• Book Recommendations for the Business Professional

    Paperback, audiobook or e-reader—no matter the format, the following books are an inspiring read (or listen).

    POSTED August 27, 2018

"The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice" by Todd Henry

Don’t let the title scare you off if you don't identify as a "creative"—this book has practical ways for everyone to build a structure that fosters creativity, no matter your job title.


The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact” by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

“Stop fixing potholes and start building peaks.” The Heath brothers’ book dissects positive moments and demonstrates how to construct them.


"Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business" by Danny Meyer

Meyer shares the secret to his success and how his Enlightened Hospitality philosophy is applicable outside a restaurant.

Michigan’s top CVBs welcome groups to their communities with open arms.


If you've been at the airport recently (and I'd be willing to bet you have, heading to meetings and conferences), you've probably seen the signs about new requirements for ID that will be going into effect October 2020. The new rules are part of the REAL ID Act which was passed in May 2005 and set new standards for driver's licenses and ID cards accepted at federal facilities and airport security checkpoints.


Bay Area Rapid Transit’s (BART) Sustainable Convention Travel Program allows planners to provide eco-friendly travel options for San Francisco conventions and meetings. The program establishes a platform that facilitates the use of SFO transfers by convention staffs and attendees; the program can also help reduce staff travel costs. Most downtown San Francisco hotels are located within six blocks of a BART station (Civic Center, Powell Street, Montgomery Street and Embarcadero).