The FCC has fined Smart City Holdings $750,000 and ordered it to stop blocking visitors’ mobile hot-spot Wi-Fi at the 30 convention centers it serves nationwide.
Call it “convention center wars” or the “my-building-is-bigger-than-yours” affair. New York and Chicago seem to be vying to house the largest meetings and event facility in the United States, a title now held by Chicago’s McCormick Place, with 2.6 million square feet. New York plans to build a 3.8 million square foot facility that would […]
A roundup of new hotel projects, renovations, expansions and other destination news both nationally and abroad.
Because of this rough economy, planning events at conference centers with all-inclusive packages has become more popular. There are several reasons why, with the first being the most obvious — the budget. When everything is included in the conference price, planners can understand and effectively budget their costs. Part of the package price includes the culinary experience, but […]