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

Domestic: New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, D.C., New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

International: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Scandinavia, Switzerland, Middle East (Dubai, Abu Dhabi)

Industry Associations: MPI, IACC, ICCA

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

The Latest From Elise

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The Latest Updates on International Gathering and Travel Restrictions
This country-by-country roundup features regulations on events and other updates as the international... Read More
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The CDC’s Latest Pandemic Guidelines for Travel and Events
The guidance covers what to do before, during and after an event to ensure attendee safety, as well as... Read More
2022 Convention Cities Index
2022 Convention Cities Index
Rising hotel costs, changes in airlift are among key drivers impacting convention city... Read More
Research Q&A: Understanding Shifts in Convention City Competitiveness
Research Q&A: Understanding Shifts in Convention City Competitiveness
Wed., June 8, 2022, 2 p.m. EDT... Read More
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Travel Leaders Want Feds to Drop Covid-Test Entry Requirement
More than 260 industry groups signed a letter urging the White House to allow vaccinated air travelers... Read More
State-by-State Updates on Covid-19 Restrictions
State-by-State Updates on Covid-19 Restrictions
The latest updates on restrictions for events and travel, including details on state reopenings and... Read More
The Essential Guide for Planning Safe Events in 2022
The Essential Guide for Planning Safe Events in 2022
Everything planners need to know about how to assess venue risks, prepare for common incidents,... Read More
Where and How to Celebrate GMID 2022
Where and How to Celebrate GMID 2022
Live events are scheduled to take place around the world for Global Meetings Industry Day, but there... Read More
The Latest on Airline Covid-19 Safety Measures
The Latest on Airline Covid-19 Safety Measures
Details on employee vaccinate mandates, mask requirements, temperature checks, in-flight service and... Read More
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Events DC President and CEO Greg O'Dell to Step Down for New Role
O'Dell, who has served at the helm of Events DC for 13 years, will take on a new position next month... Read More