Jack Ferguson, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau met with travel industry leaders from across the nation at the White House on April 29 to discuss the affect of international trade policies on various business sectors, including travel, with senior Obama administration officials.
A SPEAKER DOES MORE than establish the theme of your conference or meeting. Right from the start, he or she will determine the quality of your event, so it pays to do your homework and invest in someone who will make your event great before and after the keynote address. Here are a few suggestions to guide you in getting the most from your event speaker:
At its most recent meeting, the Board of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved a number of measures to improve the city’ lighting and security capabilities and expand funding to several area projects.
A $10 million renovation has just wrapped up at The Westin Philadelphia.
All 294 guest rooms received facelifts that included new furniture, paint and wall coverings, carpeting and updated décor. Two of the hotel’s dining features—Winthrop & Valentine and The Lobby Bar—underwent major changes giving the spaces a more sophisticated and contemporary feels.
A new hotel has opened its doors on the Delaware River waterfront.
The Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing is now one of the only hotels located on the waterfront, this providing guests with fantastic views of Philadelphia’s skyline. Only 15 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport, the hotel is mere steps from many dining and entertainment options as well as popular tourist attractions
The Education Institute and Silent Auction are back this year for a night of learning and bidding.
Q: I’m planning a trade show. How can I best partner with exhibitors to ensure we’re both successful?
A: First, understand that the person who completed the trade show agreement is not likely the person who will set up the display or staff the booth.
Identify and communicate with key players early to ensure they’re leveraging activation opportunities before, during and after the show. Following is an exhibitor success guide to serve your organization’s needs.