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Elise Schoening

Elise Schoening

Associate Editor, Meetings Group

Elise serves as associate editor for Northstar’s Meetings Group publications. She earned her B.A. in journalism and professional writing from The College of New Jersey (with a triple minor in communications, marketing and gender studies). She has written for the Asbury Park Press, NJ.com and Demand Gen Report. When she’s not working, Elise can be found reading a book or planning her next travel destination.

What Elise Covers

In the United States: New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C., New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island

Internationally: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Scandinavia

Industry Segments: Med/Pharma, conference centers, convention centers

The Latest From Elise

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The new hosted-buyer gathering builds on the success of M&C Asia Connections in Singapore.... Read More
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Large-scale aquariums and intimate underwater restaurants make for standout events.... Read More
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New research shows airports in the Middles East and Asia have the highest satisfaction rates.... Read More
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Domestic Travel Grows as International Inbound Travel Continues to Fall
US Travel cites the reauthorization of Brand USA as a step in the right direction.... Read More
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Flexible workspace policies continue to rise in popularity, but can lead to burnout and isolation if... Read More
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Brand USA Reauthorized Through 2027
Congress included funding for the organization in the end-of-year spending package.... Read More
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Don't let a little snow get in the way of your meeting.... Read More
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Javits Center Expansion Expected To Be Largely Complete by Early 2021
New event space, a truck-marshaling facility and a rooftop farm will be added to the venue.... Read More
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The new study from J.D. Power also ranked the top airlines traveling from North America to Europe and... Read More
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Why Reddit May Be the Most Undervalued Social Media Platform for Meeting Planners
The popular website is home to thousands of active communities and offers event professionals the... Read More
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How Meeting Planners Can Use Facebook As a Daily Tool
The largest social media platform in the world is home to groups and pages that can help event... Read More
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Perfecting the Art of Event Planning via Pinterest
Find inspiration, organize your events and tap into sustainability tips using the picture-centric... Read More
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Bob Moore and Nancy Novogrod Inducted into U.S. Travel Association Hall of Leaders
The former Hilton and Travel + Leisure executives mark the association's 99th and 100th... Read More
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Watch for these luxury properties debuting next year in coveted destinations around the world.... Read More
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These cities moved up Cvent's list of top meetings destinations for 2019 because they have been... Read More
Brand USA Reauthorization Bill Passes House Subcommittee
Brand USA Reauthorization Bill Passes House Subcommittee
Funding for the destination marketing organization is due to expire next year.... Read More
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Gothenburg, Sweden, Named World's Most Sustainable Destination
Environmentally conscious meeting planners looking to go green might want to consider these cities,... Read More
Putting Child Care on Your Event Checklist
Putting Child Care on Your Event Checklist
Family-friendly meetings can provide a boost in attendance.... Read More
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How British Meetings Differ from American Ones
10 terms to remember when hosting an event across the pond.... Read More