. Loren G. Edelstein | Northstar Meetings Group
Loren G. Edelstein

Loren G. Edelstein

Vice President, Content Director

Loren oversees the editorial content for Northstar Meeting Group's industry-leading brands — Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Incentive and Meeting News — across NMG's many platforms, including print, digital and face-to-face events. She joined M&C in 1993, after spending six years at Corporate Travel magazine. Under Loren's oversight as Executive Editor and then Editor of M&C, the brand received dozens of editorial awards, including ASBPE's Magazine of the Year, ASBPE's National Gold Award for Online Excellence, and Folio's Eddie award for Best Full Issue, among many others. A native New Yorker, Loren migrated across the Hudson River to be near Northstar's New Jersey headquarters. Among her favorite places to visit are Vancouver, San Francisco, Switzerland and, of course, Manhattan. Her greatest accomplishments: 3 kids and 2 marathons. 

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New PULSE Survey Asks: Has Your Outlook for Meetings Improved, Stalled or Weakened?
Northstar invites planners to share current expectations and concerns about future events.... Read More
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PULSE Survey Finds Uptick in Optimism, New Meetings Business
While most planners believe meetings can be held safely today, few will travel for business in 2020.... Read More
WiT to Launch Travel Roadshow on March 25 at Marina Bay Sands
WiT to Launch Travel Roadshow on March 25 at Marina Bay Sands
The monthly hybrid event which will be livestreamed from a series of locations around the globe.... Read More
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Covid and Meetings: PULSE Survey Results
U.S. respondents are most optimistic about an early return, but large meetings and venues will suffer.... Read More
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U.S. Workers Are Eager to Meet Again in Person
New research finds 81 percent of former meeting-goers are just as likely — or more likely — to attend... Read More
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Signs Show Planners Are Getting Back to Booking
Participants in Northstar's latest digital event say face-to-face meetings are a priority again.... Read More
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Will Covid Passports Save Travel?
Travelocity founder and “digital disruptor” Terrell Jones looks to restore traveler confidence.... Read More
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Is it Time for Optimism? New PULSE Survey to Gauge Expectations for In-Person Events
Northstar Meetings Group’s ongoing research is now open for meeting planner comments.... Read More
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell Praises the Value of In-Person Events
Without regular meetings with global financial leaders in Basel, it’s tougher to coordinate economic... Read More
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Covid and Meetings:
PULSE Survey Results
How meeting planners' behaviors have shifted since the beginning of the pandemic until now.... Read More
IAEE's DuBois: With Vaccines, Cash and Confidence, Expect Trade Shows in June
IAEE's DuBois: With Vaccines, Cash and Confidence, Expect Trade Shows in June
Federal relief for meetings and hospitality businesses must be extended through June in order to help... Read More
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On My Agenda: Weathering the Storm
Recovery will take patience and perseverance.... Read More
Visit Orlando Names Casandra Matej as its New President and CEO
Visit Orlando Names Casandra Matej as its New President and CEO
Following 10 years of leadership at Visit San Antonio, she will take over the Florida convention and... Read More
Association Forum's Holiday Showcase Closes a Hard Year With Hope, Stresses Diversity
Association Forum's Holiday Showcase Closes a Hard Year With Hope, Stresses Diversity
The digital gathering, produced by Northstar, offered education and networking, with an emphasis on... Read More
Proposed Covid-Relief Act Would Bring Aid to Travel Businesses
Proposed Covid-Relief Act Would Bring Aid to Travel Businesses
The bipartisan bill, which could go to a vote next week, includes measures supported by the U.S.... Read More
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Open Letter Urges Congress to Pass and Enact a Covid-Relief Package This Year
Many more travel and tourism businesses will close permanently without immediate aid, says Roger Dow... Read More
7 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19
7 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Covid-19
Even with vaccines, we'll be battling the virus for years; here's how to reduce the risk of getting or... Read More
CDC Says Stay Home, But 45 Million People Will Travel Anyway This Thanksgiving
CDC Says Stay Home, But 45 Million People Will Travel Anyway This Thanksgiving
U.S. Travel has issued new guidance urging mask-wearing and other safety measures.  ... Read More
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Stella Awards Showcase to Honor Winners and End a Tough Year on a High Note
The industry will come together to celebrate excellence and raise funds for front-line hospitality... Read More
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On My Agenda: Can We Work This Out?
With the presidential election behind us, meeting professionals have something new to argue about.... Read More