Features

Is Your Job Title Wrong?

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | June 01, 2017
Many event professionals feel that the term "meeting planner" is too simplistic -- but what should take its place?

Special Themes for Special Events

by Sarah J.F. Braley | June 01, 2017
Our latest crop of ingenious ideas includes pizza-making for young executives, a mustache-growing contest and more.

High-Design Hotels

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | June 01, 2017
These brands are pushing the boundaries of style, as shown by these six extraordinary properties.

Video: Are You a Planner or a Strategist?

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2017
M&C asked attendees at Northstar's Independent Meeting Professionals Conference in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Hospitality in the Trump Era

by Michael J. Shapiro | May 01, 2017
M&C recently convened a roundtable of hotel executives to discuss the trends and factors that will shape their business in the coming year and beyond.

Global Planner 2017

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | May 01, 2017
This special research report takes a comprehensive look at meetings, conventions, trade shows, incentive programs and other events held outside the United States.

7 Cities to Watch

by Chris Duthie | May 01, 2017
A profile of some dynamic second-tier cities that are working hard to win meetings planners' hearts.

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.

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

Are You a Planner, Strategist or Other?

Respondents to M&C’s latest poll weigh in on their job title and what they would prefer to be called.

Readers Weigh In: Does 'Meeting Planner' Suffice?

This M&C Research Extra pulls some additional findings from our June survey on job titles.

30 Seconds to Smart: Important Criteria for International Site Selection (Video)

We asked planners what's important when selecting an international meeting destination.

30 Seconds to Smart: How CVBs, DMOs Are Serving International Planners (Video)

We asked planners about services national tourist boards provided for their last international meeting.