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Meet Minneapolis Evolves Through Its Destination Innovation Initiative
As the hospitality and meetings and conventions industries continue to evolve, Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association
Civil Rights Organizations Call For Airbnb To Implement Reforms To Eliminate Discrimination
Organizations Outline Actions That Must Be Taken to Ensure Equal Access Regardless of Race
Ron Brown Summit Set For August 25-27
The California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) presents The Ron Brown Business & Economic Summit and Women's Symposium
Washington, DC Announces Special Events During IPW 2017
Held in DC for the First Time, IPW Will Generate $1.7 Billion for the City Within Three Years
Cobo Center Announces Complete Technology Services Offering To Enhance Profitability For Events
Claude Molinari, general manager of SMG/Cobo Center, announced recently the launch of a new Technology Services department.
Travel Community Responds To Short-Term FAA Extension
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement upon congressional leaders' announcement of a short-term FAA extension agreement recently:
2016 Afro-Cuban Golf & Travel Excursion - Come With Us, Again!
African American Golfer's Digest & Pathfinders Travel Magazine Present their 3rd Annual
Black Heritage Tours - New York Native American - African - Dutch Heritage
Black Heritage Tours, founded in 2013 by Jennifer Tosch in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was developed
Anticipating The Future 'Black Lives Matter' National Park
A Message From Audrey Peterman
N.O.B.L.E. National President Gregory A. Thomas' Statement On The National Law Enforcement Meeting At The White House
The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) National President Gregory A. Thomas released the following statement
Media Legend Kathy Hughes To Serve As Keynote Speaker AT The Sixth Annual Women Of Color Empowerment Conference
Event Set for September 9-11, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale
OneUnited Bank Launches The National #BankBlack Challenge To Demonstrate Black Economic Power
Participate in the movement by opening a $100 savings account online and challenging 20 friends to do the same
Carol Wallace To Serve As IAVM's Temporary Executive Administrator
The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Executive Committee has named Carol Wallace as IAVM's temporary Executive Administrator.
Visit KC Announces Nine New Convention Groups For Global Meetings Industry Day
Tourism Leaders, Meeting Planners From Across North America Meet in KC
First US Cruise Ship In Over 50 Years Sails Into Havana
A US cruise ship has docked in the Cuban capital, Havana, after sailing from Florida - the first such crossing in more than 50 years.
Cincinnati CVB Customer Showcase Expo Ecourages Meeting Planners To "Meet Local"
The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau held a Customer Showcase Expo in Sharonville, Ohio, on April 13
Weber Shandwick And The Lagrant Foundation Host Private Dinner For Women Of Color In The Communications Industry
(Front row, L-R) Michelle Giuda, senior vice president of global corporate communications at Weber Shandwick, Vivian Schiller
Greater Miami Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day
To celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) President and CEO William Talbert
OneUnited Launches "Bank For The Future" Expansion Strategy
Reconfiguration of Branches Ushers in the Future Technological Expansion for the Largest Black-Owned Bank in America #BFF
University Of Southern California Black Alumni Association Honors Julia Wilson As A Pioneer In Global Marketing & PR
Julia Wilson Receives 2016 Outstanding Alumna Award From the USC Black Alumni Association at Star-Studded Event in Marina Del Rey