. 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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Northstar’s Pulse Survey finds more than 40 percent expect to produce their rescheduled live events... Read More
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Planner Pulse Survey: Our Weekly Results on Coronavirus and Meetings
U.S. respondents are most optimistic about an early return, but large meetings and venues will suffer.... Read More
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8 Easy Ways to Welcome LGBT+ Meeting Attendees
In recognition of Pride Month, these tips will help planners better integrate diversity and inclusion... Read More
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“We Must Do Better”: Fighting for Diversity and Inclusion During Pride Month
LGBT Meeting Professionals Association chair Jim Clapes points to parallels with the Black Lives... Read More
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The Future of Association Meetings Looks Entirely Different
Keep your values intact but scrap everything else in your business plan, advises Gregg Talley.... Read More
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On My Agenda: Northstar Pride
The meetings industry is ideally positioned to send a message of tolerance; we're in the business of... Read More
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Will Live Events Return This Summer?
Phased reopening brings uncertainty for meetings, often resulting in a standoff between planners and... Read More
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August Conference Will Test for COVID-19 at the Door
Attendees of the Voice of Healthcare Summit who test negative will be permitted to gather, no masks or... Read More
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Survey: Event-Goers Are Eager to Meet Again, Very Soon
When large business events return after the COVID-19 pandemic, most attendees will come back quickly;... Read More
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Updated May 5, 2020, 2:00 p.m. EDT. The 880-page CARES Act, issued in late March, has not gone far... Read More
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Meetings Industry Recovery Can Begin Now, Says Michael Dominguez
Hotels are ready to open in phases across parts of the country, according to the CEO of ALHI.... Read More
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COVID-19 Impact on Travel Will Be 9x Worse Than 9/11; CARES Act Alone Won't Save the Industry
Updated April 20, 2020, 3:30 p.m. EDT. The U.S. Travel Association sent a list of urgent requests... Read More
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On My Agenda: A History Lesson and a George Bailey Moment
It turns out that we really miss meetings!... Read More
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Associations Must Rethink Everything to Stay Relevant
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will be long-lasting for membership organizations, says Gregg... Read More
Focusing on the Greater Good Amid Coronavirus
During this difficult time, we're seeing the best humankind shine through. Meeting venues across the... Read More
On My Agenda: How Are You Doing During Coronavirus?
During this difficult time, it's important to put people first and do what we can to support each... Read More
Seeking Coronavirus Relief: What Hotel Execs Told the President
Hospitality industry leaders have requested billions in government aid to pay employees and keep... Read More
Roger Dow: For the Travel Industry, Coronavirus Is a Sudden Catastrophe and It Needs a Sudden Fix
Updated March 18, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. EDT. After a day of White House meetings, industry leaders tell... Read More
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With Events Cancelled by Coronavirus, It's Time to File Claims -- and Brace for Lawsuits
An insurance recovery attorney offers timely advice on what to do now, and next.... Read More