As part of a three-day tour in partnership with Black Meetings &Tourism, 14 meeting planners will experience Milwaukee’s venues,restaurants, hotels, transportation, and attractions MILWAUKEE, WI – (September 20, 2022) VISIT Milwaukee is proud towelcome 14 prominent Black meeting planners this week to showcase thebest of the city while inspiring them
The main entrance now features an impressive coffered ceiling,redesigned gaming areas and a new lobby bar LAS VEGAS (Sept. 20, 2022) –  Following the completion of amultimillion-dollar renovation of its original main entrance, iconiccasino dome and porte-cochère, Caesars Palace now offers a lavisharrival experience fit for a Caesar. The redesigned
Paulette Kluge to oversee business tourism for The Rockport ConferenceCenter; November opening planned ROCKPORT, Texas (Sept. 16, 2022) — Rockport Center for the Arts (RCA)announced longtime hospitality executive Paulette Kluge as venue managerfor the conference center portion of the new RCA campus, which is now inthe final phase of construction.
New Residential-Style Hotel Experience Offers Oceanfront Views andSophisticated Amenities SAN DIEGO (September 15, 2022) –  The legendary Hotel del Coronado[1], part of Curio Collection by Hilton [4], today announced the openingof Shore House at The Del [2], the resort’s newest oceanfront luxuryhotel. Shore House at The Del features 75 one-, two-
Karen Dougherty Buchholz Board Chair, PHLCVB PHILADELPHIA – Today the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) announced Karen Dougherty Buchholz as the new chair of its board of directors. She serves as executive vice president of administration for Comcast Corporation, headquartered in Philadelphia. Buchholz will succeed longtime PHLCVB chair Nicholas
Ashley Clair is responsible for advertising sales in the CVB’s printed materials, website, and displays in the Route 66 Springfield Tourist Information Center. She also leads the partner development team, which consists of Jane Rips and Lori Casey.   Rips, the former partner development manager, has semi-retired and will continue
MILWAUKEE,WI– (September 13, 2022) VISIT Milwaukee is proud to welcome the US Water Alliance’s One Water Summit, The Water Council’s Water Leaders Summit and Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Conference this fall, drawing in 1,200 attendees and over $1.2 million in total estimated economic impact “We’re thrilled to welcome these
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) is pleased to announce that Governor Kathy Hochul has appointed local restauranteur, sommelier and philanthropist Dominick Purnomo to the ACCA board.     “Dominick and his family have been immersed in Albany’s downtown hospitality industry for many years” said Michele Vennard, chair,
PREVENT ADVISORS IS THE INDUSTRY LEADER IN RED TEAM ASSESSMENTS FOR LIVESPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES (September 12, 2022) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)today awarded Prevent Advisors, a highly regarded security specialist insports, live entertainment, and meeting facilities, with a SAFETY ActDesignation for the company’s industry-leading Red Team AssessmentServices.
Philadelphia, PA – Three Philadelphia undergraduate students have been awarded scholarships from ASM Global, the global leader in venue and event strategy and management, and the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority. Vivian Freymoyer Freshman Saint Joseph’s University Michelle Linahan Sophomore Community College of Philadelphia Daniella Sirleaf Freshman Community College of Philadelphia Vivian Freymoyer, Michelle Linahan,
A Collaboration to Support Workforce Development and EconomicEnhancements Within the Tourism and Hospitality Industry BOSTON, MA – September 6, 2022 – The Greater Boston Convention andVisitors Bureau (GBCVB) is partnering with Tourism Diversity Matters(TDM) to support the GBCVB’s inaugural apprenticeship program. Thecollaboration is designed to support workforce development and economicenhancements
Visit Lauderdale Takes Home Four Flagler Awards, Including Two CovetedHenry’s GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (September 2, 2022) – Visit Lauderdale[1], the destination marketing organization for Greater Fort Lauderdale(Broward County), made an impressive showing at annual FloridaGovernor’s Conference on Tourism, which took place on August 31, 2022.Each year, VISIT FLORIDA hosts
Ottawa will host more than 1,000 delegates from AFOA Canada (formerly known as Aboriginal Financial Officers Association) during their National Conference from February 14-16, 2023 AFOA Canada was founded as a not-for-profit association in 1999 to help Indigenous people better manage and govern their communities and organizations through a focus on
_New 35,000-Square-Foot Facility Marks Phase Two of Development for Downtown Las Vegas Casino-Resort _ LAS VEGAS – Circa Resort & Casino [1]’s 35,000-square-foot meeting and convention space [2] is now open and available for booking. The state-of-the-art facility marks the second phase of development for the downtown Las Vegas resort,


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