Venues en Ballroom Bust: Hotel Developers Aren't Building Big-Box Hotels with Ballrooms <div class="field-deck"> The 'upper upscale' hotel segment is soft now, the industry says </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sleeping rooms, yes. But big event rooms, no. Hotel developers are shifting focus away from "upper upscale" hotels—the big box properties with big-time ballrooms—to build more middle-market hotels. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hotels Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:31:00 +0000 29071 at Photo by KayTaenzer / © Getty Images London in Bloom: The London West Hollywood Hosts a 'Chelsea' Wedding Showcase <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Love is in bloom at the London West Hollywood in Beverly Hills for a bridal floral exhibition inspired by London&#39;s famed Chelsea Flower Show.&nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hotels Photo Galleries Weddings Mon, 30 May 2016 18:09:00 +0000 28671 at Tips on Planning Special Events in Private Residences <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Is there anything more personable and intimate than an event at a private residence? Weddings are romantic and corporate events are casual--there&rsquo;s just something friendly about having an event at a private home.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Venues planning special events private homes Special Events Blog Mon, 02 May 2016 23:23:00 +0000 28081 at Venue News: Super Spots for Your Next Special Event <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The latest news in venues for your next special event.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Special Event Show Venues Tue, 12 Apr 2016 13:15:00 +0000 27531 at Luxury Redefined: Peninsula Chicago Showcase Reception Shows Off Remodel <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Despite the constraints of a tight budget, the Peninsula Chicago&nbsp;team treated 1,200 guests to a private event revealing the hotel&#39;s multi-million room renovation. Although many function spaces were already in use, attendees visited a variety of themed spaces within the property, including a &quot;Tastefully Thai&quot; area and &quot;Urban Chicago&quot;; the menu included everything from strawberry-yuzu terrine to lobster corn dogs.</p> <p>The event is a 2016 <a href="" target="_blank"><em>Special Events</em> Gala Award</a> nominee.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gala Awards Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Thu, 03 Mar 2016 17:05:00 +0000 26581 at Last-Rite Night: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Serves a Funereal Fundraiser <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This spooky soiree keyed on a funeral-wake-resurrection theme to raise funds for Montreal's beloved Musee d'art contemporain. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Catering Gala Awards Galas/Fundraisers Hotels Photo Galleries The Special Event Show Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:10:00 +0000 26521 at Hot Venues for Cool Parties: A Tour of New Event Sites <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>If you haven't chosen the site for your holiday party yet, don't fret. Here are 20 cool new possibilities.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Venues Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:39:00 +0000 25171 at Leaders Reveal How Meetings Will Change Hotels in 2016 <div class="field-deck"> From the critical need for WiFi to deciphering the mindset of millennials, hotels will need to address the changing face of events and meetings </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From the critical need for WiFi to deciphering the mindset of millennials, hotels will need to address the changing face of events and meetings</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hotels News Thu, 05 Nov 2015 02:10:00 +0000 25111 at Photo by Stock Rocket / © Getty Images Only in a Hotel: Hotels Remain Vibrant Venues for Special Events <div class="field-deck"> For stunning settings and unforgettable event experiences, only a hotel will do </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For stunning settings and unforgettable event experiences, only a hotel will do</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hotels Sun, 01 Nov 2015 15:36:00 +0000 25751 at Québec City as an all-seasons event meetings venue <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>When choosing a destination for an upcoming event, it is important to consider the seasonal aspects of the host city, particularly if you are aiming to hold an off-site activity for networking or team-building sessions. A location that benefits from the four seasons gives you tremendous flexibility and creativity to craft an attendee experience that is second to none.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corporate Events Venues event site Quebec Special Events Blog Mon, 26 Oct 2015 23:56:00 +0000 24981 at