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UNITED STATES United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.
Alabama Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau
251-974-1510; fax: 251-974-1509
Greater Birmingham Greater Birmingham can be one of two areas:
800-458-8085; fax: 205-458-8086
Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau
256-551-2230; fax: 256-551-2324
Take a closer look at Huntsville! More than 700 rooms are being added to the 5,000 currently available. Huntsville is accessible, affordable, and features superior meeting facilities and attractions. Check out www.huntsville.org to see how we can make your Huntsville meeting experience one of the best ever!
Mobile Convention and Visitors Bureau
251-208-2000; fax: 251-208-2060
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251-415-2100; fax: 251-208-2150
Anchorage Convention and Visitors Bureau
907-276-4118; fax: 907-278-5559
Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau
907-457-3282; fax: 907-452-4190
Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau
877-MEET-PHX; fax: 602-253-4415
Phase one of the Phoenix Convention Center expansion is under way and will provide 160,000 square feet of flexible space in 2006. Phase two includes construction of a new north building by 2009. The expansion will total more than 900,000 square feet. A new, 1,000-room Sheraton will debut one block away in late 2008.
Mesa Convention and Visitors Bureau
480-827-4700; fax: 480-827-4704
Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center
800-AT-CIVIC; fax: 602-495-3642
Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau
480-945-8481; fax: 480-421-9733
Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau
520-624-1817; fax: 520-884-7804
Yuma Convention and Visitors Bureau
928-783-0071; fax: 928-783-1897
Fort Smith Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-637-1477; fax: 479-784-2421
Blues, barbeque, Bach, broncos, and knock-your-socks-off scenic beauty all come together in Fort Smith, Arkansas Fort Smith is a city that lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers, also known as Belle Point. The city began as a western frontier military post in 1817 and would later become well-known for its role in the settling of . Fort Smith is one of America's most affordable cities, offering you and your delegates a convenient mid-south location; versatile convention and performing arts venues; southern charm; and top-notch, quality hospitality facilities and services.
Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
501-376-4781; fax: 501-374-2255
Anaheim/Orange County Visitors and Convention Bureau
714-765-8888; fax: 714-991-8963
Carmel Valley Ranch Wyndham
831-626-2573; fax: 831-626-2574
Contra Costa Contra Costa can refer to:
925-685-1184; fax: 925-685-8190
LA Inc The Convention and Visitors Bureau
213-624-7300; fax: 213-624-9746
Long Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
562-436-3645; fax: 562-436-8606
Los Angeles Convention Center The Los Angeles Convention Center (abbreviated LACC) is a convention center in downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, and was best known to video games fans as host to E3 until its cessation in 2006.
213-741-1151; fax: 213-765-4440
Monterey Convention Authority
800-742-8091; fax: 831-641-0699
With 10,000 guest rooms and the award winning, state-of-the-art Monterey Conference Center with 61,000 square feet of meeting space, you'll see why programs receive peak attendance when held in world-renowned Monterey. For complete planning assistance, including online RFPs, site inspection arrangement, and more, contact us at 800-742-8091, or visit www.montereyconventionauthority.com.
Moscone Center The Moscone Center is San Francisco, California's largest convention and exhibition complex. The complex consists of two main underground halls underneath Yerba Buena Gardens, Moscone North and Moscone South, as well the three-level Moscone West exhibition hall across 4th Street.
415-974-4000; fax: 415-974-4073
Newport Beach Newport Beach, residential and resort city (1990 pop. 66,643), Orange co., S Calif., on Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1906. It is a popular seaside resort and yachting center. Manufactures include electrical and medical equipment, computers, boats, and adhesives. Conference and Visitors Bureau
A sparkling star on the Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, coastline, Newport Beach is where an ideal climate and the beautiful Pacific Ocean create the perfect meeting location. Easy access with Orange County's John Wayne Airport John Wayne Airport (IATA: SNA, ICAO: KSNA, FAA LID: SNA) is located at 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Other nearby cities include Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, and Irvine. 10-15 minutes away, superb dining and nightlife, world-class golf, glamorous shopping and spas, unique off-property venues from sophisticated elegance to relaxed beach casual. The CVB CVB Convention and Visitors Bureau
CVB College Van Bestuur (Dutch: Managing Council)
CVB Camper Van Beethoven (band)
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CVB Center for Veterinary Biologics features a confidential RFP (Request For Proposal) A document that invites a vendor to submit a bid for hardware, software and/or services. It may provide a general or very detailed specification of the system.
1. (business) RFP - Request for Proposal.
2. process that assures a selective response from these outstanding meeting facilities and more: Balboa Bay Club The Balboa Bay Club & Resort is in Newport Beach, California on 15 waterfront acres and was founded in 1948. It is on the Newport Harbor. See also
Properties currently located in: Vancouver, BC; Toronto, ONT; Edmonton, AB; and Chicago, IL. .
Oakland Convention and Visitors Bureau
510-839-9000; fax: 510-839-5924
Enjoy one of the best meeting values in the San Francisco Bay Area “Bay Area” redirects here. For other uses, see Bay Area (disambiguation).
The San Francisco Bay Area, colloquially known as the Bay Area or The Bay . With 89,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space complimented by convenient, affordable, and well-appointed hotels. Visit the sunny side of the bay.
Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau
909-937-3000; fax: 909-937-3080
Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism
760-778-8415; fax: 760-323-3021
Palm Springs Convention Center The Palm Springs Convention Center is a 160,000 square foot facility located in downtown Palm Springs, California. It can accommodate groups from 12 to 9,000 in size, depending on the configuration.
760-325-6611; fax: 760-322-6921
Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority
760-770-9000; fax: 760-770-9001
Pasadena Center Operating Company operating company
A business that engages in transactions with outsiders.
626-793-2122; fax: 626-793-8014
Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau
626-795-9311; fax: 626-795-9656
Riverside Convention and Visitors Bureau
888-748-7733; fax: 909-222-4712
Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-292-2334; fax: 916-808-7788
San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-544-MEET; fax: 619-595-0216
With a world-class convention center, 119 conference and convention hotels to choose from, and cutting-edge technology designed to simplify the meeting planning process, it's no wonder meeting planners nationwide have named San Diego the top meeting destination in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . Visit www.sandiego.org or call 800-544-MEET to see how San Diego can bring your next meeting to life.
San Diego Convention Center Corporation The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is a non-profit public corporation that owns and maintains the San Diego Convention Center and the San Diego Concourse. Its subsidiary, San Diego Theaters, Inc., manages the San Diego City Theater.
619-525-5000; fax: 619-525-5005
San Diego has consistently been recognized as one of the best cities in North America for conventions and meetings. Come and experience for yourself our city's natural beauty, premier dining, and fabulous destination amenities. The 2.6 million-square-foot San Diego Convention Center The San Diego Convention Center is the main convention center for the city of San Diego, California. It is located in the Marina district of downtown San Diego near the Gaslamp Quarter, at 111 West Harbor Drive. is located on sparkling San Diego Bay Noun 1. San Diego Bay - a bay of the Pacific in southern California
San Diego - a picturesque city of southern California on San Diego Bay near the Mexican border; site of an important naval base
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world .
San Diego North Convention and Visitors Bureau
760-603-1690; fax: 760-603-9570
San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden Convention and Visitors Bureau
415-974-6900; fax: 415-227-2602
San Jose San Jose, city, United States
San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. Convention and Visitors Bureau
408-295-9600; fax: 408-295-3937
San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo (săn l`ĭs ōbĭs`pō), city (1990 pop. 41,958), seat of San Luis Obispo co., S Calif., near San Luis Obispo Bay; inc. 1856. County Visitors and Conference Bureau
805-541-8000; fax: 805-543-9498
San Mateo San Mateo (săn mətā`ō), city (1990 pop. 85,486), San Mateo co., W Calif., on San Francisco Bay; inc. 1894. It is a commercial and retail center with some high-technology manufacturing. San Mateo, Spanish for St. County Convention and Visitors Bureau
650-348-7600; fax: 650-348-7687
With just one convenient call, we will work with your meeting, group, or convention to preselect pre·se·lect
tr.v. pre·se·lect·ed, pre·se·lect·ing, pre·se·lects
To select beforehand, usually according to a specific criterion.
pre lodging and meeting facilities tailored to your needs. We represent more than 140 properties and have three convention facilities. Let us help you discover the best of the San Francisco Bay San Francisco Bay, 50 mi (80 km) long and from 3 to 13 mi (4.8–21 km) wide, W Calif.; entered through the Golden Gate, a strait between two peninsulas. Area--San Mateo County.
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara (săn'tə bär`brə, –bərə), city (1990 pop. 85,571), seat of Santa Barbara co., S Calif., on the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1850. Conference and Visitors Bureau
805-966-9222; fax: 805-966-1728
Santa Clara Santa Clara, city, Cuba
Santa Clara (sän`tä klä`rä), city (1994 est. pop. 217,000), capital of Villa Clara prov., central Cuba. Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau
408-380-1242; fax: 408-244-9202
Santa Clara Convention Center
408-748-7000; fax: 408-748-7013
Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. Convention and Visitors Bureau
310-319-6263; fax: 310-319-6273
Tri-Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
925-846-8910; fax: 925-846-9502
Vallejo Convention and Visitors Bureau
707-642-3653; fax: 707-644-2206
Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau
303-442-2911; fax: 303-938-8837
Colorado Convention Center The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center in downtown Denver, Colorado which recently underwent a major expansion. The expansion added 600,000 sq. feet of space and a 5,200 seat concert hall. The total area of the convention center is 1.2 million sq. feet.
303-228-8000; fax: 303-228-8104
Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, city (1990 pop. 281,140), seat of El Paso co., central Colo., on Monument and Fountain creeks, at the foot of Pikes Peak; inc. 1886. It is a year-round resort and a booming military, technological, and commercial city. Convention and Visitors Bureau
719-635-7506; fax: 719-635-4968
Experience the excitement, the relaxation, the sheer joy of bringing a group together at the foot of Pikes Peak Pikes Peak, 14,110 ft (4,301 m) high, central Colo., in the Front Range of the Rocky Mts.; discovered by U.S. explorer Zebulon Pike in 1806. There are many higher peaks in the Rockies, but this is the best known and most conspicuous because of its location on the . Experience the accommodations, the attractions, the services, the fun that makes any meeting or convention unforgettable. Experience Colorado Springs, Colorado The City of Colorado Springs is the second most populous city (after Denver) in the state of Colorado and the 48th most populous city in the United States. The city is the county seat of El Paso County. . Visit www.experiencecoloradosprings.com, or call 800-888-4748, ext. 125.
Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
303-892-1112; fax: 303-892-1636
Grand Junction Grand Junction, city (1990 pop. 29,034), seat of Mesa co., W Colo., at the junction of the Gunnison and Colorado rivers; inc. 1891. The shipping and processing center of a large ranch and irrigated farm region, it also serves the area's uranium, oil shale, gas, and Visitors and Convention Bureau
970-244-1480; fax: 970-243-7393
Vail Valley Chamber and Tourism Bureau
800-775-8245; fax: 970-476-6008
Coastal Fairfield County Fairfield County is the name of three counties in the United States:
203-840-0770; fax: 203-840-0771
Connecticut East Convention and Visitors Bureau
860-444-2206; fax: 800-863-6569
Connecticut Expo Center
860-493-1300; fax: 860-493-1304
Greater Hartford Greater Hartford is a region located in the state of Connecticut, centered around the state's capital of Hartford.
Hartford's role as a focal point for the American insurance industry is known nationally. The vibrant music and arts scene defines the region's culture. Convention and Visitors Bureau
860-728-6789; fax: 860-293-2365
Plan. Book. Play. In Hartford, New England's Rising Star. The 540,000-square-foot Connecticut Convention Center The Connecticut Convention Center is an convention center located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, United States overlooking the Connecticut River.
The facility was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates and features more than , opening in June 2005, includes 140,000 square feet of exhibit space. The adjacent Hartford Marriott Downtown Hotel will offer 409 rooms and 13,500 square feet of meeting space. The newly transformed Hilton Hartford Hotel will offer 392 rooms and 14,500 square feet of meeting space.
Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau
302-652-4088; fax: 302-652-4726
Kent County Delaware Convention and Visitors Bureau
302-734-1736; fax: 302-734-0167
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA District of Columbia, federal district (2000 pop. 572,059, a 5.7% decrease in population since the 1990 census), 69 sq mi (179 sq km), on the east bank of the Potomac River, coextensive with the city of Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States).
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
202-312-1300; fax: 202-312-1310
Washington Convention Center The Washington Convention Center has been the name of two convention centers in Washington, D.C. The old Washington Convention Center was located at 909 H Street NW and was in use from 1983 until 2004.
202-249-3121; fax: 202-249-3133
Washington Convention Center Authority
202-249-3082; fax: 202-249-3533
Washington DC Convention and Tourism Corporation
202-789-7000; fax: 202-789-7037
The Beaches of Fort Myers Fort Myers, city (1990 pop. 45,206), seat of Lee co., SW Fla., on the Caloosahatchee River, near the Gulf of Mexico; founded 1850, inc. 1905. It has a tourist trade and light industry and is a shipping point for citrus fruits, winter vegetables, flowers (especially and Sanibel
800-237-6444; fax: 941-334-1106
Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
941-729-9177; fax: 941-729-1820
Daytona Beach Daytona Beach (dātō`nə), city (1990 pop. 61,921), Volusia co., NE Fla., on the Atlantic coast and Halifax River (a lagoon); inc. 1876. Center of a rapidly urbanizing area, in a region settled by Spanish Franciscans in the 17th cent. Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-544-0415; fax: 904-255-5478
Florida's newest meeting and convention destination offers 13,000 guest rooms, 23 miles of sparkling beach, and a convention center. Soon to add 170,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space. New developments: Beachside-ocean walk village with shoppes, movies, boutiques, restaurants all centrally located beachside beach·side
Situated on or along a beach. .
Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism
321-637-5483; fax: 321-637-5494
Fort Myers Conference and Convention Council
941-332-7600; fax: 941-332-2242
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
407-586-0300; fax: 407-586-0339
Greater Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. Broward County Convention Center
954-765-5900; fax: 954-763-9551
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau
954-765-4466; fax: 954-765-4442
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
305-539-3000; fax: 305-530-4276
Greater Miami and the Beaches has a formula for success few can match. With years of experience hosting conventions, meetings, and special events and more than 50,000 hotel rooms, state-of-the-art facilities, award-winning restaurants and dazzling entertainment, this city is a meeting planner's dream come true. For a free meeting planner call 800-933-8448, ext. 3071, 305-539-3071 or visit www.miamimeetings.com.
Jacksonville and The Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau
904-798-9111; fax: 904-798-9103
Kissimmee--St. Cloud Convention and Visitors Bureau
407-847-5000; fax: 407-847-5536
Orange County Convention Center The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is the primary public convention center in Central Florida. The large complex is located on International Drive, a major tourist area in Orlando, Florida.
407-345-9800; fax: 407-345-9842
Orlando/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
407-363-5847; fax: 407-370-5014
Orlando has evolved into a complete meetings and convention resort destination with the second largest convention center in the United States, world-class spas, upscale dining and shopping, more than 150-golf courses and 10 golf academies, a vibrant cultural community, and the greatest theme parks in the world. Orlando--we promise great meetings. Visit www.orlandoconvention.com.
Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
561-471-3995; fax: 561-471-3990
Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council
561-233-1048; fax: 561-683-6951
Pensacola Area of Chamber Convention/Visitors Bureau
800-874-1234; fax: 850-432-8211
Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau
941-957-1877; fax: 941-951-2956
St. Augustine Ponte Vedra and The Beaches
904-829-1711; fax: 904-829-6149
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
727-464-7200; fax: 727-464-7222
Fun and Festivities fes·tiv·i·ty
n. pl. fes·tiv·i·ties
1. A joyous feast, holiday, or celebration; a festival.
2. The pleasure, joy, and gaiety of a festival or celebration.
3. on Florida's Beach. St. Petersburg/Clearwater offers 35 miles of legendary powder white beaches and is home to the #1 rated continental beach in the United States: Fort De Soto Park Fort De Soto Park is at the far southern tip of the city of St. Petersburg, Florida. This park, operated by Pinellas County, is made up from five offshore keys, or islands: Madelaine Key, St. Jean Key, St. . Come enjoy the freshest seafood, superb shopping, exciting activities, and captivating cap·ti·vate
tr.v. cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing, cap·ti·vates
1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.
2. Archaic To capture. cultural attractions--all on Florida's Beach.
Tampa Bay Tampa Bay, inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, 25 mi (40 km) long and 7 to 12 mi (11.3–19 km) wide, W Fla., separated from the Gulf by numerous small islands; it receives the Hillsborough River. St. Convention and Visitors Bureau
813-223-1111; fax: 813-229-6616
Tampa Convention Center The Tampa Convention Center is a mid-sized convention center located in Downtown Tampa, Florida. Its location is ideal because it has both waterfront views, and views of the skyline.
813-274-8511; fax: 813-274-7430
Visit Florida VISIT FLORIDA is the first ever private/public marketing partnership in the United States and is designed to increase Florida's number one industry--tourism.
On June 19, 1996, Governor Lawton Chiles signed a bill that dissolved Florida's Department of Commerce and turned its
850-488-5607; fax: 850-224-9783
404-220-2230; fax: 404-220-2650
Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau
404-521-6600; fax: 404-577-3293
The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau serves as the liaison between meeting planners and its 1,500 members that provide necessary ingredients for a successful meeting or convention. Home to some of the best hotels and meeting facilities in the nation, Atlanta can accommodate groups of any size.
Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
706-823-6600; fax: 706-823-6609
Brunswick and the Golden Isles of Georgia Visitors Bureau
912-265-0620; fax: 912-265-0629
The Classic Center
706-208-0900; fax: 706-548-0870
Georgia International Convention Center The Georgia International Convention Center or GICC, opened in April 2003, is the second largest convention center in the State of Georgia: second only to the Georgia World Congress Center. It is located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse, just off of Camp Creek Parkway (S.
Located less than a mile from the world's busiest airport World's busiest airport is a claim that is fiercely fought over by the owners of the world's largest airports. The definition of "busiest" is debated as well, with claims being staked on the basis of aircraft operations, cargo traffic or total passengers. , Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Atlanta's new Georgia New Georgia is the largest island of the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. It is in the New Georgia Group, an archipelago including most of the other larger islands in the province. International Convention Center offers the most aesthetically pleasing meeting and exposition space to come along in quite a few years. We like to think of it as "comfort space" for your next meeting!
Georgia World Congress Center The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta. It is the fourth-largest convention center in the United States at 1.4 million ft2 (130,000 m2) and hosts more than a million visitors each year.
404-223-4200; fax: 404-223-4211
The Georgia World Congress Center, located in the heart of downtown Atlanta Downtown Atlanta refers to the largest financial district for the city of Atlanta.
As defined by the Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) organization, the area measures approximately 4 mi², and was home to 23,300 as of 2006. , hosts a wide variety of special events--ranging from intimate meetings to major international conventions. The state-of-the-art facility consists of 1.4 million square feet of prime exhibit space in 12 exhibit halls, 105 meeting rooms, three fixed-seat auditoriums, and two grand ballrooms. The 71,250-seat Georgia Dome Atlanta Falcons
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Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau
770-623-4966; fax: 770-623-4808
Jekyll Island Jekyll Island is an island off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia, in Glynn County; it is one of the Sea Islands and one of the Golden Isles of Georgia. The city of Brunswick, Georgia, the Marshes of Glynn, and several other islands, including the larger St. Convention and Visitors Bureau
912-635-4080; fax: 912-635-4073
Savannah Savannah, city, United States
Savannah, city (1990 pop. 137,560), seat of Chatham co., SE Ga., a port of entry on the Savannah River near its mouth; inc. 1789. Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
912-644-6401; fax: 912-644-6499
Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
912-447-4000; fax: 912-447-4722
Thomasville-Thomas County Convention and Visitors Bureau
229-226-8050; fax: 229-228-4188
Valdosta and Lowndes County Lowndes County is the name of several counties in the United States:
229-245-0513; fax: 229-245-5240
Big Island Visitors Bureau
808-961-5797; fax: 808-961-2126
Hawaii Convention Center The Hawai'i Convention Center, located at 1801 Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, Hawai'i on the Hawaiian island of O'ahu in Waikiki, is the flagship civic exhibition center in the State of Hawai'i.
808-943-3500; fax: 808-943-3559
The Hawaii Convention Center was designed to provide flexibility, state-of-the-art technology, comfort, and beauty for its users. The center offers 200,000 square feet of exhibit space (divisible DIVISIBLE. The susceptibility of being divided.
2. A contract cannot, in general, be divided in such a manner that an action may be brought, or a right accrue, on a part of it. 2 Penna. R. 454. in three sections) with drive-on access; 49 meeting rooms, including two presentation theaters; a 35,000-square-foot ball-room; and an impressive 2.5-acre landscaped roof-top garden. Visit us at www.hawaiiconvention.com, where business and aloha meet.
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau
808-924-0253; fax: 808-924-0293
HVCB'S Corporate Meeting and Incentives Division provides clients with full-service support from start to finish to ensure successful and productive meetings in the islands. Headquartered in Honolulu and with sales representatives based in major North America markets, CMI (Computer-Managed Instruction) Using computers to organize and manage an instructional program for students. It helps create test materials, tracks the results and monitors student progress. creates attendance building promotions, assists program development, and coordinates pre- and post-convention activities.
Kauai Visitors Bureau
808-245-3971; fax: 808-246-9235
Maui Visitors Bureau
808-244-3530; fax: 808-244-1337
Oahu Visitors Bureau Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau
808-524-0722; fax: 808-521-1620
Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau
208-344-7777; fax: 208-344-6236
Boise offers first-class rooms, top entertainment, and fine dining that's more affordable than other convention destinations. Staff can assist with pre-convention planning and bids, site visits, hotel leads, guest activities, attendance builders, housing, and registration assistance. Dedicated bureau staff, excellent meeting facilities, and exciting outdoor recreation ensure a meeting's success.
Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
630-897-5581; fax: 630-897-5589
Champaign County Champaign County is the name of several counties in the United States:
800-369-6151; fax: 217-351-0906
Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau The mission of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau (CCTB) is to promote Chicago as the premier sales and marketing organization that promotes Chicago’s world-class assets to global leisure travel and convention business to ensure the economic vitality of the City and its
312-567-8500; fax: 312-567-8533
The Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau is your one-stop source for all services and information you need to host a successful event in Chicago. Our nationally recognized experts can assist you with everything from venues election to room blocks to event marketing and more.
Chicago's North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau
847-763-0011; fax: 847-763-0022
Donald E. Stephens Convention and Conference Center
847-692-2220; fax: 847-696-9700
DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-232-0502; fax: 630-575-8078
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815-777-3557; fax: 815-777-3566
Greater Woodfield Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-847-4849; fax: 847-490-1212
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is a public agency that runs the Las Vegas Convention Center, Cashman Center, and Cashman Field and is responsible for the advertising campaigns for the Clark County, Nevada area.
312-861-0711; fax: 312-861-1777
Lisle Convention and Visitors Bureau
630-769-1000; fax: 630-769-1006
McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois.
312-791-7000; fax: 312-791-6543
312-595-5300; fax: 312-595-5050
Rosemont Convention Bureau
847-23-2100; fax: 847-696-9700
Springfield Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-545-7300; fax: 217-544-8711
Clark and Floyd Counties Convention and Tourism Bureau
812-282-6654; fax: 812-282-1904
Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau
812-421-2200; fax: 812-421-2207
Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, city (1990 pop. 173,072), seat of Allen co., NE Ind., where the St. Joseph and St. Marys rivers join to form the Maumee River; inc. 1840. It is the second largest city in the state, a major railroad and shipping point, a wholesale and distribution hub, and Allen County Allen County is the name of several counties in the United States:
260-424-3700; fax: 260-424-3914
Indiana Convention Center The Indiana Convention Center is a convention center located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It contains over 400,000 square feet (0 m) of open exhibit space and almost and RCA Dome
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317-262-3400; fax: 317-262-3685
Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association
317-639-4282; fax: 317-684-2590
Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau
219-989-7770; fax: 219-989-7777
LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau
888-493-5263; fax: 219-872-3660
South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau
574-234-0051; fax: 574-289-0358
IOWA Iowa, state, United States
Iowa (ī`əwə), midwestern state in the N central United States. It is bounded by the Mississippi R.
Council Bluffs Council Bluffs, city (1990 pop. 54,315), seat of Pottawattamie co., SW Iowa, on and below bluffs overlooking the Missouri River, opposite Omaha, Nebr.; inc. 1853. Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-228-6878; fax: 712-322-5698
Des Moines Des Moines, city, United States
Des Moines (dĭ moin`), city (1990 pop. 193,187), state capital and seat of Polk co., S central Iowa, at the junction of the Des Moines and Raccoon rivers; inc. Convention and Visitors Bureau
515-699-3448; fax: 515-244-9757
Polk County Polk County is the name of twelve counties in the United States, all except two named after president of the United States James Knox Polk:
515-242-2500; fax: 515-242-2530
Sioux City Sioux City, city (1990 pop. 80,505), seat of Woodbury co., NW Iowa, at the junction of the Big Sioux and Floyd rivers with the Missouri; inc. 1857. It is a shipping, wholesale trade, and industrial center for an extensive agricultural and livestock area (including Convention Center/Auditorium/Tourism Bureau
712-279-4800; fax: 712-279-4900
Greater Wichita Convention and Visitors Bureau
316-265-2800; fax: 316-265-0162
Craving more choices for your next meeting? Wichita's got more shopping, dining, and entertainment options than ever. With new restaurants and attractions springing up almost daily, opportunities abound for all your between-meeting fun. Wichita offers something for everyone. And all this big-city comes at small-town prices. See what's playing at www.visitwichita.com, or call 800-288-9424. Wichita. We Got The Goods.
Overland Park Overland Park, city (1990 pop. 111,790), Johnson co., NE Kans., a residential suburb of Kansas City; inc. 1960. There is printing and publishing, and the manufacture of apparel, aircraft parts, cement, prepared foods, salt, chemicals, marine accessories, and signs. Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-262-7275; fax: 913-491-0015
Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. It is located in Johnson County, a satellite city of Kansas City, and is near Olathe, Lenexa, Prairie Village and Leawood. In 2006, the estimated population is 167,500. , is The Natural Choice to host your next meeting. Nestled in the heart of the United States, Overland Park offers more than 5,000 hotel rooms; affordable meeting space; and numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Plus the city's state-of-the-art convention center offers 237,000 square feet of event space. Visit www.opcvb.org.
Greater Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau
502-584-2121; fax: 502-584-6697
Louisville is one of the nation's most successful convention destinations with nearly 17,000 hotel rooms in the metropolitan area and two outstanding convention centers: the Kentucky Exposition Center The Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC), formerly Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center (KFEC), is a large multi-use facility in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. It is overseen by the Kentucky State Fair Board, and is one of the ten largest facilities of its type in the U.S. with 1 million square feet of meeting space and the Kentucky International Convention Center with 300,000 square feet of prefunction and exhibit space. The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC), formerly called the Commonwealth Convention Center
Kentucky Exposition Center
502-367-5150; fax: 502-367-5159
Kentucky International Convention Center
502-595-3141; fax: 502-595-3675
Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau
859-233-1221; fax: 859-254-4555
Northern Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau
859-261-4677; fax: 859-261-5135
Alexandria and Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau
318-442-9546; fax: 318-443-1617
Baton Rouge Baton Rouge (băt`ən rzh) [Fr.,=red stick], city (1990 pop. 219,531), state capital and seat of East Baton Rouge parish, SE La. Convention and Vistors Commission
225-383-1825; fax: 225-346-1253
Heymann Performing Arts and Convention Center
318-291-5540; fax: 318-291-5580
Lafayette Louisiana Convention and Visitors Commission
337-346-1958; fax: 337-232-0161
New Orleans New Orleans (ôr`lēənz –lənz, ôrlēnz`), city (2006 pop. 187,525), coextensive with Orleans parish, SE La., between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain, 107 mi (172 km) by water from the river mouth; founded Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
504-566-5011; fax: 504-566-5046
The most European city in America. New Orleans has more culture, more history, more incredible restaurants than you can ever explore during a five-day conference! Let your attendees experience the city they've always dreamed of visiting. We can help you have the best-attended meeting you've ever had. Call us.
Shreveport Bossier Bossier may refer to:
318-222-9391; fax: 318-222-0056
In addition to the finest in meeting space and accommodations, Shreveport-Bossier boasts an eclectic mix of culture, attractions, festivals, sports, shopping, and cuisine. From Louisiana Downs to the American Rose Center to the riverboat riv·er·boat
A boat suitable for use on a river. casinos--Shreveport-Bossier offers a gamut of opportunities to make your meeting a guaranteed winner. New convention center in 2006!
Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau
410-280-0445; fax: 410-280-0994
Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association
410-659-7300; fax: 410-727-2308
Baltimore, a city built on tradition and civic pride, is an American success story. Attractions, hotels, and restaurants surround the Inner Harbor The Inner Harbor is a historic seaport, tourist attraction, and iconic landmark of the City of Baltimore, Maryland. The harbor itself is actually the end of the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River and includes any water west of a line drawn between the National Aquarium in and neighborhoods. The convention center is in the center of downtown and boasts more than 300,000 square feet of exhibit space, 116,000 square feet of meeting space, and a 36,372-square-foot ballroom.
Baltimore Convention Center The Baltimore Convention Center is a convention and exhibition hall located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. It is managed and operated by the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association, a semi-private association started in 1980 by former Baltimore mayor William Donald
410-649-7000; fax: 410-649-7008
Conference and Visitors Bureau of Montgomery County, Maryland Montgomery County of the U.S. state of Maryland is situated just north of Washington, D.C. and Southwest of Baltimore. It is one of the most affluent counties in the nation, and has the highest percentage (29. , Inc.
800-925-0880; fax: 301-428-9705
Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau
301-791-3130; fax: 301-791-2601
Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau
410-289-8181; fax: 410-723-8655
Ocean City Convention Center The Ocean City Convention Center is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Ocean City, Maryland, USA. It hosts local sporting events and concerts. It was opened in 1997.
410-289-8311; fax: 410-289-0058
Prince George's County Maryland Conference and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
301-925-8300; fax: 301-925-2053
Greater Boston Greater Boston is the area of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts surrounding the city of Boston, Massachusetts. While Metro Boston tends to be the "Inner Core" surrounding the City of Boston, Greater Boston overlaps the North and South Shores, as well as the MetroWest region. Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
617-867-8244; fax: 617-424-7664
Greater Merrimack Valley The Merrimack Valley is the area surrounding the Merrimack River in northeastern Massachusetts. The area on either side of the Merrimack in New Hampshire is named the Merrimack Valley Region by the NH Division of Travel and Tourism Development. Convention and Visitors Bureau
978-459-6150; fax: 978-459-4595
Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau
413-755-1342; fax: 413-781-4607
MassMutual Center to open for meetings in 2005. Springfield is growing to meet the needs of meeting planners and those they serve. In 2005. Springfield will welcome a bigger and better arena and a brand new convention center to its downtown, adding more than 65,000 square feet of meeting and exposition space.
Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
617-954-2000; fax: 617-954-2299
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC BCEC Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
BCEC Boston Chinese Evangelical Church (Massachusetts)
BCEC Bay County Election Commission (Michigan)
BCEC Blind Channel Estimation Correction )--Built by users for users, the new BCEC has 516,000 square feet of exhibition space, 84 meeting rooms, and a 40,020-square-foot ballroom. Hynes Convention Center--Located in Boston's historic Back Bay, the Hynes offers 193,000 square feet of exhibition space, 38 meeting rooms, and 25,000-square-foot ballroom.
North of Boston North of Boston is a 1914 poetry collection by Robert Frost. It includes two of his most famous poems, 'Mending Wall' and 'After Apple-picking'. Most of the poems resemble short dramas or dialogues. Convention and Visitors Bureau
978-977-7760; fax: 978-977-7758
Worcester County Worcester County is the name of several counties in the United States of America:
508-755-7400; fax: 508-754-2703
Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau
313-202-1800; fax: 313-202-1837
Looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. a new and exciting place for your next meeting or convention? How about in the city experiencing the largest urban redevelopment boom in the country--Detroit! The city is in the midst Adv. 1. in the midst - the middle or central part or point; "in the midst of the forest"; "could he walk out in the midst of his piece?"
midmost of a major renaissance and has been selected to host the following events because of the change--Baseball's All-Star Game An all-star game is an exhibition game played by the best players in their sports league. The players are often chosen by a popular vote of fans of the sport and the game often occurs at the halfway point of the regular season, although this is not the case for some all-star games , Super Bowl, and the NCAA NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Final Four. Come see what's new in Detroit! For more details visit www.visitdetroit.com, or call 888-CALL-DTW (225-5389).
616-742-6600; fax: 616-742-6590
Flint Convention and Visitors Bureau
810-232-8900; fax: 810-232-1515
Frankenmuth Convention and Visitors Bureau
517-652-6106; fax: 517-652-3841
Grand Rapids/Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau
616-459-8287; fax: 616-459-7291
Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau
517-487-0077; fax: 517-487-5151
Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority
517-483-7400; fax: 517-483-7439
Mount Pleasant Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
989-772-4433; fax: 989-772-2909
Traverse City Traverse City, city (1990 pop. 15,155), seat of Grand Traverse co., N Mich., at the head of the West Arm of Grand Traverse Bay, in a resort and cherry-growing region; inc. 1881. Convention and Visitors Bureau
231-947-1120; fax: 231-947-2621
Ypsilanti Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
734-483-4444; fax: 734-483-0400
Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau
812-334-8900; fax: 812-334-2344
Bloomington offers over 7,400 hotel rooms--more than Minneapolis or St. Paul St. Paul
as a missionary he fearlessly confronts the “perils of waters, of robbers, in the city, in the wilderness.” [N.T.: II Cor. 11:26]
See : Bravery . Home of the world famous Mall of America Mall of America (also MOA, MoA, or the Megamall) is a shopping mall located in the Twin Cities suburb of Bloomington, Minnesota. It is just southeast of the junction of Interstate 494 and Minnesota State Highway 77, and is across the interstate from the , Bloomington is centrally located right next to the airport and just minutes away from all the area's great dining, entertainment, and attractions. Call our Direct Connect Hotline, and let us handle all the planning details for you. Visit www.bloomingtonmn.org to submit your RFP, or call 800-346-4389.
Duluth Convention and Visitors Bureau
218-722-4011; fax: 218-722-1322
Eagan Convention and Visitors Bureau
651-675-5541; fax: 651-675-5545
Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association
612-767-8000; fax: 612-335-5839
Vibrant. Beautiful. Cosmopolitan. Minneapolis is successful meetings--5,000 downtown hotel rooms, top-notch shopping, entertainment options creating a cultural epicenter, and seven miles of climate-controlled skyway sky·way
1. A route regularly used by airplanes; an air lane.
2. An elevated highway.
Noun 1. skyway - a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another to connect it all. Blending form and function, the Minneapolis Convention Center The Minneapolis Convention Center is a large convention center located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is located one block off of Nicollet Mall near Orchestra Hall. boasts nearly 500,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom, 87 meeting rooms, and a state-of-the-art 3,400-seat auditorium. Contact: Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association, www.minneapolismeetings.com or 800-445-7412
Minneapolis Convention Center
612-335-6000; fax: 612-335-6757
Minneapolis Metro North Convention and Visitors Bureau
612-566-7722; fax: 612-566-6526
Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau
507-288-4331; fax: 507-288-9144
St. Cloud Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
800-264-2940; fax: 320-656-0401
St. Paul Convention and Visitors Bureau
651-265-4900; fax: 651-265-4999
Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau
601-960-1891; fax: 601-960-1827
Mississippi Gulf Coast The Mississippi Gulf Coast refers to the three Mississippi counties which lie on the Gulf of Mexico: Hancock County, Mississippi, Harrison County, Mississippi, and Jackson County, Mississippi. Convention and Visitors Bureau
228-896-6699; fax: 228-896-6796
Mississippi's Gulf Coast continues to develop as a premier meetings destination with an unbeatable combination of meeting space and legendary Southern hospitality. Plus, more than $800 million under way in resort and cultural growth, including the expansion of our convention center, offers ever more amenities to business and leisure travelers.
Tunica tunica /tu·ni·ca/ (too´ni-kah) pl. tu´nicae [L.] a tunic; in anatomy, a general term for a membrane or other structure covering or lining a body part or organ. Convention and Visitors Bureau
662-363-3800; fax: 662-363-1493
Branson Lakes Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
417-334-4084; fax: 417-337-5887
Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850).
Greater Saint Charles Saint Charles.
1 City (1990 pop. 22,501), Kane co., NE Ill., on the Fox River, a suburb of Chicago; inc. 1850. Located in an agricultural area (corn and soybeans), the city has food-processing, aluminum and plastic products, and communications equipment Convention and Visitors Center
314-946-7776; fax: 636-949-3217
Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Center
816-513-5000; fax: 816-513-5001
Lake of the Ozarks The Lake of the Ozarks is a large man-made reservoir created by impounding the Osage River in central Missouri in the northern part of the Ozarks. In addition, three smaller tributaries of the Osage which were also impounded include the Niangua River, the Grandglaize Creek, and Convention and Visitors Bureau
816-347-9090; fax: 816-347-9092
Springfield Missouri Convention and Visitors Bureau
417-881-5300; fax: 417-881-7201
That fantastic moment when your mind, your heart, and your budget all agree is when you discover Springfield, Missouri Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. On July 1, 2006, its estimated population was 150,797, of whom 150,790 lived in Greene County and 7 lived in Christian County. It is the county seat of Greene County. . We offer a central location with 6,000 hotel rooms, 800 dining options, a variety of attractions, and a new 100,000-square-foot exposition center. Experience that fantastic moment--Springfield, Missouri.
St. Joseph Area Chamber of Commerce
816-232-4461; fax: 816-364-4873
St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission
800-916-9603; fax: 314-621-7729
New and renovated hotels, expanding entertainment districts, more restaurants, and new labor agreements at the America's Center America's Center is a convention center located in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, and is situated next to the Edward Jones Dome, the home of the National Football League's St. Louis Rams. convention complex--just some of the reasons our new meetings package the best it's ever been. Add $2.5 billion in downtown development and you'll know it's time to take another look at St. Louis.
Greater Grand Island and Hall County Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-658-3178; fax: 308-382-1154
Greater Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau
402-444-4660; fax: 402-444-4511
Consider Omaha ... a "Top-Ten Best Buy Destination," according to Meeting News Magazine. With more than $2 billion in downtown development and the new Qwest Center just minutes from the airport, Omaha has unveiled a new destination. We're worth a look! Visit us on line at www.visitomaha.com, or call 866-YES-OMAHA.
Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-638-2321; fax: 775-687-7416
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
702-892-0711; fax: 702-892-2824
Laughlin Visitors Bureau
702-298-3022; fax: 702-298-0013
The majestic Colorado River and beautiful, serene desert mountains surround Laughlin's nine full-service hotel casinos that provide a range of meeting facilities from intimate to 1,000-plus attendees. The action begins when the meetings end because Laughlin has it all: water sports water sports Urophilia, see there , outlet shopping, elegant dining, nightly entertainment, and gaming!
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is a 39-story hotel casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. It is owned by MGM Mirage. The top five floors (floors 35-39) of the main hotel building are used by the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas.
702-632-7777; fax: 702-632-7234
The 1.5 million square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center The Mandalay Bay Convention Center is one of the largest privately owned and operated convention centers in the world. The 1 million square foot facility is owned by MGM Mirage. It is attached to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and adjacent to the Mandalay Bay Events Center. offers nearly 1 million square feet of exhibit space and four ballrooms up to 100,000 square feet. The adjacent 3,200-room Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino has added 1,117 upscale 750-square-foot suites in a new all-suite tower named THEhotel at Mandalay Bay THEhotel is a high-end 43-story 1,117 suite hotel owned and operated by MGM Mirage. It is located on the Las Vegas Strip within the Mandalay Bay complex. While marketed as a separate hotel, THEhotel is an integrated expansion of Mandalay Bay. .
Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
800-443-1482; fax: 775-827-7646
In addition to extensive upscale meeting sites and facilities to handle any size group, Reno-Tahoe offers more than 20,000 hotel rooms, unlimited outdoor recreation, dining and entertainment, and much more for groups to experience while in town--all to make planning a meeting or convention in Reno-Tahoe as streamline as possible.
Sands Expo and Convention Center
702-733-5556; fax: 702-733-5353
Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
702-414-4020; fax: 702-414-4806
The Venetian is not only the world's most elegant vacation destination. It's the world's premier convention venue as well. With 1.9 million square feet of flexible meeting space, one of the world's largest pillarless ballrooms, award-winning catering, and the experience and expertise to handle any size group, The Venetian sets the standard by which all others are judged.
Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority
609-348-7100; fax: 609-345-3685
Garden State Exhibit Center
732-469-4000; fax: 732-563-4500
New Jersey Convention and Expo Center
732-417-1400; fax: 732-417-1414
Wildwoods Convention Center
609-729-9000; fax: 609-846-2631
Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-733-9918; fax: 505-842-9918
At 6,000 feet above sea level, attendance at your next meeting is assured to be high. Albuquerque promises beautiful mountain views and mild year-round temperatures. Plus 15,000 hotel rooms, most within 10 minutes of the SMG-managed 600,000 square feet convention center. Book your next meeting in Albuquerque.
Call 800-733-9918 or visit
Farmington Convention and Visitors Bureau
505-326-7602; fax: 505-327-0577
Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau
505-541-2444; fax: 505-541-2164
Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau
505-955-6200; fax: 505-984-6679
NEW YORK New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-258-3582; fax: 518-434-0887
Buffalo Niagara Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc
716-852-05111; fax: 716-852-0131
Greater Rochester Visitors Association Inc
585-546-3070; fax: 585-232-4822
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is a large convention center on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. It was designed by architects I. M. Pei and partners. The revolutionary space frame structure was built in 1986 and named for New York Senator Jacob K. of New York
212-216-2000; fax: 212-216-2588
Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
631-951-3900; fax: 631-951-3439
518-587-3522; fax: 518-587-3276
New York City
NYC New York City and Company
212-484-1200; fax: 212-246-6310
315-435-8000; fax: 315-435-8099
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
585-232-7200; fax: 585-232-1510
Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau
518-584-1531; fax: 518-584-2969
Syracuse Convention and Visitors Bureau
315-470-1911; fax: 315-471-8545
NORTH CAROLINA North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop.
Asheville Convention and Visitors Bureau
828-258-6102; fax: 828-254-6054
Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau
704-782-4340; fax: 704-782-4333
Chapel Hill and Orange County Visitors Bureau
919-968-2060; fax: 919-968-2062
Charlotte Convention Center The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and attracts more than half a million visitors each year. It was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS).
704-339-6100; fax: 704-339-6111
Charlotte, the largest and most accessible city between D.C. and Atlanta, annually hosts more than 14 million visitors who find comfort in more than 30,000 hotel rooms in its metro area and 4,100 within walking distance of the Charlotte Convention Center. Over 55 percent of the U.S. population lives within a two-hour flight of Charlotte and 6 million reside within a 100-mile radius.
Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau
919-687-0288; fax: 919-683-9555
The Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Durham, including Research Triangle Park Research Triangle Park, research, business, medical, and educational complex situated in central North Carolina. It has an area of 6,900 acres (2,795 hectares) and is 8 × 2 mi (13 × 3 km) in size. Named for the triangle formed by Duke Univ. . Assistance with site selection, attendance promotion, registration, welcome services, and housing is provided, as is complete destination information. Simplifying the way planners shop for information on Durham is our key objective.
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-849-8499; fax: 919-831-2887
Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
336-274-2282; fax: 336-230-1183
Greensboro CVB services include site inspection tours, bid proposals, attendance building support; serves as guide to local resources; supplies destination brochures, video/CD-ROM, meeting planners guide; assistance with spouse and entertainment activities; computerized housing bureau; registration assistance; publicity and promotion. Serves as a one-stop shop One-Stop Shop
A company or a location that offers a multitude of services to a client or a customer. The idea is to provide convenient and efficient service and also to create the opportunity for the company to sell more products to clients and customers. for all convention needs.
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
336-373-7400; fax: 336-373-2170
M.C. Benton, Jr., Convention and Civic Center
336-727-2976; fax: 336-727-2879
704-334-2282; fax: 704-342-3972
Winston-Salem Convention and Visitors Bureau
336-728-4200; fax: 336-728-4220
Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau
701-282-3653; fax: 701-282-4366
OHIO Ohio, state, United States
Ohio, midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania (NE) West Virginia (SE), Kentucky (S), Indiana (W), and Michigan and Lake Erie (N).
Akron Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau
330-374-7560; fax: 330-374-7626
Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau
513-732-3600; fax: 513-732-2244
Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland
216-875-6608; fax: 216-621-5967
Dayton and Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau
937-226-8211; fax: 937-226-8294
Dayton Convention Center
937-333-4700; fax: 937-333-4711
800-354-2657; fax: 614-222-6143
Variety rules in Columbus. Downtown features vibrant urban districts located within walking distance of meeting facilities. From funky galleries in the Short North Arts District, to charming shops and nightlife in the historic Brewery District and German Village, to the entertaining Arena District, there's always something unique to experience.
Greater Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau
513-621-2142; fax: 513-621-2156
Greater Columbus Convention Center
614-645-5000; fax: 614-645-5159
Greater Toledo Convention and Visitors Bureau
419-321-6404; fax: 419-255-7731
Sharonville Convention Center
513-771-7744; fax: 513-772-5745
Bartlesville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
918-336-8708; fax: 918-337-0216
Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau
405-297-8912; fax: 405-297-8888
Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau
918-585-1201; fax: 918-592-6244
Convention and Visitors Association of Lane County Oregon
541-484-5307; fax: 541-343-6335
Oregon Convention Center The Oregon Convention Center is a convention center in Portland, Oregon. It is located on the east side of the Willamette River in the Lloyd District neighborhood. The Oregon Convention Center is best known for the twin spire towers which provide light into the building's interior.
503-235-7575; fax: 503-235-7417
Portland Oregon Visitors Association
800-962-3700; fax: 503-275-9297
The Portland Oregon Visitors Association, a full-service destination marketing organization, offers a staff of experts and myriad services to guarantee a successful meeting. Portland's mild winters; terrific summer climate; acclaimed nightlife; renowed public transportation; and expanded, user-friendly Oregon Convention Center just may precipitate the best meeting you've ever planned.
Salem Convention and Visitors Association
503-581-4325; fax: 503-581-4540
Bucks County Conference and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
215-639-0300; fax: 215-642-3277
Central Pennsylvania/Penn State Country Convention and Visitors Bureau
814-231-1400; fax: 814-231-8123
Convention Visitors Bureau of Greater Monroeville
412-856-7422; fax: 412-856-6979
Erie Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
814-454-7191; fax: 814-459-0241
Gettysburg Convention and Visitors Bureau
717-334-6274; fax: 717-334-1166
Greater Pittsburgh Convention and Visitors Bureau
412-281-7711; fax: 412-338-0425
Hershey-Capital Region Visitors Bureau
717-731-5500; fax: 717-731-5505
Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau
724-238-5661; fax: 724-238-3673
Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
610-882-9200; fax: 610-882-0343
Pennsylvania Convention Center The Pennsylvania Convention Center is a multi-use public facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania which is designed to accommodate conventions, exhibitions, conferences and other events.
215-418-4750; fax: 215-418-4861
Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau
717-299-8901; fax: 717-299-0470
Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau
215-636-3300; fax: 215-636-3327
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau
800-443-6610; fax: 610-375-9606
Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-441-3549; fax: 610-834-0202
Puerto Rico Convention Bureau The Puerto Rico Convention Bureau (PRCB) is a non-profit organization that markets Puerto Rico as a meetings and conventions destination. The PRCB’s team of dedicated and attentive bureau professionals is available with all the resources necessary to ensure the success
787-725-2110; fax: 787-474-5049
RHODE ISLAND Rhode Island, island, United States
Rhode Island, island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches.
Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-326-6030; fax: 401-849-0291
Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau
401-274-1636; fax: 401-351-2090
Rhode Island Convention Center
401-458-6000; fax: 401-458-6500
SOUTH CAROLINA South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures
Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15.
Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
843-853-8000; fax: 843-853-0444
Charleston Area Convention Center
843-529-5011; fax: 843-529-5040
Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
803-545-0000; fax: 803-545-0013
Greater Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau
803-545-0000; fax: 803-799-6529
Greenville Convention and Visitors Bureau
864-421-0000; fax: 864-421-0005
Hilton Head Island Hilton Head Island
An island off the southern coast of South Carolina in the Sea Islands of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a popular tourist resort. The town of Hilton Head Island, on the northeast coast, has a population of 35,200. Visitors and Convention Bureau
843-785-3673; fax: 843-785-7110
Myrtle Beach Area Convention Bureau
843-448-1629; fax: 843-448-3010
Myrtle Beach Convention Center Myrtle Beach Convention Center is a 8,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It hosts various local concerts and sporting events for the area and was the home arena for the Myrtle Beach Stingrays of the National Indoor Football League in 2003.
800-537-1690; fax: 843-918-1243
Rapid City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
605-343-1744; fax: 605-348-9217
Sioux Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau
605-336-1620; fax: 605-336-6499
Chattanooga Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
423-756-8687; fax: 423-265-1630
Gatlinburg Department of Tourism and Convention Center
423-436-2392; fax: 423-436-3704
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Nashville
615-871-6699; fax 615-871-5843
Knoxville Convention Center
865-522-5669; fax: 865-329-0422
Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation
866-790-5373; fax: 865-673-4400
Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau
901-543-5300; fax: 901-543-5350
Memphis ... "Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll rock 'n' roll: see rock music. " is the coolest convention destination in the United States Experience Beale Street blues clubs. Unique Attractions include Elvis Presley's Graceland, Smithsonian's Rock'n'Soul Museum, FedEx Forum, Gibson Guitar Factory, STAX Museum, and National Civil Rights Museum. Meet in the expanded 350,000-square-foot Cook Convention Center and 2,100 seat Cannon Center for the performing arts.
Memphis Cook Convention Center
901-576-1200; fax: 901-576-1212
Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau
615-259-4730; fax: 615-244-6278
Nashville Convention Center
615-742-2000; fax: 615-742-2014
Amarillo Convention and Visitors Bureau
806-374-1497; fax: 806-373-3909
Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau
817-265-7721; fax: 817-265-5640
Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau
512-474-5171; fax: 512-583-7282
Austin Convention Center Austin Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Austin, Texas, USA. The building is also home to the Austin Toros basketball team with a seating capacity of 3,200.
512-476-5461; fax: 512-404-4416
Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau
956-546-3721; fax: 956-546-3972
Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau
214-571-1000; fax: 214-571-1008
Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
817-336-8791; fax: 817-336-3282
Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
409-763-6564; fax: 409-765-8611
Gaylord Opryland Texas Resort and Convention Center
817-410-7990; fax: 817-410-4044
George R. Brown Convention Center The George R. Brown Convention Center was opened on September 26, 1987 on the east side of downtown Houston. The center was named for the prominent Houstonian George R. Brown, an entrepreneur, civic leader and philanthropist.
713-853-8000; fax: 713-853-8090
Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-457-6338; fax: 800-410-3038
Discover Historic Grapevine, Texas, located minutes from DFW DFW Dallas/Ft Worth, TX, USA - Dallas Ft Worth International (Airport Code)
DFW Department of Fish and Wildlife
DFW David Foster Wallace
DFW Drug-Free Workplace
DFW Down For Whatever (song by Pretty Young Things) International Airport in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. The metropolitan area is further divided into two metropolitan divisions: Dallas–Plano–Irving . This charming community offers more than 4,000 first-class hotel rooms, 600,000-plus square feet of meeting space, a beautifully restored historic district, winery tasting rooms, a circa 1896 Steam Excursion Train, and much more. Call 800-457-6338, or visit www.grapevinetexasusa.com.
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
713-437-5200; fax: 713-227-6336
Irving/Las Colinas Convention and Visitors Bureau
972-252-7476; fax: 972-257-3153
Adjacent to DFW International Airport, Irving, Texas, boasts 70-plus hotels with rates and amenities for every taste and budget. Irving's meeting hotels offer more than 200,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space combined with outstanding service. And Irving's central location between Dallas and Fort Worth allows easy access to area attractions.
Laredo Convention and Visitors Bureau
956-795-2200; fax: 956-795-2185
Plano Convention and Visitors Bureau
972-422-6810; fax: 972-424-0002
800-776-4995; fax: 713-799-9790
San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau
210-207-6716; fax: 210-207-6739
A vibrant blend of Tex-Mex flavors and history, centrally located San Antonio awaits your next meeting. With a selection of more than 28,000 hotel rooms and a convention center offering more than 400,000 contiguous square feet of exhibit space on the world-renowned River Walk, San Antonio is a perfect place to meet.
South Padre Island Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-657-2373; fax: 956-761-3024
UTAH Utah, state, United States
Utah (y`tä'), Rocky Mt. state of the W United States.
Ogden and Weber Convention and Visitors Bureau
801-627-8291; fax: 801-399-0783
Park City Convention and Visitors Bureau
435-649-6100; fax: 435-649-4132
Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau
801-521-2822; fax: 801-355-9323
Experience the Rockies! Featuring the Salt Palace Convention Center, within walking distance of 7,000 sleeping rooms. The center will soon be one of the largest convention centers in the West with an expansion providing 515,000 gross square feet of exhibit space; 170,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a 45,000-square-foot ballroom to be completed in August 2006.
Salt Palace Convention Center
801-534-4777; fax: 801-534-6383
Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
801-851-8393; fax: 801-851-2109
Vermont Convention Bureau
802-863-3489; fax: 802-863-1538
Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association
703-838-4200; fax: 703-838-4683
Arlington Convention and Visitors Service
800-296-7996; fax: 703-228-3667
Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Greater Richmond Convention Center
804-783-7335; fax: 804-225-0508
Hampton Convention and Visitors Bureau
800-487-8778; fax: 757-722-1222
Hampton CVB is booking business now for the new Hampton Roads Convention Center. Opening in 2005, the 344,000-square-foot center features 35 meeting rooms, a 108,000-square-foot exhibit hall, and a grand ballroom to seat 2,000 people. New Embassy Suites Hotel, Hampton Coliseum, shopping, dining, and 2,500 additional hotel rooms within walking distance.
Loudoun Convention and Visitors Association
703-771-7525; fax: 703-771-4973
Norfolk Convention and Visitors Bureau
757-664-6620; fax: 757-622-3663
Richmond Metropolitian Convention and Visitors Bureau
804-782-2777; fax: 804-780-2577
Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
540-342-6025; fax: 540-342-7119
Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
757-437-4700; fax: 757-437-4747
Virginia Beach is a top-choice destination for the meeting and convention industry, offering first-class amenities. Center stage is the new $202.5 million Virginia Beach Convention Center, featuring more than 500,000 gross square feet. First-phase opening is scheduled for summer 2005, with a grand opening in early 2007. Visit www.vbfun.com for details!
Williamsburg Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
757-253-0192; fax: 757-229-2047
Bellevue Washington Convention Sales Group
425-637-1020; fax: 425-637-0166
Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau
206-461-5800; fax: 206-461-5855
Seattle is a thriving, cosmopolitan city surrounded by majestic mountains, sparkling blue waters, and a wide array of year-round outdoor recreation, thanks to the region's gentle marine climate. Within the city's compact, bustling downtown district, a wealth of award-winning restaurants, shopping, and cultural attractions await.
Snohomish County Tourism Bureau
888-338-0976; fax: 425-348-5701
Southwest Washington Convention and Visitors Bureau
360-750-1553; fax: 360-750-1933
Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau
509-624-1341; fax: 509-623-1297
Tacoma and Pierce County Convention and Visitors Bureau
253-627-2836; fax: 253-627-8783
Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau
800-254-5824; fax: 509-783-9005
Washington State Convention and Trade Center The Washington State Convention and Trade Center is a convention center located next to and over Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle, Washington, adjacent to Freeway Park. Planning for its construction began in 1982; construction began in 1985, and the center opened on June 18, 1988.
206-694-5000; fax: 206-694-5191
Cabell and Huntington Convention and Visitors Bureau
304-525-7333; fax: 304-525-7345
Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau
304-344-5075; fax: 304-344-1241
Chippewa Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
715-831-2345; fax: 715-831-2340
Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau
608-258-4959; fax: 608-258-4950
Greater Milwaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc
414-287-4253; fax: 414-557-5131
Milwaukee is investing in its future--to the tune of about $2.5 billion! The city has retained its warmth and hospitality while creating a must-see destination with such amenities as the new Midwest Airlines Convention Center, Miller Park, a breathtaking art museum, a full-service casino, first-class hotels, and great restaurants.
Kalahari Resort Convention Center
877-253-5466; fax: 608-254-8609
Packer Country Visitor and Convention Bureau
920-494-9507; fax: 920-494-9229
Cam-Plex Multi-Event Facilities
307-682-0552; fax: 307-682-8418
Cheyenne Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
307-778-3133; fax: 307-778-3190
International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
202-296-7888; fax: 202-296-7889
Aruba Convention Bureau
954-767-3395; fax: 954-767-0714
Tourism Queensland and Travel Corporation
310-697-0207; fax: 310-788-0128
Grazer Congress-Convention Center Graz
316-804920; fax: 316-804975
Bahamas Tourist Office
703-684-4882; fax: 703-271-1968
Nassau/Cable Beach/Paradise Island Promotion Board
954-888-5900; fax: 954-236-0733
Looking for the best destination to hold your next association meeting? The Nassau, Paradise Island Promotion Board assists association executives considering meeting in Nassau, Paradise Island from 10-2,000 rooms. We represent eight group-oriented member resorts; Atlantis, British Colonial Hilton, Comfort Suites, Nassau Beach, Holiday Inn, Radisson Cable Beach, and Wyndham Nassau Resort.
Belgian Tourist Office
212-758-8130; fax: 212-355-7675
Bermuda Department of Tourism
212-818-9800; fax: 212-983-5289
Bermuda provides the ultimate in meeting and conference facilities and services. Proximity to the East Coast (less than two hours), U.S. tax deductibility, world-class accommodations, and value are only some of the many benefits Bermuda offers.
Rio Convention and Visitors Bureau
21-259-6165; fax: 21-511-2592
Canadian Tourism Commission The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) was created in 1995 to promote Canadian tourism in order to capitalize on a major international industry.
The CTC states that it "is dedicated to promoting the growth and profitability of the Canadian tourism industry by marketing Canada as a
703-875-3909; fax: 706-875-9452
We represent all Canadian destination from coast to coast and provide assistance with site selection, product testing tours, site inspection program, itinerary and program ideas, customs and immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. information.
The Banff Centre Conferences
403-762-6171; fax: 403-762-6388
Calgary Convention and Visitors Bureau
403-750-2360; fax: 403-262-3809
Calgary TELUS TELUS Telemetric Universal Sensor Convention Centre
403-261-8500; fax: 403-261-8510
Connected to three four-star hotels in downtown Calgary, the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre offers 132,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including 20,000-square-foot ballroom; 65,000-square-foot of exhibit space; four pre-function areas; 26 breakout rooms. Loading dock access to semi-trailers on second level trade show floor (350 lbs/sq.ft.). State-of-the-art technology: CAT-6 cabling, fibre optics, high-speed DSL DSL
in full Digital Subscriber Line
Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary lines, satellite downlinks.
780-426-4715; fax: 780-425-5283
Travel Alberta International
714-998-5414; fax: 714-998-5495
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
604-893-7154; fax: 604-331-1001
604-932-3928; fax: 604-932-7231
Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
604-689-8232; fax: 604-647-7232
The Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre offers more than 150,000 square feet of meeting space in a spectacular waterfront setting. A major expansion completing in 2008 will more than triple our space, resulting in a complete range of new facilities taking full advantage of our incredible setting along with the very latest in service and technology.
Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau
888-688-0640; fax: 888-688-2228
204-943-1970; fax: 204-942-4043
204-945-4096; fax: 204-945-2302
World Trade and Convention Centre The World Trade and Convention Centre is a convention centre/office complex in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is adjacent to the Halifax Metro Centre.
There have recently been talks of expansion, and there are possible plans to demolish or incorporate the Metro Centre for more
902-421-8686; fax: 902-422-2922
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Metro Toronto Convention Centre, located in Downtown Toronto, Ontario at 255 Front Street West, has 600,000 square feet of space. The convention centre was completed in October 1984 and is home to the 1330 seat John Bassett Theatre, currently used for Canadian Idol.
416-585-8120; fax: 416-585-8198
Niagara Falls Tourism
905-356-6061; fax: 905-356-5567
Niagara Parks Commission The Niagara Parks Commission, or Niagara Parks for short, is an agency of government of Ontario which maintains the Ontario shoreline of the Niagara River. History
The Commission was founded in 1885 with Casimir Gzowski as the Commissioner.
905-371-0760; fax: 905-356-8448
Ottawa Congress Centre
613-563-1984; fax: 613-563-7646
Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority
613-237-5150; fax: 613-237-7339
Toronto Congress Center
416-245-5000; fax: 416-245-4923
Toronto Convention and Visitors Association
416-203-2600; fax: 416-867-3995
416-203-3830; fax: 416-203-2600
Montreal Convention Centre
514-871-8133; fax: 514-871-9389
Quebec City and Area Tourism and Convention Bureau
418-522-3511; fax: 418-529-3121
514-844-5400; fax: 514-844-5757
Montrealers are renowned for knowing how to live. Ranked among North America's top three convention and meeting destinations, Montreal treats delegates to the warmth and savoir-faire of a vibrant, multicultural, and cosmopolitan city. With more than 24,000 hotels rooms, a completely renovated and expanded convention centre, Montreal is one of the most popular meetings destinations on the continent.
972-414-7013; fax: 972-495-7660
BTG BTG BIT (Built-In Test) Target Generator
BTG Bridging the Gap
BTG British Technology Group
BtG Betreuungsgesetz (Germany)
BTG Biomass Technology Group BV
BTG Begbies Traynor Group Overseas Tourism Co., Ltd.
106-606-3040; fax: 106-606-3062
FRANCE France (frăns, Fr. fräNs), officially French Republic, republic (2005 est. pop. 60,656,000), 211,207 sq mi (547,026 sq km), W Europe.
Cannes Convention Bureau c/o SEMEC
4-93-39-0101; fax: 4-93-99-3706
Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau
314-952-5395; fax: 314-952-5390
A dedicated team provides fully impartial and free assistance. Saves you time and energy by accompanying you through the decision-making process with a comprehensive array of services: Advice on Parisian facilities and service providers, site inspections, promotional tools, preparation of the bid book, civic support, and more.
German Convention Bureau
212-661-4582; fax: 212-661-6192
m:con Congress Center Rosengarten
621-410-6160; fax: 621-410-6200
Munich Convention Bureau Munich Tourist Office
89-23330306; fax: 89-23330264
Hong Kong Tourism Board The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), is a Hong Kong government-sub vented body. It was founded on 1 April 2001 under the HKTB Ordinance. It was reconstituted from and replaced the Hong Kong Tourist Association (HKTA), which was established by Government Ordinance in 1957.
310-208-4582; fax: 310-208-1869
Jamaica Tourist Board
800-294-7687; fax: 305-666-5536
Japan National Tourist Organization The Japan National Tourist Organization (国際観光振興機構 Kokusai Kankō Shinkō Kikō) or JNTO provides information about Japan to promote travel to and in the country.
212-757-5640; fax: 212-307-6754
Korea National Tourism Organization
201-585-0909; fax: 201-585-9041
Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board
213-689-9702; fax: 213-689-1530
212-754-1113; fax: 212-754-1116
Cancun Center Conventions and Exhibitions
998-8810400; fax: 998-8810402
Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau
98-846819; fax: 98-878829
Mexico Tourism Board
312-228-0194; fax: 312-228-0515
Monterrey Mexico Convention and Visitors Bureau
Amsterdam RAI rai
A form of popular Algerian music combining traditional Arabic vocal styles with various elements of popular Western music and featuring outspoken, often controversial lyrics. International Exhibition and Congress Centre
20-5491-212; fax: 20-6463-042
Netherlands Board of Tourism
212-370-7360; fax: 212-370-9507
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), located on the north bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, is Scotland's national venue for public events. It has five main exhibition halls of area up to 10,000 m².
141-248-3000; fax: 141-226-3423
Singapore Tourism Board The Singapore Tourism Board (Abbreviation: STB; Chinese: 新加坡旅游局) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore, tasked to promote the country's tourism industry.
212-302-4861; fax: 212-302-4801
South African Convention Tourism
212-730-2929; fax: 212-764-1980
Manchester International Convention Centre
161-834-2700; fax: 161-832-3621
NEC (NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).
NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. Group
121-200-2000; fax: 121-643-0388
312-787-0464; fax: 312-787-9641
Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. Tourist Board
122-247-5202; fax: 122-247-5321