Articles tagged “albuquerque”

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Downtown Albuquerque Is a Meeting Planner Portal to the Future of Innovation

Downtown Albuquerque Is a Meeting Planner Portal to the Future of Innovation

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The new Innovate ABQ building in the Albuquerque Innovation District provides a one-stop shop for meeting planners to connect with local thought leaders in high-tech industries and some of the most advanced scientific research in the country.

1 week ago

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Cities Lack Research to Determine Long-Term Economic Impacts of Conventions

Cities Lack Research to Determine Long-Term Economic Impacts of Conventions

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City governments and convention bureaus would love to better understand the long-term economic impacts that conventions in advanced industries deliver to their cities, but there are a lot of challenges trying to establish metrics and tracking methodologies to accomplish that.

1 year ago

U.S. Mayors Are Backing Innovation Districts To Transform Their Cities’ Brands

U.S. Mayors Are Backing Innovation Districts To Transform Their Cities’ Brands

Greg Oates, Skift

With the federal government deadlocked in intractable partisan debate, mayors across the U.S. are stepping up to drive progress by cultivating their innovation economies. A growing number are developing innovation districts to elevate their cities' brands.

1 year ago

Destinations Delve Into Research To Engage Millennials — Meetings Innovation Report

Destinations Delve Into Research To Engage Millennials — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

Is research the new content marketing for convention bureaus? We hope so because it's a good way for cities to differentiate themselves, and it provides new inspiration for event programming and education.

2 years ago

Can Spaceships and Startups Attract Conventions to Albuquerque?

Can Spaceships and Startups Attract Conventions to Albuquerque?

Greg Oates, Skift

Albuquerque has a great opportunity to take advantage of New Mexico's high-tech knowledge base and the glam appeal of Virgin Galactic, but it needs to separate its messaging between the leisure and group markets.

2 years ago

Breaking Bad Ending May Just Be the Start of Albuquerque Tourism Boom

Breaking Bad Ending May Just Be the Start of Albuquerque Tourism Boom

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

After the final season, syndication reruns and Netflix/Amazon views will likely continue the Breaking Bad craze for a few years, for New Mexico and Albuquerque tourism.

5 years ago

‘Breaking Bad’ Tourism Boost Will Last Long After Series Leaves Albuquerque

‘Breaking Bad’ Tourism Boost Will Last Long After Series Leaves Albuquerque

Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times

Albuquerque can keep the tourism boom fueled by 'Breaking Bad' fans running for some time after the series ends. Even more important to its long-term tourism growth will be the government's support in attracting future film projects.

5 years ago

The “Breaking Bad” tourism boom comes to Albuquerque

The “Breaking Bad” tourism boom comes to Albuquerque

Russell Contreras, Associated Press

TV-inspired tourism is on the rise, as is the marketing push for it, and Breaking Bad has all the ingredients to drive it.

5 years ago