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. 

The Latest From Loren

U.S. Jobs Report Shows No Growth in Leisure and Hospitality Employment
U.S. Jobs Report Shows No Growth in Leisure and Hospitality Employment
The unemployment rate decreased slightly in August, but the service sector is still down by 1.7... Read More
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VIDEO: Should Events Require All Participants to Be Vaccinated?
The Covid Delta variant has slowed travel recovery, but new research reveals that adherence to strict... Read More
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Business Events Are Much Safer Than Typical Daily Activities
New research by Freeman and Epistemix quantifies the low risk of contracting Covid-19 in meeting... Read More
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The Real Risks of Covid and What it Means to Meeting Planners
Risk-management expert Bruce McIndoe discusses the importance of vaccination and face masks in getting... Read More
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PULSE Survey: Some Planners Are Rescheduling Meetings, but Others Say the Show Must Go On
While new bookings are down and cancellations are up, two-thirds of respondents will hold in-person... Read More
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Participants of SMU International Must Be Vaccinated, Per NYC Mandate
Northstar’s Aug. 26-28 hosted-buyer event will follow new, stricter Covid protocols.... Read More
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VIDEO: Covid Concerns Rising in the U.S., Easing in the U.K.
This week's Northstar Global Update addresses the differing effects of and reactions to the Delta... Read More
Gender Equity in the Travel Industry: How Are We Doing?
Gender Equity in the Travel Industry: How Are We Doing?
Phocuswright survey will assess whether our business provides equal opportunities to women.... Read More
Rethinking the Purpose of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
Rethinking the Purpose of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
When destination marketing organizations improve their communities, group business follows.... Read More
Why the Events Sector Must Commit Now to Net-Zero Carbon Initiatives
Why the Events Sector Must Commit Now to Net-Zero Carbon Initiatives
Alarming evidence of man-made climate crisis should be a call to action for meeting professionals.... Read More
On My Agenda: Righting the Ship
On My Agenda: Righting the Ship
We're celebrating the captains of the meetings and events industry who are going to great lengths to... Read More
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New York's International Auto Show Cancels Two Weeks Out
The Delta variant and increased safety measures led to the difficult decision, says show president... Read More
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New PULSE Survey Asks: Is the Delta Variant a Setback?
Northstar Meetings Group's latest research is now open for planner responses.... Read More
VIDEO: U.K. Sees Promising Decline in Covid Cases, Eases Quarantine Mandates
VIDEO: U.K. Sees Promising Decline in Covid Cases, Eases Quarantine Mandates
This week’s Northstar Global Update focuses on easing travel restrictions, health passports and why... Read More
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ALIS Conference Brings 1,800 Hospitality Executives to Los Angeles
The 20th annual Americas Lodging Investment Summit is the largest industry meeting to date since the... Read More
VIDEO: England Lifts All Restrictions Today, Despite Spike in Global Covid Cases
VIDEO: England Lifts All Restrictions Today, Despite Spike in Global Covid Cases
Northstar's editors discuss pent-up demand, staffing challenges and other issues affecting meetings... Read More
Two Fully Vaccinated MPI WEC Attendees Test Positive for Covid-19
Two Fully Vaccinated MPI WEC Attendees Test Positive for Covid-19
Vaccinated may mean you're protected but not immune. Mixed messaging and the Delta variant are... Read More
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VIDEO: Bobby Flay Describes His Inspiration for Amalfi at Caesars Palace
Editors were treated to a pre-opening feast at Amalfi during MPI's World Education Congress last week.... Read More
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MPI Welcomes More than 1,200 In-Person Attendees at World Education Congress
The hybrid event is underway at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, with more than 550 virtual participants,... Read More
On My Agenda: Celebrating Our Differences
On My Agenda: Celebrating Our Differences
State guidelines are loosening as vaccination rates rise, but we as an industry still need to make our... Read More