ConventionSouth‘s June 2016 Issue
- Fantastic Foodie Sites in the South
- Conference Centers: Serious Work Meets Serious Fun
- Government & University Meetings
- Event Planners Guides to Arkansas & North Carolina
- Read our how-to articles, expert advice and meetings industry insight available in each issue of ConventionSouth.
True confession: I have traveled through Birmingham, Alabama on many road trips but have never really spent any time there. On the other hand, I have had the pleasure of staying at one of the Kessler Collection’s Grand Bohemian properties (in Asheville, N.C.) and had lunch at another (in St. Augustine, Fla.) and love the… Read more »
From flying cars to “flying” into your luxury treehouse accommodations zipline-style, here’s a glimpse of travel trends 15 years into the future. During December, it’s not unusual to make predictions about the year ahead. But a recent survey, commissioned by Marriott Rewards Credit Card from Chase, jumped further ahead in time, asking people in the… Read more »
Meeting professionals spend much of their time working behind the scenes, tending to details large and small, in order to keep meetings running smoothly. They also put a great deal of energy into designing events that are fun, engaging and memorable. So it is an honor and a privilege to put these hard-working and creative… Read more »
Wisconsin Dells, Wis—Kalahari Resorts and Conventions announced on June 15, 2016 that it will open its first property in the Southwest in Round Rock, Texas, a city with a population of 105,000 and located 15 miles north of Austin, Texas. This new location will be similar to existing Kalahari resorts with an authentic African theme, up to 1,000… Read more »
By Alan Blondin, Myrtle Beach Sun News, Sunset Beach, N.C., May 23, 2016 —The three-course Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center in Sunset Beach, N.C., will be undergoing an estimated $1.3 million in renovations this summer, highlighted by the installation of new greens on its Jones Course and renovation of its Magnolias Restaurant. More renovations are planned… Read more »
Pigeon Forge, TN – May 2016, a gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, has a new way to celebrate spring. It’s a five-day event saluting the national park, Mother Nature and the culture of the southern Appalachians. Wilderness Wildlife Week from May 18-22 is a new springtime event after 25 years as part of Pigeon Forge… Read more »
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