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. 

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.
Test Your Exhibition IQ
How would you fare in IAEE’s Certified Exhibition Management program?
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.
4 Trusted Traveler Programs: What’s the Difference?
Which trusted traveler program is right for you—TSA's PreCheck program or U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Global Entry, NEXUS, or SENTRI programs?
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.
Accor Acquires Home-Rental Site Onefinestay 
Read about Accor’s plans to expand onefinestay’s high-end home-share marketplace to 40 new cities.
Caesars Criticizes Mississippi’s New Anti-LGBT Law 
Caesars Entertainment has issued a statement strongly rejecting the new law.
DMAI Slashes Staff to Begin “Strategic Realignment” 
New CEO Don Welsh cuts almost half the staff at Destination Marketing Association International.
Eagle, Parrot, Owl, Dove: What’s Your Communication Style? 
Merrick Rosenberg urged Pharma Forum attendees to understand their own communication style, recognize the styles of others, and use that knowledge to create better relationships.
Execs Say Why Meetings Matter in New Video Series 
The Meetings Mean Business Coalition has just launched a new video series featuring executives from Levi’s Brand, American Public Television, and the Entertainment Software Association.

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