5 Factors Determined Our Picks for Best Convention Cities in USA Factors like affordability, accessibility as well as what the destination has to offer in the way of infrastructure for the event, are objective. There’s external evidence readily available to compare convention destinations.1 1. Walkability to restaurants and attractions around the convention center. 2. Affordable…

With the economy picking up, often there’s not enough space or hotel rooms to meet demand. On the other side, suppliers at meeting facilities are getting buried with requests for pricing and don’t know who to respond to first. If you need a fool-proof method for getting the personalized attention your group deserves, read on! Polish up your RFP. As…

We’ve all read or experienced the horror stories of poor room block management – attendees left with substandard, far away rooms, or worse, no room at all! Here’s what you can do to build and protect the most valuable hotel rooms closest to your event. The first key is to prepare yourself for negotiation by understanding…

Meeting planning often involves coordinating hundreds of tasks. If you’re not using the services offered by a Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), you could be missing out on expertise that’s invaluable. Here are ten reasons to call the area’s CVB first: 1) Collecting and keeping updated information on a city’s venues, opportunities and activities is…