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
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.
In Nashville, Westin to Open Next to Music City Center
Nashville's tight hotel market will soon get a new 454-room convention property.
Cuba: When Will it Be Group-Ready? 
As trade restrictions fall away, the island welcomes U.S. hotel companies and U.S.-Cuba cruise itineraries. Are your groups next?
Gallery: Pharma Meeting Pros Gather in New York City
A look at the sessions and events that drew 823 pharmaceutical and third-party meeting managers, hoteliers, and other suppliers to New York's Marriott Marquis for the 12th annual Pharma Forum.
Engagement: It’s Not Rocket Science (But it Is Neuroscience) 
Incorporate these neuroscience findings into your event design when your objective is learning, collaboration, or change.
Don’t Blink. Conrad Chicago Is Back 
The former Conrad Chicago is now The Gwen, but Conrad is building in the Windy City again, with an opening planned for this summer.
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.

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