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 Fall Meetings and Events

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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.

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 (KBHCC) in Dallas starting tomorrow for the annual, three-day Ambition Convention. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says the mega shelter will be ready to house evacuees from Galveston sometime today.

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

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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.

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.

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.

10 New Tech-Forward Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth

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

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3 New Ideas for Entertaining in Dallas

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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

10 New Venues in Dallas/Fort Worth for Summer Entertaining 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.

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 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.

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

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Tips to Save Time and Money on Labor Day Travel

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Dallas. For many Americans, the Labor Day holiday evokes thoughts of barbeque, beaches and the last hurrahs of summer. It’s always one of the busiest holiday travel periods of the year, and this year it may be even more hectic than usual.

10 Best U.S. Cities for Business Travel

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Dallas. A work hard, play hard motto fits well in Dallas with more than 12,000 dining options, 200 golf courses and 20 entertainment districts. Dallas rated well in low traffic congestion and offers great 4G LTE coverage. George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas.

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.

5 Best Airport Hotels in North America

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This 298-guest room property is located inside Terminal D of Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. It is just minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas , which offer seemingly endless entertainment, shopping and dining options.

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.”

New Hotel and Convention Center in Texas to Target Meetings

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Benchmark, a global hospitality company, announced it will operate the new Delta by Marriott Hotel and Watters Creek Convention Center north of Dallas. A new upscale hotel is being built in Allen, Texas, to accommodate meetings and events.

CVBs Rally Amid Severe Hurricane Season

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Conwell cites some of the many Texans who pitched in, including the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the disaster relief group Waco Navy, students at Texas A&M, the Austin Diaper Bank and restaurateurs. When Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast late on Aug. 25, its 130-mph winds, extreme rainfall and major storm surge caused flooding and power outages, closed businesses and displaced thousands of residents.

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Cvent’s Top 10 U.S. Meeting Destinations

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Dallas, TX. Not long after announcing its top 100 U.S. meeting hotels , leading event management software provider Cvent has released its annual list of top meeting destinations. To create it, Cvent analyzed 5,000 U.S. cities from the Cvent Supplier Network. The rankings, which include 50 U.S.

6 Smart Moves at Visit Sacramento, Fairmont, The Don CeSar & More

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Since his start in 1986, Huntley’s spent portions of his career at Fairmont New Orleans, Fairmont Dallas, The Plaza Hotel, The Peninsula New York, The Fairmont San Francisco, The Savoy in London and MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

100 Destinations and Counting: Marriott’s CRN Continues to Grow

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The network also has presence in near Kansas City Crown Plaza, Houston Galleria, Denver Convention Center, downtown Dallas and the Boston waterfront and convention center. Cresent Terrace photo from Marriott’s press release.

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.

Cvent and Lanyon Merger Announced

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However, the company will continue to maintain a significant presence in Dallas, Texas, where Lanyon was previously headquartered. Cvent Founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal at Cvent Connect 2016. Today, two leaders in event technology have become one.

Getting Creative with Your Convention Layout

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As an active member of the Dallas Fort Worth NACE chapter and a WIPA member at large, she strives to learn everything she can about the special-event industry.

2016 in Review: Recapping the Year at Gather

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NYC , Chicago, Phoenix , Tampa, San Francisco, Los Angeles , Dallas and more, throwing events and getting in some quality face-to-face time with both clients and prospects. This past year was a big one for the Gather team.

Slight Rise Predicted for Hotel Rates in 2017

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Hotel rates will slightly rise in 2017 in Orlando, Seattle, Dallas, Atlanta and Denver, but potentially fall in Los Angeles, Houston, Washington, DC, and Charlotte, North Carolina, according to a recently released report.

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.

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.

5 Smart Moves at Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Choice Hotels and More

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Morales general manager of Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Forth Worth North in Grapevine, Texas. Bruce Siegel. Bruce Siegel was tapped as the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. In this role, he’ll oversee financial performance, employee/guest engagement, community relationships, partnerships and talent development. Siegel has been with the brand for almost 18 years.

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Wow Your Guests with Unique Convention Layouts

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As an active member of the Dallas Fort Worth NACE chapter and WIPA member at large, she strives to learn everything she can about the special event industry. If you are planning a convention, you want it to stand out, be unique, and interesting.

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5 New Hotel Amenities on the Rise

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Look better: The Hotel Crescent Court in Uptown Dallas launched a “Dressing-Room to Guest-Room” in partnership with its luxury retailer, Stanley Korshak. Forget the mini bar.

Ways to engage association members at the chapter level

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The rules of association engagement are changing. If you want your local chapter to thrive, think about decentralizing control.

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