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. 

The 470-Bus Event and 10 Other DMC Winners You’ve Got to See
The Association of Destination Management Executives International honored outstanding creativity and innovation in destination management at its 2015 Awards Gala.
JW Marriott L.A. LIVE Plans Huge Expansion
The JW Marriott L.A. LIVE is building a tower that will almost double its guest room total and meeting space.
Test Your Exhibition IQ 
How would you fare in IAEE’s Certified Exhibition Management program?
8 Meeting Tech Startups—and Why We Love Them
Brain dates, heat maps, and more new tech to send your meetings flying
Hottest Hotel Openings of 2015
From Austin to Venice, 10 hotels and resorts opening this year that will get your booking finger twitching.
Fight Room-Block Piracy with New CIC Tools
The Convention Industry Council has just released suite of pirate-fighting resources.
Managing Meeting Overload: 3 Strategies for Outsourcing
When the pressure is on, never say never to outsourcing.
On the Scene: January 2015
Industry events barely let up during the holiday season. Check out our galleries from SITE’s Global Conference, VisitDenmark’s MINDevent, IAEE’s Expo! Expo!, and more.
Cvent Acquisition Adds to Fuel to Sourcing Engine
Cvent Inc. is set to become an even more dominant player in the group hotel sourcing marketplace with the acquisition of Elite Meetings International.
Harnessing the Multitask Trend: FreemanXP’s New Second-Screen Solution
In January, FreemanXP will launch FXP | touch, allowing participants to engage with a speaker’s presentation on their mobile devices.
Lanyon Buys Meeting App Developer GenieConnect
Meeting technology company Lanyon brings meeting app tools into the fold.
Gallery: Hawaii Brings Out FICP's Aloha Spirit
On the scene at the Financial & Insurance Conference Planners’ 2014 Annual Conference at the Hilton Waikoloa Village
Room Gifts: A Sense of Place
From a world of possibilities, here’s a handful of destination-specific ideas to inspire your hunt for the perfect room gift.
Giveaways That Aren’t Throwaways
What does it take for a booth giveaway to be successful, to make it back to the office—or at least home in your luggage?
IMEX America: A Roundup of the Week in Pictures
Las Vegas was the place to be in mid-October, when IMEX America drew more than 2,900 exhibiting companies and an equal number of hosted buyers to the Sands Expo.