Is new hotel construction finally slowing the seller’s market,? And if it is, what will it mean when booking your meetings? Is it possible that hotels aren’t making any more money than they did in 2000? Find answers to those questions and more at two educational forums being held for Chicago-area meeting planners on June 28.
Jan Freitag, vice president, here.development, Smith Travel Research, will be delivering just-released hotel occupancy and trends from the first six months of the year at The Krisam Group’s forum at 2:30 p.m., followed by a , at the Chicago Cultural Center in downtown Chicago. The Meetings Group’s Editorial Director Betsy Bair will be moderating a panel of meeting planners and hoteliers who will discuss the latest trends and how they affect the way you do business. To receive more information, click
In Rosemont, Destinations Showcase Conference & Expo, sponsored by Destination Destination Showcase.Association International, offers educational sessions starting at 9 a.m. on such topics as , international meetings, and , also followed by an expo. For more information, visit