Regina McGee


Editor, Religious Conference Manager

Regina McGee is a long-time journalist and editor in the meetings and conventions field. She started her career as an editor with Successful Meetings, was the lead editor for Association Meetings magazine for 14 years, and in 2006 moved on to manage the successful launch of a new publication for the faith-based meetings market. In October 2009, she became the editor of Religious Conference Manager, the official publication of the Religious Conference Management Association. She is working closely with the association's new leadership to take the publication to the next level in both the print and digital realms. Over the years she has won 10 editorial awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She lives in Central Massachusetts with her husband and two children.

Coping with Attendees Who Book Outside the Block at Religious Meetings 
Learn lessons from the National Association of Free Will Baptists Inc. regarding managing room blocks
Faith Meeting Boosts KC Economy 
The annual session of the National Baptist Convention USA Inc. brought millions of dollars to Kansas City, Mo
On Location: Hilton Waikoloa Village on Hawaii's Big Island 
Hilton Waikoloa Village offers planners a wide range of meeting and entertainment options in an expansive oceanside complex ...
Copenhagen Leads the Way 
More than 15,000 participants from around the world converged in Copenhagen for two weeks in December during the United Nation's 15th Climate Change Conference
Sustainable Meetings: Why Copenhagen Leads the Way 
More than 15,000 participants from around the world converged in Copenhagen for two weeks in December during the United Nation’s 15th Climate Change Conference (COP15). The conference was a golden opportunity to showcase an impressive array of investments and initiatives that have put Copenhagen in the forefront of green-meetings destinations. Here's a look at a few:
Climate Conference Aims to Shake Up Meetings Industry 
We've got a behind-the-scenes report straight from the Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where meetings industry leaders hope to set the tone for sustainability, and the United Nations World Tourism Organization just announced its "Live the Deal" campaign for green travel.
Lessons Learned: How the Economic Crisis Has Led Four Faith Groups to Revamp and Recharge Their Meetings 
It's not surprising that many faith-based meeting planners are scrambling to find ways to continue to produce affordable, high-impact meetings and conventions with reduced budgets and staff. Here's a look at how four groups are meeting this challenge, and in some cases, finding a silver lining
Linekin Bay Resort 
For small groups looking for an informal, Down East meeting experience, Linekin Bay Resort ( offers some unusual attractions.
Stowe, Vermont 
I was surprised to find one of the largest spas in the Northeast at this 110-room hotel/townhouse complex in the popular mountain town of Stowe, Vt. Stoweflake
What Keeps You Up At Night? 
When a group of convention professionals talks about what keeps them up at night it's bound to be a conversation that takes a lot twists and turns.
Saying Goodbye to Readers and Friends 
Reader, it's time to say goodbye. After 14 years at the helm of Association Meetings, I am moving on to another job in publishing. It's a bittersweet
Here's to a Polished Lady 
On the 20th of this month, bigwigs of the convention industry will gather in Boston at the Convention Industry Council's biennial Hall of Leaders gala
ECEF Packs a Punch in One-Day Conference 
More than 140 executives gathered at the Washington (D.C.) Convention Center June 15 for the by-invitation-only Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum
Industry Groups Explore New Paths 
There are those of us who have been around the meeting industry long enough to remember when a decade would go by with little but cosmetic change ruffling
Fear and Loathing: Avian Flu 2006 
I can't recall an issue in which we've had such a difficult time coming up with a cover concept as we've had with this one. How do you communicate a potentially

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