Global Meetings Industry Day 2018 – Where Will You Celebrate?

Created to celebrate the ‘power of meetings’ and the global industry that supports them, the 2018 Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) will be held worldwide on April 12th. “Real results, real impact, all around the world” is the focus of this year’s international day of advocacy. AMA Executive Conference Centers is proud to be a … Read more

5 Common Meeting Room Setups: Pros & Cons

When it comes to choosing a meeting room setup, there are many factors to consider. What type of meeting is it? How much participation will be asked of the attendees? But have no fear: the options are many, and you will be sure to find the perfect fit for your next business meeting. Here are … Read more

Bringing in the Chinese Lunar New Year in NYC and San Francisco

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the new year based on a lunar calendar. The date of Chinese New Year varies but falls between January 21st and February 20th, depending on the new moon. In 2018, Chinese New Year falls on February 15th-16th, but celebrations last for up to a month. … Read more

The San Francisco International Airport Serves AMA San Francisco

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is one of the busiest airports in the United States: more than fifty million passengers make their way through its gates each year. SFO is in an optimal location for visits to the West Coast and those visiting the AMA San Francisco Executive Conference Center. It’s also convenient for … Read more

Getting Your Team Back On Track After The Holidays

It’s not easy to come back to work motivated after a fun season of holiday cheer, short weeks, and festive distractions. Suddenly workdays seem longer and Friday is so far away. Your team is probably in a slump now that the holiday parties and Secret Santas are gone until next year, so you’ll want to … Read more

Bringing Sustainability into Your Meetings

One major issue that has been rising to the top of businesses’ priorities is sustainability. A Pew Research Center poll revealed that 74 percent of Americans believe “the country should do whatever it takes to protect the environment.” As more and more people become environmentally conscious in America, the environment should be at the top … Read more

Coming to San Francisco: SPIE Photonics West 2018

SPIE Photonics West 2018, the world’s largest annual event for the photonics, laser, and biomedical optics industries, comes to the Moscone Center in San Francisco, January 27th to February 1st. The conference features two free exhibitions, where over 20,000 attendees will convene and learn about the latest research and cutting edge products. There will be opportunities to … Read more

Sparkling Holiday Light Shows From Coast To Coast

Some traditions around the December holiday season have been around for a long time – writing a letter to Santa or visiting him at the mall to share what you’re wishing for, leaving a plate of cookies out for him when he visits, or going caroling. Other holiday traditions have come into fashion more recently, … Read more

Happening Now: 60th Annual San Francisco International Auto Show

Car lovers unite for the second largest auto show in the western United States. San Francisco Chronicle‘s 60th Annual International Auto Show is happening now through Sunday, November 26th. Top car manufacturers have gathered in the Bay Area for what is sure to be the most exciting display of auto innovation yet. Test drive cars from Jaguar, … Read more

Get Ready To ‘Take A Hike’ This Friday!

Before sitting down to enjoy your Thanksgiving feast this year, stay on your feet and take a hike! National Take A Hike Day is coming up Friday, November 17th, and it’s a great reminder to steal away from the busy workweek to enjoy the therapeutic effects of spending time outdoors. Here are a few of … Read more