Gary Diedrichs

Gary Diedrichs is senior content editor at Smart Meetings. He has degrees in history from Princeton and New York University. His journalism career has spanned staff positions in radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Other writing includes a novel set in Sausalito, California, in the 1950s. In his spare time, he publishes an award-winning website devoted to eco-friendly travel.

Forecast: 2020 Favors Planners Over Hoteliers

Forecasters at the Lodging Conference predicted that in 2020 planners will regain the upper hand in pricing leverage at hotels in many markets.

In San Francisco, the “SF” Stands for “Sustainability First”

To Your Health: The Case for Organic Wines

How to Move the Needle at Every Small Meeting

100 Years of the Negroni

St. Louis Arches Upward as a Hub of Culture, Sports and Natural Wonder

When it comes to bragging rights in the state of Missouri, Kansas City is biggest. Springfield and Branson are most downhome in that Ozarks way. But St. Louis has always laid claim to something extra, too. It’s something special in the Show Me state...