For today's attendees, bleisure travel isn't just about beaches, outdoor adventures, and sophisticated meeting venues — they want a destination that will also deliver authentic local charm alongside a strong sustainability record. Find out why South Walton, Florida, is perfectly positioned to meet this new demand.
Destination Brief: DC Raises the Bar for Convention Centers and City Attractions
Washington, DC is cementing its position as a leading meeting destination with its state-of-the-art convention center, some of the country's most unique venues, a thoughtfully redeveloped waterfront, and one of the best sustainability and DEI records around. Learn how the city — and Destination DC — can help elevate your next event.
Detroit: Inspire a New Generation of Event Attendees With Distinct Local Culture
Authentic, memorable experiences are now a key incentive for travelers to make the trip — and event attendees are no exception. As Detroit's legendary musical heritage demonstrates, a rich arts and culture scene can be the key to creating memorable moments of connection for attendees and travelers alike.
Destination Brief: Diversity Initiatives & World-Class Amenities Put Columbus on the Map
To meet the needs of today's top event organizers, destinations have to combine state-of-the-art venues with outstanding DEI initiatives, a culture that's equal parts innovative and entrepreneurial, and a hassle-free travel experience. Find out how Columbus is putting itself on the map in each of these key areas.
The White Hat – A Symbol of Ultimate Hospitality for Events
Skift Meetings' research shows that authenticity is the new "it factor" for event destinations. How can planners ensure that they deliver this kind of deeper connection to the local culture? A spirit of welcoming hospitality is the key ingredient, and Calgary provides a model with its white hat traditions — making guests feel like part of the community from the moment they arrive to their last farewell.
The Best Outdoor Activities for Team Building (With Planner Checklist)
In the age of Zoom fatigue and hybrid work, outdoor activities are an ideal solution for team-building exercises that re-energize participants and build company culture. Discover eleven inspiring ideas grounded in real-world Arizona adventures, and download the accompanying free planner checklist to make sure your outdoor event goes off without a hitch.