Every Step of the Way
Every Step of the Way

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 19 Aug

During a Hamburg fam trip, Convene's David McMillin and event professionals, guided by a chef, shopped for and prepared a meal. Here's what he learne

IBA's Welcome Party Entices All 5 Senses

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 12 Aug

AIM Group International creates gala dinner for International Bar Association that gives each of the 4,000 attendees a personalized experience.

At Cocktails' Biggest Conference, the Discussion Turns to Not Drinking

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 5 Aug

The mocktail bar at this year's event was part of the "Beyond the Bar" series, a content track at the conference focused on wellness, which includes

Chef Recommends Flexibility When Fulfilling Special Meal Requests
Chef Recommends Flexibility When Fulfilling Special Meal Requests

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 31 Jul

Gone are the days when 'special request' meant 'the fruit plate and steamed veggies,' says Austin Convention Center's executive chef. Here's what he'

How Do You Handle Special-Meal Requests?
How Do You Handle Special-Meal Requests?

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 31 Jul

With a growing number of special-meal requests, meeting planners are getting creative to accommodate the needs and preferences of attendees with food

How the World's Best Restaurant Completed its Renovation

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 30 Jul

As an episode in the "7 Days Out" Netflix documentary series showed, sometimes the most complicated projects rely on a simple tool for success.

Rooftop Farm-to-Table Food Part of Javits Expansion

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 22 Jul

The Javits Center is launching a new hospitality brand aimed at offering a locally grown and celebrated food and beverage operation to exhibitors and

Tales of the Cocktail 2.0 Continues in Puerto Rico
Tales of the Cocktail 2.0 Continues in Puerto Rico

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 18 Jul

The nation's largest annual cocktail conference will travel to Puerto Rico for the second year in a row to continue supporting the commonwealth's reb

Creating a Buzzy Breakfast at Conferences
Creating a Buzzy Breakfast at Conferences

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 16 Jul

The JW Marriott Los Angeles LA LIVE team recreated a 1950s diner for breakfast at PCMA's recent EduCon. The result? Attendees could scoot into a boot

Going Local for F&B Breaks at Conferences

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 12 Jul

What's the best way to give attendees a taste of local cuisine while they're attending sessions in a hotel or convention center? Here's how one plann

Baltimore's Elevated Take on Food and Drink
Baltimore's Elevated Take on Food and Drink

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 24 Jun

Impress your attendees with a private event at one of these local hot spots. Home to award-winning chefs, a growing number of craft beer and cocktail

World's 50 Best Restaurants Released

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 21 Jun

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, which will be officially unveiled in Singapore next week, revealed a new, longer list of restaurants to celebra

World's First 100-Percent Organic Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 20 Jun

Monaco, known for its luxury hotels and boutiques, is also making strides in its sustainability efforts. The principality’s new green initiatives inc

Figuring Out Food Waste at Events

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 18 Jun

Wasted food takes an economic and environmental toll, and the events industry has a role to play in minimizing the problem.

How to Create a Sustainable Menu for Your Event

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 18 Jun

Creating a sustainable food and beverage plan for your events isn't just about reducing your carbon footprint.

Making the F&B Experience a Theatrical Event
Making the F&B Experience a Theatrical Event

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 17 Jun

With its new EAT Stations, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre merges local food with tech and AV to wow attendees.

Two Chicago Restaurant Titans Team Up to Host Huge Hospitality Conference

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 14 Jun

The Welcome Conference, a New York-based event headlined by hospitality heavy hitters, is making its Chicago debut later this year.

Event Engagement: Help Attendees Connect Through Meal Prep
Event Engagement: Help Attendees Connect Through Meal Prep

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 11 Jun

When organizers enable participants to help prepare the meal, the experience feels more educational, fun, and memorable.

Most AHere's What They Expect at Your Event

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 6 Jun

New research shows that if your event's food is sub-par, attendees will remember - and won't bother coming back.

Caveman Special: Group Dining in a Lava Tube

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 29 May

At Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Oregon, special-event venue options include group meals served in a lava tube, formed by ancient volcanoes.

Bites & Sites Webinar: Creating A Sustainable Menu for Your Event

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 28 May

When it comes to selecting meeting menus, the choices meeting planners and their catering partners make are vital to the well being of their attendee

Catering to Attendees' Religious-Based F&B Requests

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 28 May

Four event professionals share how to put attendees who keep kosher or halal at ease, seamlessly meeting their dietary requirements without making th

Why Food Choices Matter at Events

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 24 May

With more attendees 'tuned in' to ethical and environmental food standards, planners and venues are stepping up sustainability efforts. Here's how.

How Venues Can Encourage Healthy Habits

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 2 Feb

Being cooped up in a convention centre with artificial light and sugary snacks is enough to make any attendee feel stressed. But venues like Messe Wi

Sweet Things San Diego: Come for Yogurt, Stay for Hugs

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 29 Jan

Frozen yogurt joints come a dime a dozen, but there’s something undeniably irresistible about Sweet Things Frozen Yogurt in San Diego.

Would You Try This New Catering Trend for Meetings?

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) · 14 Aug

Hotels are offering shared-dining, all-day break services for multiple groups at the same time in efforts to create cost-effective conference package