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Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs

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The property profile for Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs will soon be available for you to submit an RFP. For a selection of other properties listed on SmartMeetings.com, visit our Business Destinations page.

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Council Bluffs CVB

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The property profile for Council Bluffs CVB will soon be available for you to submit an RFP. For a selection of other properties listed on SmartMeetings.com, visit our Business Destinations page.

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Harrah’s Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel

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The property profile for Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino & Hotel will soon be available for you to submit an RFP. For a selection of other properties listed on SmartMeetings.com, visit our Business Destinations page.

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Convention and Visitors Bureaus Directory

What are CVBs? A CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) is a non-profit organization that represents a specific city, town or state. One of the primary functions of a CVB is to help meeting planners and event planners with the planning and coordination of events and meetings, including everything from locating the perfect meeting facility to arranging transportation needs. United States CVBs…

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Caesars Entertainment Names DOS for 12 Properties in Eastern U.S.

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Caesars Entertainment has promoted Shelley Williams to director of sales for all the company’s properties in the northeastern United States. She will oversee 12 properties: the Bally’s, Caesars, Harrah’s and Showboat resorts in Atlantic City, N.J.; Harrah’s and Horseshow casinos and Mid-America Center convention facility in Council Bluffs, Iowa; Harrah’s Metropolis and Joliet in Illinois;…

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Caesars to Manage Iowa Convention Center

Convention Centers

Caesars Entertainment is getting into the convention-center management business in Iowa. The gaming company has taken over operation of the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, just across the Missouri River from Omaha, Neb. The facility features a 24,000-square-foot convention center, including two ballrooms and eight breakout rooms; 24,500 sq. ft. of exhibition space; 15,000…

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Hotel Brands Revisited

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No doubt about it: Branding has infiltrated every walk of life. From automobiles and smart phones to catering services and consultants, brands matter. They’re a reflection of many conscious and unconscious attributes we associate with products and services—and ultimately affect how we view ourselves. Branding also adds an essential relationshipbuilding element to meetings and increases…

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Des Moines

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Smart Stats:   Local CVB: Marshalltown Area CVB Pella CVB Ft. Dodge CVB Newton CVB Greater Des Moines CVB Council Bluffs CVB Smart Snapshot: Iowa’s capital city of Des Moines makes many U.S. top 20 lists, including those for affordability, livability, business community resources and economic recovery. Art blooms at the renowned Des Moines Art Center,…

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2015 Selfie Contest: Best of the West

CVBsMeeting Planning

One of my favorite things about our destination is the accessible art culture. As the birthplace of artist Dale Chihuly, the Chihuly Bridge of Glass—a pedestrian bridge with glass installations that lead from the Museum of Glass rooftop to downtown—is a must-see! Tacoma was just listed in Forbes magazine as one of the “13 Art…

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