Newly released industry-wide research provides meeting planners, hotels, and destination marketers with additional variables to consider when measuring room-block pickup performance.
A new study of association executives found that while more than 70 percent of meetings executives could see their groups holding events in the Middle East, the region's potential for membership growth pales in comparison to other parts of the world.
Attending a large conference requires some preparation—whether packing, list-making, or picking out sessions to attend and people to meet. What’s the best way to make sure you go in prepared?
The California Resource Recovery Association’s 39th Annual Conference and Tradeshow is taking place in the “City of Angels” next week.
More of your attendees are using image-centric social tools like Instagram and Snapchat. Some ideas for what your association can do to make your convention more shareable in the world of social.
The International Association for Food Protection’s 2015 Annual Meeting heads to Portland later this week.
While Airbnb and its competitors continue to create big headaches for the lodging industry, at least one major hotel chain is showing willingness to play ball with the room-sharing model. And more chains could follow.
A city’s aesthetic appeal and attendee experience are far less important than achieving an organization’s mission when choosing a meeting location, according to attendees at a recent International Congress and Convention Association workshop.
If you think there’s nothing to learn about conventions from a bunch of small, yellow creatures, you’re wrong. Some takeaways from the newly released Despicable Me spinoff.
The National Speakers Association’s Influence 2015 conference heads to Washington, DC, this weekend.