Matt Alderton

Matt Alderton

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Matt Alderton is a freelance writer who knows a little bit about a lot of things. A writer and reporter for nearly two decades, he specializes in travel and tourism but has written on subjects as diverse as classic cars, smart cities, immigration, pampered pets, precision agriculture and the business of beer. He’s been covering the MICE industry for Successful Meetings since 2007 and is now a regular contributor across the Northstar Meetings Group. Matt has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and a master’s degree in creative writing, also from Northwestern. Originally from Denver, which boasts 300 days of sunshine a year, he now resides in Chicago, which boasts three.

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