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

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Northstar Meetings Group Partners With Cvent to Expand PULSE Survey
The benchmark research, launched in March 2020, will invite broader participation and significance... Read More
Meetings Industry PULSE Survey: Now Taking New Responses
Meetings Industry PULSE Survey: Now Taking New Responses
Now in partnership with Cvent, the latest Meetings Industry PULSE Survey provides the most... Read More
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NMG and Event Leadership Institute Expand IPEC Education
A half-day workshop for business owners will be offered at the Independent Planner Education... Read More
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2022 Starts With Déjà Vu, But Confidence That Business Events Will Be Strong by Spring
While January began with some cancellations and changes, meeting planners see the Covid surge as a... Read More
Northstar's Leadership Forum Looks Ahead and Gives Back
Northstar's Leadership Forum Looks Ahead and Gives Back
The annual event at Pebble Beach brought together industry leaders to reflect, plan for recovery and... Read More
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EIC Releases Quarterly Research on the Recovery of Group Meetings Business
Room nights and RFP activity are about half of pre-pandemic levels, according to the Global Events... Read More
Risk Expert Says Covid Could Shift From Crisis to Nuisance in Early 2022
Risk Expert Says Covid Could Shift From Crisis to Nuisance in Early 2022
Rapid tests at airports and effective new treatments are on the horizon in developed countries, says... Read More
Northstar Meetings Group PULSE Survey 12-9-21
Omicron Variant Hasn't Slowed New Event Bookings
Planners whose primary focus is booking new events reaches a two-year high, Northstar's latest PULSE... Read More
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Insiders Reveal Latest Trends in Meetings, Events and Incentives
Hospitality executives expect a slow recovery but strong group business in 2022.... Read More
On My Agenda: Let's Get Back to the Future
On My Agenda: Let's Get Back to the Future
State guidelines are loosening as vaccination rates rise, but we as an industry still need to make our... Read More
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GBTA: Business Travel to Recover Fully by 2024
Continued Covid disruptions, supply-chain shortages and increased costs are among the risk factors.... Read More
Why the Events Industry Needs a Unified Plan to Cut Carbon
Why the Events Industry Needs a Unified Plan to Cut Carbon
Fiona Pelham of Positive Impact Events favors an aggressive commitment to reach net zero — before... Read More
200 Organizations Join JMIC’s Net Zero Carbon Events Initiative
200 Organizations Join JMIC’s Net Zero Carbon Events Initiative
Northstar Travel Group is among the early signatories in the commitment to hold climate-safe meetings... Read More
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New PULSE Survey Asks: What Are Your Reasons for Cancelling?
Northstar Meetings Group's latest research survey is now open for planner responses.  ... Read More
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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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