This week we attended the Hospitality Design Expo Conference in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and never before have we seen so much hotel furniture in one spot--from chairs and beds to desks and lamps and beyond. It was thrilling for hotel nerds like us. Show More Summary
The battle of the it-boys fiercely rages on in Miami, where Rem Koolhaas and Bjarke Ingels just presented their final, revised visions of a forthcoming Miami Beach Convention Center. Head to Curbed Miami for a staggeringly detailed list of each...
On May 24 at China's Hong Kong Convention Center an outfit called Intelligence Squared will host a formal debate during the debut of the newest spinoff of the Art Basel franchise of international art fairs. The motion under consideration will be: "The Market Is the Best Judge of Art's Quality."
The 35th Blues Music Awards were presented on Thursday May 8, 2014 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. The winners are: - B.B King Entertainer – Curtis Salgado Album – Show of Strength – Michael Burks Song – I Wont Cry – written by Janiva Magness & Dave Darling (Janiva Magness) Band – [...]
The XO Tablet that One Laptop Per Child was shuttling around the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES back in January wasn't quite the final version of the company's first consumer-facing device. Now, a few weeks out from its official June 1st online availability, OLPC's finally got its hands on the shipping product. Show More Summary
Saturday in New Orleans started with my sleeping late and checking out of my hotel. After I left my bags with the concierge and picked up a cup of coffee, I walked over to the convention center. The weather was better than Friday in that it was sunny with a little humidity. If I had [...]
Among Stanley Ho’s possessions in Macau (in addition to his many casinos) is the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center, which at the time of its construction was the tenth-highest tower in the world. You can learn more about Stanley Ho’s career in Roll the Bones: The History of Gambling. Go here to read an excerpt from the book, or learn where to buy your copy.
Gregory Jackson Jr., the Southern region director for Organizing for Action, was caught in the crossfire of a violent argument outside Washington D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center and shot in the calf early in the morning...Show More Summary
As thousands of out-of-town guests arrived by car and plane in Dallas, Texas for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, one Marine Corps veteran, Brendan O’Toole, arrived by a less conventional route. So unconventional, as it happened, that several people wanted to learn more. Show More Summary
The goal of the new convention center and surrounding support areas is to bring Miami Beach to the convention center, including the cool shade of tropical trees, art deco styling, human-scaled architecture, and pedestrian-friendly streets. Miami Beach Square
On today’s SiliconANGLE Live NewsDesk Show, (see embed feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand), we’ll be discussing SAPphire Now 2013. SAPphire Now 2013 kicks off today at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. SiliconANGLE will be … Continue reading ?
Kicking off tomorrow is SAPphire NOW + ASUG’s annual event at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. We’ll be there with theCUBE streaming live interviews with some of the industry’s top executives, extracting the signal from the noise (catch our live … Continue reading ?
Tucked into a corner of the Warner Center Marriott, a mid-sized room has been transformed into The Cantina. For three days beginning Friday, the place was open 24 hours a day as part of a new fa...
It was a rainy day in the Crescent City but that only mattered when I tried to leave my hotel to go to the convention center. Thanks to Michael Weir, the Director of First Impression at the Hilton Garden Inn, a group of three show attendees including myself, were able to get to the convention [...]
After a late arrival in New Orleans, I walked the block over to the convention center to enter the bourse floor. Hall G of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a big convention center hall that does not feel “full.” Sure, the National Money Show is a smaller show than others including the World’s [...]
Google I/O 2012 did not disappoint. The search giant introduced a number of new products and services, and some upgrades to existing ones. So before you head onto the Moscone West Convention Center on May 15-17, 2013 got Google I/O … Continue reading ?
Google I/O 2013 will be kicking off on May 15-17, 2013 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, CA. Google invites attendees to be inspired by the tech world’s latest web, mobile and social breakthroughs to better the … Continue reading ?
Google I/O 2013 will be kicking off on May 15-17, 2013 at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, CA, but Google has already announced some recent changes and new services. Google Play recently celebrated its first anniversary and … Continue reading ?
405 overruns. New SEIU ad for Greuel. Trutanich endorsed by Delgadillo. Why so few women or Asians get elected to the City Council. Bud Ovrom to run the Convention Center. Village Voice editors quit rather than cut. LACMA officials move into Variety tower. An editorial on Meghan O'Rourke. Plus Muerto Mouse from Lalo Alcaraz.
Google's annual I/O developer's conference is coming up next week in San Francisco, and 6,000 lucky geeks will be flooding the Moscone Convention Center for all kinds of Google goodness: Chrome, Android, Maps, Ads, and -- of course -- Google Glass.