San Francisco's Top 100 Events 2017

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San Francisco is defined by dichotomies. It is home to tech wunderkinds and aging artists. Its residents are just as

Museum of Ice Cream Opens in San Francisco

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There will soon be lines around an old gray granite bank just off Union Square in San Francisco. But publicists for San Francisco Museum of Ice Cream say this will be an entirely new flavor compared to previous versions—and that more new locations will be opening this year and in 2018.

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San Francisco's Top 100 Events 2016

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10 New Venues in San Francisco for Summer Entertaining and Events

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Here's a look at new San Francisco eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

10 New San Francisco Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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Top 7 Company Holiday Party Ideas for San Francisco Venues

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What Planners Need to Know About San Francisco’s Moscone Center Expansion

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Now past the halfway point, the multiyear, $500 million expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center is making progress toward a late 2018 completion date. Planners considering San Francisco as a destination but unable to book Moscone do have options. “In

10 New San Francisco Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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New San Francisco Hotels Arriving to Meet Demand

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A spate of upcoming openings indicates that both are thriving in San Francisco. There is a need for rooms in San Francisco. We’ve been told that by our customers,” says John Reyes, executive vice president and chief sales officer for San Francisco Travel.

5 Over-the-Top Penthouse Venues

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The Penthouse Suite, Fairmont San Francisco. The Penthouse Suite occupies the entire eighth floor of the historic Main Building of Fairmont San Francisco hotel , comprising 6,000 sq. Photo credit: The Peninsula Beverly Hills.

Feeding the Food Truck Frenzy in California

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Guide to Top 7 Street Art Cities in the U.S.

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San Francisco. San Francisco’s graffiti scene dates back in the 1930s when Diego Rivera imprinted his first piece outside of Mexico.

10 Festive New Venues for Holiday Parties in San Francisco

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: Projection-Enabled Bikes, an 'Orphan Black' Mural, Salvador Dali-Inspired Tablescapes

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This week's roundup includes bikes with projectors in San Francisco, an Orphan Black mural at the final season premiere party

Employee Events are Good for Business

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EMPLOYEE EVENTS ARE GOOD FOR BUSINESS. Events serve many important functions when it comes to business. Trade shows produce leads, marketing events increase awareness and educational seminars ensure your team stays competitive.

5 REASONS TO HOST A HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR YOUR COMPANY

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Holiday events are here to stay – but who says they have to be during the winter holidays?

10 New San Francisco Venues for Summer Entertaining and Events

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Top 5 Cities on the Vegan Bandwagon

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How the San Francisco Symphony Flipped an Entire Event Space in 90 Minutes

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For its opening-night gala every year, the San Francisco Symphony pulls off an impressive logistical feat: Staffers have 90 minutes

Building Burning Man

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Founders Larry Harvey and Jerry James were celebrating the Summer Solstice by burning a wooden man on Baker Beach in San Francisco. The company has its headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission District. Photo credit: “Happy Mecha Women” by Jaques de Selliers.

Most Fun Cities in the U.S.? Read On!

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The rest of the top 10 fun cities, in descending order: Miami, Portland, Atlanta, San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago and San Diego. Most: San Francisco. Fun is risky business. That’s because what floats your boat may sink someone else’s.

10 New Venues in San Francisco for Spring Meetings and Events

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Here's a look at new San Francisco eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

Top 5 Best Coffee Cities in America

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San Francisco The Bay Area has played a major role in the West Coast’s influence on coffee culture. San Francisco is also home to the $20 cup of coffee at Blue Bottle Coffee Company—and worth every drop.

3 New Ideas for Entertaining in San Francisco

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10 Festive New Venues for Holiday Parties in San Francisco

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10 New San Francisco Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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10 New Venues in San Francisco for Spring Meetings and Events

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San Francisco Nob Hill Connection Hits a Home Run

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As 2016 Major League Baseball draws to a close and convention season gears up in San Francisco, Nob Hill Connection held a reception yesterday in recognition of its year-long partnership between five of San Francisco’s finest luxury hotels.

What Was I.B.M.'s Watson Doing at a San Francisco Dance Party?

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Top 5 Best Coffee Cities in America

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San Francisco The Bay Area has played a major role in the West Coast’s influence on coffee culture. San Francisco is also home to the $20 cup of coffee at Blue Bottle Coffee Company—and worth every drop.

Six ways to keep attendees comfortable and improve your event

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While stuck in cramped seats during a six-hour Boston to San Francisco flight recently, my wife gently pointed out that I had become quite grumpy.

Hyatt Regency Bolsters SFO Hotel Corridor

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Just south of San Francisco International Airport (SFO), a cluster of meeting properties is welcoming delegates from around the world. The big guy on the block is Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport , which offers 789 guest rooms and suites, and 68,000 sq.

Oakland Suddenly a Meetings Magnet

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Oakland is primed to become an even more attractive alternative to San Francisco , with its great demand for meeting spaces and ultra-expensive room rates—the average hotel room rate in 2015 was $397 in San Francisco, compared with $144 in Oakland.

5 Best Airport Hotels in North America

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The Westin San Francisco Airport. It provides beautiful bay views and is just 14 miles from downtown San Francisco—but without the steep nightly rates. Skytrax has recently announced the winners of its annual World Airport Awards.

Can You Guess the World’s Shortest and Longest Flights?

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Traversing about 62 miles and lasting just 16 minutes, from takeoff to touch-down, United Airlines has begun daily service between San Francisco and Santa Rosa in Northern California’s Sonoma County wine region.

6 Smart Moves at Visit Sacramento, Fairmont, The Don CeSar & More

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Reyes was most recently the executive vice president and chief sales officer for San Francisco Travel. The hospitality industry veteran entered the biz in 1982 and has also worked at the CVBs in Monterey County, Jacksonville & the Beaches and San Diego.

The Future of Messaging is Here

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According to an unnamed spokesperson for SoundCloud, quoted in the San Francisco Business Times, “Both companies facilitate and inspire contemporary culture to happen in real time.” Last week Twitter Ventures, Twitter’s investment arm, made a $70 million investment in music site SoundCloud. This isn’t the first investment made by Twitter Ventures in SoundCloud.

Get down to Biz-ness! Bizly launches in New York, Chicago & San Fran

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Servicing three key markets today – New York, Chicago and San Francisco, several more cities including Washington DC, Boston and Los Angeles will launch in coming weeks. Bizly launches in New York, Chicago & San Fran appeared first on Event Industry News.

Las Vegas No. 1 Among Most Fun Cities

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Of course, our neighbor, San Francisco, made the list at No. The WalletHub report concluded that San Francisco has the highest percentage of the population with walkable park access at 98.0 San Francisco.

Airbnb Takes $1.9-Billion Bite Out of Hotels: 6 Fast Facts

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That’s according to CBRE, which tracks the San Francisco-based home-sharing company and its impact on the hotel industry. San Francisco, Portland, Ore., Airbnb is taking a bigger bite out of the U.S. hotel business.