ConventionSouth September 2015 Issue
Cover: Your complete Guide to the South’s meeting & convention sites.
Jackson Restaurant Week has scheduled October 5-11 for its sixth season showcasing the best of Jackson’s culinary scene. Join us in Jackson, Mississippi for fourteen days of good eats and great giving. Jackson Restaurant Weeks is special because it shines the light on our best local eateries – but also our best local charities! Each time you dine at… Read more »
Planning and hosting sports events can be much different than business meetings, social events or conventions. Industry professionals offer the following best-practice tips for working with these groups. 1. Staffing Staffing is key to success, said Nicole Seltzer, director of convention center sales with the Memphis Cook Convention Center. “With the sheer number of people… Read more »
By Ashley Wright From convention centers in large metropolitan areas that offer the hustle and bustle of urban life to expo halls in smaller towns with a slower pace and hometown charm, the South is filled with a variety of large event spaces that can meet the needs of almost any meeting planner. Large… Read more »
By Sabe Fink Looking for top meeting sites in the South? Then you need to meet College Park and Cobb County, Georgia. College Park: Crossroads Of The New South “Hosting a meeting, convention or event in College Park provides unique advantages to respective attendees,” said Meet College Park President Cookie Smoak. “With the world-class Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta… Read more »
Shreveport and Bossier City market themselves as “Louisiana’s Other Side” to accentuate their location near the state’s western border with Texas. More specifically, Shreveport-Bossier is in the northwest corner of Louisiana where I-20 and I-49 converge. The Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) is served by four airlines. “Our team believes Shreveport-Bossier stands out because of our… Read more »
By Austin Dressman – VisitHoustonTexas.com Houston is ranked No. 3 by Travel + Leisure in “America’s Most Cultured Cities 2015”. The city’s cultural dominance will soon be reinforced with the creation of the 36-acre Sawyer Yards arts campus, one of the largest art destinations of its kind in the country. With the help of Jon Deal, developer of… Read more »
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Find neat ideas for planning green meetings and events -- the Southern way -- in this easy-to-use guide.guide will help you cut through the information you get and allow you to track the info you need to know in order to make smarter booking decisions. Download Free Guide Now!