The Smart Event at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle

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The Smart Mart Seattle, Fairmont Olympic Hotel

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2014 Smart Meetings Event Schedule Announced

First Smart Meeting to be held in Palm Springs February 9-11 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sausalito, Calif. (January 13, 2014) —Smart Meetings magazine, the meetings industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals, today announced the launch of its annual series of one- and three-day Smart Meeting events. The programs include preset one-on-one appointments with premier hotels and…

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Event Recap: Summit in Seattle

Smart Meeting Seattle always draws an enthusiastic crowd, and this year was no exception. Planners and suppliers gathered at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel to connect, learn, do business and have fun. Following breakfast, life coach Rhonda Britten told her story of coming back from a devastating childhood experience and how she learned to master her…

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Photos: Smart Event Seattle

The Smart Event had an elegant setting, mouth-watering cuisine and even its own theme song. Our third Smart Event of 2013 started in The Fairmont Olympic Hotel foyer outside the historic Spanish Ballroom, where more than 60 corporate planners met with premier properties and destinations. Business was booked, connections were made and attendees got to…

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Fairmont Olympic Hotel Wins Company-Wide Honors

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts named its Seattle property as its Hotel of the Year during the company’s recent annual conference of general managers in Dubai. The Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle received the award for the second time, having last won the honor in 2006, making General Manager Dennis Clark is the first GM to…

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Smart Events

This summer, Smart Meetings invited industry professionals to Seattle and Denver for two of our one-day Smart Marts. Each event had a distinctive overall theme to engage those attending and provide inspiration for their own future meetings. Healthy Lifestyle At The Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, attendees engaged in a healthy lifestyle series of events….

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Seattle Smart Mart

Last week, the Smart Meetings events team traveled to Seattle to host the Smart Mart at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel. With its classic décor and stunning grand event areas, The Fairmont was the perfect venue for the function. The event kicked off with a Smart Spa welcome reception, coordinated by Gene Juarez Salon and Spa,…

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The Well-Being Wars

There I was, on the battle’s front line. My coordinates: room 1664, Parc 55 Hotel, San Francisco. Outside, all seemed calm. In fact, the view was lovely. But inside, I shuddered involuntarily and began to check my gear. Medicine balls, 4 to 6 pounds. Sandbells, 8 to 20 pounds. TRX suspension system. Bosu ball. Powerbands. Yoga mat. More stuff I couldn’t readily identify. And there, dominating and powerful-looking, was the mighty Wattbike, a stationary bicycle used by Olympic athletes.

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Fresh and Refreshed: New and Renovated Hotels Vying for Guests’ Attention

Marriott Syracuse Downtown You know when you’ve stepped into a brand new or recently renovated property. The decor is contemporary, the lobby floors are gleaming, fixtures are polished and linens are crisp. These days, there are plenty of reasons for a property to renovate or refurbish part, if not all, of its spaces. Of course,…

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