Research

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.

Are You Under-Appreciated?

by Loren G. Edelstein | February 01, 2014
Planners sound off on how others perceive their profession.

Why Meet Somewhere New?

by Loren G. Edelstein | January 01, 2014
Planners weigh their desire for new destinations and venues.

People

London & Partners’ Tracy Halliwell Named MBE by Queen Elizabeth

by Lisa A. Grimaldi | June 18, 2014
Director of major events and business tourism honored for her meetings-industry work.

Research

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...

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

Verbatim comments from our July 2014 research survey.

Verdict: We Are Germophobes

Our latest poll makes it official: Meeting planners are, for the most part, germophobes.

News Analysis

Trump Collection to Exceed 30 Hotels by 2020

In an exclusive Q&A, Ivanka Trump talks about the growth of the Trump Collection and her approach to the meetings market.

CEIR Survey Reveals Top Reasons for Attendee Loss

New research from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research finds inconvenient location is the number-one reason for non-attendance at an event.

Pennsylvania Convention Center Moves to Improve Reputation

Four of six labor unions at the facility agree to new work rules and customer rights.

Dorchester Hotels Lose Meetings Over Brunei Laws

Institution of harsh Shari'a laws in the Southeast Asian nation lead to cancelled events at Dorchester Collection hotels, which are owned by the Brunei...

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