Tag Archives: convention centers

Stonebridge Buys Le Meridien New Orleans Hotel

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.

Meeting Space For Tomorrow

By Marcia Bradford

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 …

FCC Fines Company for Blocked Convention Center WiFi

 

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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