It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the three-year anniversary of the Disney Meetings Blog! What better way to celebrate than with a trip down memory lane?

As we say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018, we wanted to look back and highlight the most popular blog posts of the past year. Whether we were featuring new private event venues, convention hotel renovations, or new lands within the Disney Theme Parks, we explored a variety of topics and destinations this past year.

Here’s a recap of the “Top 5” Disney Meetings Blog Posts of 2017:

#5. Event Inspiration: Consider an Epcot Venue for Your Next Private Group Event

As one of the top-performing blog posts of the year, we shared how attendees can convene for a private group event in one of many “international” venues located within World Showcase at Epcot. Whether attendees are here for a business meeting or a casual event, our team can provide truly magical experiences that they will remember for years to come.  

#4. Introducing Starcade: A New Private-Event Venue for Groups Inside Disneyland Park

Last year, we introduced Starcade, a new private event venue located inside Disneyland Park. We shared an example of how one corporate group transformed the event space with a theme that paid homage to Disneyland’s iconic Main Street Electrical Parade. This venue also offers easy access for groups to enjoy the park’s many attractions and entertainment offerings, either before or after their event(s) held inside the venue. 

#3. Introducing New Nighttime Experiences at Pandora – The World of Avatar

The breathtaking, new land of Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom certainly made headlines this year with its opening in May 2017. We covered the adventurous opportunities awaiting attendees after a busy day of meetings, including the attractions Avatar Flight of Passage and the Na’vi River Journey, the restaurant Satu’li Canteen, and the nighttime bioluminescence experience. 

#2. Reimagining Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland Resort

Last year, we were excited to announce the extensive refurbishment at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at Disneyland Resort. The new resort enhancements include re-imagining the Guest rooms, pool areas, and the concierge-level Craftsman Club. These enhancements elevate the overall experience for meeting planners and their attendees at Disneyland Resort. 

#1. First Look at the Re-Imagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center

As our top groundbreaking announcement in 2017, we were thrilled to share the major enhancements coming to Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center in 2018 and Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in 2019. These renovations will completely enhance the meeting attendee experience at Walt Disney World Resort. Stay tuned for more information throughout the year as we continue to release more exciting news about these Disney convention hotels. 

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