Comprising of 50 states and only slightly smaller than the whole of Europe, the possibilities for MICE in The United States are endless. The 50 states form clusters of knowledge hubs and industry expertise making strong business reasons for meeting there. With over 5,100 airports, accessibility is not an issue. Boston, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago etc are all well known meetings, and popular incentive destinations, but it offers so much more.
Approximate flying time to the following cities from the United Kingdom is as follows:
- San Francisco – 11 hours, 5 minutes
- Las Vegas – 10 hours, 40 minutes
- Chicago – 8 hours
- New York – 7 hours, 30 minutes
- New Orleans – 9 hours, 55 minutes
- Miami – 9 hours, 20 minutes
- Orlando - 9 hours, 20 minutes
- Nashville – 9 hours, 5 minutes
- Boston – 7 hours and 30 minutes
Return flights to the United Kingdom are usually quicker based on tail winds
The USA has 4 time zones. The following time differences are based on GMT.
Eastern (e.g. New York): minus 5 hours
Central (e.g. Chicago): minus 6 hours
Mountain (e.g. Denver): minus 7 hours
Pacific (e.g. San Francisco): minus 8 hours
The weather within the United States varies greatly as there are several different climatic zones, if you’re looking for warm weather in winter, beaches and outdoor activities, Florida is the place to be. If you would prefer a snowy festive season, you might consider spending your stay in Boston, New York or Chicago. For desert lovers, don’t miss Las Vegas, and for wonderful skiing in winter, or mountain hiking in summer, you might be headed for Colorado. California offers a mild climate to suit everyone’s taste.
The USA has been amongst the top ranked countries in terms of international meetings for many years. The sheer range of facilities for conferences large and small is unsurpassed and access is excellent. The range of cities, and their geographic location means there is a city and state that works for every market and every season. Popular cities include: Las Vegas, Miami, San Francisco, New York, Orlando, Dallas and Boston but the range and scope is endless. Everywhere offers a range of category of accommodation and style of meeting venues.
GET Destinations design and personalise each and every incentive to ensure maximum return on your objectives. Their experienced in house event planners are experts in creating unique travel incentives across the United States. Each and every program they propose is tailored precisely to your audience and specific needs, and to deliver maximum return on your objectives. They use their experience to create a fit for purpose program that delivers the wow factor. Whether you’re taking in hot air balloon rides or doing laps of a race track in rented Lamborghinis they will be there, on hand 24/7, to make sure it’s the prefect once in a lifetime money-can’t-buy experience you hoped for.
Email - GETDestinations@moulden-marketing.co.uk