Trade shows make a successful return to The Big Easy  
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Ground breaks on Omni PGA Frisco Resort, largest resort in development in the U.S.
 
Ground breaks in Atlanta on first hotel under Signia by Hilton brand
Signia by Hilton Atlanta will overlook the Mercedes-Benz Stadium sports and entertainment complex and connect to the Georgia World Congress Center.
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Trade shows return to New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
 
Trade shows return to New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
The Precast Show 2021, the largest precast concrete-specific event in North America, took place May 20-22.
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Lobbying from a distance: Advocacy groups find creative ways to meet
 
Lobbying from a distance: Advocacy groups find creative ways to meet
Planners say it’s been a difficult year for advocates, legislators, and their staffs. But the silver lining is the pandemic has created new avenues for advocacy.
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Tampa, Miami lead the way as U.S. hotel occupancy reaches highest levels since last Feburary
 
Tampa, Miami lead the way as U.S. hotel occupancy reaches highest levels since last February
While year-over-year percentage changes show significant increases, the country’s performance levels remained well below pre-pandemic levels.
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The Sheraton Dallas Hotel’s mural scavenger hunt spotlights downtown’s public art
 
The Sheraton Dallas Hotel’s mural scavenger hunt spotlights downtown’s public art
The Sheraton Dallas is located in the heart of the city’s downtown, a short walk away from many murals and the Deep Ellum neighborhood.
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