Alex Palmer

Alex Palmer

Deputy Editor

Alex manages digital and event content across the brands Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and Meeting News. He manages NMG's webcast and podcast programs and editorial awards, including Motivation Masters and Passion Made Possible. He has covered the MICE industry in some capacity for more than a decade, most recently as managing editor for Successful Meetings and Incentive, and has freelanced for Esquire, Smithsonian, Vice and the New York Daily News. He is also the author of five nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller The Santa Claus Man, a true crime tale about a Jazz Age con man (and Alex's great granduncle). He counts his favorite travel experience as a month spent in a converted fishing shack in Newfoundland.

What Alex Covers

In the United States: Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri

Internationally: Canada, Asia (minus Japan)

Industry Segments: Trade shows, airlines, financial/insurance

Alex's Featured Stories

The Latest From Alex

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6 Haunted Hotels in Colorado
Check out some of the spookiest properties in the Centennial State.... Read More
Easy Ways to Make Wellness the Focus of Your Next Event
Easy Ways to Make Wellness the Focus of Your Next Event
How to put a larger focus on participant well-being and experience at your next gathering with the... Read More
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Webcast: Easy and Meaningful CSR
Wed, Feb 12, 2020 2:00 PM EDT... Read More
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Why Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Events
Strategists Marco Giberti and Denzil Rankine share insights about the future of events.... Read More
Using Technology to Enhance Your Hybrid Event Strategy
Using Technology to Enhance Your Hybrid Event Strategy
Experts share their tips for getting more out of your meetings technology platform partners — for... Read More
10 Ideas for Effective Hybrid Events
10 Ideas for Effective Hybrid Events
How to enhance the conference experience for both in-person and virtual attendees... Read More
Wellness Trends for Meetings and Events in 2021
Wellness Trends for Meetings and Events in 2021
The impact of Covid-19 will continue to drive health and wellness practices at in-person gatherings... Read More
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Incentive to Honor Top Programs With 2021 Motivation Masters Awards
Submissions are being accepted now for Northstar Meetings Group's annual contest honoring outstanding... Read More
How to Bring Greater Inclusion to Meetings
How to Bring Greater Inclusion to Meetings
Hiring diverse speakers for your events is only the beginning.... Read More
Planning Virtual Events: 26 Sponsorship Ideas
Planning Virtual Events: 26 Sponsorship Ideas
Finding sponsors is an essential step to monetizing virtual meetings successfully. Consider these... Read More