For 40 years Michael Lyons has been on the forefront of AIBTM, MPI, DMC’s and Hotels, and has accumulated a tremendous wealth of knowledge about every aspect of the industry by being one of its most active participants. Our cover story features Lyons’ changing career focus after serving as a meetings industry executive for many years.
Our issue also includes Golf & Spa Resorts, where you can learn about the rich history of many of these iconic resorts, as well as the latest meeting trends emerging from British Columbia, Northern California and Louisiana. We also highlight how millennial culture is being integrated into the meetings industry and changing the way we plan.
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.