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October 29, 2013
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- Spotlight On: Ghosts & Grits in America's Most Haunted City
- Feature Focus: Industry Insiders - Trade Show Trends
- Stellar Buzz: News Briefs From Our Members
- Solar e-Clip:'s RFP Organization
- Winner's Circle: Win a Trip to Reno

  Spotlight On
 Ghosts & Grits in America's Most Haunted City

hilton savannah desotoBuilt in 1890 on the site of Oglethorpe's Barracks, the original DeSoto hotel was Savannah's haven of hospitality and gathering place for celebrities, dignitaries, and presidents.

Setting the bar for Savannah's tradition of gracious service, Hilton Savannah DeSoto continues as one of the Savannah Historic District's landmark hotels, providing an unmatched atmosphere for leisure and business travelers.

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  Feature Focus
 Industry Insiders - Trade Show Trends
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Fern Exposition and Event Services has been in operation since 1909. Over the last 104 years Fern Exposition and Event Services has seen major growth and many changes in the industry.

B. Murphy, National Sales Manager at Fern, shares his insight into the exposition and tradeshow industry.

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  Stellar Buzz
News Briefs From Our Members

stellar buzzThe Santa Barbara Conference & Visitors Bureau and Film Commission (SBCVB&FC) has modernized its brand with a fresh corporate identity as Visit Santa Barbara. Continue Santa Barbara article...

The Berlin Convention Office has launched a new online tool that efficiently and quickly identifies the right location for their meetings in Berlin. Continue Berlin article...

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  Solar e-Clip's RFP Organization

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  Winner's Circle
Win a Trip to Reno
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 the AAA Four Diamond Peppermill Resort Spa Casino!
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Irving, Texas

Adjacent to DFW International Airport and located directly between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving includes 79+ hotels, 12,000 hotel rooms, and more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space.

The Silver LEED certified, architecturally stunning Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas adds an additional 90,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space to the mix.


Learn more about Irving, Texas.

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With over 7,000 hotel rooms and 170,000 square feet of meeting space, Huntsville is perfect for your next event!  

Your group will be impressed with all there is to see and do. Plan your next meeting in the Rocket City!


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Consider these newest members of

Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Green Bay - Green Bay, WI
Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
Hilton Savannah DeSoto - Savanna, GA
Hyatt Boston Harbor - Boston, MA
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa - La Jolla, CA
Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone - University - Raleigh, NC
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conf. Center - Chicago, IL
Bacara Resort & Spa - Santa Barbara, CA 
Crowne Plaza Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City, OK
Crowne Plaza Hotel Tampa Westshore - Tampa, FL

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