An impending blizzard caused some attendees to high-tail it out of Boston early, on Monday afternoon, and others to hunker down for an extra night at the beautiful Langham Hotel—not a bad place to be stranded!
The Professional Convention Management Association’s annual Convening Leaders meeting in Chicago in January took its 4,000-plus attendees on a journey, with the motto, “There is risk in not taking risks.”
At a weekend gathering prior to the 2014 Financial & Insurance Conference Planners Annual Conference, a group of planners and Ritz-Carlton representatives enjoyed the hospitality and highlights of Maui at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.
Two groups of financial services company planners, along with representatives from properties in the Preferred Hotels & Resorts portfolio, enjoyed Hawaiian beauty and luxury at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu (pictured) and Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island.
Mobile, social, Big Data, and attendee tracking are just a few of the trends a 2014 update of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events’ whitepaper says will drive the industry over the next three years.