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Have No Idea? Discover the Hottest Event Themes this Season

Have No Idea? Discover the Hottest Event Themes this Season

The Scoop | Sheree Bochenek, Creative Director | August 29, 2018

From fun to fashionable, paleo period to midcentury modern, event themes are all the rage this season. Check out some of the best here and get inspired for your next event! Read more...

What’s Cooking? What’s Hot in Catering This Season

What’s Cooking? What’s Hot in Catering This Season

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | July 31, 2018

Want to make your event a culinary conquest? Turn to these catering trends for a triumph in tastiness this season. Read more...

Smooth Moves — The Best Transportation Trends

Smooth Moves — The Best Transportation Trends

The Scoop | Nicole French, Vice President of Sales and Marketing | June 26, 2018

Meeting and event planners know that managing transportation is the foundation for a successful event. At the very least, planners understand that if they don’t get people from point A to point B, there is no event. Smooth execution of transportation sets the tone for an amazing attendee experience. These transportation trends can play a significant role in that experience. Read more...

All Systems Go - Tech Trends for Meetings & Events

All Systems Go - Tech Trends for Meetings & Events

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | May 22, 2018

As technology becomes increasingly inseparable from our every day lives, it’s only fitting that tech gurus develop technology that’s industry-specific. Read more...

That’s the Spirit! The Benefits of Brew Pubs, Vineyards & Distilleries

That’s the Spirit! The Benefits of Brew Pubs, Vineyards & Distilleries

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | April 26, 2018

No, it’s not your imagination … the number of brew pubs, tap rooms, vineyards, and distilleries have skyrocketed in the last decade or so. Read more...

In Fashion — Décor, Linen, and Lighting Trends

In Fashion — Décor, Linen, and Lighting Trends

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | March 27, 2018

Spring is coming (we swear it is!). Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor event, it’s critical that your surroundings make a lasting impression on your guests. Read more...

Flower Power — The Best Winter Florals

Flower Power — The Best Winter Florals

The Scoop | Kari Gronseth, Event Specialist | February 27, 2018

While winter can be bleak, it doesn’t mean your floral arrangements have to be. Read more...

Set the Right Tone — 2018 Color Guide

Set the Right Tone — 2018 Color Guide

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | January 31, 2018

From linens to lighting, décor to dishes, signage to seating, this year’s color trends will feature more soothing, cool tones with an homage to the past, as well as a nod to the future. Read more...

Yum! — Trending Holiday Party Meals

Yum! — Trending Holiday Party Meals

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | December 26, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially when it comes to food! Read more...

Tech Tools — Which Ones are Critical to Your Conference?

Tech Tools — Which Ones are Critical to Your Conference?

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | November 28, 2017

On December 14th, the College of Continuing and Professional Studies is hosting a networking event at the University of Minnesota’s Continuing Education and Conference Center called Confident Presence for Networking: How to Build Relationships Anywhere You Go. The event promises to be extremely informative. While we all know that networking is crucial to career-building, we also know it’s not the easiest thing to do. Read more...

For Rent — What’s Trending in Party Rentals

For Rent — What’s Trending in Party Rentals

The Scoop | Sheree Bochenek, Creative Director | October 25, 2017

As seasons change, so do trends. Are you up-to-speed on what’s in and what’s out? Read more...

All the Rage — Trending Destinations

All the Rage — Trending Destinations

The Scoop | Kris McNeely, Content Editor | September 26, 2017

So many places to see, so much pressure to choose just one. Start planning your corporate retreat, team-building event, or company get-away with this handy guide to the hottest hot-spots in the country. Read more...

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  Colorado's Hotel Talisa Becomes First Ski Hotel in Marriott's Luxury Collection

Colorado's Hotel Talisa Becomes First Ski Hotel in Marriott's Luxury Collection

Press Release | September 18, 2018

It takes a lot more than fresh snow to make a good ski resort. Just ask Vail Hotel Partners. It opened Hotel Talisa in Vail, Colo., in November 2017 after investing over $65 million to renovate and rebrand the property, which formerly was known as the Vail Cascade Resort and Spa. Read more...

Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Minnesota

Grand Casino Mille Lacs, Minnesota

Facility Insider | June 29, 2018

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