Sue Hatch



Sue edits MeetingsNet interactive magazine tablet app, and oversees the annual CMI 25 project. She began her career in the meetings industry in 1984 with positions at Business Travel News and Successful Meetings, and has authored a Frommer's guidebook on New England Beaches. 

Go Duke! N.C. University Opens Second Hotel
JB Duke Hotel, a new sister property to the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, has a conference center built to the standards of IACC.
Cvent and Lanyon: What Have the 500-Pound Gorillas Been Eating?
With a Cvent–Lanyon merger under way, we look back at the companies each has acquired over the past few years in the race to create an end-to-end meeting technology solution.
The Henderson Resort Opens on the Beach in Northwest Florida
Destin, Fla., a relaxing Gulf Coast destination, gets a new 170-room luxury property on the beach.
Maritz Wades Deep into Medical Meeting Waters
The independent planning giant has added new technology and staff to simplify medical meetings compliance and reporting.
Newark Airport Marriott Upgrades Meeting Space, Guest Rooms
The hotel, surrounded by the Newark International Airport, is meeting-ready after a major renovation throughout the property.
Andaz Resorts to Open in Scottsdale and Riviera Maya by Year’s End
Hyatt's Andaz brand—smaller properties with locally-inspired design and a stylish flair—has two new warm-weather resorts coming online in time for the winter season.
Apropos + Unexpected: 16 Perfect Onsite Gifts
Spare your attendees the chocolates. If you’re settling for gifts that your guests can buy at the airport, or worse, ones that don’t connect to your destination at all, that’s a lost opportunity for creating a lasting memory.
Boutique Property Jumps into the Hot Nashville Market
The new Thompson Nashville mixes luxury and local flavors in The Gulch neighborhood, less than a mile from the new Music City Center.
Unique Meeting Space by the Hour in NYC—Believe It
Spacebase, a website for finding and booking unconventional, non-hotel venues for small meetings, has expanded out of Europe, with a just-launched presence in New York.
A Who’s Who of Big Independents: The CMI 25 Reception 2016
Pop in and see the execs who joined us at Fizz Las Vegas to honor MeetingsNet's 2016 CMI 25.
Thank You for Thinking Pink
Kudos to meetings, hospitality, and travel companies that are making a difference during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Start Your L.A. Site Inspection at Your Desk
Meet L.A.'s new 360 degree virtual reality site inspection tool lets meeting professionals tour 50 event venues at the click of a mouse.
7 Things to Do Right Now to Get Ready for IMEX
Before you start packing for Vegas, here are some must-dos to make sure you have a productive, educational, and fun week.
Split Personality Marriott Brings it All Together in Syracuse
The downtown Syracuse property has reopened after a two-year rebuild with some meeting spaces that are decidedly high tech and others that will have your heart in a swoon.
Beta Buttons and Lots of Flexibility: Marriott’s New Innovation Lab Hotel 1
Inside the Charlotte Marriott City Center, which opened in August as the proving ground for the hotel company's design and technology

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