Today is the opening day of Summerfest, the world's largest music festival happening on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. About 800 live music acts will perform on 11 different stages over 11 days running from, June 28 to July 2, and July 4-9. The Chicago Tribune featured an article about the History of Summerfest over the past 50 years. It's very interesting, you can read the article here.
You've been asked to plan a meeting and need to locate a site that will be the best location for your group. Where do you start? Here are several tips from meeting industry experts on what items to consider before selecting a venue. Since the venue is the first impression for your attendees you need to consider a lot more than just the location.. You can read the article recently featured in Meetings Today here.
Milwaukee has many wonderful restaurants but if you are looking for ambience to celebrate something special, these nine restaurants have the best views as recently reported by Milwaukee Magazine. See how many you have visited recently and if you can identify the restaurant in the picture. Read the article
A recent article just released by the Event Industry Council details the top 5 Meeting Trends for 2017. Some might be surprising to you, others you probably suspected they would make the top list. Check out the article here
The stage is set this week for the US Open Championship, June 12-18 to be played at the beautiful golf course, Erin Hills. Check out the FAQ regarding the upcoming Championship and yes tickets are still available. FAQ's
A new hotel brand just opened in Milwaukee this week, it is the new Westin Hotel Milwaukee. It is the first Westin-branded hotel in the State of Wisconsin. It features 220 rooms within nine stories and is located at 550 N. Van Buren Street in Milwaukee. The hotel will have a specific focus of wellness and rejuvenation. Read the article here which provides stunning pictures of the hotel, restaurant and lobby.
The answer is Yes! In a recent industry article, Tyra Hilliard, Esq., PhD, CMP provides four tips for developing an effective force majeure clause. Read the article
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