Summer 2018 NYC Restaurant Week® Highlights

One invitation. Countless occasions. #NYCRestaurantWeek reservations are now open! Link in bio. A post shared by NYC Restaurant Week (@nycrestaurantweek) on Jul 9, 2018 at 9:36am PDT Summer is here and NYC Restaurant Week® is rapidly approaching. For meeting and event planners, this is a great time to try some of New York’s top cuisine … Read more

Celebrating National Chocolate Day At M&M World in Times Square

What better way to celebrate National Chocolate Day than at M&M World in Times Square. Candy lovers of all ages delight in this colorful, chocolate wonderland located in the heart of Times Square, and adjacent to the New York AMA Executive Conference Center. The three-story building offers unique and memorable experiences, making it a must-see … Read more

Sparks Will Fly In These Cities on July 4th!

Celebrating Independence Day in the U.S.  turns out is a busy holiday, with an estimated 44 million people driving to a destination 50 miles or more from home and 3.8 million traveling by plane. For those people who chose to stay home last year, 15 million watched the Macy’s July 4th Fireworks on television. If … Read more

How The Sing For Hope Project Is Bringing Art To New York City

The arts is a field that is enjoyed by many but it’s also something that bring healing to a person’s life. If this seems like hyperbole, then take a closer look at what the Sing For Hope Project is doing for New York City. Through the arts, Sing For Hope has exposed disadvantaged communities, hospital … Read more

3 TED Talks on Goal Setting and Achievement

It seems we’ve been doing things all wrong. When setting goals, we’ve been molded into focusing on the goal, gaining rewards for good behavior. No matter what the goal is we’re trying to attain, it seems to be a universal model we’ve adapted; focus, carrots, sticks. While this approach may work in a couple different … Read more

Fabulous Times Square is the Heart of New York City

If you find yourself in New York’s Times Square for a meeting at the AMA Executive Center, you are in luck. It is a bevy of excitement and a neon world of energy. The streets teem with crowds representing nations from all over the world. It is an irresistible hub of interesting venues and activities. Here … Read more

Experience ‘Imaginary Worlds’ in Atlanta

The Atlanta Botanical Garden is thrilled to announce the eagerly anticipated return of the popular ‘Imaginary Worlds‘ exhibit at the garden. Coming back for an encore after installations in 2013 and 2014 were enthusiastically well-received, the new version features all-new, larger-than-life, living garden sculptures that transport guests to a storybook world of fantasy. The sculptures, … Read more

5 Art Galleries In DC To Add To Your Bucket List

If you’re looking for interesting locations in Washington DC that will inspire and educate, then art galleries are an option well worth considering. In the DC area, just minutes from our AMA Executive Conference Center, there are a number of excellent options to choose from. DC is an area rich with galleries, museums, historical landmarks, … Read more

Great Online Resources for Your Meeting Professional Needs

Every meeting and event planner should have a good collection of resources and contacts under their belt to look to for inspiration and education. Here is our list of some of the industry’s best publications to get you started, or to add to your resource list. MEETINGS TODAY Meetings Today is a magazine focused on … Read more

Changing Industries Forever with Virtual Reality

Architectural Digest recently published insights on how virtual reality is changing the way that individuals across many industries are doing business. Patrick Sutton, an architect from Baltimore, discovered that the interior design industry could advance by leaps and bounds with the use of this technology. Instead of having to meet face-to-face with clients and present them … Read more