3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Dallas/Fort Worth

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Get inspired with the latest ideas in transportation, food trucks, and more in and around Dallas and Fort Worth

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10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Spring Meetings and Events

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Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

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10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Winter Meetings and Events

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Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

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10 New Tech-Forward Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth

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Dallas Convention Center Turns Mega-Shelter for Harvey Victims

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Some 10,000 Ambit Energy consultants were set to fill Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas starting tomorrow for the annual, three-day Ambition Convention. Texas state officials asked the city of Dallas to make the facility ready to accommodate 5,000 Hurricane Harvey victims.

10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Summer Entertaining and Events

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Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

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10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Spring Meetings and Events

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Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces to open

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Top 5 Event Planners: Dallas

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The post Top 5 Event Planners: Dallas appeared first on The Social Tables Blog. Todd Events. Todd plans his events with “left brained execution” and “right brained creativity.”

10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Spring Meetings and Events

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10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Summer Entertaining and Events

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5 Smart Moves at Omni Dallas, Pod Brooklyn, Chattanooga CVB & More

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John Imaizumi The Omni Dallas Hotel appointed John Imaizumi managing director, a role in which he’ll oversee marketing, sales and operations of the luxury resort. The post 5 Smart Moves at Omni Dallas, Pod Brooklyn, Chattanooga CVB & More appeared first on Smart Meetings.

10 Dallas Event Venues to Impress Even the Choosiest of Clients

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Fun fact: Dallas is the ninth biggest city in the United States. Here are ten of the best Dallas event venues that even your pickiest clients will love. Dallas is the 9th biggest city in the US and is a top city for conferences and events. Sheraton Dallas.

Omni Dallas Offers Meeting Planners Bright Branding Opportunities

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Omni Dallas Hotel announced May 4 that it will be featuring the names of companies visiting the hotel on its signature outdoor skin as part of its “Book a Meeting, Brand the Dallas Skyline” promotion.

10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Spring Meetings and Events

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How VisitDallas Made the American Council for the Blind Feel Welcome

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Helping hand Employees at VisitDallas worked closely with members from the American Council of the Blind for their annual conference, held in Dallas in 2015.

Highbrow Art, Presidential History and Cowboy Hats in Dallas & Fort Worth

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The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is an intersection of cosmopolitan sophistication and bonafide cowboy culture best experienced in these two metropolitan cities. These days, Dallas and Fort Worth are honoring their roots while embracing the new, and meeting groups can come along for the ride.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is First in North America to Become Carbon Neutral

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Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has become the first airport in North America to achieve carbon neutral status, one of only 23 airports in the world to achieve the distinction.

August 10, 2017: Video Games May Be an Event at 2024 Olympics, Dallas Hockey Team Is First Franchise to Publicly Oppose Texas Bathroom Bill, Little League World Series to Play Through Solar Eclipse

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VIDEO GAMES MAY BE AN EVENT AT 2024 OLYMPICS: ESports may be heading to the 2024 Olympics in Paris

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How to Integrate Southern Hospitality in a Meeting

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In March, Visit Dallas invited a locally based company known for making people feel welcome 3,000 miles in the air— Southwest Airlines —to talk to the destination team on the ground about how to engage visitors in new ways. How To Tips & Tools airline airlines audience dallas digital employees engagement event hospitality media planner Planners Social Media southwerst airline southwest southwest airlines technology Tips visit visit dallas welcome welcoming

Celebrity Designer Zac Posen Takes on New Project as Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Curator

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Posen is particularly fond of Dallas, which is why he’s representing Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in the curator program. Dallas has an incredibly distinct style. Zac Posen at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek.

Defeat of Bathroom Bill Saved $7.4 Billion Tourism Economy, Says VisitDallas CEO

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million people visited Dallas in 2016, adding an estimated $7.4 I’d be on this stage making apologies for widespread cancellations, terrible booking numbers and massive negative press for Dallas and all of Texas.”. More than 26.7

Renee McKenney on Visitor Experience

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HelmsBriscoe, 13 years; Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau as director of industry relations and vice president of strategic alliances, five years; national sales for Disney Destinations, three years. Dallas is my hometown, and I work with a passionate team, led by Phillip Jones.

Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

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Dallas. When it was time for the final three to meet her family in episode nine, Lindsay brought Abasolo, Kraus and Eric Bigger to her hometown of Dallas. He fell in love with not only her, but the city of Dallas, from 560 feet in the air.

Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

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Dallas. When it was time for the final three to meet her family in episode nine, Lindsay brought Abasolo, Kraus and Eric Bigger to her hometown of Dallas. He fell in love with not only her, but the city of Dallas, from 560 feet in the air.

5 New Luxury Hotels in Memorable Places

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Omni Frisco Hotel, Dallas. Omni Hotels & Resorts’ 300-room luxury hotel is billed as the official hotel of the Dallas Cowboys.

Anticipated Development Awaits in Allen, Texas

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Just 30 minutes from downtown Dallas, Allen, Texas , boasts premier shopping, engaging entertainment, more than 250 delectable dining options, and top-notch meeting space — so it’s easy to see why is a preferred choice for meeting planners.

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Meeting Professionals International Announces 2017 Boards

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Ken Sanders, president, Freeman Audio Visual Solutions, Dallas, TX. Chair: Jim Russell, executive vice president, Sales, Freeman, Dallas, TX. Bradley Kent, chief sales and services officer, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dallas, TX.

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How VisitDallas Made the American Council for the Blind Feel Welcome

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Working closely with the VisitDallas sales and experience teams, as well as the Dallas Sports Commission, the diversity and inclusion team leverages its expertise and community partnerships to create customized experiences for each visiting group’s varied interests and unique needs.

Top News for Conference and Meeting Planners

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David Dodwell, Chairman of the Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA), confirmed the appointment of Bermudian, Kevin Dallas to the post of Chief Executive Officer for the Bermuda Tourism Authority. IMEX 2016 breaks attendee records, Event Pro Update launches and Bermudian returns to lead BTA in 2016.

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Why Your Meeting Needs Warm Cookies

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Tiff’s Treats , with locations in the Atlanta, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio areas, delivers warm cookies to offices and conference centers. One trend that will never go out of style is attendees devouring warm cookies until they turn blue in the face (like a certain “Sesame Street” character).

Texas CVBs Battle Proposed Bathroom Law SB 6

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Visit Dallas President and CEO Phillip Jones lets the numbers do the talking when campaigning against Senate Bill 6 (SB 6), a proposed bathroom law in Texas. While Austin is “the second-best city in Texas,” jokes Jones, he is eager to return home to Dallas, hoping to have defeated what he describes as a “very, very, very bad bill.”

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Take Your Conference Full Frontal

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Hat tips Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman , Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas , and Make Your Brain Smarter.). It’s time to take your conference full frontal! No, not a full frontal lobotomy. Nor a behind the scenes look at the private parts.

Trump Pushes Ahead with New Hotel Brand

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In February, Dallas News reported that a Dallas development company was in negotiations with Trump Hotels to build a $50 million Scion property in downtown Dallas. “It’s Last year, Trump Hotels announced plans to launch a new millennial-focused hotel brand.

Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

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On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster.

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Tom Noonan Makes the Move to the Austin CVB

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The former Baltimore CVB chief, who before that was senior vice president of sales at the Dallas CVB , is trading crabcakes for brisket to live where his wife graduated from Texas Christian University and where most of her family is based.

Extreme Sandbox: Can You Dig It?

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A second location at Tanglewood Resort & Conference Center in Texas (between Dallas and Oklahoma City) opened in April.

Using a Science-Based Approach to Avoiding Event Disaster

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He has appeared as a guest on network TV in the US, including affiliates of Fox and ABC, and internationally, such as the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and on US and international radio stations such as NPR, WBAI (New York City), KGO (San Francisco), 700WLW (Cincinnati), KLRD (Dallas), AM980 (Canada). On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, the Disaster Avoidance Expert, about how meeting and event planners can use science to avoid disaster.

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How to Grow Your Business with a Food Truck

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The brand touts itself as Dallas-Fort Worth’s first and only gourmet slider food truck. Are you looking for a way to grow your restaurant’s event opportunities? There are a ton of advantages to having a food truck to complement your brick-and-mortar location. A food truck signals that your restaurant brand is innovative and growing. Plus, you’re able to reach a whole new level of possible clientele. To gain more insight, we chatted with Caroline Perini, owner of Easy Slider Truck.