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BALTIMORE: A HUB FOR IDEAS, INSPIRATION, AND INNOVATION
Bring Our Renaissance to Your Attendees. Connect With Us Today to Start Your Planning Baltimore abounds with incredible assets at every turn. Some you may have heard about already, like the beautiful Inner Harbor and awe-inspiring National Aquarium, or picturesque Fell's Point and the world-class medical community of Johns Hopkins. And while those are undoubtedly special, there's still so much more to discover in Charm City.
CINCINNATI USA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU FILLS STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS VP ROLE
CVB Fills Three Positions Dedicated to Diversity Sales and Inclusion Initiatives Accomplished broadcast journalist and communicator Jenell Walton has been named Vice President, Communications and Strategic Development at the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau.
COBO CENTER OBTAINS 2019 RECERTIFICATION TO INTERNATIONAL GREEN MEETING STANDARD
Sustainability Efforts at Cobo Center Attract Global Events Like Sustainable Brands Claude Molinari, general manager of SMG/Cobo Center, recently announced that Cobo Center has achieved recertification to the Event Industry Council's (EIC) Accepted Practices Exchange/American Society for Testing and Materials International (APEX/ASTM) Sustainable Meeting Standard for venues.
CHOICE HOTELS TO DEVELOP NEW CAMBRIA HOTEL IN SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA
Hotel Will Mark the Brand's Eighth Location in the Palmetto State Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) has signed an agreement with NIAM Investments to develop a six-story, 119-room Cambria Hotel in Spartanburg, S.C. The upscale hotel is slated to open in summer 2020.
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL MAKING LAS VEGAS EVENTS AUTISM INCLUSIVE
Recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month, MGM Resorts is Partnering With a Non-Profit, Kulturecity, to Make its Major Las Vegas Arenas, Theaters and Events Centers Sensory Inclusive for Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum When crowds of noisy fans enter a sports arena or concert hall, many expect - or even hope for - some sort of sensory overload. But for families with children with sensory sensitivity or children on the autism spectrum, it can be virtually impossible to enter such a loud, overpowering environment without worrying.
MEET THE NEW MINISTRY-LEVEL LEADERSHIP IN BVI TOURISM
Premier, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie and Junior Minister for Tourism Hon. Shereen Flax-Charles Team Up to Lead Key Industry in the British Virgin Islands
THE 4TH ANNUAL W.I.T.H. AWARDS LUNCHEON HUGH SUCCESS!
An amazing afternoon was experienced by attendees to the Women History Month 4th Annual W.I.T.H. Awards luncheon, held March 14, 2019 at the Omni San Diego Hotel ! Guests were inspired and motivated as event honorees shared their heartfelt stories of their climb to success to a sell-out crowd of more than 350 industry professionals which included, c-level executives, elected officials, students and community leaders!
JOIN NAAAS AND AFFILIATES AT ONE OR BOTH OF OUR EXCITING INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES
Join NAAAS & Affiliates at one or both of their exciting International Conferences - June 16-24 in Trinidad & Tobago, and August 18-25 in Cancun and Merida, Mexxico.
DESTINATIONS INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES DAWN HOLDEN AS THE VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT
Destinations International Chair, William Pate, President and CEO of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and Destinations International President and CEO, Don Wels h, recently announced that Dawn Holden will join the association as the Vice President of Membership Engagement. Her first official day with the organization will be May 6, 2019.
THE SOUL FOOD MUSEUM CELEBRATES 400 YEARS (1619-2019) - A MOBILE COAST-TO-COAST TOUR
The Soul Food Museum was founded in 2003 by Chef Dr. Kenneth Willhoite, whose mission was to create a mobile monument dedicated to African-American contributions made to the culinary arts and hospitality industry. The Soul Food Museum emanated from the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District in Atlanta, Georgia.
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