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February 12, 2013
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Spotlight On: New Conference Center Highlights Eco-Friendly Charlotte Harbor


Feature Focus: Track Your RFP Responses Easily


Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members


Winner's Circle: Win a Mountain Getaway


Spotlight On


New Conference Center Highlights Eco-Friendly Charlotte Harbor

charlotte harborAs Florida's premier ecotourism destination, Charlotte Harbor is off the beaten path and free of Florida's crowds, yet still offers world-class sailing, boating, fishing, birding, shopping, golfing, dining and arts. 

The new interactive map on easily guides meeting planners to the hotels and venues they need to plan a gem of a meeting.

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Track Your RFP Responses Easily

rfp organizationMeeting planners can now track RFP responses more easily than ever before with’s new virtual RFP Organization platform.

RFP Organization is now completely accessible to meeting planners via the website.  The service, now a year old, saves meeting planners time by having all of their RFP responses compiled on a spreadsheet.  Now, these same RFP responses are displayed in real time on an easy to read chart.  

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Stellar Buzz


News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzLadies now have a new place to play with Heraea, the ultra-chic American restaurant and sports lounge created by The ONE Group, celebrating its grand opening at Palms Casino Resort on February 17. Continue restaurant opening article...

Congratulations to the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau (ICVB) for being awarded three additional Gold Adrian Awards for compelling advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns in the 56th annual Adrian Awards Competition.  Continue Irving awards article...

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Winner's Circle


Win a Mountain Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

refer a meeting professionalEnter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a four day/three night stay for two plus travel accommodations to Asheville, North Carolina!

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We’ve got a Caribbean getaway with your name on it. Who’s paying the bill? We are.

Book your meeting or event in March 2013 and receive credits towards a complimentary Caribbean getaway, complete with airfare. Hurry, book now to lock in your date(s) of choice.

Learn more about the W Atlanta Buckhead.

Alabama’s Gulf Coast has become a favorite destination for meetings of all types.  Offering over 16,000 accommodation units and numerous meeting options, we are able to meet the needs of groups of all sizes from a board retreat to a large convention.  

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism Sales Department will assist you in finding the perfect location for your upcoming meeting and may be contacted at 800-982-8562.  We look forward to working with you to bring your meeting to the area.

Learn more about the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.

Consider these newest members of for your next meeting:

Pole Position Raceway Las Vegas
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
Zoetry Agua Punta Cana
Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh Green Tree
Secrets Marquis Los Cabos
Sunscape Resort Curacao, Spa & Casino 
Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spas

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HSMAI's MEET Mid-America 2013
April 23-24, 2013
Navy Pier - Chicago, IL

Registration information coming soon!
Learn more about HSMAI's MEET Mid-America.


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