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    Huntsville’s Surprisingly Good Brews

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    As the cliche goes, “you don’t have to be a rocket scientist” to recognize the value of the Huntsville, Alabama, area for meetings and events. Recently my husband and I discovered another great reason to visit the Space City: breweries! Huntsville and neighboring Madison have (at last count) ten breweries, which has to be the… Read more »

    The South’s Top Small Markets with BIG Music

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    “The South’s Top 10 Small Markets with BIG Music” 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 for music and to hold a meeting… Read more »

    San Antonio Sparkles

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    San Antonio is sparkling with new life as a number of capital projects come onboard within the city. For meetings and conferences, this means a memorable meeting location that offers everything from a revamped Henry B. González Convention Center to recreated urban spaces for outdoor special events at Hemisfair. Henry B. González Convention Center Sparkles… Read more »

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    DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts New 30-Acre Resort in Myrtle Beach

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    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. September 15, 2016 – After major renovations and an expansion, Hilton (NYSE: HLT) completed the 30-acre DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront the 12-month, multimillion dollar transformation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Formerly known as the Springmaid Beach Resort, the seaside hotel now boasts a 20,000 square-foot main building, ocean view restaurant and lounge, “grab… Read more »

    Transforming Louisville and the Kentucky International Convention Center

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    LOUISVILLE KY, Aug. 16, 2016: The Kentucky State Fair Board and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the closure of the Kentucky International Convention Center for $207 million dollar renovations. The renovations and expansion will include the exhibit hall, ballroom and hotel rooms. According to the Louisville CVB, “studies show that with the additional… Read more »

    Approval Granted for New Hotel & Convention Center in Arkansas

    Approval Granted for New Hotel & Convention Center in Arkansas

    Jonesboro, Ark. (KAIT) – Earlier this month, Hilton Worldwide approved Jonesboro Hotel Partners and O’Reilly Hospitality Management’s request to build a new 202-room hotel and 40,000-square-foot convention center on the Arkansas State University (ASU) campus in Jonesboro, Ark. This project has been in the works for many months since the agreement of university officials in March, but Jonesboro Hotel… Read more »

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