Where Are We Now: Lisbon, Portugal

Where Are We Now: Lisbon, Portugal

June 3rd, 2016

  • Bailey Shultz

Traveler: Bailey Disappeared from: Chicago, IL Fled to: Lisbon, Portugal Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Spring – May 2016 Climate: 50°F – 60°F, sunny and warm. Although we did experience a freak rainstorm on our last day, which is very atypical for Lisbon in May. Plane, Train, or Automobile: RyanAir Flight from Porto to Lisbon, […]

Examining Force Majeure

May 25th, 2016

  • Jessica Jehorek

This post originally appeared on The Overnight Commute on May 23, 2016. Examining Force Majeure Gathered here are a few tips to help you get the most security out of your hotel contract when it comes to your force majeure clause. Though it is highly unlikely that something will so negatively impact your meeting location to […]

Where Are We Now: Porto, Portugal

May 13th, 2016

  • Bailey Shultz

Tourist: Bailey Escaped from: Chicago, IL Voyaged to: Porto, Portugal Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Spring – May 2016 Climate: Sunny and warm, a beautiful contrast from Chicago Plane, Train, or Automobile: Plane Transfer Time: ORD à EWR: 2 Hours, EWR à OPO: 7 Hours Evening Headquarters: AirBnB Rental – I’m a very budget-conscious traveler. […]

Where Are We Now: Costa Rica

March 17th, 2016

  • NHS Global Events

Tourist: Melissa Swakow Escaped from: Chicago, where the average temperatures were mild and in the mid-40s Voyaged to: Tamarindo, where even the ocean was barely a relief from the 90+ degree days, and Rincon de la Vieja, where I was unprepared for the cool high of 60’s and rain Winter, Summer, Spring, or Fall: Winter […]

Apps for Optimal Efficiency

March 4th, 2016

  • Erin Sweeney

Technology is forever changing; it is important to stay ahead of the game. With simple tricks and alternative ways for storage and organization, your day can become more efficient and simple with the use of a couple applications. I was lucky enough to sit in on Dahlia El Gazzar of DAHLIA+’s presentation during PCMA Convening […]

2016 New Years Resolutions

December 28th, 2015

  • Octavia Czapla

As this years holidays have passed us by, the time has come to celebrate the new year! 2016 looks promising with new opportunities, experiences, and memories. As we look back on 2015, the NHS Global Events team is now greater than ever before having overcome the challenges and obstacles that made the team as strong as it is today. In preparation for 2016, we […]

Hotel Supply vs. Conference Demand: Strategies for a Challenging Market

June 11th, 2015

  • Mark Henry

A supplier friend recently commented in a newsletter, “Yes, folks, it’s official – it’s a sellers’ market out there.”  While we’re reluctant to ever use absolutes to describe market conditions, we acknowledge there’s more work upfront for NHS Global Events and our customers right now.  Hotels that might have jumped at your business two or […]

A Gem in North America

April 3rd, 2014

  • Bill Lynch

When most clients of NHS Global Events think of first tier cities, the names New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami, Washington, D.C. and Chicago all come to mind. Missing from this list is one of the most unique, dynamic and charming cities in North America: Montreal—a first “tier” gem that defies comparison. Montreal is […]


March 5th, 2014

  • Erin Sweeney

Today, March 5 2014, marks the day of the annual Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. This campaign aims to spread awareness that the use of the R-word needs to come to a halt.  What word are they talking about?  The word “retard.”  Retard is a word that is often used in the […]

Washington Strong

February 27th, 2014

  • Erin Sweeney

Upon pulling into Washington, IL, a bone chilling feeling set in. The roads were clear but the fields were filled with debris. Everyone became silent when we walked up to a neighborhood that had essentially disappeared. Homes were destroyed; cars were thrown into back yards, windows were shattered, and unfortunately, many houses were no longer […]