DC: Developing for Conferences

CMW reports from the US capital, which is turning up the gas with a wide range of venue improvements.

CAESARS FORUM hits construction milestone

CAESARS FORUM, the new event venue being constructed in Las Vegas by Caesars Entertainment, has reached a new construction milestone.

TEN6 Creative appoints new Commercial Director

UK-based events agency TEN6 Creative has appointed Max Fellows as its new Commercial Director.

ICCA Congress lifts off in Houston

ICCA President James Rees welcomed almost 1,000 attendees at the opening ceremony of the 58th ICCA Congress in Houston, Texas, USA – a record number for North American hosts.

Former NASA flight director to speak at PCMA Convening Leaders

Gene Kranz, who was the Chief Flight Director for the Apollo 11 moon landing, will be a keynote speaker at the PCMA Convening Leaders conference.

The $100m meeting man

etc.venues is taking its meetings model across the Atlantic from London to New York - and it's armed with $100m of private equity funding.

Two killed in Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans

Two construction workers have died and up to 30 other people injured when an under construction Hard Rock Hotel collapsed in New Orleans, USA, on 12 October.

Agency HEVE delivers pay equity campaign in New York

HEVĒ, a division of global agency INVNT, has recently completed a new immersive campaign in New York’s subway.

Baker-Polito administration to expand Boston CEC and sell off Hynes Center

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is to submit legislation calling for the sale of the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay.

VisitScotland takes innovation to Washington

VisitScotland Business Events hosted more than 50 guests, representing 40 global associations and organisations for collaboration at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington DC. 

How Puerto Rico rebuilt its tourism industry in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017 - the most powerful hurricane to hit the island in recorded history.

How Pennsylvania’s new labour deal will impact meetings

Pennsylvania Convention Center management has announced a 10-year labour agreement extension that means customers can now erect and breakdown their own exhibition stands regardless of size.

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