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June 2018

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions owners the Nelson family and company executives gathered with more than 100 attendees to break ground on the expansion of the company’s Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania, convention center. Scheduled to open in late 2019, the addition will more than double the size of meeting facilities on location, adding 105,000 square feet of space to the convention center.

June 2018

Now more than ever, people want to be immersed in destinations and have a sense of well-being when they visit. When it comes to incentives at resorts, the same holds true. Authentic experiences, locally inspired food and design, and plenty of wellness options are high in demand, according to five industry experts we contacted to get their take on 2018 market trends.

June 2018

PSAV, an event production company with branches across the U.S. and beyond, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity and real estate funds affiliated with Blackstone from affiliates of Goldman Sachs and Olympus Partners.

June 2018

Caesars Entertainment Corporation was recognized for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industry, by Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative.

June 2018

One of the best ways for planners to incorporate wellness into meetings is by gifting attendees with health-conscious amenities during the agenda. From essential oils to bath products to nutritious cookbooks, the choices nowadays are endless. Following are four great options.

June 2018

The historic Wigwam in Litchfield, Ariz., is bucking the commission-slashing trend and continuing to support meeting planners with a generous new promotion. Under the property’s Make History in ’18 program, planners will receive 18 percent commission on group room nights for stays from July 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.

June 2018

CORT Events shared four ways to have an on-trend outdoor event this year. The furniture, lighting and accessories rental company reports that transitional furniture, bold yet classic color paletes and patterns, Mediterranean influences and most importantly, bringing indoor comforts outdoors, are all trends for 2018 that will leave your attendees feeling at home in the outdoors.

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