Articles tagged “skift cities”

Meetings

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns

Convention and visitors bureaus promote all corners of their destinations to entice both planners and conference attendees, using both technology and tried-and-true marketing methods.

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns

Meetings

How San Francisco Deals With Skyrocketing Events Demand

San Francisco remains a major draw for events despite high costs and other pervasive problems. Perhaps the Bay Area can turn to the creative thinking it's known for to solve some of these issues.

How San Francisco Deals With Skyrocketing Events Demand

Meetings

Pittsburgh Turns to Tech for Future Meetings Appeal

Destinations with a distinct character are finding ways to take advantage of their identity while evolving, presenting themselves as platforms for both business innovation and leisure fun.

Pittsburgh Turns to Tech for Future Meetings Appeal

Meetings

IMEX Partnership With C2 Shows Impact of Experiential Networking

Collaboration between IMEX Group and C2 International shows the value, and power, of creativity in the meetings and events space. The more lessons planners from around the world can learn from these educational sessions, the better.

IMEX Partnership With C2 Shows Impact of Experiential Networking

Business Travel

Thought Leadership Conferences Target High-End Travelers

Nowadays, luxury travel is all about discovering new frontiers. It's not just about expanding physical and geographic boundaries. The travel cognoscenti are "brain dating" around the world in order to stretch their minds.

Thought Leadership Conferences Target High-End Travelers

Business Travel

Travel Megatrends 2018: Cities Navigate the Clash of Visitor Vs. Local

City leaders in government, tourism, and economic development are collaborating more strategically to grow their leisure and business travel sectors in alignment with the interests of their local communities and industries.

Travel Megatrends 2018: Cities Navigate the Clash of Visitor Vs. Local

Tourism

How Downtown L.A. Transformed Into a Cultural Destination

Like many other neighborhoods in cities around the world, Downtown L.A. no longer resembles its image from your parent's generation and has transformed itself for the better. But some developers are wary that it'll become over-commercialized and lose its character.

How Downtown L.A. Transformed Into a Cultural Destination

Business Travel

Visit Seattle Enlists Its Big Tech Companies to Reposition City to Meeting Planners

Visit Seattle is positioning itself as a broker of innovation, versus a sales conduit for meeting space, by introducing meeting planners nationwide to some of the world's most advanced companies.

Visit Seattle Enlists Its Big Tech Companies to Reposition City to Meeting Planners

Tourism

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

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.

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

Transport

Smart Cities Need Open Data and a Willingness to Test and Learn

Making a city smarter requires new ideas, and these fresh concepts need testing. The public sector shouldn't be afraid of trying new things and failing as long as the trials are targeted and don't cost too much money.

Smart Cities Need Open Data and a Willingness to Test and Learn