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 Mandarin Oriental Washington DC

Just streets away from the museums of the Smithsonian Institution, Capitol Hill and the seat of power, Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. has redefined service and style in the capital city with its award-winning spa, CityZen and Sou'Wester restaurants and spacious inviting luxury accommodations.

Mandarin Oriental Washington Exterior

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Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.

SmartSource Rentals

SmartSource Rentals
is a nationwide company specializing in designing solutions to meet your short-term technology needs for Audio Visual & Staging, Computer Rentals, Attendee/Session Tracking, Lead Retrieval, Digital Signage, Digital Document Library, Audience Response Systems, Internet Cafe’s and more.  With 24 US offices we are the largest company of our kind in the US.  Give us a call today at 631-670-8916.

SmartSource Computer Audio Visuals

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Welcome, Newest Members!
Consider these newest members of for your next meeting:

Monte Carlo Resort & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
Loews Denver Hotel - Denver, CO
  Hawaii Convention Center - Honolulu, HI

Learn more at the Newest Members page.

Save the Date

Save the Date

HSMAI's Affordable Meetings Mid-America

April 14-15, 2010
Navy Pier, Chicago

Registration is free for qualified planners. Register here for Affordable Meetings.

Springtime Expo

ASAE & The Center's Springtime Expo
May 27, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Register for the Springtime Expo.

   Spotlight On: Diversity Programs Make Sense

Hotel properties across America are implementing diversity programs because doing so is an important social responsibility. And, it is good for the bottom line. 

Diversity initiatives in the hotel industry take on many forms. Some programs are aimed at providing training and awareness to employees, hiring people of diverse backgrounds at all levels within the organization, or establishing guidlelines for increasing dollars spent with minority suppliers. Other hotel companies are encouraging and assisting minorities to become hotel owners. There are hotels that are implementing in-room accessibility kits to help guests with dwarfisim and other physical limitations experience a safe stay. A number of hotels form committees of employees who volunteer to provide education and awareness to other employees on topics of multiculturalism. Continue diversity article...

   Feature Focus: Meet Lin Campanile, New Advisory Council Member
CP Advisory Council

Meet Lin Campanile, Vice President of Sales for ADI Meetings & Events in Tempe, Arizona. Campanile is a big fan of

"The site is very user friendly, easy to understand," she says, "and has many features that planners can benefit from including Stellar Tips and definitely the RFP ValetTM."

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   Stellar Buzz: News Briefs from Our Members - Be in the Know

Associated Luxury Hotels International member, the Loews Atlanta Hotel, is now open.  Grand opening festivities were led by Loews Hotels Chairman & CEO, Jonathan M. Tisch.  Learn more about the Loews Atlanta Hotel...

Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, opened its doors in the vibrant River North neighborhood as an art-themed addition to the company’s Windy City collection. The 261-room hotel marks an evolution in the city’s boutique scene with show-stopping design and décor by Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, an indoor rooftop pool, brilliantly positioned to offer expansive views of the city’s southeast landscape, and a green roof.  Continue Palomar Chicago article...

   Solar e-Clip: Discover a World of Ideas at IMEX 2010
IMEX 2010

IMEX 2010: May 24-27, Frankfurt Germany
Experience three days of the best networking, educational and business opportunities on the planet, at Frankfurt’s IMEX 2010.

The largest exhibition of its kind, it’s a must for any professional planning global meetings and events. Learn more about IMEX 2010.

Register now and enjoy exclusive travel discounts!

   Winner’s Circle: Win a Free Vacation and Round Trip Airfare

Enter the Refer a Meeting Professional Contest for a chance to win a complimentary two night stay at The Peppermill Reno, including dinner, spa treatments, and round-trip airfare for two!


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