In the video, which premiered at Destination International’s 2020 Annual Convention, Black executives from destination marketing organizations around the country share their experiences with racism in their lives and in the tourism industry.
How professionals in the meetings and events industry are lifting each other up during the hard times brought on by COVID-19. Read more.
Meetings Today blogger Joan Eisenstodt has been participating in many of the thrice-weekly COVID-19 press conferences from the World Health Organization (WHO). Here's what she found out from the experts fighting the spread of the virus, how it impacts the meetings and events industry, and what the industry needs to learn from the crisis.
Meetings Today blogger Joan Eisenstodt and other meetings industry veterans remember their close friend, Patti Shock, a leader in meetings industry education who passed away November 22, 2019.
Every meeting or event planner loves to look at the excellent design work of their colleagues, so with that in mind Meetings Today held an Awe-Inspiring Decor contest last fall. The winning submission came from PRA South Florida, who designed Nova Southeastern University’s annual Celebration of Excellence awards gala. Read more.
One of the most exciting entrants to the downtown Nashville market is the Fifth + Broadway development—a mixed-use office, residential and retailer space—that’s set to transform the already buzzing corner of Broadway.
Caesars Entertainment has sold its Las Vegas off-Strip Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino property for $516.3 million to the New York-based Imperial Companies real estate company. Caesars will continue to operate Rio for two years and pay an annualized rent of $45 million.
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The Events Industry Council (EIC) along with global industry partners launched the EIC Centre for Sustainable Events. This virtual space will offer resources and knowledge for those in the meetings and events industry looking to implement or increase sustainable practices. It also provides resources for planners to connect with others that are already doing so.
IMEX America’s 2019 edition, held September 10-12 at Las Vegas’ Sands Expo, shattered a number of attendance and exhibition records. Although official numbers have not been released, IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom said he expects the final attendance figure to be just under 14,000 meeting professionals.