Press/Media

March 2017

(3/21/2017) Yahoo Finance: Shamrock Shootout To Be Held at IMEX America

(3/20/2017) TSNN: Winter Storm Stella Prompts Trade Shows Up and Down East Coast to Cancel, Close Early

(3/14/2017) Yahoo Finance: Winter Storm Stella Forces Rescheduling of Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(3/13/2017) Meetings Quest: Winter Storm Stella Forces Rescheduling of Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(3/9/2017) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest in Atlantic City Supports Global Meetings Industry Day

(3/9/2017) Yahoo Finance: Meetings Quest has Announced its Support for the Second Annual Global Meetings Industry Day

(3/9/2017) ITCM: Meetings Quest is Proud to Once Again Support Global Meetings Industry Day

(3/8/2017) ITCM: The Most Relevant and Robust Programming to be Featured at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(3/8/2017) Around the Rings: Meetings Quest Program Unveiled

(3/8/2017) Yahoo Finance: Meetings Quest to Feature Unique Programming in Atlantic City

(3/7/2017) Yahoo Finance: The Excitement is Building as Meetings Quest will Feature Exhibitors from Meetings Destinations Around the Country

(3/7/2017) Meetings Quest: Destinations from Coast to Coast Exhibit at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(3/3/2017) Exhibit City News: Meetings Quest in Atlantic City to Feature Unique Programming and Fun Mar. 14-15

February 2017

(2/28/2017) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest in Atlantic City to Feature Unique Programming

(2/21/2017) Travel Daily News: Attendees at Meetings Quest will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the transformation that’s occurring in Atlantic City

(2/10/2017) Meet AC: Atlantic City is Ready to Welcome Group Events with more than1.5 Million Square Feet of Meeting Space

(2/9/2017) Meetings Quest: A Record Year in Event Bookings Increases Meeting-Planner Interest in Atlantic City

January 2017

(1/31/2017) Yahoo Finance: Plans Have Been Announced for the Opening Celebration at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(1/26/2017) Meetings Quest: The Opening Celebration at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City Will Have Attendees Ready to “Boogie”

(1/25/2017) Exhibit City News: Decorated Olympic Gymnast will Discuss How Meeting Planners can Benefit From Having a Gold-medal Mindset

(1/23/2017) Yahoo Finance: At Meetings Quest, Miller Will Discuss How the Gold-medal Mindset Leads to Victory

(1/19/2017) Around the Rings: The Most Decorated Olympic Gymnast in American History Will Discuss How Meeting Planners Can Benefit From Having a Gold-medal Mindset

(1/19/2017) Meetings Quest: Seven-time Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Miller to Deliver Keynote Address at Meetings Quest in Atlantic City

(1/14/2017) Yahoo Finance: Meetings Quest will Continue its Tradition of Addressing the Most Relevant Topics Impacting Meeting Planners

(1/13/2017) Around the Rings: Through a Series of Entertaining and Informative Briefings, Four Industry Experts Will Provide Unique Insights into Maximizing Every Aspect of the Attendee Experience

(1/12/2017) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest in Atlantic City to Feature Educational Sessions on How to Elevate Your Events and Manage Potential Crises

August 2016

(8/23/2016) Meetings Quest: Attendees Bestow Kudos on Meetings Quest in Bloomington

(8/12/2016) Chris Waddell: My Marathon in Iceland

July 2016

(7/5/2016) Meetings Quest: A destination for dreamers and doers, Bloomington, Minnesota, boasts 40 hotels, 9,000 guest rooms and the world-famous Mall of America

(7/5/2016) News Channel 10: Bloomington Shines as Host City for Meetings Quest

June 2016

(6/14/2016): PR Newswire: A waterfront opening celebration, timely educational topics featuring expert presenters and an entertaining keynote by IndyCar racing legend Lyn St. James will be featured

(6/9/2016) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest in Bloomington to Deliver Unparalleled Program

April 2016

(4/26/2016) Midwest Meetings: The Meetings Quest Opening Celebration, sponsored by the Bloomington CVB and Visit St. Paul, will begin with a dinner reception hosted by the Pool & Yacht Club

(4/26/2016) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Will Provide a Unique Welcome to Bloomington

(4/13/2016) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Supports Global Meetings Industry Day

(4/7/2016) Yahoo! Finance: With more than three months remaining before the event, a record number of destinations from the East Coast to the West have committed to exhibit at Meetings Quest in Bloomington, Minnesota.

(4/7/2016) Meetings Quest: Destinations From Coast to Coast Commit Early as Exhibitors at Meetings Quest in Bloomington

March 2016

(3/21/2016) Meetings Quest: Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast to Host Meetings Quest in 2018

(3/18/2016) Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic City gets new theater with Adrian Phillips upgrade

(3/16/2016) Meetings Quest: IndyCar Racing Legend Lyn St. James to Deliver Keynote Address at Meetings Quest in Bloomington July 13–14

(3/1/2016) YAHOO! Finance: The Zika Virus, Event Security and Drones to Be Featured on the Education Program at Meetings Quest in Bloomington

(3/1/2016) MeetingsQuest: The timeliest topics for meeting planners will take center stage when Meetings Quest visits Bloomington, Minnesota, in mid-July

February 2016

(2/12/2016) Visit Oakland: Visit Oakland is proud to share the latest episode of Katie Couric’s new docu-series on Yahoo!, Cities Rising: Rebuilding America

November 2015

(11/23/2015) Association News: JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America Opens Doors

September 2015

(9/18/2015) Association News: Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City Opens

(9/15/2015) ABC 13: Meetings Quest has partnered with the Bloomington (Minnesota) Convention & Visitors Bureau and will be held July 13–14, 2016, at the new JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America

(9/15/2015) Reuters: Nation’s longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners to be held in the home of the shopping mecca Mall of America

(9/15/2015) Yahoo! Finance: Meetings Quest to be held in Bloomington, Minnesota

(9/15/2015) Meetings Quest: Bloomington, Minnesota, to Host Meetings Quest July 13–14, 2016

(9/14/2015) Visit Oakland: VISIT OAKLAND TO “YARN BOMB” BART TO COLISEUM PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY SEPTEMBER 11 & 12

August 2015

(8/7/2015) Meetings Quest: Schneider Publishing Partners with Longwoods International

July 2015

(7/22/2015) Visit Oakland: Visit Oakland Welcomes Meetings Quest July 22-23

(7/22/2015) Visit Oakland: Oakland City Council Approves Tourism Improvement District

(7/20/2015) Visit Oakland: Visit Oakland’s Natalie Alvanez Receives Certified Destination Marketing Executive Designation

(7/13/2015) Chicago Business Journal: Uniquely Oakland Experience from Meetings Quest

(7/13/2015) Market Watch: Former Golden State Warriors President Andy Dolich, Technology Innovator Larry Chao and Attorney John Foster Headline Meetings Quest in Oakland

(7/9/2015) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Offers Uniquely Oakland Experience

June 2015

(6/23/2015) Visit Oakland: City of Oakland Shines in Spotlight; Destination Experiences Weekend of Glory

(6/18/2015) Reuters: Meetings Quest Programming Lineup Features Lessons From Sports-Industry Veteran and Digital Marketing Expert

(6/18/2015) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest in Oakland, California, Programming Lineup Features Lessons From Sports-Industry Veteran and Digital Marketing Expert

(6/10/2015) Philadelphia Business Journal: 2 Partnerships Formed to Bolster A.C.’s Convention Market

(6/09/2015) Market Watch: Atlantic City, New Jersey to Host Meetings Quest in 2017

(6/09/2015) Meetings Quest: Atlantic City to Host Meetings Quest in 2017

(6/05/2015) Market Watch: Partnership Allows Meeting Planners and Suppliers To Earn Credits

(6/04/2015) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Partners with IAEE for Event in Oakland

(6/04/2015) IAEE: IAEE Partners with Meetings Quest to Offer CEM Learning Program Course

May 2015
(5/19/2015) Radisson Blu: Radisson Blu Mall of America Becomes First Hotel in the Twin Cities to Attain LEED Certification from U.S. Green Building Council

(5/06/2015) Visit Oakland: Oakland Tourism Has Record Breaking Year

April 2015

(4/29/2015) Visit Oakland: Oakland, Bay Area Lead Record Breaking Year for California Tourism

(4/21/2015) IBN: Meetings Quest in Providence Programming

(4/21/2015) ITCM: Learning Lab Sessions will Feature Harold Maurer and John S. Foster

(4/20/2015) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Programming to Focus on Growing An Organization And Liability and Risk Management

March 2015

(3/30/2015) Visit Oakland: Oakland Kicks Off Oakland A’s Spirit Week

(3/25/2015) IAEE: Arabian Gulf Chapter Extends IAEE Benefits to the United Arab Emirates

(3/12/2015) Visit Oakland: Meetings Quest July 22-23 in Oakland, Ca.

(3/12/2015) Incentive Travel: Meetings Quest to be Hosted in Oakland July 22–23

(3/12/2015) Reuters: Oakland, California, to Host Meetings Quest July 22-23

(3/11/2015) Meetings Quest: Visit Oakland to Host Meetings Quest July 22–23

February 2015

(2/3/2015) IAEE: IAEE Expands CEM Learning Program Offerings through Meetings Quest

January 2015

(01/13/2015) Visit Oakland: Oakland Restaurant Week is Here

(01/05/2015) Providence Warwick CVB: Playoff Football Kicks Off Lucrative Winter Sports Season in Providence/Warwick

December 2014

(12/18/2014) Visit Oakland: Oakland Restaurant Week is Back

(12/16/2014) Association News: Providence Warwick CVB Names Thomas Riel Vice-President of Sales and Services

(12/11/2014) Association News: Omni Providence Hotel Unveils Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

(12/09/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Partners with IAEE for Event in Providence

(12/09/2014) Conde Nast Traveler: The Providence, Rhode Island, Neighborhood You Need to Know About

November 2014

(11/10/2014) Providence Business News: Late Fall Visitors More Than Double Over Last Year in Rhode Island

(11/01/2014) Travel + Leisure: Providence, Rhode Island, Voted #1 in “America’s Favorite Cities” Poll

October 2014

(10/01/2014) Association News: Meetings Quest Revs Up the Crowd in Cabarrus County

September 2014

(09/25/2014) PR Newswire: Meetings Quest in Cabarrus County Receives Praise

(09/24/2014) Meetings Quest: Attendees Praise Meetings Quest in Cabarrus County

(09/23/2014) San Francisco Business Times: Oakland Seeks Developers to Rehab Kaiser Convention Center into Event, Entertainment Space

(09/09/2014) Saveur magazine: Providence Receives Saveur’s 2013 Culinary Travel Award for One of the Best Small Cities for Restaurants and Dining

August 2014

(08/13/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Programming Lineup Features Sports Figures and Meetings Industry Experts

(08/07/2014) Bloomberg Businessweek: Meetings Quest Announces Learning Labs Focused on Technology and Legal Issues

(08/07/2014) MarketWatch: Learning Labs at Meetings Quest to Focus on Technology and Legal Issues Confronting Meeting Planners

(08/07/2014) Digital Journal: Meetings Quest Sessions to Include Technology Innovators and the Nation’s Foremost Expert on Meetings Law

(08/06/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Learning Labs to Focus on Technology and Legal Issues Confronting Meeting Planners

July 2014

(07/23/2014) Fodor’s Travel: 10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

(07/23/2014) Digital Media Online: Meeting Quest Trade Show in Cabarrus County Partners with Association Executives of North Carolina

(07/22/2014) Incentive Travel & Corporate Meetings: Meetings Quest and Association Executives of North Carolina Partner for Trade Show in Cabarrus County, North Carolina

(07/22/2014) Yahoo! Finance: Association Executives of North Carolina Partners with Meetings Quest for Trade Show in Cabarrus County

(07/22/2014): The Street: Meetings Quest Trade Show Partners with Association Executives of North Carolina

(07/21/2014) Exhibit City News: Association Executives of North Carolina Partners with Meetings Quest

(07/21/2014) Boston Herald: Providence Historic Walking Tour Debuts

(07/21/2014): Meetings Quest: Association Executives of North Carolina Partners with Meetings Quest Trade Show in Cabarrus County

(07/18/2014) PCMA: Steven Hacker Lands a New Gig

(07/17/2014) Exhibit City News: Former IAEE President Named Director of Industry Relations for Schneider Publishing

(07/17/2014) MarketWatch: Schneider Publishing Names Steven Hacker Director of Industry Relations

(07/17/2014) Yahoo! Finance: Steven Hacker Appointed Director of Industry Relations at Schneider Publishing

(07/16/2014) Schneider Publishing: Steven Hacker Named Schneider Publishing’s Director of Industry Relations

(07/09/2014) National Geographic: City to Watch: Oakland Rising

(07/09/2014) Independent Tribune: Meeting Planners Coming to Concord, Racing Country

(07/09/2014) Bloomberg Businessweek: Meetings Quest Roars into Nation’s Motorsports Capital with Event in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, September 9-10

(07/09/2014) The Business Journals: Meetings Quest Roars into Cabarrus County, North Carolina, with Event at Nation’s Motorsports Capital, September 9-10

June 2014

(06/25/2014) Providence Warwick CVB: Busy Weekend in Rhode Island On Track to Net $16 Million for the Ocean State

(06/16/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Roars Into Nation’s Motorsports Capital With Event in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, Sept. 9-10

(06/02/2014) Association News: Meetings Quest Relaunch in Mesa Generates Excitement

May 2014

(05/15/14) Ebony: Visit Oakland Now

(05/09/2014) Association News: Meetings Quest Relaunches in Mesa

(05/09/2014) Arizona Republic: Mesa in Tourism Spotlight Again

05/09/2014) Marketplace: Meetings Quest Relaunches in Mesa, Arizona

(05/09/14) Conde Nast Traveler: An Insider’s Guide to Oakland’s Best Markets, Food Trucks and More

(05/06/2014) Business.com: Meetings Quest Relaunches in Mesa, Arizona

(05/06/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Relaunches in Mesa, Arizona

(05/02/2014) The New York Times: Oakland: Brooklyn by the Bay

(05/01/2014) Digital Journal: Former IAEE President Steven Hacker Facilitates Educational Programming at Meetings Quest

(05/01/2014) Exhibitor Magazine: Meetings Quest Relaunch Coincides With U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week

(05/01/2014) Travel Mole: Revamped Meetings Quest announces Mesa Meetup

April 2014

(04/28/2014) International Business Times: Meetings Quest Relaunches During U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week

(04/23/2014) Los Angeles Business Journal: Meetings Quest Programming Lineup Features Meetings and Events Industry Experts

(04/22/2014) New York Times: Oakland’s Style

(04/18/2014) Meetings Quest: Arizona Chapter of HSMAI Partners with Meetings Quest Trade Show in Mesa

(04/15/2014) Meetings Quest: Former IAEE President Steven Hacker Facilitates Educational Programming at Meetings Quest

(04/10/2014) Meetings Quest: LinkedIn Co-Founder Eric Ly Will Serve as Featured Presenter at Meetings Quest

(4/08/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Relaunch Coincides With U.S. Travel Association’s National Travel and Tourism Week

(4/04/2014) Meetings Quest: Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of MPI Partners with Meetings Quest Trade Show in Mesa

(04/02/2014) Meetings Quest: Meetings Quest Programming Lineup Features a Who’s Who in the Meetings and Events Industry

(04/02/2014) Visit Oakland: Visit Oakland Launches New Destination Brand

March 2014

(03/31/14) Visit Mesa: Construction Starts on the Sheraton/Mesa in Arizona

(03/25/14) Travel Weekly: Fairmont Acquires Claremont Hotel Club & Spa in Berkeley, California

(03/10/14) Metro UK: Travel: The Top 5 Things to Do in California

(03/08/2014) The Boston Globe: With a Thriving Downtown, Providence Sets Bar Higher

February 2014

(02/28/14) Hospitality Newsmaker: Plan Now to Attend Meetings Quest May 6–7 in Mesa

(02/21/14) National Shooting Sports Foundation: The Value of Trade Shows

(02/19/14) Travel+Leisure: Edible Oakland

(02/07/14) Arizona Meetings: Reach New Meeting Planners At Meetings Quest May 6–7 in Mesa

January 2014

(01/08/14) Visit Mesa: Allegiant and Visit Mesa Offer Customers Cubs Spring Training Tickets

December 2013

(12/16/13) Visit Oakland: Oakland Shines as an Emerging Destination

(12/16/13) Visit Oakland: Happy Holidays From Visit Oakland

(12/4/13) Visit Mesa: Get Warm This Winter with Arizona Travel Deals to Mesa

November 2013

(11/13/13) Visit Mesa: Mesa City Limitless Music Video

(11/13/13) Visit Oakland: The Sunny Side of the Bay Video

October 2013

(10/01/13) Sunset Magazine: The Real Oakland

August 2013

(08/19/13) Feast Magazine: Keeping it Real in the Bay Area

(08/08/13) Wall Street Journal: New Era Meetings Quest Trade-Show Series Will Offer Experiential Learning Opportunities for Meeting Planners

(08/08/13) Meetings Quest: Redesigned Meetings Quest Trade-Show Series Will Offer Experiential Learning Opportunities for Meeting Planners

January 2013

(01/29/13) The Globe and Mail: What to Eat in North America’s Best Foodie City

December 2012

(12/01/12) Meetings Quest: Schneider Publishing Announces Acquisition of Meetings Quest Trade Show Series