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30 Seconds to Smart: The 2016 Planner Wish List

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30 Seconds to Smart: The 2016 Planner Wish List

30 Seconds to Smart: Changes Planners Expect at Work in 2016

30 Seconds to Smart: What Planners Like Most About Their Jobs

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson on 2016 trends

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson on tech adaptation

30 Seconds to Smart: How Satisfied Are Planners With Their Jobs?

Starwood's Alison Taylor on social meeting places

Savvy Planner: Control Tech Costs

MGM's Michael Dominguez on market flexibility

Hot Idea of the Day: Hot Seat

Hilton's Rob Scypinski on F&B

30 Seconds to Smart: Do Attendees Care About Green Meetings?

IMEX's Carina Bauer on wellness

30 Seconds to Smart: The Top Green Procedures at Hotels

Hilton's Rob Scypinski on conversation starters

30 Seconds to Smart: Are Green Meetings Important?

IMEX's Carina Bauer on meeting design

Issa Jouaneh of American Express on 2016 hotel trends

SITE's Kevin Hinton on incentive travel's growth

Hyatt's Gus Vonderheide on smaller meetings

Gus Vonderheide on non-traditional planners (part 2)

MGM's Michael Dominguez on expanded booking

Hot Idea of the Day: Ramen Bar

Hot Idea of the Day: Science Table Scape

Jim Abrahamson Speaks at NYU Hospitality Conference

Supplied: Marriott International

Supplied: Visit Savannah

Supplied: Myrtle Beach

Supplied: Ocean City

Supplied: Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Supplied : Hilton Head Island

Supplied: Pinellas County

Hot Idea of the Day: The Grid-It

Hot Idea of the Day: Martini Shaker Salad

First Look at San Jose's New Convention Center Expansion

Eating Fried Grasshoppers in San Jose, Calif.

Hot Idea of the Day: Glow-in-the-Dark Golf


Hot Idea of the Day: Fancy Fruit Centerpieces

Supplied: Maui Visitors Bureau

How to Design an Event with Social Media in Mind

First Look: The Long Beach Arena's New Pacific Ballroom

Incentive Industry Forecast 2014 w/ Melissa Van Dyke

First Look: Omni Nashville Goes Local

Supplied: Hyatt Regency Chicago

Feature: Strategic Site Selection

Feature: Building Exhibit Hall Buzz

On Location: IMEX Recap

Food Bank CSR on Aruba

Supplied: Casa de Campo

On Site CIBTM: Quick chat with Jennifer Salsbury

On Site Atlanta: The Tabernacle

Supplied: Brown Palace Hotel and Spa

Grand Hyatt Denver Unveils $28 Million Renovation

Introducing the New

On Site GBTA: Testing Airline First Class Cabins

The Green Standard: Conrad NYC's Green Roof

Quick Chat with Mike Lyons, Exhibition Director of AiBTM

Denver's Craft Beer Culture

Supplied: Atlanta CVB

On Location C2-MTL: Hubert Matchmaking Platform

First Look: Cleveland's New Convention Center

On Location Singapore: Gardens by the Bay Event Spaces

On Location Singapore: Grand Hyatt's Street Food-Style Fare

On Location: London's Street Art Tours and Team-Building

On-Site IACC: Copper Skillet Competition

April: Tips on Building Company Culture

On Location: Westin Diplomat

International Focus: Singapore Cuisine

Three Reasons to Meet in Puerto Vallarta

Quick Chat: Carrie Freeman Parsons

On-site IAEE: Association Update

On-site IAEE: bXb Streams Live

IMEX Interviews: Palace Resorts, Mexico

IMEX America Exclusive: Industry Trends from German CVB

November Story: Coming to America

IMEX Exclusive: Industry Trends

Incentives: Calgary Stampede

Easy CSR: The Beach Cleanup

On Site: Korea BBQ in Seoul

The Beekeeping Teambuilding Experience

Young Professionals, USA: Austin

On Site at SXSW: Creating a bike-share program

Sue Tinnish on Green Meetings Guidelines

Foodie Team Building: Shores S'mores

Gen Next: SXSW Executive Director

On site in Las Vegas: Downtown Sin City

Young Professionals Series: Greg McCormack

Young Professionals Series: Julie Pazina

Young Professionals Series: Lauren Bauer

Tech Buyer's Guide: G-Form Extreme Laptop Sleeve

Tech Buyer's Guide: ioSafe Rugged Hard Drive

On Location: Hawaii's Big Island

M&C Video: Maui Eats

Forecast 2012: Hotels

Latest News

Zika Casts a Pall on Some Company Retreats

Concerns about Zika are keeping some employees from attending company retreats.

Latest Zika News

All the news and resources a planner needs for understanding the risks of meeting in Zika-affected destinations

International Tourists Swarm to Brazilian Carnaval in Record Numbers

Despite Zika concerns, many cities broke attendance records.

On New Site Blog, Incentive Planners Share How Zika is Affecting Their Programs

Members report few program cancellations, many questions from clients
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The Ocean Center is located in the heart of Daytona Beach and only 400 feet from the Atlantic Ocean.  It's the perfect venue for meetings and conventions, exhibitions, entertainment events and sporting and competitive arts competitions.