September 25, 2018

We are seeing more event spaces open in New York City that have been converted from old industrial buildings. They provide light and views attendees love! While the location of many of these venues is not necessarily directly in Midtown Manhattan, they offer the benefi...

September 24, 2018

There are major, tech-driven event venues like the NatGeo Ocean Odyssey in Times Square that offer all kinds of interactivity with a set theme.

We are now seeing a new breed of venues in  this category that make the immersive experience highly personalized. The most int...

September 20, 2018

Forget about what you have been told about wine harvest season at New York-area vineyards. Some of the most exciting wines are harvesting way past October and ideal for winter corporate events.

What exactly is a late-harvest wine? It usually features grapes that are agi...

September 18, 2018

Today is National Burger Day, and your destination corporate meeting attendees won't find more options than they will in New York City. A growing challenge is how to incorporate this delicious and increasingly gourmet option into events where your group doesn't have to...

September 18, 2018

Mixology at corporate cocktail hours has added a new twist of Japanese. We are not simply talking about about the standard fare of cold or hot sake. Instead, your attendees can enjoy more exotic offerings like Sinso gin and tonic highballs and Yuzo-Shio Daiquiris. 

Ok,...

September 17, 2018

When most of us think of Couscous, we often associate it with a bland offering that we cook on a stove from a box.

In New York, those days are over. The city's chefs are finding new ways to spice up a super-healthy menu item that is appearing more frequently at events a...

September 14, 2018

New York City is blessed with some of the world's most amazing architecture. It can be a great backdrop to use for a major corporate event. This includes venues that span an outdoor inspiration point, historic banks, a fashion venue that is adorned with two peacock cro...

September 11, 2018

If your destination corporate meeting attendees love to golf while at destination corporate meetings, we have found a concept that could soon replace the random F&B cart: Drone delivery. 

Think about it. How many times have you, your executives, or destination meeting a...

September 6, 2018

If your destination corporate meeting attendees are looking for a way to loosen up, New York has become a capital for personalized stretchers. And it has nothing to do with a cocktail hour.

We are also not talking about the latest fads in training or even personal train...

August 29, 2018

We have found a new beer garden venue in New York that celebrates women who have helped transform the entire industry.

And it gets really historical.

We are talking about Ninkasi, who was considered the Goddess of Beer, and Hildegard of Bingen, who was the first known wo...

August 28, 2018

Candy is no longer just a welcome gift or an after-dinner menu idea in New York City. It can now be the entire event venue with all kinds of interactivity for attendees.

Your group can enjoy a curated candy wonderland conceived by Hollywood candy queen - Jackie Sorkin....

August 21, 2018

Its easy to become obsessed with the latest healthy trend for corporate event menus and meeting breaks. Fortunately we have 5 basic ways you can incorporate wellness into these menus, without overthinking the room.

1. Beets. If you want to get creative, have your catere...

August 15, 2018

Eastern Long Island offers so much more than summer fun in the Hamptons. This is especially true in the North Fork, which has become an East Coast capital for amazing wineries and farm-to-table food.

If you are thinking about planning a fall outdoor harvest season event...

August 14, 2018

One of the rituals of living in New York City is having a picnic in one of our many parks. It's now becoming a serious endeavor, requiring months of planning, early-morning setups, creative themes and some serious moving capability.

Picnic experiences can now feature ev...

August 11, 2018

Back in the day, which is really not that long ago, major bookstores like Barnes and Noble were a key destination for coffee-lovers. But with the downturn of these mega-venues via online retailers, the indie bookstore experience, which was recently on the endangered re...

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