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San Jose–A Future Ready City

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San Jose is the Capital of Silicon Valley and the country’s most future ready city (Dell) with the world’s largest concentration of technology expertise. Over 6,600 tech companies call San…

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Hot Cities, Cool Choices in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

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Casual sophistication. Easy access. Affordability. Add an array of rousing entertainment and shopping with infinite dining possibilities, and you have the makings of a great meeting. Whether it’s the tap of cowboy boots on a wooden floor…

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Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year

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Philadelphia’s prestige as a meeting destination dates to 1774, when the Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall. Centuries later, that reputation continues to thrive. The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) reported 2016 as its highest-ever convention booking year, having secured 713 events using 903,199 hotel room nights for future years. Compared to 2015, the…

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Anaheim and Vancouver: Cross-Promotional Cheerleaders

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As architects of meetings and conventions designed to foster creative collaboration, planners undoubtedly will appreciate the cross-promotional partnership between Tourism Vancouver and Visit Anaheim. The pairing originated at Destination Marketing Association International’s annual convention, where teams from the two destination-marketing organizations realized that both cities could benefit from a campaign focused on teamwork rather than…

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Record-Breaking 23 Million Visit Anaheim in 2016

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Record-breaking is becoming routine in Anaheim. For the fourth consecutive year, the city surpassed its previous high mark for visitor volume. Last year, 23 million visitors streamed into the Orange County metropolis to enjoy its signature attractions and attend events at Anaheim Convention Center, the largest on the West Coast. The total represents a 2.3…

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The Oregon Meeting Trail

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Back in the 1800s, Fort Vancouver, Washington, just north of Portland, was the finish line for The Oregon Trail. Thousands of fur trappers, pioneers, business owners and missionaries traveled 2,170 miles across seven states as part of…

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Virginia’s Perfect 10

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For more than 47 years, Virginia has lured visitors with the promise, “Virginia is for lovers.” Martin & Woltz Inc., the Richmond-based agency that created the campaign, originally considered multiple variations on that theme:

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New Mexico: State of Stunning Contrasts

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New Mexico reveals itself dramatically, in layer after layer of history, mystery, spirituality, tradition and natural beauty. Its nickname, “Land of Enchantment,” is appropriate because it offers attendees sights, sounds and experiences they can’t find anywhere else.

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Downtown Meetings in the Heart of the Urban Jungle

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San Francisco skyline 8 cities revamped their downtown districts to better accommodate attendees When you want to get to know a city, it’s best to start at its heart: the downtown district. Downtowns in America are booming, with billions of dollars being put forward for renovations and new construction to make them more meeting-friendly. Whether…

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Houston’s Super Bowl Showcase

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This week, the epicenter of the sports world shifts to Houston, site of Super Bowl LI. The city expects to welcome approximately 140,000 visitors to the parties, concerts and celebrations leading up to the big game on Feb. 5, which pits the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in a battle for the NFL championship…

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