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. 

What in the World Are the DMC Alliances Up To?
In the world of destination management, global coverage has become the name of game, and three of the major players have made announcements in recent months marking their continued growth.
Hotel Breaks Ground in Savannah's Historic District
The boutique hotel will be part of Starwood's Tribute Portfolio when it opens next year.
Westgate Joins Orlando's Convention-Ready Resorts
With an expansion that almost doubled its meeting space, Westgate now has 36,000 square feet for groups.
Horton Hears a … Special Event
Horton Plaza Park in San Diego opens after 5-year renovation.
Overview of Pharma Forum reception at the Marriott Marquis
Pharma Forum 12.0: Let's Have Some Fun
Is Pharma Forum all work and no play? No way. That would be a lost opportunity for sponsors to share innovative f&b and entertainment ideas.
Pharma Forum 12.0: VIP First Impressions
The idea to satisfy sponsors and attendees: A VIP registration experience, complete with massages, manicures, and food and beverage treats.
Expo floor at Pharma Forum 2016
Pharma Forum 12.0: Appointment Scheduling, Improved
The new platform that solved three vexing problems.
Here’s the Deal: 6 Things to Know About Casino Resort Negotiations
In any hotel negotiation, dates, rates, and space are the critical factors, but casino resorts have a few more bells and whistles to consider.
New Special Events Pavilion at San Antonio’s JW Marriott
The Texas Hill Country resort gets a new venue next to its expanded water park and scenic fairways.
Is There Opportunity Waiting in Your Misfit Meetings?
If you're leaving some of meetings unmanaged because they don’t quite fit under your strategic management program, read this case study. It just might convince you to take a closer look at the benefits of bringing them into the fold.
ECEF Wants Your Help with its Convention Executive Survey
Add your voice to the Exhibition and Convention Executives annual survey on spend, sponsorship, growth, and more.
Global Meetings Industry Day 2016 in Pictures
There are as many ways to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day as there are ways to hold a meeting. Rallies, panel discussion, online discussions, proclamations...and much more.
New York City Gets a Jump on GMID
April 14 is Global Meetings Industry Day, but in New York, where about 6 million meeting delegates convened last year, the meetings community is celebrating all week long.
Gallery: Inside an Event that Hits All the Senses
Every planner has heard about the power of sensory experiences to engage audiences. But in practice, how do you really integrate sight, smell, touch, sound, and taste into your event?
Broadmoor Builds Mountaintop Meeting Space
Looking for a "peak" meeting experience? The Broadmoor has a new venue for small groups at the top of Cheyenne Mountain.

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