Articles tagged “convention center”

New Convention Centers Are Pivoting Toward Trade Shows Over Consumer Events

New Convention Centers Are Pivoting Toward Trade Shows Over Consumer Events

Dan Peltier, Skift

Destinations like Miami and Anaheim aren't turning their backs on the leisure travel business that they grew up on. But they also don't want their leisure reputations to overshadow their new convention center capabilities. That means they and other destinations are following new strategies to grow business travel.

5 months ago

The Convention Industry Is Turning Second-Tier Cities Into Top-Tier Destinations

The Convention Industry Is Turning Second-Tier Cities Into Top-Tier Destinations

Greg Oates, Skift

Due to accelerating globalization, more cities than ever are competing to attract foreign corporate investment and talent. Therefore, city leaders are placing a higher value on convention centers to help develop their destinations' business brand.

3 years ago