Trisha Tatro named director of Austin Convention Center Department  
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$158M expansion adds 100,000 square feet of meeting space to Gaylord Palms
 
$158M expansion adds 100,000 square feet of meeting space to Gaylord Palms
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center now has more than 500,000 square feet of meeting space and 1,718 guest rooms.
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With a new brand, Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek adding 94,000 square feet in meeting space
 
With a new brand, Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek adding 94,000 square feet in meeting space
Project includes new 35,000-square-foot Waterside ballroom built over the water with pre-function space and a screened veranda with views of an award-winning golf course.
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Trisha Tatro becomes first woman director of Austin Convention Center Department
 
Trisha Tatro becomes first woman director of Austin Convention Center Department
Tatro has served as interim director since February 2020, when Mark Tester departed to head the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
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Guest column: “Mix-Minus,” plus five more hybrid event production musts
 
Guest column: “Mix-Minus,” plus five more hybrid event production musts
As organizations transition to hybrid events from completely virtual events, planners are likely to run into new issues that may not have come up before.
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Survive or thrive? Taking the pulse of medical meetings
 
Survive or thrive? Taking the pulse of medical meetings
While medical meetings took a virtual turn just like everyone else in 2020, meeting planners found participants didn’t really mind.
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