. 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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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
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Coronavirus Check-In: How Are You Doing?
During this difficult time, it's important to put people first and do what we can to support each... Read More
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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
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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
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Coping with Coronavirus: A Watershed Week for Meetings
This week marked a turning point for our industry – and our lives. It will take a creative,... Read More
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Survey: Is Coronavirus Affecting Decisions About Your Meetings?
Updated March 9, 2020, 2:20 pm EST. Are COVID-19 concerns impacting your events?... Read More
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Our Take: The Good News About COVID-19
When we look at the facts, we find reasons for optimism for the meetings industry.... Read More
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MMBC to Meetings Industry: There’s No Reason to Cancel Events in the U.S.
Facts, not fear, should guide decisions, urges Meetings Mean Business Coalition.... Read More
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Coronavirus: How Bad Will It Get?
No, this won’t be a global pandemic, predicts Dr. William Spangler of AIG Travel Guard. Here’s why.... Read More
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Doctor’s Orders: You Can Travel, But Take These Precautions
Dr. William Spangler of AIG Travel Guard tells what works — and what doesn’t — for staying healthy on... Read More
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Lunch With Roger Dow: CEO of U.S. Travel Takes on Coronavirus, Politics and Policies
The lobbying organization is acting quickly to keep the public informed and misconceptions at... Read More
Northstar Meetings Group to Launch Industry-First Convention Cities Index
Northstar Meetings Group to Launch Industry-First Convention Cities Index
The proprietary ranking system will reveal the best destinations for the world’s largest events.... Read More
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Northstar Launches “Better Meetings, Better Future” With Positive Impact Events
The content partnership will inform and inspire a sustainable and socially responsible events... Read More
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Meetings Mean Business Sets a Course for 2020 and Beyond
With new co-chairs in place, the 10-year-old events industry coalition will be more aggressive in... Read More
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The Traditional Conference Model Must Die
Innovation guru Duncan Wardle tells us how to fix it.... Read More
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The Numbers Look Good, But Roger Dow Is Worried About the Meetings Industry
The leader of U.S. Travel outlines the hurdles ahead -- and significant victories -- during NMG's... Read More
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Northstar Travel Group Joins CEO Act!on, Pledging to Promote Diversity, Inclusion and Ethical Business Practices
Fifteen travel-industry companies have now joined the initiative, which has 850 signatories in total.... Read More
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International Inbound Travel to U.S. Continues a Five-Month Decline
Trade tensions are a factor, according to the U.S. Travel Association, and renewing Brand USA is... Read More
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2020 Federal Per Diem Rates Now in Effect, With $2 More for Hotel Stays
Limits for meals and incidentals remain at $55 per day in most locations.... Read More