In Smart Meetings‘ October issue, we reveal the decor trends of the year! We’ve also got your layover love—that is, next-level airport hotels that are sure to surprise. There’s no stranger to incentives here, either; we highlight the value of incentives.

We also explore the treasured Central California Coast, charming Portland, blossoming New Jersey and take an international trip to the Galapagos, among other locales. Don’t miss our advice from emergency management experts, the dive into the gender pay gap in hospitality, harnessing the power of play and so much more!

Smart Meetings is an event planning publication covering meetings, industry news, including expert opinions and interviews, topical articles, coverage of destinations and venues in the U.S and worldwide, and features stories on incentive, corporate, government and association meetings.


2019 Design Trends

Veteran planners know that every detail counts when designing an experience that leads attendees on a journey of the senses. At Smart Meetings, we call the attention devoted to enhancing…