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11 Up-and-Coming Meeting Cities that Sizzle and Satisfy

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Bird’s-eye view of Columbus, Ohio Emerging destinations for event planners to explore This year’s selection of 11 emerging U.S. cities consists of premium destinations for hosting business meetings, corporate events and association gatherings. From Northern California to the Colorado Rockies, from the Midwest to New England, and from the Southeast to the Lone Star state,…

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South Bend Invests in Meetings

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Hilton Garden Inn South Bend South Bend, Indiana, is not the first city that comes to mind as a major event destination. In fact, the first thing that comes to mind is the University of Notre Dame and nationally televised football games. “When many people think of South Bend they immediately associate it with Notre…

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Akron Leverages Location

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Akron Civic Theatre It’s shaping up to be a very good year for Akron. Ohio’s fifth largest city grew to prominence as a 20th-century tire-and-rubber empire (Goodyear still has its headquarters there). With waterfalls and national parks, PGA golf and pro football, amphitheaters and fine-arts, Akron is prospering today as a destination for business travelers…

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Lick Your Way Through L.A. to Win Museum of Ice Cream Tickets

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One of the coolest museums in Los Angeles right now has nothing to do with art or history, but with ice cream. That’s right, the Museum of Ice Cream is a temporary pop-up in Downtown L.A. and locals, tourists and celebrities are all scrambling for the coveted tickets. Discover Los Angeles has just announced a…

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Atlanta Venues Offer Historical and Cultural Experiences

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Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Site “Historic sites in Atlanta are very popular with educational groups and hobby groups, as their attendees typically appreciate history and love guided tours,” Vaughn says. The unique history of Atlanta and its deep cultural influence provide ample options for memorable special events. On the edge of Centennial Olympic Park…

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What’s New in Atlanta?

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College Football Hall of Fame Although it’s been a top-five U.S. city for meetings, conventions and trade shows for many years now, Atlanta has no intention of resting on its reputation for its excellent variety and quality of hospitality offerings for groups. More than 12,000 hotel rooms are within 1 mile of Georgia World Congress…

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Island Resorts are Modern Meeting Treasures

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Subron 6 ship at Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Island settings blend regal history with contemporary hotels Palm trees sway in the breeze as ocean waves crash over crystal-blue shorelines with sprawling white-sand beaches that offer visitors peace and solitude. Don’t be fooled. Although images of tropical paradise abound, many islands have a…

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Cvent’s Top 10 U.S. Meeting Destinations

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Not long after announcing its top 100 U.S. meeting hotels, leading event management software provider Cvent has released its annual list of top meeting destinations. To create it, Cvent analyzed 5,000 U.S. cities from the Cvent Supplier Network. The rankings, which include 50 U.S. cities and 50 cities from around the world, are determined by…

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5 Things You Didn’t Know about Houston

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Monument Au Fantome in Discovery Green Amid all the hype about the Super Bowl, you probably heard that Houston has had a makeover. New hotels, renovations and restaurants have transformed this bustling metropolitan city into a must-visit destination. So much has changed in the last few years to transform Houston into a nearly brand new…

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