Spotlight on Seattle: Seeing Green

A couple of prominent West Coast destinations should look out (you know who you are!). Seattle is set to steal a piece of that Pacific Northwest meetings biz. Planners, if you’ve ever thought about taking a group to Seattle, the time is now. Indeed, the city has quietly undergone a renaissance—largely thanks to Amazon, Boeing, […]

Opal Sands Resort: A New Meeting Option in Clearwater Beach

Pristine white beaches are the hallmark of St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida. The new Opal Sands Resort, opened in February, is looking to apply the area’s draw to meetings business. Thanks to strong airlift into nearby Tampa International Airport, a 20-mile drive from Clearwater Beach, the city gives meeting groups an easily accessible beach locale. Connect talked […]

Lexington: A One-of-a-Kind Destination

Combining the cosmopolitan conveniences of a big city with the easy approachability of a small Southern town, Lexington offers one-of-a-kind experiences for meeting and convention attendees looking to explore a destination filled with unique adventures. Not to mention, it’s packed with some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet—your guests can expect unparalleled Southern hospitality at every […]