The Future of Group Bookings
Groups360 are making group travel booking easier for consumers and the hotels. The company urges planners to embrace new technology that increases efficiency, frees up resources, and ensures a direct connection between hotels and clients.
A Vibrant Membership Makes a Prosperous Association
Newly elected ICCA president Marta Gomes shares her ambitious plans for connecting ICCA's global membership. She seeks to inspire and drive forward a vibrant community of association meeting professionals.
Paving The Way During Unprecedented Challenges
Al Hutchinson is the President and CEO of Visit Baltimore, and has a 30-plus year career within the industry. Hutchinson’s career began with a blind advertisement in a newspaper back when he lived in Richmond, the role being for a sales manager position within the Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Since then Hutchinson has […]
Why Event Planners Need Humane Event Tech
Nick Borelli, an event technologist and educator, has been working in the tech space since he was 14. Over the years Borelli’s tech and hospitality experiences continued to merge as he worked in freelance web design for the bridal market. This led to him recognizing the overlap between the online and in-person event spaces in regards […]
The State of Event Tech
Following the Covid-induced roller coaster ride of the last two-and-a-half years, event tech is in recovery mode. By most accounts the sector is over twice the size compared to before the Covid pandemic, but it is still coming to terms with the bubble it went through.
The Community-Led Venue Leading the Race to Net Zero
SWG3 is a multi-disciplinary space located in Glasgow, Scotland. The venue is a collection of spaces which once operated as warehouses on the River Clyde and were initially taken on by managing director, Andrew Fleming-Brown around 2003 to be developed from a derelict building into artist studios. The concept of a multi-disciplinary art space was a […]
Rethinking Event Accessibility
John Sage is a manual wheelchair user, after sustaining a T-4 incomplete spinal cord injury in a snow-skiing accident in 2001 at age 22. Since then he has traveled to Europe over 16 times and visited over 140 cities. In planning for his visits, he would research the destination’s level of accessibility, which was a […]