As planners, we know to expect the unexpected. But having the pope, the president of the United States and the United Nations’ full complement of distinguished delegates in town at the same time as a PYM LIVE Event was a first. We learned an important lesson about the value of pre-show communication.
PYM LIVE hits the Big Apple Aug. 7. See what your peers are digging and sharing and view a post-event recap here.
Greenbiz.com recently listed its Top 10 cities for sustainable events in 2014. This year’s list is the first to come out since the Convention Industry Council and the Green Meetings Industry Council released it acronym-heavy ASTM/APEX standards for sustainable meetings. ASTM/APEX is a set of nine formal, voluntary standards developed by the meetings, conventions, exhibitions […]
Did you miss our first-ever PYM LIVE NYC event? Here’s a recap of the event…
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 […]
Now that it’s legal for same-sex couples to get married in New York, several New York City-based hotels and event spaces have joined forces to offer “Pride in the City” destination wedding packages. For a full list of offers, check out the NYC I Do: Pride in the City page.
If you’re looking to arrange ride-shares from New York City airports, GO Airlink NYC offers 24/7 reservations, transportation and customer service through their call center. Their fleet of 10-seat vans and six-passenger SUVs serve John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. The company also can arrange city tours in […]
The Benjamin, an Executive Suite Hotel in New York City offers a “Sleep Concierge.” This full-time concierge helps guests choose from the hotel’s 11 signature pillows and other services that guarantee the best night’s sleep.
New York has passed a passenger bill of rights requiring airlines to provide certain services to passengers stuck on the tarmac for more than three hours.
Road warriors of the future may be a lot healthier, thanks to hotels giving trans fats the boot.