Category Archives: CVBs

Category Archives: CVBs

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2016 Platinum Choice Award Winners Announced

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Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted recognition from Smart Meetings After much voting and decision-making, the 13th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by Smart Meetings magazine, the meeting industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals. This highly esteemed award salutes excellence in service and amenities among meeting hotels and resorts in the United…

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Live Updates: Honkytonks, Country Music and More in Nashville

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This week, Smart Meetings heads to Nashville, the country music capital of the world. It’s a fun-filled tour of honkytonks, hipster neighborhoods and legendary venues where famous singers and songwriters found their start. In between, we’ll visit the only Parthenon outside of Greece, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Ryman Auditorium and Frist Center…

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Chicago: City of Big Shoulders and Big Dreams

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City of the Big Shoulders is just one of Chicago’s nicknames. There’s also the Windy City, Second City, Chi-Town, That Toddlin’ Town and some three dozen others. Poets, entertainers and purveyors of popular culture have bestowed nicknames…

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Medical Meetings Propel Philadelphia Tourism

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Philadelphia’s legacy of innovation is 250 years in the making, especially when it comes to the life sciences. We are home to America’s first hospital and its oldest and largest urban research park. According to the Drexel University College of Medicine, more than one in six doctors in the United States has received training in…

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Bigger and Better: Associations and Citywides

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As trends evolve for associations and citywides, convention venues are keeping pace As certain elements of large conventions, trade shows and meetings evolve year over year, many destinations and venues have become more proactive in helping planners make their events successful. Coordinating an event across multiple hotels plus a convention facility is not a job…

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