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Memorable and Unique Meeting Activities in the Mountains at Stowe Mountain Lodge
Activities in the summer months in Vermont are unlimited. From hiking Mount Mansfield in our backyard, cycling our backroads and mountain bike trails to shopping trips to the boutiques in downtown Stowe. Not to mention kayak tours, guided fly fishing excursions, horseback riding, hot air balloon rides, glider rides, zip lining and culinary events…the list is endless for activities!
However, there is something new happening at Stowe Mountain Lodge this summer. We’ve added some high touch unique activities that would be exceptional for groups looking for something a bit more cutting edge…
2015 Meetings and Events Trends
Meetings have become so much more than breakout sessions and awards dinners. Anyone who has attended a conference or meeting, whether regional or national will see a shift towards more than just business networking and focusing much more on creating long-term relationships through team building and group discoveries. La Cantera Hill Country Resort is excited about the latest trends in conference and meeting planning… here are some of our very favorite trends for 2015.
Healthy Meetings: Wellness Activities For Conferences
As one of Cvent’s Top 100 Meeting Resorts in North America, Paradise Point Resort & Spa offers the perfect setting for both work and play. An award-winning spa, marina, 44-acre tropical campus and on-site recreation options make incorporating both physical and mental wellness activities for conferences into agendas a breeze.
Destination Hotels Curate Unique Immersive Experiences for Groups
Destination hotels and resorts are curating experiences to show groups their destination in unique ways. In the 2014 Meeting Trend Survey conducted by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the results revealed that venue rates are no longer the clear-cut feature indetermining which hotel to pick for a meeting. Instead, location has become a top priority. In 2015 Meeting Trend Survey by Destination Hotels & Resorts, geographic location and rate still rank high in importance as well as bringing authentically immersed experiences into meetings and high-quality culinary.
A River Runs Through It - seeing Lake Tahoe from the cool waters
One of the most fantastic ways to get to know the Lake Tahoe region is from the perspective of a fly fisherman. Matt Heron Fly Fishing offers team building opportunities on the water in North Lake Tahoe - a memorable way to get your meeting attendees out of the conference room for a morning or afternoon of reinvigorating activity.
Seven Tactics That Will Make Your Conference Better Than Ever
An annual conference provides the unique opportunity to bond relationships between peers, clients, investors, vendors, and prospective business partners. It creates a stage where people can come together and reflect on exceptional accomplishments as well as opportunities missed throughout the year, creating a reflective and honest environment. Your annual conference can prove to be productive time well spent if your audience is engaged and people are poised to collaborate. Here are some of Destination's favorite ways to breathe life into your annual conference...