Planners are putting wellness at the center of events.
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Rebekah Nelson has recently been hired as an event coordinator at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis.
1. What are you looking forward to in your new role as the event coordinator at McNamara Alumni Center?
A recently conducted survey by IMEX concluded that wellbeing is a top priority for meeting professionals. IMEX will offer a series of wellbeing initiatives at IMEX America this year to recognize the wellbeing for meeting professionals.
Chicago hotels are inviting meeting attendees to bust a move with new fitness programs that really stretch the limits of breakout sessions.
JW Marriott Chicago recently launched the “Fit Meetings” program, exclusively tailored to meeting participants. It offers a choice of three breakout enhancements that focus on meditation, posture and boosting energy or three longer-format fitness classes led by the spa’s Nike-certified personal trainers. Groups of up to 200 are welcome.
Kindred Resorts & Hotels has just added five properties to it's roster. Currently, the company has 56 properties; the additions include: Amangani, High Hampton Inn & Country Club, Rancho de los Caballeros, Sea Island and Sun Mountain Lodge.