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    10 Tips for Managing Your Time

    Time-Management

    Written By Contributing Editor Sherri Middleton Time seems to fly when you are having fun and it apparently flies faster when you are on a tight deadline. It’s that way for me anyway, so I thought I’d spend a few of my precious minutes to jot down some of the best time management advice I’ve… Read more »

    Environmentally Friendly Hotels in the South

    Eco-Friendly

    With Earth Day approaching on April 22, ConventionSouth Media Group wants to highlight hotels in the South that are reducing their carbon footprint and going green! Below is an on-going list of environmentally friendly hotels. Do you know any additional hotels that should be added? Email Kayla Head at khead@coveypubs.com. *Don’t forget to add the Green Certified symbol… Read more »

    Three Delightful Resort Destinations In South Florida

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    South Florida’s warm climate is especially enticing during the winter months, so I was greatly appreciative of the opportunity to participate in a press trip to three of the area’s top resorts during December 2016. While all three are part of Marriott’s Convention & Resort Network and place a strong emphasis on meetings and events,… Read more »

Making Headlines

    Charlotte Convention Center Enhances and Expands Free Wi-Fi

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    he Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) recently announced a two-phase investment towards interconnectivity at the Charlotte Convention Center. As part of the first phase, the new Wi-Fi bandwidth expands complimentary access previously available only in public areas to also include meeting rooms and ballrooms in the facility. In partnership with Smart City networks Charlotte has also tripled the available upload download speed in all of these areas.

    A New Convention Complex is Coming to Springfield!

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    Not only did they Double Tree by Hilton recently win three awards (the 2016 Food & Beverage Award of Excellence, the 2016 Teaching Kids to CARE Award, and the 2016 Travel with Purpose Award), but they are also doubling meeting space!

    Top Adventure Resorts Announced

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    The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of the “Top Adventure Resorts.” In late February, ConventionSouth Editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 51 resorts that exceed expectations by offering meeting and event attendees fun and exciting activities that add adventure to their meetings experience.

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