Top Travel Tips For Work Travel During Holiday Months

Traveling during the holiday months is stressful no matter what your destination. When traveling for work, you may feel extra pressure to meet project deadlines in addition to attending countless meetings and conferences. While work travel doesn’t stop for the holidays, there are ways to make it more bearable with careful planning and by taking … Read more

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Bringing Together the Community with Classical Music

Each year in September, we celebrate Classical Music Month. There’s no better way to celebrate this special time of year than to honor some of the best musicians the Atlanta area has to offer. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra offers a level of excellence unrivaled in other parts of the country, with a rich history of artistry and … 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

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

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

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

Everything You Need To Know About The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade

When Saint Patrick’s Day rolls around in March, everyone wants to be Irish. While the tradition of celebrating a feast day on the date of Saint Patrick’s death certainly began in Ireland, the first Saint Patrick’s Day parade was not held on the Emerald Isle, but in the United States. In 1762, Irish Soldiers who … 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

Consider These Top 10 Reasons For A Staff Retreat

In today’s digital age, companies are realizing the importance a staff retreat can play in the overall health of their company and its employees. They are recognizing that teams need to take the time to walk away from the office and experience something different as a group. At AMA Executive Conference Centers we see the … Read more