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Good grades for Buffalo on tourism, not so much for convention center

A new study lays the groundwork for Visit Buffalo Niagara master plan......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

San Francisco toasts $550M convention center expansion

Mayor London Breed says a $550 million expansion of San Francisco's convention center will better meet the needs of tourism as the city battles entrenched problems of homelessness and drug addiction......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 3rd, 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority extends AEG’s convention center contract

AEG Facilities, the California-based venue management firm that has been managing the Hawaii Convention Center for the past five years, will continue to manage the center for at least another year, the Hawaii Tourism Authority board decided Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Slideshow: Global Tourist Summit kicks off in Hawaii, features Sophia the Robot

The Global Tourism Summit kicked off Monday, bringing thousands of visitors, Hawaii stakeholders, and one humanoid robot to the Hawaii Convention Center. Sophia the Robot, an artificial intelligence bot created in 2015 by David Hanson, the founder a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Need a dentist? Check out the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting to attract 2,000 people......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Glendale Visitor Center, CVB relocates near Westgate Entertainment District

The city of Glendale’s tourism agency is moving its headquarters to be closer to where the city’s sports and entertainment venues. Starting next week, the Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau and Visitor Center will no longer be in downtown Glend.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Gov. Walker backs Milwaukee"s 2020 Democratic National Convention bid; tourism leaders optimistic

The meeting Monday afternoon at the Wisconsin Center focused on the growth Milwaukee's tourism economy continues to show, and leaders who attended agree that landing the 2020 Democratic National Convention would only further that growth. Following .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

Schenectady tourism chief: Small is our sweet spot

The leader of Discover Schenectady is confident that the event center at Rivers Casino and Resort can stand out, even as competition for convention and banquet bookings in the Albany, New York, region tightens. "We're a little bit smaller, and we'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Data center and office REITs make good bets, says John Creswell

Duff & Phelps Investment Management's executive managing director tells Reuters' Fred Katayama REITs can perform well even in rising rate environments by raising rents......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters5 hr. 12 min. ago

Wisconsin Center venues closed six-plus weeks to other events for DNC

The Wisconsin Center convention hall in downtown Milwaukee will be booked for up to seven weeks to accommodate the Democratic National Convention and the related arena and theater for five to six weeks at an undisclosed price......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 27 min. ago

Columbus" $200 million Hilton Downtown tower books its 1st event

The Arnold Sports Festival is the first event booked for the forthcoming Hilton Columbus Downtown hotel tower. By 2023, the citywide takeover will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center across the street, but participants will stay in rooms a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Online survey gives thumbs up to convention business

Support growing for new or expanded convention center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

Elon Musk startup picked to build Las Vegas "people mover"

The Las Vegas visitors authority on Tuesday picked Elon Musk's tunnel-making startup "The Boring Company" to build an underground "people mover" as part of a massive convention center expansion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

Google Sprawl, Boeing Woes, Capitalism Warning: CEO Daily for March 12, 2019

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. Is bigness bad? Elizabeth Warren thinks so. She has put #BreakUpBigTech at the center of her campaign for the preside.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 12th, 2019

Photos: Silicon Valley Auto Show shifts into gear

With the tagline "the future is now," the annual Silicon Valley Auto Show is taking place this weekend at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Normally held in January, the show was pushed back two months. It opened Thursday and runs through Sun.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

Wrapping Up The Work Truck Show With Some Of The New Products Displayed

Thousands of people flooded the Indiana Convention Center this week to see the latest products and services being offered to vocational and other types of fleets. (Photo: Work Truck Show) read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 8th, 2019

Las Vegas Convention Center may gamble on Elon Musk’s Boring Co. for people mover

Elon Musk has promised to revolutionize und.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 8th, 2019

Las Vegas convention center could gamble on Elon Musk’s Boring Co. to build people mover

Elon Musk has promised to revolutionize und.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 7th, 2019

Arnold Sports Festival kicks off with new events, body painting, ninjas and more (Video)

Strongmen, ninja warriors and athletes of all shapes and sizes have flocked to Columbus for the annual Arnold Sports Festival and Fitness Expo. I took a stroll through the Greater Columbus Convention Center Friday, taking in the sights and sounds of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Scott Rudin Sets Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway ‘Mockingbird’ Free—Somewhat, Report Says

Rudin had sent cease-and-desist letters to small theaters mounting an older version of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird." Good news for theatergoers in towns like Buffalo, New York, and Salt Lake City, Utah: To Kill a Mocking.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 1st, 2019

Kainoa Daines named director of culture and product development at HVCB

With the goal of advancing Hawaiian culture within the tourism industry, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau has created a new position, director of culture and product development, and it announced Tuesday that Kainoa Daines will assume the role. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019