June 28, 2018

If your destination corporate meeting attendees are here in New York City being served basic vanilla ice cream at either a meeting break or gala event, an enormous creative opportunity is being missed.

Here's why.

The flavors we are seeing here are completely out of...

June 27, 2018

If you have ever watched fishing TV or had a grandfather or father who absolutely loves it, then you might think fishing is old fashioned.

But it isn't.

We are seeing a huge trend here in New York City where fishing has become a top "unconnected" activity. And the water...

June 26, 2018

If your destination corporate meeting attendees like wellness, they will love a new trend in New York City that features coconut yogurt. Here are the basics behind the recipe: it's a mix of coconut milk and freeze-dried probiotics. Here is the result: 15 strains of pro...

June 20, 2018

We really like where the New York City Mexican dining scene has gone over the past year. We are seeing a shift from trendy to authentic in both menus and decor. The newest entry is opening later this month in Union Square, and it features a trip to downtown Tulum, Mexi...

June 19, 2018

Top chef Laurent Tourondel is creating his own dining destination near Penn Station. This is big news as that area has been starving for this kind of diverse dining excellence, and Tourondel's offerings are particularly well-timed with all of the new hotel development...

June 18, 2018

The hottest cocktail hour drink tastes a lot like that root beer you loved as a kid. With the exception of the small fact that it is actually whiskey.

Country music star Blake Shelton loves it, as does actor Ryan Reynolds. And it's being served at some of Manhattan's to...

June 6, 2018

Shackman Associates New York has run multiple give-back programs that feature events where destination corporate meeting attendees do something fun and meaningful with local kids in New York City.

These events, especially in warm weather, are moving beyond the ballroom...

June 5, 2018

We are in the middle of a four-year run of major championship golf in the New York City area. With the US Open coming up in 2 weeks in Long Island, now is the time to think ahead toward 2019 and 2020.

Most notably, the PGA Championship will be moving from its traditiona...

June 4, 2018

We are excited to see that large blocks of Harlem have been designated as part of a new historic district by City Hall. What does this mean for you your destination corporate meeting?

We expect this designation to be rocket fuel for more dining and event venues to open...

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