Research

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

by Loren G. Edelstein | September 01, 2014
Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

Profile of a Meeting Planner

by Loren G. Edelstein | August 01, 2014
A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2014
What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

July 01, 2014
The World Hotel Index has released a list of the cities with the most expensive hotels in the world, on average. Geneva, Switzerland, comes in at no. 1 with an average daily rate of $308.

Planners Elaborate on What They Love, Hate and Miss Most on the Road

by Loren G. Edelstein | July 01, 2014
Verbatim comments from our July 2014 research survey.

Verdict: We Are Germophobes

by Loren G. Edelstein | June 01, 2014
Our latest poll makes it official: Meeting planners are, for the most part, germophobes.

Top 10 Global Destinations for Associations

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 01, 2014
The U.S., Germany and Spain were the top three countries for international association conventions in 2013, while Paris, Madrid and Vienna were the top three cities.

Who to Tip and How Much?

by Loren G. Edelstein | May 01, 2014
M&C Research offers insights for these and other questions about gratuities in findings from its latest poll.

F&B Prices: Going Up

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2014
The latest trends in F&B are tracked in our poll.

F&B: What Matters Most to Planners?

by Loren G. Edelstein | April 01, 2014
We asked meeting professionals what's most important when planning menus.

Seeking Excellent Speakers

by Loren G. Edelstein | March 01, 2014
Our latest poll asks meeting planners what their top priorities are when searching for a speaker.

Planners' Favorite Speakers, 2014

by Loren G. Edelstein | March 01, 2014
Meeting professionals name their favorite presenters from the worlds of sports, business, motivation and even the meetings industry itself.

People

Quick Chat With Scott Stedman

by Allen J. Sheinman | September 01, 2014
The founder of Brooklyn, N.Y.'s rapidly growing Northside Festival talks about the lessons of event planning.

Research

Hotel Preferences and Peeves

Planners weigh on on their favorite hotel features and pet peeves.

Profile of a Meeting Planner

A look at key responsibilities, spending power and more, culled from M&C's latest Salary Survey

Travel: Love It or Loathe It?

What do planners really think about all the traveling they do? The answers are revealed in the newest poll from M&C Research.

Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

The World Hotel Index has released a list of the cities with the most expensive hotels in the world, on average. Geneva, Switzerland, comes in at no. 1 with an...

News Analysis

Sharing-Economy Sites Target Business Travel, Meetings

Sites and apps that connect consumers for the purpose of procuring various goods and services are making inroads into the corporate travel and meeting markets.

SITE Changes Name to Be More Inclusive

The former Society of Incentive Travel Executives has become the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence.

The Central U.S. Gains Popularity for Meetings

Chicago, Orlando and Las Vegas are the top three, in order, out of the top 50 meeting destinations, per the annual tally by meetings technology supplier Cvent.

Atlantic City Gambles on Nongaming Attractions

With gaming revenues -- and casinos -- dwindling in number, the storied destination is rethinking its appeal to focus more on entertainment, dining and...

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