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Alabama

ALABAMA GULF COAST
Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism
P. O. Box 457
Gulf Shores, AL 36547

Website: www.gsobmeetings.com
Email: groups@gulfshores.com
Phone: (251) 968-9328

Deals: Contact our sales department groups@gulfshores.com and we will help you find the perfect spot for your next meeting. With 32 miles of sugar, white sand this is a destination where attendance is high and where no one wants to miss a meeting held here. We will help you with off-site activities and provide attendance boosting incentives such as the unlimited use of virtual postcards and social media. All services are complimentary saving you both time and resources.

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Orange Beach
Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561

Website: www.perdidobeachresort.com
Email: tadams@perdidobeachresort.com
Phone: (251) 981-9811

Deals: The sky’s the limit when you discover “Meeting in Paradise” at the Perdido Beach Resort, where the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico caress the white sands of our expansive private beach. Let us host your next event and you’ll receive; a productive meeting, a variety of dining options, and most important.....”Happy Campers”. All of this and more....and all within your budget. Descend from the clouds now to get great rates and valuable promotions that will ensure your event has an easy take-off, a smooth flight and a safe landing!

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Huntsville
Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau
500 Church St. NW, Suite One
Huntsville, AL 35801

Website: http://huntsville.org
Email: info@huntsville.org
Phone: (256) 551-2230

Deals: Hold your next meeting in the center of the South - Huntsville, Alabama – “We’ve Got Space”. Come experience outstanding meeting space, the top attractions in the state and a fabulous variety of hotels and restaurants eager to cater to your attendees. Visit www.huntsville.org or give us a call toll-free at 800-843-0468 and we’ll take it from there.

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Mobile
The Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa
P. O. Box 639
Point Clear, AL 36564-0639

Website: www.marriottgrand.com
Email: sales@marriottgrand.com
Phone: (251) 990-6346

Hot Dates: 08/31/2014 - 09/03/2014

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Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports Commission
P. O. Box 3167
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

Website: www.visittuscaloosa.com
Email: swest@visittuscaloosa.com
Phone: (205) 391-9200

Deals: The Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission can accommodate all of your meeting and convention planning needs. Our services include providing RFP's, custom tours, dining guides, visitor guides,spouse and children's activities.Tuscaloosa provides a positive experience for everyone. A place to appreciate excellent services for every occasion and a culture both past and present that provides activity for everyone amidst the home of world class southern hospitality. Spirit. Energy. Passion. A vibrant city on the move and as everybody knows, the home of The University of Alabama. Our downtown and Riverfront have undergone a tremendous revitalization of the arts, dining, music and shopping. Come and share historic Tuscaloosa with us. a city where the thirst for accomplishment and success never go out of style.

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Arkansas
Hot Springs
The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa
239 Central Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901

Website: www.arlingtonhotel.com
Email: sales@arlingtonhotel.com
Phone: (501) 623-7771

Deals: The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa is the premiere meetings destination in Arkansas and the most historic. In addition to offering over 45,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, banquet seating for 650 and a setting in the middle of historic downtown Hot Springs, the Arlington has recently be selected one of the top 100 spas in America by Spas of America and one of the top 10 in the Southeast by ConventionSouth Magazine. Guests of the Arlington have golfing privileges at the Hot Springs Country Club.

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Florida
Destin
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. W
Destin, FL 32550

Website: www.sandestin.com/south
Email: meetings@sandestin.com
Phone: (866) 626-9215

Deals: Sandestin HOT rates starting at only $99! The weather is just the beginning of what all there is to enjoy at Sandestin. The resort understands that meetings matter and values your business as much as you do. Experience a meeting like never before and let the fun begin with great rates at the #1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. Destination meetings are known to help draw in strong attendance, create networking opportunities and make lasting memories for years to come. Sandestin's consistent and reliable style makes it easy for attendees to have an experience that is second to none. Schedule a meeting at Sandestin during select value dates and take advantage limited hot rates.

Hot Dates: 08/17/2014 - 08/27/2014
09/26/2014 - 10/01/2014
11/04/2014 - 11/16/2014
12/05/2014 - 12/14/2014
01/09/2015 - 01/15/2015
02/15/2015 - 02/22/2015

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Destin • Fort Walton Beach • Okaloosa Island
Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy. SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Website: www.emeraldcoastconventioncenter.com
Email: tmaraj@co.okaloosa.fl.us
Phone: (850) 609-3800

Deals: Along the emerald green waters and sugar-white sand beaches of Northwest Florida stands the Emerald Coast Convention Center. This 35,000 sq. ft. facility includes a 21,000 sq. ft. free-expanse ballroom with 24-foot ceilings. In-house catering is provided by Aramark, and Certified Executive Chef, Mark Hall. Also in-house is a state-of-the-art AV department and inspired AV team. Area activities include shopping, fishing, golf, museums, and restaurants that satisfy every flavor. Easy access to NWFL Regional Airport and over 13,000 area accommodation options make travel simple, while unequaled service truly sets this facility apart. Genuine, warm hospitality continues to charm event planners everywhere.

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ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
546 Mary Esther Cut Off, NW, Suite 3
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

Website: www.rqgroups.com
Email: joyce.danser@wynvr.com
Phone: (855) 600-3945

Deals: Up to 20% off on accommodations at TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort and choose from a complimentary breakfast buffet for all attendees or a cocktail reception at the tropical outdoor Tiki Bar lounge with two free cocktails. Certain restrictions and blackout periods apply.

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Kissimmee
  Experience Kissimmee (Kissimmee CVB)
215 Celebration Place, Suite 200
Kissimmee, FL 34747

Website: www.meetinkissimmee.com
Email: meet@experiencekissimmee.com
Phone: (407) 742-8200

Deals: It Pays to Meet in Kissimmee" – You get a great location, excellent facilities, stellar service, happy attendees AND up to $1500 for a new meeting booked with a Kissimmee property, based on total room nights. To qualify, register today and submit your RFP. Get details at 1500.MeetInKissimmee.com

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Orlando
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Website: www.rosenshinglecreek.com
Email: sales@rosenhotels.com
Phone: (407) 996-9939

Hot Dates: 07/14/2015 - 12/23/2014

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South Walton
  Visit South Walton
25777 U.S. Hwy. 331 South
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Website: www.visitsouthwalton.com
Email: meetings@visitsouthwalton.com
Phone: (850) 622-7815

Deals: The twenty-six miles of sugar-white sand beaches and diverse accommodations along the coast of South Walton have beckoned visitors for generations, offering an upscale yet relaxing place to unwind. Increasingly, the same unique atmosphere and amenities that vacationers have found along this strand of 16 beach neighborhoods are being discovered by meeting planners, who find that South Walton offers the perfect beach atmosphere for work, rejuvenation, and the creation of lasting memories. From November through February, South Walton provides enticing rates to help optimize a group’s budget, as well as mild temperatures and a wide variety of activities and events.

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Georgia
Albany
Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau
112 N Front St.
Albany, GA 31701

Website: www.visitalbanyga.com
Email: rbeasley@albanyga.com
Phone: (229) 317-4760

Deals: With outdoor adventure, a Civil Rights legacy and Southern history encompassing plantations, African & Native Americans combined with its location on the Flint River, climate mild Albany in southwest Georgia is “where history and nature flow.” Albany as more than two dozen hotels, four conference centers and three colleges with meeting space for groups from 10 to 2,500. Additionally, Albany has space at several major attractions, including the Albany Museum of Art, Flint RiverQuarium and Parks at Chehaw, and in historic sites like the Carnegie Library and the Thronateeska Heritage Plaza. For more information please call 1-866-750-0840 or visit www.albanygacvb.com.

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Atlanta
Cobb Travel & Tourism
One Galleria Pkwy. Suite 1A2A
Atlanta, GA 30339

Website: www.travelcobb.org
Email: ccolbert@travelcobb.org
Phone: (678) 303-2622

Deals: “Submit an online RFO before June 30, 2014 for a chance to win an Amazon Kindle. Must be a minimum of 25 peak sleeping rooms.”

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Georgia International Convention Center
2000 Convention Center Concourse
College Park, GA 30337

Website: www.gicc.com
Email: dcole@gicc.com
Phone: (770) 997-3566

Deals: Contact our Sales Office for September 2014 Hot Deal.

Hot Dates: 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014

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Sheraton Suites Galleria Atlanta
2844 Cobb Pkwy. SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

Website: www.sheratonsuitesgalleriaatlanta.com
Email: SShepard@SheratonGalleriaAtl.com
Phone: (770) 955-3900

Deals: Experience NW Atlanta's most recently renovated hotel! 1,000 SPG points per 20 group room nights booked.

Hot Dates: 09/14/2014 - 09/21/2014
10/12/2014 - 10/19/2014
11/16/2014 - 11/30/2014
12/15/2014 - 12/30/2014
01/01/2015 - 01/14/2015
02/02/2015 - 02/09/2015
03/08/2015 - 03/15/2015
04/12/2015 - 04/21/2015
05/17/2015 - 05/25/2015
06/12/2015 - 06/19/2015

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Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta
1775 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096

Website: www.sonesta.com/gwinnettplace
Email: aprice@sonesta.com
Phone: (770) 923-1775

Deals: Book a meeting of 40 or more room nights between April 15 and December 31, 2014 and you’ll receive a minimum of 5,000 Travel Pass Points for a free getaway!

Hot Dates: 04/15/2014 - 12/31/2014

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Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center
500 Powder Springs St.
Marietta, GA 30064

Website: www.mariettaatlantaconferencecenter.com
Email: betsy.gavin@hilton.com
Phone: (770) 427-2500

Deals: Book a group of 20 or more guest rooms September through December, 2014 and receive special offers.

Hot Dates: 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
01/01/2015 - 03/31/2015

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Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center
2450 Galleria Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA 30339

Website: www.renaissancewaverly.com
Email: john.hill@renaissancehotels.com
Phone: (770) 953-4500

Deals: 2014 and 2015 Value Dates Offer: Double Marriott reward points with a max of 100,000 points

Hot Dates: 10/29/2014 - 11/02/2014
11/23/2014 - 11/30/2014
12/14/2014 - 12/30/2014
03/08/2015 - 03/12/2015
03/30/2015 - 04/09/2015
05/17/2015 - 05/22/2015
05/25/2015 - 06/03/2015
08/02/2015 - 08/07/2015
08/24/2015 - 08/30/2015
09/06/2015 - 09/13/2015
11/08/2015 - 11/13/2015
12/13/2015 - 12/30/2015

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Atlanta Braves Turner Field
755 Hank Aaron Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30315

Website: www.braves.com
Email: sabrina.jenkins@braves.com
Phone: (404) 522-7630

Deals: The newly renovated 755 Club at Turner Field offers a unique meeting /reception experience for guests to enjoy. The club features a state of the art bar, conference room and meeting space area with a panoramic view of the field. Turner Field also houses the Sun Trust Club behind homeplate which can accommodate up to 100 people and includes amenities such as a private bar, lounge, dining area and easy access to the field. Additional features at Turner Field include Braves Vision and Tomahawk LED boards as well as the Grand Entry Plaza area which can be used to create the ultimate meeting setting or company picnic. Whether you’re a baseball fan or not, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Braves Country!

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Dalton
Dalton Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 6177
Dalton, GA 30722

Website: www.daltoncvb.com
Email: patricia@daltontradecenter.com
Phone: 706- 281-1289

Deals: Dalton’s population of 30,000 provides small town charm while meeting big meeting needs. Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton Georgia is in the center of the Southeast, the largest facility between Atlanta and Chattanooga, located on Interstate 75 with 143,000 square feet of meeting space, over 900 hotel rooms, and 50 restaurants all within ˝ mile of exit 333. Recent Bureau of Labor statistics report Dalton’s goods and services 15% below national average which means planners get great value when meeting in Dalton.

Hot Dates: 06/01/2014 - 08/30/2014
10/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

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Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism
5920 Roswell Road, Suite A-118
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Website: www.visitsandysprings.org
Email: kym.hughes@sandyspringsga.gov
Phone: (770) 206-1447

Deals: “Book my June 30, 2014 to receive a free ice cream social for your attendees. Restrictions apply. Call today! 770-206-1445.

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Savannah
Visit Savannah
101 Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401

Website: www.savannahmeetings.com
Email: jthompson@visitsavannah.com
Phone: (912) 644-6400 or (912) 644-6438

Hot Dates: 09/21/2014 - 09/25/2014
11/16/2014 - 11/19/2014
01/18/2015 - 01/22/2015
02/08/2015 - 02/12/2015

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Richmond Hill City Center
520 Cedar St.
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Website: www.richmondhillcitycenter.com
Email: info@richmondhillcitycenter.com
Phone: (912) 445-0043

Deals: Book your Meeting, conference or team Building event with us by September 30, 2015, and receive a 10% rebate to the mater account for your event based on published pricing for food and non alcoholic beverage,Audio Visual and room rental. Reference Code RHCCS when inquiring.

Hot Dates: 11/01/2014 - 12/22/2014
01/01/2015 - 03/31/2015

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Valdosta
James H. Rainwater Conference Center
One Meeting Place
Valdosta, GA 31601

Website: www.visitvaldosta.org
Email: sroose@valdostatourism.com
Phone: (229) 245-0513

Deals: 50% off AV Package; 50% off Beverage Break Mention Code: 50VRCC

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Warner Robins
Warner Robins Convention & Visitors Bureau
Armed Forces Blvd. North
Warner Robins, GA 31093

Website: www.warnerrobinsvisitorscenter.com
Email: cvb@wrga.gov
Phone: (478) 922-5100

Deals: Warner Robins is a great place to land for all ages to experience the “planes, trains, and heroes” of Georgia and Aviation History with a genuine sense of Southern hospitality. We can customize your visit to “GAs International City” by offering accommodation & dining options, itineraries and more to make your visit unique.

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Louisiana
Monroe/West Monroe
Monroe/West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 1436
West Monroe, LA 71294-1436

Website: www.monroe-westmonroe.org
Email: mwmcvb@monroe-westmonroe.org
Phone: (318) 387-5691

Deals: Plan your next meeting in Monroe-West Monroe, home of the Robertson Family, stars of the A&E hit show Duck Dynasty. We offer a convenient location on I-20, a new airport terminal, 2 convention centers, 2 convention hotels, over 100 locally owned restaurants, unique attractions, and more! We offer a number of services to make your planning experience easy and enjoyable such as Formal Bid Invitations, Site Visits, Promotional Assistance, and more.

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New Orleans
Louisiana’s Northshore/St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission
68099 Hwy. 59
Mandeville, LA 70471

Website: www.louisiananorthshore.com/cs
Email: tanya@louisiananorthshore.com
Phone: (985) 892-0520

Deals: Free speaker gifts and name badges for meeting attendees--some restriction apply. Call Zondra Jones for more information and how we can help you!

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Dauphine Orleans Hotel
415 Dauphine St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

Website: www.dauphineorleans.com
Email: sales@dauphineorleans.com
Phone: (504) 586-1800

Deals: Pay One Price and get it all! P.O.P. Meeting package at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel includes guest room per attendee, complimentary Wi-Fi for all attendees, welcome beverage coupon for all attendees in historic May Baily’s Lounge, complimentary bottled water and coffee in guest room, meeting room rental, continental breakfast for all attendees, LCD projector rental and Coffee service in meeting room. The Patio room of the Dauphine Orleans is perfect for meetings of 6-15 conference style and groups of up to 20 in rounds.

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Shreveport/Bossier City
Shreveport/Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
P. O. Box 1761
Shreveport, LA 71166

Website: www.shreveport-bossier.org
Email: ddouglas@sbctb.org
Phone: (318) 222-9391

Deals: Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana always gives meeting planners a little something extra when they book. Besides a flexible meeting venue, beautiful hotel accommodations and Southern hospitality, planners are always offered more than what they expect.The current “Seize the Lagniappe” deal offer includes a free planning meeting for up to 20 people with complimentary Continental breakfast at the Hilton Shreveport and Shreveport Convention Center, up to three complimentary hotel rooms for two nights, 5X Hilton Honors points on actualized rooms (minimum 200 nights) and 100,000 Hilton Honors bonus points at contract signing. Contracts must be signed now through Dec. 31, 2014. Book now with Dianna Douglas, regional sales manager for the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, at 800-551-8682, ext 108 or ddouglas@sbctb.org.

Hot Dates: 08/01/2014 - 08/31/2014
09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

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Slidell
Northshore Harbor Center
100 Harbor Center Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70461

Website: www.northshoreharborcenter.com
Email: klowrey@harborcenter.org
Phone: (985) 781-3650

Deals: The Northshore Harbor Center is the smart alternative for corporate meetings, regional conferences, tradeshows, social functions and so much more. Centrally located between New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the Harbor Center features 45,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. Our knowledgeable staff, on-site catering and free parking will ensure your experience is an unforgettable one. Get all of the benefits of being near New Orleans, in the relaxed and safe environment of St. Tammany Parish. We’re not just renting a building…we’re setting the standard for service.

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Mississippi
Choctaw
Pearl River Resort, Including Silver Star & Golden Moon Hotel & Casino
P. O. Box 6048
Choctaw, MS 39350

Website: www.pearlriverresort.com
Email: terry.watkins@pearlriverresort.com
Phone: (601) 663-0335

Deals: Located in Choctaw, Mississippi, Pearl River Resort encompasses Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, Silver Star Hotel & Casino and Dancing Rabbit Golf Club. As one of the premier convention facilities in the Southeast, it is equipped with more than 40,000 square feet of meeting space, including 30,000 square feet at Silver Star Hotel & Casino and over 11,000 square feet at Golden Moon Hotel & Casino. To make your next meeting a memorable one, schedule your event at Pearl River Resort. Visit www.PearlRiverResort.com or call 866-44PEARL for more information.

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Jackson
Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 1450
Jackson, MS 39215-1450

Website: www.visitjackson.com
Email: info@visitjackson.com
Phone: (601) 960-1891

Deals: Discover a fresh setting for your meetings in Jackson, Mississippi, the “True South” city that’s just the right size. Your event will take center stage while your delegates enjoy the rich, local culture. A growing number of meeting planners looking for state-of-the-art facilities find Jackson full of warm hospitality, superb venues, and exceptional service. Jackson offers 48 hotels, many with meeting space, and 5,500 sleeping rooms, 2,000 of which are downtown. Choose from a range of fascinating tours for delegates and organize fun family activities.

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Meridian
MSU Riley Center
2200 Fifth St.
Meridian, MS 39301

Website: www.msurileycenter.com
Email: events@riley.msstate.edu
Phone: (601) 696-2200

Deals: A timeless classic, the MSU Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts is a state-of-the-art, multi-functioning facility graced with the splendid architecture and style of a bygone era. Residing in buildings originally constructed in 1889, this conference center is an advanced, up-to-date venue with a rich heritage as its hallmark. Far removed from the generic and all-too-often bland conference setting, the MSU Riley Center offers striking architecture with authentic Victorian decor.

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MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST
Biloxi
Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
P. O. Box 4676
Biloxi, MS 39535

Website: www.mscoastcoliseum.com
Email: jjefferson@mscoastconventincenter.com
Phone: (228) 594-3700

Deals: Book your next meeting at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center and receive your choice of a complimentary morning or afternoon break!

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Tunica County
Gold Strike Casino Resort
P. O. Box 459
Tunica Resorts, MS 38664

Website: www.goldstrike.com
Email: kjordan@goldstrike.com
Phone: (662) 357-1111

Deals: Our newly renovated 30,000 sq. ft. convention center is, luxurious and ready for a meeting of any size. We’ve put everything you need right under one roof, and it’s all fueled by the power of MGM MIRAGE®: Over 1,100 rooms in our hotel connected directly to our Vegas-style casino floor; Service by MGM MIRAGE® Event Teams with experience handling world-class conventions and adding a touch of southern hospitality; Full banquet services, audio/visual capabilities and complete catering services; Only 20 minutes south of Memphis International Airport; Award-winning Chicago Steakhouse, Courtyard Buffet, Atrium Café along with a Food Court and 24-hour room service.

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Tupelo
Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Drawer 47
Tupelo, MS 38802

Website: www.tupelo.net
Email: visittupelo@tupelo.net
Phone: (662) 841-6521

Deals: Tupelo is experienced in hosting meetings, conventions and tradeshows, both large and small. We are a full-service organization offering a diverse mix of help for the meeting planner including: invitation and bid preparation; welcome address; attractions guide; site inspection coordination & assistance; preferred guest coupon program; welcome bags and promotional giveaways; local tour itinerary planning; shuttle bus assistance; registration assistance; on-site hospitality table and hostess; spouse/kids activity program; off-site banquet coordination assistance; and press kits/photographs. We will also work with you to customize your activities especially designed for your group.

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North Carolina
Chapel Hill
William & Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Campus Box 1020
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1020

Website: www.fridaycenter.unc.edu
Email: watkinsd@email.unc.edu
Phone: (919) 962-3000

Deals: Situated on quiet, beautifully landscaped grounds, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education is the perfect setting for educational programs and conferences. Program planning services, state-of-the-art presentation technology, and food service are all conveniently housed in a single elegant facility. Experience Chapel Hill’s picturesque charm while enjoying the convenience of dedicated parking; easy access to major highways and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport; and nearby hotels, restaurants, and shops.

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Nags Head
Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront
P. O. Box 2716
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Website: www.ramadaplazanagshead.com
Email: info@ramadainnnagshead.com
Phone: (252) 441-2151

Deals: Oceanfront meeting space with free coffee and AV

Hot Dates: 08/10/2014 - 12/19/2014

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New Bern
New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitor Center
203 S Front St
New Bern, NC 28560

Website: www.visitnewbern.com
Email: mharris@cravencountync.gov
Phone: (252) 637-9400

Deals: Book a meeting or event with a minimum of 150 room nights during the “Hot Dates” provided and receive a complimentary welcome table during check-in at the host hotel, a complimentary Pepsi break and up to 3 VIP Welcome amenities.

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Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
  Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau
123 Park Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Website: www.visitokc.com
Email: jdanrich@visitokc.com
Phone: (405) 297-8912

Deals: With more than 150 hotel properties city-wide, Oklahoma City offers a wide range of price points and amenities including downtown hotels within walking distance of the Cox Convention Center and the Bricktown Entertainment District. Other popular hotel locations include Memorial Road in north Oklahoma City and the Meridian Avenue Hotel Corridor along Interstate 40. A new $252 million downtown convention center is projected to open in 2018.

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  Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel & Spa
10 N Broadway Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Website: www.renaissancehotels.com/okcbr
Email: okcbr@jqh.com
Phone: (405) 228-8000

Deals: Book and consume a new meeting over need dates and receive: 1 per 35 com room ratio, 70% attrition, a comp meeting planner suite, 20,000 Marriott Rewarding Events Bonus Points and more! Call 405-228-8000 for more details.

Hot Dates: 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

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Tulsa
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103

Website: www.coxcentertulsa.com
Email: marketing-tcc@smgtulsa.com
Phone: (918) 894-4350

Deals: Newly renovated and with the addition of Oklahoma’s largest ballroom, the Tulsa Convention Center can accommodate meeting needs of all sizes. It features a 102,600 square-foot exhibit hall, 35 meeting rooms and an 8,900-seat arena - a total of 310,625 square feet of meeting space all under one roof. The Tulsa Convention Center is part of a worldwide group of convention and entertainment venues managed by SMG. Its award-winning staff can serve any of your meeting needs.

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South Carolina
Columbia
Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 15
Columbia, SC 29202

Website: www.columbiacvb.com
Email: joutman@columbiaauthority.com
Phone: (803) 545-0001

Deals: Being centrally located in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia offers visitors the opportunity to take guided kayak tours down the Congaree River, visit numerous art galleries and attend performances and shows at one of the many theatres in the area. Boasting more than 12,000 hotel rooms and 500 restaurants within the region, this capital city is a hotbed for both work and play. Columbia, SC has numerous world-class attractions that offer exceptional experiences for individuals and families that are fun, unique and most importantly, affordable. From Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden and EdVenture Children’s Museum, to South Carolina State House, Historic Columbia Foundation, South Carolina State Museum and Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia’s attractions are just some of the reasons why this city is ‘Famously Hot’. Easily accessible from three major interstates, the Columbia region is a short trip from many locations in the Southeast. Minutes from Columbia Metropolitan Airport, the city center is constantly bustling with foot traffic, bicyclists and a new addition; pedicabs!Throughout the Columbia region, the mentality of kindness is second nature. Conventioneers and visitors alike will look forward to returning to this cosmopolitan city year after year.

Hot Dates: 06/01/2014 - 08/31/2014

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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St.
Columbia, SC 29201

Website: www.columbiaconventioncenter.com
Email: sales@columbiaconventioncenter.com
Phone: (803) 545-0001

Deals: Modern, sleek and sophisticated are just some of the ways to describe the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Ideally situated in one of the many entertainment districts throughout the Columbia area, the two-story CMCC is functional while versatile, allowing event and meeting planners the opportunity to turn the 142,500 sq. ft. space into almost any design concept. Book now and receive 25% off your room rental if your event falls within June, July or August. Now that’s a hot deal in a ‘Famously Hot’ location.

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Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
2101 N Oak St
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Website: www.myrtlebeachconventioncenter.com
Email: bmonroe@cityofmyrtlebeach.com
Phone: (843) 918-1225

Deals: It is not hard to picture a successful event when you book at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center because-- We Host Great Meetings. You will certainly want to book your room block at the Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel. Recharge and relax in the spacious luxury of 400 newly appointed guest rooms and suites featuring the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper TM Bed. Your attendees find comfort in knowing their meeting is just steps away. Book a meeting as a Starwood Preferred Planner and earn Starpoints® for your group, meeting, and event. Your Star treatment is a few clicks away!

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Marina Inn at Grande Dunes
8121 Amalfi Place
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Website: www.marinainnatgrandedunes.com
Email: pamela@marinainngrandedunes.com
Phone: (843) 913-1333

Deals: Take advantage of these special rate offers now. Rates range from $89-$129 (varies by dates) and based on single or double occupancy in a grande guest room. These dates are based on availability and could end at any time. Please add SC state tax and resort fee to nightly rates. Call (843) 913-1338 for more information or visit our website.

Hot Dates: 09/14/2014 - 09/16/2014
10/12/2014 - 10/15/2014
10/20/2014 - 10/22/2014
11/02/2014 - 11/04/2014
11/09/2014 - 11/13/2014
11/30/2014 - 12/04/2014
01/11/2015 - 01/31/2015
02/01/2015 - 02/12/2015
03/01/2015 - 03/05/2015
03/29/2015 - 04/02/2015

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Tennessee
Chattanooga
Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau
736 Market St., 18th Floor
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Website: www.chattanoogameetings.com
Email: ed@chattanoogacvb.com
Phone: (423) 424-4403

Deals: Chattanooga boasts one of the nation's top ten green convention centers, a state-of-the-art, one-level, 185,000 square foot facility. The city offers 9000 guest rooms in the metro area, an airport that offers non-stop and one-stop connections to over 1000 destinations, a free zero-emission electric shuttle system and unique off-site function venues and recreational options.

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Gatlinburg
The Lodge at Buckberry Creek
961 Campbell Lead Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Website: www.buckberrylodge.com
Email: sales@buckberrylodge.com
Phone: (865) 430-8030

Deals: Room Rates ALWAYS include continental breakfast & guest room WiFi as free amenities; Dec. 1-22, 2014 FREE - one dozen appetizers when book at holiday party.; Jan. 2-Mar. 26, 2015 - coffee/water/tea beverage station for group meeting; June 1-August 31, 2015 FREE - whiskey school set-up fees

Hot Dates: - 12/22/2014
01/02/2015 - 03/23/2015
06/01/2015 - 08/31/2015

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Knoxville
Visit Knoxville - Knoxville Convention & Visitors Bureau
301 S Gay St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

Website: www.visitknoxville.com
Email: knoxsales@knoxville.org
Phone: (865) 523-7263

Deals: Lightning Hot Dates Available! Book your September 2015 or 2016 meeting and receive incentives!

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Memphis
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau
47 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103

Website: www.memphistravel.com
Email: joros@mcvb.org
Phone: (901) 543-5300

Deals: MEMPHIS…“HOME OF THE BLUES & BIRTHPLACE OF ROCK N’ ROLL” - THE COOLEST CONVENTION DESTINATION IN THE U.S. STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES INCLUDING THE 350,000 SQUARE FOOT MEMPHIS COOK CONVENTION CENTER AND THE FEDEX FORUM. EXPERIENCE THE NIGHTLIFE OF BEALE STREET AND UNIQUE ATTRACTIONS LIKE ELVIS PRESLEY’S GRACELAND, THE SMITHSONIAN’S ROCK ‘N’ SOUL MUSEUM AND NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM. GREAT RESTAURANTS AND ENTERTAINMENT ARE FEATURED IN THIS ONE OF A KIND CITY.

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The Peabody Memphis
149 Union Ave.
Memphis, TN 38103

Website: www.peabodymemphis.com
Email: sheryl.baker@peabodymemphis.com
Phone: (901) 529-4167

Deals: The Peabody Memphis offers 80,000 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of 10 to 2,100. The 36 function spaces range from stately, wood-paneled conference rooms with fireplaces to the 1930s Art Deco-styled Skyway. The Plantation Roof offers breathtaking views of the Mississippi River and the Memphis skyline while the Continental Ballroom and adjacent Louis XVI feature ornate crown molding offering an elegant setting for any occasion. In addition, the Peabody Executive Conference Center features 12 private, luxury meeting rooms located exclusively on the 3rd floor that come with a wide array of services and technology.

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Elvis Presley’s Graceland
3734 Elvis Presley Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38116

Website: www.partywithelvis.com
Email: specialevents@elvis.com
Phone: (901) 332-3322

Deals: Take advantage of one of the top venues in Memphis to create the most memorable event for your guests. In addition, offer your guests the ultimate Elvis experience by including a private after hour's tour of Graceland Mansion. Mansion tours are self-guided audio tours, which allow your guests to proceed at their own pace.

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Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
222 Fifth Ave. S
Nashville, TN 37203

Website: www.countrymusichalloffame.org/venue-rental
Email: jdrennon@countrymusichalloffame.org
Phone: (615) 416-2001

Deals: An event at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum allows you to have peace of mind. In working with our professional and knowledgeable staff you can rest easy knowing that we will handle every detail with care. Not only will you experience our genuine Southern hospitality, but the refreshing simplicity that comes from our “one-stop shop” approach. From red carpet arrivals to dramatic lighting to commemorative Hatch posters, we strive to create an event that you and your guests will remember for a lifetime. Since we are a charitable organization, our clients have the satisfaction of knowing they support an important cause — preserving America’s Music.

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Pigeon Forge
Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism
P. O. Box 1390
Pigeon Forge, TN 37868

Website: www.mypigeonforge.com/meetings
Email: jmcnealy@mypigeonforge.com
Phone: (865) 453-8574

Deals: If you’re the one doing the planning, you’ll love the accessibility and ease of organizing an event here in Pigeon Forge. With more than 20 different venues and combined meeting space totaling more than 145,000 square feet, we have a space to fit any group. Many of our locations offer the latest in audio/visual equipment and are conveniently located to the more than 10,000 guest rooms throughout the area. In addition, we have numerous restaurants, caterers and banquet facilities to meet your group’s needs. www.MyPigeonForge.com/Meetings, GroupSales@mypigeonforge.com, 1-800-285-7557

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Texas
Amarillo
Amarillo Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitor Council
1000 S Polk
Amarillo, TX 79101

Website: www.visitamarillotx.com
Email: tina@visitamarillotx.com
Phone: (806) 374-1497

Deals: It may be cold outside but inside the rates are hot for groups visiting Amarillo in January and February. For more information see the expanded Meeting Planner section of the AmarilloCVC web site, new this fall, at www.MeetinAmarillo.com. Or call the Amarillo CVC at 800-692-1338 and speak to the Convention Sales Department.

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Austin
Austin Convention Center
P. O. Box 1088
Austin, TX 78767

Website: www.austinconventioncenter.com
Email: conventionsales@austintexas.gov
Phone: (512) 404-4200

Deals: The LEED® Gold-Certified Austin Convention Center is located downtown, just down the street from the city’s vibrant nightlife. The four level facility features five contiguous column-free exhibit halls with 246,097 sq. ft., seven ballrooms offering up to 40,510 sq. ft., and 54 meeting rooms. After conventions and meetings wrap-up, attendees may choose to explore the “Live Music Capital of the World’s” entertainment districts, or enjoy everything from fine dining in four-star restaurants, to down-home barbecue and authentic Tex-Mex.

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Bastrop
City of Bastrop Texas
P. O. Box 427
Bastrop, TX 78602

Website: www.cityofbastrop.org
Email: kdanielson@cityofbastrop.org
Phone: (512) 332-8984

Deals: Located 25 miles east of Austin, the City of Bastrop's new Convention & Exhibit Center is nestled in the heart of the Historic District along the beautiful Colorado River. This new 26,000 square foot facility hosts the latest technological amenities and configurations. Specialty shops, museums, historic sites, local restaurants and nature based activities await those visiting the Convention & Exhibit Center and Bastrop, Texas.

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Beaumont
Ford Park
5115 IH-10 S
Beaumont, TX 77705

Website: www.fordpark.com
Email: lwaggoner@fordpark.com
Phone: (409) 951-5413

Deals: INDOORS OR OUTDOORS—WE HAVE THE SPACE FOR YOU! With 221 acres and 5 venues, Ford Park Event Center is conveniently located on I-10 in Beaumont, Texas, and offers maximum flexibility.Ford Exhibit Hall provides 48,000 square feet, 8 meeting rooms, a show office, an 11,000-square-foot lobby and more. Ford Arena has 8,500 seats and 34,000 square feet of floor space. Plus, when combined with the Exhibit Hall, there are 93,000 square feet of contiguous space. And, with 9 acres of paved midway; a 45,000-square-foot practice arena; and 25,000 square feet of covered barn space with restrooms, office space and a dedicated parking area; Ford Park Midway/Ag Barns provide an outstanding outdoor option for events.SAVOR…THE FLAVOR with customized menu planning by SAVOR…catering By SMG.

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Laredo
Laredo Convention & Visitors Bureau
501 San Agustin
Laredo, TX 78040

Website: www.visitlaredo.com
Email: lcvb@ci.laredo.tx.us
Phone: (956) 795-2200

Deals: When you experience Laredo, you’re experiencing a taste of culture that has maintained its authentic Mexican roots for decades. These traditions have been infused into the modern day culture, creating a unique atmosphere unlike any other! This mix of old and new is a striking aspect of life in Laredo. Visit Laredo and indulge in a cultural ambiance that has maintained a pace of life and home-town charm defying its big city status. Call 800.361.3360 and let the Laredo Convention and Visitors Bureau help you with accommodations and more or log on to www.visitlaredo.com. Come and see us!

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Mesquite
Mesquite Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 850137
Mesquite, TX 75185-0137

Website: www.realtexasflavor.com
Email: carol@realtexasflavor.com
Phone: (972) 204-4925

Deals: Located 15 minutes from Dallas, Mesquite offers big city amenities at small town prices. With 64,000 square feet of flexible space and an attached hotel, the Mesquite Convention Center can accommodate groups as large as 3,500. Climate controlled Mesquite Arena seats 7,000 and hosts the Mesquite ProRodeo, concerts, sports events and large meetings. With over 80,000 square feet, the Big Town Events Center is perfect for consumer shows. And Mesquite CVB’s profession staff is at your service!

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Plano
Plano Convention & Visitors Bureau
P. O. Box 860358
Plano, TX 75086

Website: www.visitplano.com
Email: markth@plano.gov
Phone: (972) 941-5844

Deals: Planners connect here. Our seasoned staff knows how to make meetings go as planned as well as they know Plano. From major conventions, trade shows and conferences to intimate board meetings and retreats, we provide the services and support you need to identify the perfect place and time for your event. You'll find contemporary state-of-the-art venues in every size and budget range. So call us today and let's connect to see how Plano can work with you on a special offer for your next convention.

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The Woodlands
Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
2301 N Millbend Dr.
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Website: www.woodlandsresort.com
Email: sales@woodlandsresort.com
Phone: (281) 367-1100

Deals: Set on 350 wooded acres and fronting two championship golf courses, the 440-room IACC approved Woodlands Resort & Conference Center features 60,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Resort amenities include The Forest Oasis Waterscape, a day spa, golf and tennis and close proximity to shopping, dining and nightlife. Its secluded location, abundant amenities and commitment to excellence make it a meeting venue that offers an inspiring and refreshingly different setting. Located just 30 minutes north of Houston and 25 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center is an affordable and accessible destination by car or air.

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Virginia
Chesapeake
Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau
1224 Progressive Dr.
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Website: www.visitchesapeake.com
Email: jtwenger@cityofchesapeake.net
Phone: (888) 889-5551

Deals: Chesapeake offers abundant meeting space, recreation and expert planners; Nestled in the heart of Coastal Virginia, Chesapeake adds history, culture and the great outdoors to its winning combination of accommodations and meeting venues, creating the perfect meeting destination. With all of these great elements to choose from when planning your meeting, you need a trusty sidekick that knows the lay of the land. The Chesapeake Convention & Visitors Bureau is that sidekick, looking forward to support your next meeting any way we can.

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Chesapeake Conference Center
900 Greenbrier Circle
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Website: www.chesapeakeconference.com
Email: tfields@cityofchesapeake.net
Phone: (757) 382-2500

Deals: The Chesapeake Conference Center is conveniently located in the heart of Coastal Virginia and is the region’s choice for holding an event. For functions ranging from 20 to 2,500 people, the Chesapeake Conference Center offers flexible floor plans, gourmet banquet facilities and high-tech audio-visual systems that can be tailored to make meetings successful and memorable.

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Hampton
Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau
1919 Commerce Dr., Suite 290
Hampton, VA 23666

Website: www.visithampton.com/meet
Email: sallie@hamptoncvb.com
Phone: (757) 722-1222

Deals: Convention delegates are encouraged to purchase a Hampton Sea to Stars Ticket, good for admission to the Virginia Air and Space Center, Riverside IMAX Theater, Hampton History Museum, Hampton Carousel and the Miss Hampton Harbor tour. The combo ticket represents substantial cost savings.

Hot Dates: - 12/31/2014

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Hampton Roads Convention Center
c/o 1919 Commerce Dr., Suite 290
Hampton, VA 23666

Website: www.thehrcc.com
Email: michelle@hamptoncvb.com; sperry@thehrcc.com
Phone: (757) 722-1222

Deals: Special price reductions during “Hot Date” months.

Hot Dates: 01/01/2015 - 01/31/2015
06/01/2015 - 08/31/2015
12/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

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Newport News
Newport News Tourism Development Office
700 Town Center Dr., Suite 320
Newport News, VA 23606

Website: www.newport-news.org
Email: cmorales@nngov.com
Phone: (757) 926-1428

Deals: Enjoy “big city” amenities in the “small town” setting of Newport News, Va., Where Great Things Are Happening! Arrive by car, Amtrak train, or by air at the Newport News/Williamsburg Airport (or nearby Norfolk International). With more than 3,900 hotel rooms and 50,000 square feet of meeting space, we can easily accommodate small- to mid-size conferences and meetings. Our world-renowned museums celebrate nature, the sea and our nation’s military heritage, plus our 8,000-acre park is perfect for teambuilding. An assortment of evening entertainment options and hundreds of shopping and dining choices – including specialty stores and chef-owned restaurants – complete the picture.

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Norfolk
VisitNorfolk
232 E Main St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Website: www.visitnorfolktoday.com
Email: dallen@visitnorfolktoday.com
Phone: (757) 664-6620

Deals: Looking for an exciting destination where your dollars will go further? Norfolk, Virginia, a seaport destination located within driving distance of most East Coast cities, is just that. A combination of high-style & big-city amenities, Norfolk is primed to host your upcoming event with a variety of hotels, convention facilities and unique off-site meeting venues from which to choose from. For more information about Norfolk or our Sail Into Savings group incentive program,contact the Norfolk Convention & Visitors Bureau sales department at 800-368-3097 or visit the Web site at www.visitnorfolktoday.com.

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Roanoke
Roanoke Civic Center
P. O. Box 13005
Roanoke, VA 24030

Website: www.roanokeciviccenter.com
Email: david@roanokeciviccenter.com
Phone: (540) 853-2241

Deals: Located conveniently off I-81/I-581 and US-460, the RCC is Southwest Virginia's premier full-service convention, exhibition and cultural complex. A spacious 10,500-seat Coliseum; 2,150-seat Performing Arts Theatre; 11,000sf Exhibit Hall; and 46,000sf Special Events Center make the RCC the ideal place for entertainment, business, professional, or social gatherings. RCC clients continue to enjoy the expert service and competitive pricing we offer. Our many amenities, including Encore Catering by Ovations Food Services, can make planning your next event easier and affordable.

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West Virginia
Pipestem
Pipestem Resort State Park
P. O. Box 150
Pipestem, WV 25979

Website: www.pipestemresort.com
Email: pipesteminfo@wvstateparks.com
Phone: (304) 466-2804

Deals: Book ten or more sleeping rooms at Pipestem Resort State Park , two or more nights, and recognize 20% discount at McKeever Lodge. The ‘hot deal’ includes complimentary meeting space and use of onsite audio-visual equipment. The Pipestem Resort Hot Deal is available from Nov 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014 and only excludes holiday weekends. To book your conference or meeting, call 304-466-1800, Dale McLaughlin, Lodge Manager, or email dale.d.mclaughlin@wv.gov. Ask for HOT DEAL offer.

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Summersville
Summersville Arena & Conference Center
P. O. Box 1026
Summersville, WV 26651

Website: www.summersvillearena.com
Email: info@summersvillecvb.com
Phone: (304) 872-3722

Deals: Book your meeting by December 2014, and receive a 10% discount off the rental rate.

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