Mi Casa Es Su Casa: Exploring Havana’s PaladaresFebruary 7, 2019
Jill offers insight into GIC’s travels to Cuba in early 2019 with her latest blog contribution.
Frankfurt: Definitely not the Wurst.February 22, 2018
Jill shares her first travel blog of 2018 on a special experience in Frankfurt, Germany.
Here’s to 40 YearsJanuary 4, 2017
As our 40th anniversary year draws to a close, I wanted to share some travel highlights of GIC’s international destinations beyond those that took place in 2016. My first opportunity to manage a program abroad took place in June 2010, during our events in Prague and Paris. For the first time, I was able to […]
If You’re Lucky Enough to Be Irish…October 20, 2016
‘…then you’re lucky enough,’ as the saying goes. Having grown up in a proud Irish household, with ancestors stemming from County Mayo and County Meath, I was pretty excited to plan GIC’s conference in Dublin. Our program in Ireland, held September 28-30, was the seventh out of our eight international events held in celebration of GIC’s 40th Anniversary in 2016, with the final event taking place in Madrid the following week on October 2-4.
Montana: The Last Best PlaceSeptember 13, 2016
In the lower part of Montana, about 50 miles south of Bozeman and hidden in the hills beyond several miles of unpaved roads, perched upon a hilltop near the Gallatin National Forest, you’ll find Hubbard’s Yellowstone Lodge. An Orvis-endorsed and award-winning fishing lodge in the summer, a hunting lodge in the autumn and for the […]
Your Long Weekend in LondonApril 13, 2016
In 2014, GIC held its first conference in London and we can’t wait to return on June 3rd. London continues to find itself at the top of the list of popular global destinations for business and leisure travelers alike. Its competitive yet approachable atmosphere offers something for everyone; theatergoers, history buffs, culture vultures, fashionistas, and foodies.
Places to Go, Paintings to See, Fromage to Eat; Squeezing it all in while in ParisFebruary 26, 2016
Tour Eiffel. Arc de Triomphe. Sacre Coeur. As a follow up to our very first travel blog post – nearly one year ago –about dining in Paris, and in preparation for GIC’s return to the City of Light in just three weeks, let’s explore some of the touristic activities that are available in between GIC’s events.
Soaking up the Sarasota SunshineFebruary 10, 2016
This year, GIC will host two conferences again in Sarasota, on February 19th and April 28th with FPA and New College respectively. Both events will take place late in the week making a long weekend visit in Sarasota well within reach.
New York State of MindSeptember 23, 2015
GIC is headed to New York on September 29 for “Munis: Chicago, Detroit, Puerto Rico and More.” In this week’s blog, our director of operations, Jill Fornito, takes some time to share what she loves about the city. If it inspires you, we hope you will join us there. Register today. While I am admittedly the […]
The “Maine” EventAugust 24, 2015
GIC Director of Operations Jill Fornito talks about her recent trip to Maine and Camp Kotok.
“Over the Pass”July 23, 2015
Jill Fornito provides a follow up to her previous blog on Jackson Hole, WY.
Wyoming: Wild and WonderfulJune 2, 2015
GIC's Director of Operations, Jill Fornito writes about Jackson Hole's many attractions in connection with the 7th Annual Rocky Mountain Summit July 10th!