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butch spyridon

Smart Talk: Q&A with Butch Spyridon

People in the NewsQ&As

Butch Spyridon is the president and CEO of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. Why is Nashville currently such a hot destination among meeting groups? There has been a concentrated effort to brand Nashville as Music City and improve our facilities over the last 12 to 13 years. The branding has paid huge dividends: The Music…

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Terri Woodin Webinar: The Three R’s of Meetings

Meeting Planning

If Terri Woodin wasn’t a hospitality veteran and walking resource for everything from the latest meeting technologies to global hotel sourcing, she’d probably be a teacher or likely a principal by now. As senior director of global meeting services at Meeting Sites Resource, a meetings management solutions organization, Woodin regularly schools event planners on the…

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Ready for PRIME TIME

Meeting PlanningPeople in the News

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Vice President Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware College: Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island There’s a responsibility you have to take the lead down the path others want to follow. I don’t take that responsibility lightly. The next 16 months are going to be the most exhilarating and challenging times…

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