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Government Planners Headed to Fort Lauderdale for 2017 Convention

by Matt Alderton | January 20, 2015
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals will hold its 2017 National Education Conference & Expo in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Louisville Unveils Plans for Downtown Omni Hotel with Mega Meeting Space

by Matt Alderton | January 12, 2015
A new 600-room, four-diamond Omni hotel is coming to downtown Louisville.

ACCESS Destination Services Expands into New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | January 07, 2015
Destination management company ACCESS Destination Services has expanded into the Big Easy.

3 Days in…Monterey: The Gem of Central California

by Deanna Ting | January 02, 2015
Just a few hours' drive south of San Francisco, Monterey offers picturesque natural landscapes, epicurean experiences, and unforgettable history.

Le Méridien Debuts in New Orleans, North Carolina

by Matt Alderton | December 19, 2014
The South has welcomed two new Le Méridien hotels in New Orleans and Charlotte.

Orlando Resort Plans Retail Complex with Meeting Space

by Matt Alderton | December 19, 2014
Westgate Resorts has broken ground on a new retail development at Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando.

San Antonio Convention Center Expansion Ahead of Schedule

by Matt Alderton | December 10, 2014
The $325 million expansion of San Antonio's Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center is three months ahead of schedule.

Thompson Opens Miami Beach Hotel

by Matt Alderton | December 02, 2014
Thompson Miami Beach has opened on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Southern Florida: New Hotels Keep Coming

by Leo Jakobson | December 01, 2014
Southern Florida is poised to upgrade its convention infrastructure in 2015 with renovations in the works for its convention centers and long awaited headquarters hotels in the offing.

Mississippi Gulf Coast: A Hidden Gem with Plenty for Groups

by Andrea Doyle | December 01, 2014
With 62 miles of beach, an array of watersports, championship golf courses, and a 400,000-square-foot convention center, the Mississippi Gulf Coast boasts all of the amenities of a major city at a fraction of the cost.

3 Days in…Atlanta: Georgia's Capital Offers Much More Than Meeting Space

by Andrea Doyle | December 01, 2014
Groups will find the fourth-largest U.S. convention center in Atlanta, proving that the signature city of the south is a premier meeting and convention destination.

Palm Beach County Offering $1 Million in Incentives for Meeting Planners

by Matt Alderton | November 26, 2014
Discover The Palm Beaches is offering $1 million in incentives for meeting planners.

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