While it may be some time before all is back to “normal,” convention center teams in the South have noticed that increased health and safety practices have been highly beneficial in staging successful trade shows and expos.
Stonebridge Companies has bought the 410-room Le Meridien New Orleans hotel for $84 million, the group’s third acquisition in the New Orleans market. Le Meridien has more than 13,000 square feet of event space and is near the French Quarter, Bourbon Street and Warehouse Arts District.
In case anyone hasn’t noticed, there’s a meetings-industry construction boom going on throughout the South. Existing facilities in large urban areas, mid-sized cities and small towns are adding convention and event space. New hotels are opening up or under construction in almost every meetings destination. Cultural, recreational …
WASHINGTON D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau announced a $750,000 settlement with Smart City Holdings, LLC for blocking consumers’ Wi-Fi at various convention centers around the United States.
Smart City, an Internet and telecommunications provider for conventions, meeting centers, and hotels, had been blocking personal mobile “hotspots” …
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