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February 5, 2015
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- Spotlight On: Meet, Eat & Retreat for Less in Santa Clarita
- Feature Focus: The Culture Map
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip: Newest Members
- Winner's Circle: Visit Las Vegas

  Spotlight On
Meet, Eat & Retreat for Less in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita, California

The City of Santa Clarita is one of Southern California’s top event and entertainment destinations offering the best value in Los Angeles.

Located in a picturesque valley just 20 minutes north of the Burbank Airport and a short drive from Los Angeles, Santa Clarita offers a variety of experiences for all to enjoy.

Santa Clarita, the third largest city in Los Angeles County, is situated right where you want to be—in the middle of everything!

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  Feature Focus
The Culture Map: How Cultural Complexities Will Impact Business in the Future

feature focus pcma culture articleAmong the most interesting educational sessions at this year’s PCMA Convening Leaders was one included in the Globalization tract. In the past, education geared towards organizing a global event was centered on instructing planners how to know when to kiss, bow or shake hands in order to ensure a successful transaction.

Now as today’s business world becomes ever-more global and virtual, professionals are expected to work harmoniously together with counterparts from a broad array of starkly different backgrounds and cultures…without disastrous results!

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzz
 newspaperThe Professional Convention Management Association brought a record-setting 4,128 meeting planners and suppliers together to make big plans for the future of face-to-face and hybrid events at Convening Leaders 2015. Continue PCMA article... 

Beginning in March, the Tropicana Las Vegas, a Doubletree by Hilton, will offer new Wi-Fi technology that will provide one of the fastest Internet services available in a Las Vegas hotel. Continue Wi-Fi article...

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  Solar e-Clip
Newest Members

newest membersConsider these newest members of for your next meeting or convention: 

The Fess Parker, a Doubletree by Hilton Resort - Santa Barbara, CA
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West - Plymouth, MN
Orate - Durham, NC
Cleveland Convention Center - Cleveland, OH
The Lexington - New York, NY
The Algonquin Hotel - New York, NY
The Pueblo Convention Center - Pueblo, CO
Saint Charles Convention Center - Saint Charles, MO
Embassy Suites Valencia - Valencia, CA

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  Winner's Circle
Visit Las Vegas

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Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a four day/three night stay for two plus flight accommodations to the all new Tropicana Las Vegas!

Enter to Win a Trip to the Tropicana...
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ALHI’s Incentive Experiences
ALHI offers the largest portfolio of 4- & 5-Diamond Meeting & Incentive resorts located in the world’s most desirable locations. Enjoy a variety of options including exotic island and beach resorts, world-class golf resorts, mountain resorts and entertainment destinations. Impeccable service, sterling event space and luxury at every turn result in very rewarding experiences.

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Learn more about ALHI's Incentive Experiences.


 santa clara 

Double HHonors Meeting Planner Points when you book your next meeting to take place during the month of March 2015 with the Hilton Santa Clara Hotel, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, next to the new Levi’s Stadium and the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Contact us at 408-330-0001 or

hilton santa clara

Learn more about The Hilton Santa Clara.



Embassy Suites Lombard has an unbelievable March Super Saver Package.

Continental breakfast, all day beverages, catered lunch, WI-FI, meeting room and 5 TIMES Meeting Planner Points for only $69! You can also reserve 2 room suites with complimentary made-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening reception starting at $99 per night.

Call John D’Astice at 630-971-4230 for details.

embassy suites

Learn more about The Embassy Suites Lombard.



ASAE's Springtime Expo 2015
April 9, 2015
Washington, DC

Register for The Springtime Expo.



IMEX Frankfurt 2015
May 19-21, 2015
Frankfurt, Germany

Attend the show with the Hosted Buyer Group
Receive complimentary flights & accommodations!

Contact to learn more.


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