Features

Best Places to Work in the Meetings Industry

by Sarah J.F. Braley, Lisa A. Grimaldi and Allen J. Sheinman | April 01, 2017
Our sixth annual survey includes a global hotel chain, a giant incentive house, a mid-size event management firm and more.

Making Med Pharma Friendlier for Attendees

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2017
Here are steps planners can take to make attendance at these heavily regulated events more fruitful.

The Day the Power Went Out

by Allen J. Sheinman | April 01, 2017
How one hotel rose to the occasion in an emergency and kept guests happy and a busy on-site expo up and running.

Confronting the Rise of Nationalism

by Barbara Peterson | March 01, 2017
In this special report, M&C examines the unique challenges faced by the meetings industry in the wake of the Trump administration’s attempts to ban visitors from some Muslim-majority countries and build a wall on the border with Mexico.

Best Bets in Gaming Destinations

by Michael J. Shapiro, Lisa A. Grimaldi and Sarah J.F. Braley | March 01, 2017
Our annual survey finds the casino-hotel industry focused on stepping up its offerings with new and newly renovated accommodations, attractions, and meeting and event venues.

How Young Planners Are Revitalizing the Meetings Industry

by Sarah J.F. Braley, Michael J. Shapiro and Cheryl-Anne Sturken | February 01, 2017
Here are 15 young professionals who are bringing fresh energy, boundless talent and unique perspectives to the world of meetings and events.

Destination Marketing on the Cutting Edge

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 01, 2017
Here's how some enterprising DMOs are tailoring their outreach to attract younger meeting professionals and the business they wield.

Top 10 Meetings Innovations

by Michael J. Shapiro | January 01, 2017
Our third annual edition of this special report finds a fresh crop of significant concepts and tools beginning to make waves in the meetings industry.

New Hotels Opening in 2017

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | January 01, 2017
Here are the details of exciting new hotels opening this year from Seattle, Wash., to Clearwater Beach, Fla.

Meeting Contracts in a Time of Flux

by Sarah J.F. Braley | January 01, 2017

M&C’s panel of legal experts discusses today’s hot-button issues, including the potential impact of the incoming Trump administration.

Say Hello to These Nightmare Attendees

by Loren G. Edelstein | December 01, 2016

M&C readers recount temper tantrums, annoying requests, lewd behavior and more.

 

People

Site selection Wisconsin Milwaukee CVB DMO

by Allen J. Sheinman | April 01, 2017
The new convention sales manager for Visit Milwaukee says the city's vibrant waterfront is its best-kept secret.

Research

30 Seconds to Smart: Will Planners Book Trump-Branded Properties? (Video)

We asked planners how the current political climate has affected their site-selection decisions.

30 Seconds to Smart: How the Political Climate Is Affecting Site-Selection (Video)

We asked planners if the current political climate will influence their future site-selection decisions.

30 Seconds to Smart: Trump's Travel Ban and Boycotted Conferences (Video)

We asked planners if they are worried about attendees boycotting their meetings.

30 Seconds to Smart: Has Trump's Travel Ban Affected Meetings? (Video)

We asked planners if their organizations have been affected by the president's executive order.