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Top 5 Unique Chicago Event Venues

Summertime in Chicago: “Cubbies” apparel, deep dish, and Goose Island by the lake. If you’re looking for a place that knows its way around a good time, the windy city is a great place to start. When it comes to organizing your next great event, this city plays host to a number of eye-opening spaces […]



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The 3 C’s to Closing More Deals by Offering a Strategic Hotel Site Inspection

21 Ways to Communicate with Planners, Customize Site Visits, and Close More Business   Every event hinges on a successful hotel site inspection. It’s a make or break moment in the sales process and it’s becoming increasingly important to millennial buyers. That’s why the site inspection represents a unique opportunity to kick-off a lasting relationship between […]



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Top 5 NYC Corporate Event Venues

Bright lights. Big city. Bigger events. The home of all things from pizza to pinstripes, New York City is a dominant force in the hospitality industry with a wealth of options. When you take a step back and break this down even further, it’s not hard to find it’s share of world-class corporate event venues […]



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Could This Bill Spell the End of Airbnb?

Home sharing, has been at odds with the hospitality industry for years. Hoteliers have accepted that home sharing services like Airbnb and Homeaway are here to stay. But today, home sharing services are going beyond individual room rentals, to users renting out entire houses as “micro-hotels” in major cities. Under these circumstances major hoteliers feel that home sharing  […]



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Top 5 Corporate Event Venues in Chicago

While Chicago might get a lot of its recognition from a culinary perspective (i.e. deep dish, Chicago-style hot dog, Italian beef sandwich), meeting and event planners are flocking to the windy city to take advantage of its highly-touted corporate event venues. Here are the top 5 corporate event venues to keep in mind when planning […]



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Making the Event Technology Investment

The world of hospitality hinges on interaction. Built on the cornerstone of engaging in a face-to-face manner, event technology innovations have given event professionals of all shapes and sizes alternate roads of communication. When it comes to increasing engagement across your events, planning to pair event technology alongside your objectives can provide you with the […]



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Going Beyond Organic: Building Menus for More Sustainable Events

Menus across the globe today are peppered with words and phrases like ‘organic’, ‘locally-sourced’ and ‘free range’. While restaurants and kitchens may have been sourcing the best local ingredients they could find years before the words made it to their menus, this renewed focus arose with an increased awareness around providing customers and attendees with […]