Holidays at AMA in New York City

‘Tis the season of business travel during the holidays; when the inevitable question of business or pleasure is sure to come up. However, when traveling to New York City, especially during the holidays, it doesn’t matter if your soul purpose of travel is business; there are plenty of holiday activities that can bring pleasure to … Read more

Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Atlanta, NYC, San Francisco and DC

Some of the most iconic cities in the U.S. also have some of the most fascinating histories behind them. Guess which U.S. city had the first pizzeria? We looked into Atlanta, New York City, San Francisco and Washington DC – each an AMA Executive Conference Centers city – and you’ll be amazed at some of the things … Read more

Live TV Tapings You Can Attend When Visiting New York City

Who knows, you might be watching TV right now out of the corner of your eye, even while reading this. October 23rd is day to celebrate National TV Talk Show Host Day! This unusual day allows us to appreciate the unique form of humor and storytelling that has become pervasive in our current culture. It … Read more

The Best Ways to Experience NYC’s Central Park this Fall

Fall time in the northeastern United States is welcoming, cozy, and full of beauty. New York City is no exception, with brilliant weather, beautiful scenery, and a plethora of things to do. And as one of the city’s premiere gems, Central Park is the ideal place to catch some of the fall time fun. Central … Read more

2018 Feast of San Gennaro in New York City

Each September in New York City, the streets of Little Italy play host to one of the largest and longest-running street festivals in town. Attracting well over a million visitors each year, the Feast of San Gennaro began as a small observance but has grown into an 11-day long celebration of Italian-American heritage that includes … Read more

The Best Ways to Give and Receive Feedback

Communication is a key component of teamwork. In order to get tasks completed, team members need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively. An important aspect of communication is giving and receiving feedback. When someone on your team could improve or change the way they are doing something, how can you share that in … Read more

Simplify Your Life Week With These TED Talks

For the average person, life is becoming increasingly complex. Our days are busy, our task lists are full, and prioritization isn’t just a choice, it’s a necessity. Nonetheless, some people have rejected this lifestyle as an inevitability. What if you could simplify your life, accomplish more, and find greater fulfillment? In honor of ‘National Simplify … Read more

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

Don’t Waste Time: Plan Meetings That Are Effective and Engaging

It’s no secret that attending meetings can often become an unpopular activity with employees. Increasingly hectic work schedules combined with the decreased attention span of the millennial population has made it even more difficult to run productive internal meetings. Nonetheless, meetings are often an important part of running a successful business. It’s not too late … 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