Research

Smaller Cities Edge Up List of Top 50 Meeting Cities

September 01, 2015
Orlando, Las Vegas and Chicago top the list, but some surprises follow.

How Do You Choose Speakers?

by Loren G. Edelstein | September 01, 2015
Planners weigh in on how they choose speakers.

What Work/Life Balance?

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2015
M&C's latest poll covers the work/life balance (hint: It's out of whack).

Planners Confirm: Downtime Is a Myth

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2015
Planners' verbatim answers to M&C's June 2015 Research.

Where Do Hotels Go Wrong?

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2015
Planners sound off about how satisfied they are with their host hotels.

Planners to Hoteliers: Here's What You Could Do Better

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2015
Verbatim comments from Meetings & Conventions' hotels survey.

Should Politics Matter?

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2015
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

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2015
Readers share comments on destinations that pass laws that some citizens perceive as discriminatory.

Planners Hate Paying for Wi-Fi

by Loren G. Edelstein | March 01, 2015
We offer statistical proof that meeting planners hate paying for Wi-Fi in hotels.

Planners Sound Off on Hotel Wi-Fi

by Loren G. Edelstein | March 01, 2015
What's wrong with the current state (and cost) of connectivity?

How Helpful Are Online RFPs?

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2015
What do planners think about online requests for proposal? Our latest poll reveals all.

What You Hate About eRFPs

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2015
Planners sound off on how the process could be improved.

People

DMAI Executive Vice President Karen Gonzales Resigns

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | September 01, 2015
The executive vice president of sales and business development had been with the organization since 2007.

Research

Smaller Cities Edge Up List of Top 50 Meeting Cities

Orlando, Las Vegas and Chicago top the list, but some surprises follow.

How Do You Choose Speakers?

Planners weigh in on how they choose speakers.

What Work/Life Balance?

M&C's latest poll covers the work/life balance (hint: It's out of whack).

Planners Confirm: Downtime Is a Myth

Planners' verbatim answers to M&C's June 2015 Research.

News Analysis

Thailand's Tourism Recovery in Jeopardy

The recent bombing in Bangkok threatens to derail efforts to attract visitors.

MPI Refocuses on Education

The association presents a number of new initiatives aimed at furthering members' careers.

Industry Reacts to Trump's Remarks on Immigrants

Two chefs pull plans for restaurants at D.C. Hotel

San Francisco Tops List of Highest Hotel Rates

Geneva, Switzerland, and Milan, Italy, came in second and third.

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