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.
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New Gifting Ideas in Our October Smart Style!

From meditation speakers that eliminate stress to autumnal scents and healthier sweets, our October Smart Style has all your gifting needs covered for fall.

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Healthy You: Go Outside and Play!

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West Coast DMOs Rollout Alliance

A total of 15 West Coast DMOs—including Visit Anaheim and L.A. Tourism—participated in an hour-long Zoom road show this week, sharing perks and resources of DMOs for planners.