Sue Hatch

Sue
Hatch

MeetingsNet

shatch@meetingsnet.com

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. 

Articles
Education and Advocacy: A Roundup of Global Meetings Industry Day Events
The list of events planned for GMID on April 14 is growing fast. Here are 10 we'd like to attend.
BCD M&E Dives Deeper into Life Sciences Meetings
BCD Meetings & Events acquires Plan 365, strengthening the services it offers in the pharmaceutical meeting market
Can an App Make SXSW Feel Small Again?
Eventbase rolls out a "recommendation engine" for the SXSW app.
Trump Elects to Open D.C. Hotel in September, Two Years Ahead of Schedule
Donald Trump plans to bring his name to Washington, D.C., this fall whether or not he’s elected commander in chief.
In Macao, the Sheraton Gets More Suites and a Rebranding
On Macao's Cotai Strip, the Las Vegas–style entertainment hub, it's go big or go home, and Sheraton has chosen the former.
Where Will You Celebrate GMID? One Option: the Texas Capitol
A Global Meetings Industry Day rally is planned for Austin with industry notables and 11 association chapters already on board.
Site Visits Driving You Nuts? Don’t Miss This Roadshow
A major survey about site inspections is on the agenda at the Fuse roadshow events, which start February 17 in Washington then move to Los Angeles, Orlando, Dallas, and Chicago.
SummitSync—the Tinder of Conference Apps?
Swipe right to make a connection with a new conference app that ties back to your CRM system
Saying Goodbye to Tim Brown
Meetings industry leader Tim Brown died suddenly on January 25.
COEX Opens Prayer Rooms for Muslim Visitors 2
The new amenity at Seoul's COEX convention and exhibition center is a first for the country and rare in the industry.
Creative Group/Direct Travel Buys Masterplan, Continues Growth Strategy 1
It's been a big year for Creative Group and it's only February. After rolling out a rebranding in January, it just announced the acquisition of Masterplan.
As Zika Virus Spreads, Planners Take Notice 
A new MeetingsNet survey looks at how the meetings industry is reacting to the fast-spreading Zika virus.
Grapevine’s Gaylord Texan to Grow 
After a two year expansion, Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas, will be be the second largest non-gaming convention center hotel in the U.S. (Guess who's the largest.)
Lorenz Joins AlliedPRA as CEO 
The DMC giant brings in an industry veteran and serial entrepreneur to raise its game.
The Meeting Pro’s Wi-Fi Quiz
11 questions to test your connectivity IQ