31 Aug 2016

How Technology is Continuing to Impact the Events Industry 

There’s always something new being brought to the table in the ever-changing world of event planning. Thanks to the advancements in technology, both the events and meetings industries are always improving. Here at The Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center, we’re always staying in the know of the latest technology trends. Here are a few ways that we’re seeing […]
19 Jul 2016

Southbridge: The Perfect Spot to Tie the Knot

Some may find it hard to believe that the first half of 2016 is already over. July is quickly coming to an end, which means many things like changes in weather, the beginning of a new school year, and of course, wedding season! According to Brides.com, September is a peak month for weddings across the […]
27 May 2016

Southbridge Hotel launches Exclusive Q & A Twitter Chat

Ever wanted to know what goes on behind-the-scenes of your favorite Central Massachusetts hotel? Here’s your chance! The Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center’s General Manager, Kim Cameron, is taking your questions and giving you the inside scoop! Get answers straight from the source about the hotel’s unique history, her favorite menu item at Shades Lounge, […]
21 Apr 2016

The Perfect Day in Southbridge

You may already know the unique story behind Southbridge’s history, but did you know that it’s also the ideal place to explore some of New England’s most charming attractions and local finds? Whether you’re headed to the Southbridge Hotel for a wedding, a business trip, or for a much-needed weekend getaway, here’s how to get […]
25 Mar 2016

Immersive Travel and Meeting Planners

It’s only in the first quarter of the year, and meeting planners are already focusing on what’s to come in 2017. According to Prevue Magazine columnist Jessie Fetterling, immersive travel experiences will be on the forefront for meeting planners looking to stay ahead of the game this year. So what can meeting planners do to appeal […]
5 Feb 2016

Southbridge Celebrates its Bicentennial!

February 15, 2016 marks a historical day for the city of Southbridge, Massachusetts – it turns 200 years old!  We’re celebrating this milestone with an exclusive Facebook contest where a lucky participant will win a complimentary two-nigh stay, plus dinner at Shades Lounge at the Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center. For our two-week Bicentennial Facebook […]
15 Jan 2016

2016’s Top 5 Travel Apps

The influx of cutting-edge tech tools and mobile apps continue to enhance the modern-day business traveler’s experience before, during, and after a meeting.  USA Today’s 10 Best recently conducted a survey on their reader’s favorite new travel apps of 2016.  Here’s the breakdown below, and we have to admit – they look pretty enticing! 1. DUFL […]
28 Dec 2015

Go Green in the New Year

Eco-friendly meetings and conventions are no longer a trend, but a new way of doing business. From conference centers, hotels and CVB’s, green initiatives are being launched around the world in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and preserve the local environments, all while maintaining the highest standard of service. With a brand new […]
24 Dec 2015

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for the Business Traveler

In need of a little holiday gift shopping inspiration from your friends at the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center?  We are here to help – thanks to a recent article written by meetings expert, Lisa Grimaldi of Meetings & Conventions, who breaks down this year’s top gifts for business travelers!  From new tech gadgets that […]
18 Dec 2015

Making Hotel Stays More Like Home

Hotel room design can play a large factor for business travelers when trying to decide on which hotel to book. According to a recent article in HotelExecutive.com, hotel branding expert, Amy Locke explains that rooms that make the consumer feel like they’re at home not only enhances their comfort, but renders them more likely to […]