feet of meeting/function space.
The 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown opened on June 1 in a gleaming 32-story tower on the shore of Lake Erie.
Grand Openings
The 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown has opened as a headquarters property for the adjacent Huntington Convention Center.

Latest News

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The free resource helps establish consistent exhibition-value assessments.

Zika Virus Infects 41 in Singapore

Officials say several people have recovered, but the virus was transmitted locally.

Destination DC Announces Record 2015 Visitation

The capital city’s tourism statistics and future convention lineup revealed at Annual Marketing Outlook Meeting.
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