. 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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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
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With a Rocky Start to 2021, What’s Your Outlook for Meetings?
Respond to Northstar’s latest Pulse Survey and help us gauge planner sentiment and expectations for... 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
Planner Pulse Survey: Our Weekly Results on Coronavirus and Meetings
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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U.S. Election Outcome Yields Hope, But Plans for In-Person Events Shift to Later in '21
While most planners believe meetings can be held safely today, few will travel for business in 2020.... 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
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Should We Be Holding In-Person Meetings?
Planners debate whether holding face-to-face events that demonstrate health and safety protocols is... Read More
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IAEE Expo! Expo! 2020 Will Be Fully Digital
Although the in-person component has been cancelled, the online "show for shows" will offer more than... Read More
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Updated: What a Biden Presidency Will Mean for Travel and Meetings
Updated Nov. 11, 2020. Controlling the virus and improving infrastructure are top priorities;... Read More
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How to Hold a Face-to-Face Meeting, in Pictures
Northstar's Destination West in Arizona provided a case study in Covid-conscious best practices at the... Read More
Global Event Professionals Flock to The Meetings Show
Global Event Professionals Flock to The Meetings Show
Thousands of active participants are fully engaged in the virtual hosted-buyer event... Read More
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New Blueprint for Hawaiian Meetings Unveiled at I Mua Hawai’i Event
During the virtual trade show, Meet Hawaii previewed the guide that will give planners the state's... Read More
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Michael Massari of Caesars Entertainment Named Co-Chair of Meetings Mean Business Coalition
He joins Fred Dixon of NYC & Company to lead the group as they intensify advocacy efforts and work to... Read More