ConventionSouth September 2015 Issue
Cover: Your complete Guide to the South’s meeting & convention sites.
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – Dollywood continues to rack up accolades from Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, this year earning three “best of” awards and placing in the Top 5 in seven additional categories during the magazine’s 2015 awards ceremony in New York City. Dollywood’s three Golden Ticket Awards include: • Friendliest Park, for the… Read more »
Jackson Restaurant Week has scheduled October 5-11 for its sixth season showcasing the best of Jackson’s culinary scene. Join us in Jackson, Mississippi for fourteen days of good eats and great giving. Jackson Restaurant Weeks is special because it shines the light on our best local eateries – but also our best local charities! Each time you dine at… Read more »
Planning and hosting sports events can be much different than business meetings, social events or conventions. Industry professionals offer the following best-practice tips for working with these groups. 1. Staffing Staffing is key to success, said Nicole Seltzer, director of convention center sales with the Memphis Cook Convention Center. “With the sheer number of people… Read more »
Southern Pines, NC – The Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) for the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area announced the promotion of Beverly Stewart to Vice President of Sales. Stewart has served as the CVB’s Director of Sales since 1991, where she led the bureau’s direct sales initiative. With numerous industry accolades and 27 years of experience… Read more »
The Sports Events industry’s unique annual meeting know as “The Relationship Conference” kicked off a busy four day agenda on Monday, October 5th in Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana. Registration was underway all day long at the Shreveport Convention Center for S.P.O.R.T.S. 2015, as delegates from across North America gathered to make connections for their events and… Read more »
By Sabe Fink Looking for top meeting sites in the South? Then you need to meet College Park and Cobb County, Georgia. College Park: Crossroads Of The New South “Hosting a meeting, convention or event in College Park provides unique advantages to respective attendees,” said Meet College Park President Cookie Smoak. “With the world-class Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta… Read more »
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