Megan Rowe


Contributing Writer

Megan Rowe is a seasoned food and travel writer and a regular contributor to MeetingsNet and other Penton Media magazines. Her company, MJR Communications, is based in Cleveland. 

Copenhagen Brings Meetovation to the Masses—and to MPI 

A recent crash course in meeting design confirmed a hard truth that I’d long suspected: Nearly every event I attend could be better, probably much better, at achieving some return on investment. At least now I know why and I have an inkling how that can be done.

Istanbul: Something Old, Something New… 

To say Istanbul is a study in contrasts would be an understatement. This world capital sits at a crossroads—of time, of culture, of geography. Fittingly, the Istanbul Convention and Visitors Bureau is capitalizing on that signature quality in its current marketing campaign, A Tale of Two Cities.

On Location: The Broadmoor 

To stay relevant, a classic property can’t be afraid of a little reinvention.

On Location: Singapore
Modernity, efficiency, gaming, a blend of cultures, amazing cusine, state-of-the-art meeting and convention venues. Here's a look at what Singapore offers groups today.
In Ireland, Expect a Heartfelt Welcome
As a meeting and incentive destination, Ireland delivers scenic beauty, a colorful history, iconic locations, and easy access.
On Location: Monaco—500 Acres of Luxury
Monaco has a cachet that few other destinations can match. But that charm is not just for the rich and famous: the destination is well equipped to pamper and delight your meeting and incentive guests.
On Location: Hawaii, a Meetings Laboratory
Lush beauty may be the No. 1 draw, but groups also choose Hawaii for its unique landscape and ecosystems, and mid-Pacific location.
Cleveland Development Leverages City’s Vibrant Medical Business
The new Cleveland Convention Center, which officially opened June 14, is connected to the new Global Center for Health Innovation.
On Location: Germany 
It’s no accident that Germany is one of the world’s most popular meeting destinations. The country offers high levels of service and accommodations, a reliable infrastructure, and ...
Kalahari Resort Sandusky Expands Ohio Convention Facility  2
The official debut of a 10-month, $22 million project
London Hotels Cater to Meeting Planners with Renovations 
Thanks in part to the convergence of two major events—the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games—the London hotel scene has been undergoing a flurry of new construction and major renovation that will appeals to meeting and event planners.
On Location: San Jose, Calif. 
San Jose has always had a lot to offer. …Now, with an expanded airport and a major update to its convention center...
On Location: Iceland 
Affordable. Accessible. Exotic. These probably are not the first words that one associates with Iceland. Yet for meeting planners, these are three of the most significant qualities of this North Atlantic destination.
London’s ExCeL: Pumped for Its Olympic Moment 
ExCeL, the 10-year-old exhibition center near London’s burgeoning Canary Wharf financial district, was missing one key piece to make it complete: conference space. That changed in June 2010, when the International Convention Centre expansion officially ...
AIME Highlights Australia’s Good Fortune, Honors PCMA’s Sexton 
Held in early March in Melbourne, Australia, the 18th Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo broke attendance records and showcased one international destination—Australia—that is thriving despite the global downturn.

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