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DNC Narrows List of Potential Cities to Host 2016 Convention

Front-runners are all on the Eastern side of the country.

October Hotel Occupancy, Rates Up Across Americas

San Francisco and Mexico City were the top markets.

Renaissance Dallas Opens LEED-Certified Event Space

A new terrace looks out over the city's skyline.

Thompson Miami Beach Debuts

The 380-room property has 47,000 square feet of meeting space.

JW Marriott to Open Private Island Resort in Venice

The 266-room property will be the first brand’s first European resort.

Lodge at Vail Completes Renovations

Work at the 160-room hotel encompassed 56 rooms and the public areas.

New Poken Functionality Uses Beacon and NFC Tech

Super and Real-Time Touch Points are used to share information and track attendance.
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Grand Openings November 2014

The beautifully designed 283-room Rosewood Beijing opens with 36,000 square feet of meeting space.
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Dubai: Doubling Guest Rooms

Dubai is busy doubling its total number of hotel guest rooms.


December 2014 Webcast: New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorship

December 10 | 2:00PM EST New Ideas for Trade Show Sponsorshi Signs, banners and bags provide some visibility, but consider new, high-impact ideas...

January 2015 Webcast: Fresh Menu Ideas For Special Diets

January 14 | 2:00PM EST Fresh Menu Ideas For Special DietsMenus that accommodate special dietary needs don’t have to be bland. This session will...