Features

A New Spin on ROI

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | August 01, 2017
Pressure is on to quantify the return on investment for meetings. Here's how some are approaching the task.

Great Golf and Spa Resorts for Groups

by Sarah J.F. Braley | August 01, 2017
From Hawaii to New Hampshire, these properties offer the best of both worlds.

Hospitality on a Global Scale

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | August 01, 2017
We profile 10 dynamic hotel chains vying for international meetings business.

The 'Festivalization' of Events

by Barbara Peterson | July 01, 2017
How mega-gatherings like South by Southwest are rewriting the rules for conferences by making them citywide extravaganzas.

What AI Means to Meetings

by Michael J. Shapiro | July 01, 2017
Here's how artificial intelligence is being harnessed to enhance attendee networking, refine event data and help drive ROI for all involved.

New Rule for Financial/Insurance Meetings

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | July 01, 2017
What planners need to know about a new federal fiduciary measure that impacts how incentives should be administered by the financial industry.

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.

People

Meetings site selection London England

by Allen J. Sheinman | August 01, 2017
Michael Bonsor, new managing director of the luxurious 306-room Rosewood London, offers an offbeat agenda for spending a day in his home city.

Research

Comfy Shoes Among Key Comforts for Travelers

More than two-thirds of meeting professionals miss their spouse/partner when they travel, but no so much their children, finds a new M&C poll.

Comforts on the Road

What you love and miss most about traveling for work

30 Seconds to Smart: Planners' Involvement in Organizational Strategy (Video)

We asked planners if they discuss organizational strategy with key stakeholders.

30 Seconds to Smart: How Planners Are Perceived Outside the Industry (Video)

We asked planners how their jobs are viewed by people outside the meetings industry.