Tag: Convention Center

Featured Site Visit: Houston’s Expanding Convention District

Following is our continuing updates on ConventionSouth site visits from Marcia Bradford. Downtown Houston is buzzing with activity, thanks to recent changes–added green space, an expanded mass transit system, reimagined historic buildings and new housing options–which have been in the works for several years. Like other large cities, Houston is also benefitting from the trend… Read more »

Best-Practice Tips For Hosting Sports Events At Your Convention Center

Planning and hosting sports events can be much different than business meetings, social events or conventions. Industry professionals offer the following best-practice tips for working with these groups. 1. Staffing Staffing is key to success, said Nicole Seltzer, director of convention center sales with the Memphis Cook Convention Center. “With the sheer number of people… Read more »

Site Seeing: “Discovering the Palm Beaches”

Discover the Palm Beaches . . . One of our editors did some site research “Site-Seeing” this week, south Florida style. ConventionSouth Contributing Editor Ashley Wright was in Florida “Discovering the Palm Beaches” and meeting up with meeting executives in the famous visitor and conference destination. Nerissa Edden, Sales Manager for the Palm Beach County… Read more »