Site Selection/RFPs http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6632/more en AOHC Planner Says Recent Baltimore Meeting Went Off Without a Hitch http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Baltimore’s meeting business rebounds after the city’s late-April turmoil.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/aohc-planner-says-recent-baltimore-meeting-went-without-hitch#comments Association Meetings Northeast U.S. Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 19 May 2015 15:29:00 +0000 50131 at http://meetingsnet.com Major Chains Partner for Big Meetings in San Francisco http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three major hotels in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco are working together—along with nearby event venues as well—to market themselves to meetings requiring up to 1,500 guest rooms on peak nights. (Pictured: the San Francisco Marriott Marquis)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southwest/major-chains-partner-big-meetings-san-francisco#comments Site Selection/RFPs Southwest Mon, 18 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50081 at http://meetingsnet.com 12 Drivers of Meeting Site Decisions http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The head of Pacific World consults the company's database of more than 60,000 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events" title="" target="_blank">global events</a></span> to identify drivers of destination decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-site-research/12-drivers-meeting-site-decisions#comments Global Site Research International Partners Site Selection/RFPs Mon, 18 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 50061 at http://meetingsnet.com Hottest Sites for Associations: Paris Maintains, Vienna Reclaims http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/hottest-sites-associations-paris-maintains-vienna-reclaims <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Always anticipated and usually stable: This year's city and country rankings from the International Congress & Convention Association put Paris at the top among cities, and the U.S. at number one among countries. Check out which sites did change spots in the top 20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/hottest-sites-associations-paris-maintains-vienna-reclaims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/global-events/hottest-sites-associations-paris-maintains-vienna-reclaims#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Site Selection/RFPs Global Events Mon, 11 May 2015 18:49:00 +0000 49831 at http://meetingsnet.com Top 5 Domestic and International Business Travel Destinations of 2014 http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-5-domestic-and-international-business-travel-destinations-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>An infographic from American Express Global Business Travel crunches the 2014 numbers to come up with the top destinations in the U.S. and worldwide, plus most popular city pairs and even airplane seat bookings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-5-domestic-and-international-business-travel-destinations-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/top-5-domestic-and-international-business-travel-destinations-2014#comments Association Meetings Global Site Research Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:30:00 +0000 49641 at http://meetingsnet.com Ellis Hotel Renovations Include Upgrading its Women’s-Only Floor http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/ellis-hotel-renovations-include-upgrading-its-women-s-only-floor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The boutique Atlanta hotel’s $700,000 revamp includes special accommodations for women that feature enhanced privacy—and some other perks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/ellis-hotel-renovations-include-upgrading-its-women-s-only-floor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/southeast/ellis-hotel-renovations-include-upgrading-its-women-s-only-floor#comments Association Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Southeast Corporate Meetings Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 49611 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>A bed in a room on the refurbished Ellis Hotel&#39;s Womens-Only floor.</p> Ellis Hotel Unions Barred from Philly Convention Center Will Get Hearing http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Philadelphia CVB is concerned that decision to reverse the dismissal of ousted unions’ complaints—possibly paving the way for their return to the convention center—could hurt convention business.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/northeast-us/unions-barred-philly-convention-center-will-get-hearing#comments Trade Shows Northeast U.S. Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:20:00 +0000 49571 at http://meetingsnet.com CVBs That Go Above and Beyond http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/cvbs-go-above-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> By Rob Carey </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The skills and services of convention and visitors bureaus have evolved to handle just about any meetings-related challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/cvbs-go-above-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/cvbs-go-above-and-beyond#comments Association Meetings Marketing Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:15:00 +0000 49551 at http://meetingsnet.com RoomFunding: A Kickstarter Model for Corporate Responsibility http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/roomfunding-kickstarter-model-corporate-responsibility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hotels for Hope launches a new hotel booking platform designed to make its charitable-giving-through-hotel-room-booking more personal and compelling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/roomfunding-kickstarter-model-corporate-responsibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/housingattrition/roomfunding-kickstarter-model-corporate-responsibility#comments Housing/Attrition Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:35:00 +0000 49501 at http://meetingsnet.com <p>Home page of Hotels for Hope, which recently launched its new RoomFunding hotel room booking platform.</p> It’s the Human Touch that Makes Great Service http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service <div class="field-deck"> Can a robot "get" hospitality? </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I recently returned from a week in Dubai&mdash;amazingly, it was my first trip there. I was excited to see this city, which has transformed from desert to world-class destination in the blink of an eye. But I must admit I was unprepared for what I found.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/trade-shows/it-s-human-touch-makes-great-service#comments Europe/Middle East/Africa Trade Shows Site Selection/RFPs Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 49261 at http://meetingsnet.com