Alex Palmer

Alex Palmer

Deputy Editor

Alex manages digital and event content across the brands Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and Meeting News. He oversees NMG's 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.

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New Hotels, Event Venues and Initiatives in Monaco
This classic European destination continues to evolve.... Read More
Should Your Events Be More Inclusive? (Podcast)
Should Your Events Be More Inclusive? (Podcast)
Making all attendees feel welcome requires empathy and effort.... Read More
How Planners Can Work With Independent Hotels (Podcast)
How Planners Can Work With Independent Hotels (Podcast)
A conversation with HB Hospitality’s Danielle Bishop.... Read More
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Adding More Meaning to Luxury Meetings
How business event planners are creating luxury rooted in an organization's larger goals.... Read More
Guns and Meetings (Podcast)
Guns and Meetings (Podcast)
As firearms remain at the center of the national conversation, planners must grapple with tough... Read More
At SMF, Industry Leaders Urge the Need for Creating Connections
At SMF, Industry Leaders Urge the Need for Creating Connections
Singapore MICE Forum showcases opportunities for business events in a changing world.... Read More
The Global Outlook for Meetings (Podcast)
The Global Outlook for Meetings (Podcast)
Terrorism, airfare costs and other concerns for planners of international events on the latest episode... Read More
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Best Dining Options Near New York's Javits Center
As the Javits Center launches its own NYC-centric hospitality brand, here are five additional food... Read More
Why Boycotting Destinations Can Be Bad for Meetings
Why Boycotting Destinations Can Be Bad for Meetings
Destinations International's Jack Johnson lays out the alternatives to boycotting destinations over... Read More
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Michael Dominguez Reflects on His Job Change, the Economy, Politics and More (Podcast)
The state of the industry is "uncertain," says the new CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International,... Read More
5 Refreshed Historic Meeting Hotels in Southern California
5 Refreshed Historic Meeting Hotels in Southern California
These properties celebrate their past while enhancing their offerings to prepare it for the future.... Read More
Introducing... Eventful: The Podcast for Meeting Professionals
Introducing... Eventful: The Podcast for Meeting Professionals
The inaugural episode of Northstar Meetings Group's new podcast tackles the growing challenge of human... Read More
Business Events Canada Shows Off the North's Incentive Offerings
Business Events Canada Shows Off the North's Incentive Offerings
Gathering of incentive buyers and Canadian destinations makes the case for bringing groups to Canada.... Read More
How Meeting Planners Can Get More From CVBs and DMOs
How Meeting Planners Can Get More From CVBs and DMOs
How today's convention and visitor bureaus have become full-fledged partners in the meeting planning... Read More
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Webcast: The Small-Meetings Guide to Working with CVBs/DMOs
Thu, Jun 6, 2019 2:00 PM EDT ... Read More
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Incentive Industry Roundtable: C-Suite Priorities and Travel Trends
Industry luminaries see growing concern about privacy and expanding goals from incentive clients.... Read More
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Exhibition Executives See Opportunities in Unconventional Places
Leaders in trade show industry discuss ways to grow business at Exhibition and Convention Executives... Read More
5 New and Upcoming Dubai Properties
5 New and Upcoming Dubai Properties
With the announcement of the new plans for the Andaz Dubai The Palm, groups have yet another reason to... Read More
Incentive's 2019 Roundtable: Top Trends Affecting the Incentive Industry Today
Incentive's 2019 Roundtable: Top Trends Affecting the Incentive Industry Today
Thought leaders from across the reward and recognition industry share the issues they are seeing.... Read More
How Expo 2020 Dubai Is Preparing to Welcome Meetings
How Expo 2020 Dubai Is Preparing to Welcome Meetings
The first World Expo to take place in the Middle East will be a massive undertaking for its planners.... Read More