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

The Ford GoBike: Grab A Bike And GO In San Francisco

The next time you visit San Francisco, consider exploring the city by bicycle. May is National Bike Month, a time to get moving with two-wheeled transportation. Bicycling is a great way to exercise, to explore a city, and to save the environment. Not only does bicycling reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality, it also … Read more

Where To Celebrate National Barbecue Month

Instagram photo credit: Memphis Minnie’s BBQ Joint, San Francisco The warmer weather conjures up memories of spicy pork ribs, corn on the cob and friends at backyard barbecues. May is National Barbecue Month and there is no reason why you can’t satisfy that BBQ craving while you’re away. Each of these AMA conference cities offers … Read more

Top Leadership TED Talks To Listen To During Your Work Commute

TED Talks have given professionals around the world the opportunity to ascertain knowledge from a wide variety of people, all of whom have “ideas worth spreading.” These talks are short, accessible, and offer great insight into a variety of topics, particularly for busy leaders looking to expand their skill set. Here are a few of … Read more

Thursday, April 5th Is Walk To Work Day

Walk To Work Day is a day that annually celebrates people walking to work across the United States, and most notable celebrated in the city of San Francisco. In 2017, about 10,000 residents of San Francisco alone participated in the event, which provides an excellent opportunity to get in some physical activity. It also helps … Read more

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