Features

Best Places to Work in the Meetings Industry

by Sarah J.F. Braley | April 01, 2015
M&C's popular annual feature highlights how some of the most progressive and iconic companies in the meetings/hospitality universe put their employees first.

The Latest Spin on Gaming

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
Our annual roundup covers new developments in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno and other major meccas in the casino industry.

Robots Are Coming!

by Michael C. Lowe | April 01, 2015
A new generation of remote-controlled mobile electronic entities are turning up at meetings and exhibitions to wow the crowds, deliver presentations and more.

Marriott's Wi-Fi Mix-Up

by Michael J. Shapiro | March 01, 2015
This special report examines the fallout from Marriott Hotels' recent attempt to block some attendees from setting up personal Wi-Fi hot spots in meeting space at one of the chain's properties.

New Tactics for Conference Centers

by Sarah J.F. Braley | March 01, 2015
While the conference center market has struggled to regain its footing post-recession, some facilities have made smart moves that have begun to pay off.

Landmark Lodging

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | March 01, 2015
Here are five historic resorts that offer time-tested comfort along with distinctly modern accoutrements both in and out of the meeting room.

Taste Makers

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | February 01, 2015
M&C contributing editor Cheryl-Anne Sturken takes part in a back-to-school boot camp for chefs from Dolce Hotels & Resorts, with delicious results.

State Support for Destinations

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 01, 2015
State tourism offices, which usually focus on the leisure market, increasingly are focusing on meetings. Here's how three such agencies are reaching out to planners.

DMO Outlook: Trends to Watch

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 01, 2015
Here are expert predictions on the challenges destination management organizations are likely to face in the near future.

Medical/Pharma Meetings: Keeping Up With Change

by Michael J. Shapiro | February 01, 2015

How new rules are challenging medical meeting planners Michael J. Shapiro Planning meetings and conventions  for health-care professionals has long been a highly complex task when it comes to complying with codes, policies and law. With the first reporting period of the U.S. Open Payments pro

Wild Herb Fritters

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | February 01, 2015
You'll enjoy making this delicious dish from the Culinary Institute of America

Making Wild Herb Fritters

by Cheryl-Anne Sturken | February 01, 2015
The secret to light and flakey from chef Lars Kronmark of the Culinary Institute of America.

People

Meredith Rollins Named Executive Director of PCMA Education Foundation

by Michael J. Shapiro | April 01, 2015
The former PCMA manager rejoins the organization.

Research

Should Politics Matter?

Should politics matter in site selection? A controversial new law in Arkansas prompts M&C's latest planner poll.

Meeting in a Politically Charged Atmosphere

Readers share comments on destinations that pass laws that some citizens perceive as discriminatory.

Planners Hate Paying for Wi-Fi

We offer statistical proof that meeting planners hate paying for Wi-Fi in hotels.

Planners Sound Off on Hotel Wi-Fi

What's wrong with the current state (and cost) of connectivity?

News Analysis

Hotel Revenues to Rise

A new report says the U.S. lodging industry will enjoy significant growth in revenue per available room over the next two years.

India 2015 Canceled

Reed Exhibitions, owner of the IBTM portfolio of hosted-buyer meetings and incentive events, has canceled this year's IBTM India to retool the event for 2016.

'Religious Freedom' Law Flap Felt in Meetings Industry

Indiana and Arkansas measures cause organizations to threaten to pull their events.

Best Hotels and Airlines on Social Media

A technology company has compiled rankings for hotels and airlines on how well they provide real-time information over social media sites like Facebook.
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