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Hotel News: The Westin, Salamander, St. Regis and Renaissance Properties Unveil Upgrades, New Offerings for Meetings Groups

As the demand for face-to-face meetings shows positive signs of gaining more momentum in 2023, established hotel brands are announcing remodels, touting recent upgrades and unveiling reinventions of their U.S. properties to lure back meeting and event groups. Take a look!

Miami Beach Convention Center Prepares to Unveil Two Florida-Inspired Venues for Meetings and Special Events

Following a strong performance in 2022, the recently reimagined Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) is kicking off 2023 on a high note with a new event space and restaurant on its campus designed to immerse meeting and event guests in 1920s Florida.

Meet AC Rebrands, Promoting Atlantic City as a Top Destination to Meet for Business—and Beyond

Meet AC, Atlantic City's destination, meetings and events marketing organization, rebranded as Visit Atlantic City to enhance the destination's appeal among event professionals as an ideal place to gather for business while also experiencing all that it has to offer. 

The initiative comes on the heels of a successful 2022 in terms of meetings, conventions and trade shows, and the organization is eyeing another positive year of business for 2023.   

Waldorf Astoria Enters Mexican Caribbean With Cancun Resort Featuring Copious Meeting Space

Waldorf Astoria Cancun recently debuted as one of the Mexican Caribbean’s most upscale options for meetings and events. The resort is Hilton Hotels and Resorts’ 200th property in the Caribbean and Latin America, the first Waldorf Astoria in the Mexican Caribbean and the second in Mexico. 

Niagara Falls Convention Centre Becomes Canada’s First Sensory Inclusive Certified Convention Venue

The Niagara Falls Convention Centre (NFCC) in Ontario, Canada recently became a more accessible and inclusive venue for all event participants, thanks to a partnership with KultureCity, a leading national non-profit organization that works to create sensory accessibility and inclusion for sensory-sensitive individuals. 

ASM Global’s Newly Opened Exhibition World Bahrain Expected to Be a Boon for the Region

Leading venue management company and live experience producer ASM Global recently hosted an awe-inspiring, firework-laden grand opening ceremony for the new Exhibition World Bahrain, one of the largest convention centers in the Middle East, with more than 1 million square feet of trade show and conference space.

Orange County Convention Center Event Clients Work to Combat Hunger During the Holiday Season

Over the course of each year, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Fla., routinely works with sustainably minded clients to help them donate leftover food and unwanted materials after their events. With food and event waste still a glaring problem at many trade shows and conferences, this charitable effort not only helps keep leftover food and event items out of landfill, but also helps positively impact local community nonprofits working to combat hunger and assist those in need. 

Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority, Oak View Group and Tahoe Blue Vodka Secure Multi-Year Naming Rights Deal for New Tahoe Blue Center

The Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority (TDVA) and Oak View Group (OVG), the global venue development, advisory and investment company for the sports and live entertainment industries, have secured an exclusive multi-year naming rights agreement with Tahoe Blue Vodka for a new live entertainment, sports and conference center on the south shore of Lake Tahoe.