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    Thinking Of Our Friends In Texas

    The staff of ConventionSouth wishes to offer our sympathy and concern for all of the people in Texas suffering the effects of Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent flooding that continues to impact the area. Our hearts go out to all those experiencing loss, shock, displacement and uncertainty. We are pleased and proud to learn that… Read more »

    July Planner Profile: Sue Walton

    MeCo Co-Founder, Co-Owner of May and Williams, LTD., Independent Meeting Planners, Evanston, Illinois Sue Walton’s experience as a planner began during a 1980’s political event that included a keg of beer. “On the 4th of July, in 1987,” she recently related, “my husband and I were attending a Libertarian Party of Illinois picnic and people… Read more »

    Impressive Increase in Airline Customer Satisfaction

    Despite recent headlines, Facebook posts and YouTube videos about incidents of people being treated badly on some flights, a recent study shows a substantial increase in customer satisfaction with airlines in North America. Conducted by J.D. Power, the 2017 North American Airline Satisfaction Study found that overall satisfaction has increased by 30 points, up to… Read more »

Making Headlines

    2017 Top Music Meccas of the South

    “Top Music Meccas of the South” Based On Reader & Fan Votes This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events held within the South, asked readers and Facebook fans to vote for the cities they felt were the best places to enjoy music and to hold a meeting or event…. Read more »

    Greater Fort Lauderdale’s Tourism Industry Rebounds After Hurricane Irma

    The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to advise the destination is no longer under any weather watches, warnings or advisories following Hurricane Irma.

    Hurricane Harvey Emergency Centers And How You Can Help

    As floodwaters continue to rise in Houston, a large rescue operation is underway as many in Texas are in need of assistance. Looking for a way to help, many individuals and organizations have stepped in to manage shelters, distribute food and water and more. In Houston, Mayor Turner has opened the George R. Brown Convention Center as an… Read more »

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