Food & Beverage

The Rise of Stylish, Inventive ‘Walk-Around’ Dining

As sit-down meals lose ground, chefs and planners are getting ever more inventive with staging and presentation.

by Corin Hirsch

Event Venues

6 Great American Public Spaces — for Groups

All six on the list of American Planning Association's Great Public Spaces for 2015 can be rented out for special events.

by Michelle Russell


What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Straight rows of chairs and tables in meeting room spaces may look nice and tidy, but are they really serving your attendees?

by Barbara Palmer

Latest Articles


5 Steps to Managing Meetings Risk

Joan Eisenstodt helps planners imagine the worst — and shares five steps to making sure they are ready to handle it.


How to Create a Selfie Social-Media Campaign for Your Next Event

Your attendees are already taking show-floor selfies — so why not harness the full power of social media to promote your event?

6 Things to Know About the Hotel Industry Now

Takeaways from the Associated Luxury Hotels International’s (ALHI) 2015 Industry Advisory Council (IAC) meeting, held at Trump National Doral Miami, Sept. 27–30.

Sustainable Meeting and Convention Centers

Only 20 percent of meeting planners ask convention centers about green initiatives. Editor in Chief Michelle Russell talks to CNTV about five measures planners can use to easily benchmark a center’s sustainability efforts.