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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

S.E.A. Aquarium
5 Unique Meeting Venues Surrounded by the Sea
Large-scale aquariums and intimate underwater restaurants make for standout events.... Read More
GDS Index 2019
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
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5 Zero-Waste Hotels That Are Setting the Bar for Sustainability
These properties are as green as they get.... Read More
New Event Management Master's Program Seeks to Create Industry Standards
New Event Management Master's Program Seeks to Create Industry Standards
The new degree at NYU is open to both new and experienced professionals.... Read More
Best Restaurants Near the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Best Restaurants Near the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Nestled along the harbor are a number of eateries for meeting planners in search of a good meal.... Read More
Plane Flying
How Flight Shame Could Impact the Events Industry
As concerns over environmental cost of air travel grow louder, meeting planners must rethink event... Read More
Haunted NY
5 Haunted New York Hotels That Are Open for Business
Spend a night among the spirits if you dare.... Read More
Learning to Speak the Language of Destination Marketers
Learning to Speak the Language of Destination Marketers
CVBs and DMOs are using the power of words to connect with planners and their communities.... Read More
NYC Skyline
Meetings Mean Business Coalition Names Fred Dixon as New Co-Chair
He brings nearly 30 years of travel industry experience to the position.... Read More
Climate Week NYC 2019
Ways to Make the Meetings Industry More Green
Climate Week NYC speakers share tips for creating more sustainable events.... Read More
Javits Center
Climate Week NYC to Feature Talks on Sustainable Tourism
The 11th annual event includes a new program focused on bringing eco-friendly solutions to the travel... Read More
How to Help the Bahamas Recover From Hurricane Dorian
How to Help the Bahamas Recover From Hurricane Dorian
The Category 5 storm left a dire need for relief aid in its wake.... Read More
Social Media
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