. 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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NMG Pulse Survey 9-17-20
Already, Virtual Meetings Are a Real Thing for Planners
Almost all meeting producers are now working on digital events and feeling confident in their skills.... 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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On My Agenda: Travel = Happiness
To get out of the doldrums, let's all plan a trip – or several. There's strong evidence that it works.... Read More
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Feeling Down? Travel Will Make You Happier, Restore Jobs and Save the Economy
U.S. Travel's Let's Go There campaign stresses the personal and public benefits of getting back on the... Read More
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'Let's Go There' Campaign Aims to Encourage U.S. Leisure and Business Travel
The U.S. Travel Association urges the entire hospitality industry to join the marketing push to... Read More
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New York's Hilton Times Square Will Close for Good, Citing Losses Prompted by Covid-19
Furloughs initiated in March will become permanent, resulting in 200 layoffs, per a filing with the... Read More
How to Look Better on Zoom: 10 Easy Tips (Video)
How to Look Better on Zoom: 10 Easy Tips (Video)
Body-language expert Traci Brown shares lessons from Hollywood to help us master the little screen.... Read More
Lawsuits Over Meetings Cancelled This Year Have Sided With Hotels
Lawsuits Over Meetings Cancelled This Year Have Sided With Hotels
During an ALHI forum, attorney Steve Rudner explained why force majeure doesn’t cover future events.... Read More
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Taking International Meetings Digital
Bring your expertise to virtual business events, Eli Gorin advised attendees of Northstar’s Interact... Read More
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10 Trends Shaping the Future of Meetings and Business Travel
Industry leaders share their experiences and expectations for hospitality suppliers, event planners... Read More
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Expect a ‘Tidal Wave’ of Demand for Live Events This Year, Says Bradley Metrock of Score Publishing
Bradley Metrock of VoiceFirst Events shares his thoughts on the future of the meetings industry.... Read More
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August Conference That Planned to Test for COVID-19 at the Door Will Be Moved Online
Previous plans for the in-person event would have allowed 100 to 150 people to gather at an outdoor... Read More
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Historic Economic Plunge Hits Travel Industry Hardest
U.S. Travel Association calls for "bold action by Congress" to prevent years of depression for travel... Read More
Sample Hotel Clauses for Getting Back to Business
Sample Hotel Clauses for Getting Back to Business
Planners are using these clauses to navigate current hotel negotiations.... Read More
Evolving Hotel Contracts in Today's World
Evolving Hotel Contracts in Today's World
Everybody wants to get back to the business of meetings, but planners are looking for more flexibility... Read More
How Travel Managers Are Getting Ready for a Return to the Road
How Travel Managers Are Getting Ready for a Return to the Road
Beth West of the BTN Group details the current and future realities of business travel.... 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