The Complete Guide to Park City, Utah

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Utah Olympic Park. Utah Olympic Park is home to one of the most insane thrills you’ll find in town: the bobsled. The post The Complete Guide to Park City, Utah appeared first on Connect Association.

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U.S. Travel High on Utah Destination Marketing

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Zion National Park, Utah. Vicki Varela of the Utah Office of Tourism, Film and Global Branding was named State Tourism Director of the Year by the National Council of State Tourism Directors (NCSTD). ” The Mighty 5 refers to Utah’s five magical national parks.

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Salt Lake City’s Diversity on Display at Ethnic Festivals

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Scandinavian Festival Mega Peruvian Festival Generally held in late July, this festival highlights Peruvian customs, dancers, cooks, musicians, delicious foods and Peruvian Americans’ contributions to Utah.

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8 Hotels Boosting Guest Experiences in 2019

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7 Smart Moves at Waldorf Astoria, Hilton Long Beach and More

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Prior to this, Hing served as general manager of Waldorf Astoria Park City in Utah for more than seven years. More : 6 Smart Moves at Monterey CVB, Wolfgang Puck and More. TJ Pritchard Pritchard has been promoted to director of sales and marketing at Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio.

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Mountain Festivals Beckon Groups

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On June 22, diners and winers from all walks of life will flock to Park City, Utah, as Main Street turns into one long alfresco dinner table for Savor the Summit. An armor-clad soldier thrusts a sword toward the sky in a mountain meadow.

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Conde Nast Releases Top U.S. Hotels in 2019 Gold List

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Amangiri, Utah. regis sunset tower surf club surfside thompson top united states utah wine world wynnConde Nast editors have some suggestions for where to host your next meeting.

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It Takes a Conference

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When I scanned a recent Fast Company headline— “The Man Who Reduced Homelessness in Utah by 91%” —I was intrigued. The man responsible for reducing Utah’s homelessness is Lloyd Pendleton, and the article summarizes his TEDMED 2016 talk, which took place in Palm Springs, California, on Nov.

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The Best of Salt Lake: Arts, Music & Culture

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Art at the Main is a cooperative gallery featuring contemporary, original art by some of Utah’s best local artists. Urban Arts Gallery/Utah Arts Alliance. The Urban Arts Gallery is a nonprofit venue of the Utah Arts Alliance and is located in The Gateway. WIth contemporary works ranging from fine modern art to street art by emerging and established Utah artists, the gallery also includes a boutique with locally-created jewelry, t-shirts, prints, and souvenirs. Music.

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Reap Results With E-Blasts With Mary Crafts

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Join Mary Crafts of Culinary Crafts, Utah’s largest off-press caterer, for this informative presentation on email marketing campaigns.

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Medal-worthy Meetings in Salt Lake

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If you’re looking for a unique team-building experience to encourage personal and professional growth, the Utah Olympic Park offers a variety of exciting opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. At the Utah Olympic Oval, which is 20 minutes from downtown, your group can learn to curl with a pro using some the same stones used in 2002. Inspire your attendees with a taste of the XIX Olympic Winter Games. No matter the industry, you want your team to be at the top of their game.

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Salt Lake City: Stereotypes be Damned

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Here are a few reasons why Utah may be the perfect place to host your next big event. No caffeine, no alcohol and no fun. If this is how you view Salt Lake, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise.

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Barcelona Convention Bureau Takes CSR Project on the Road

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Members of the Barcelona Convention Bureau and 13 bureau partners pose at Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park. The Barcelona-based destination professionals kicked off IMEX America with a full-day cleanup at Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park.

Essential conferences to attend in the next 6 months

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April 10-13 – Park City, Utah. If you’re growing your professional education while on a budget, hosted-buyer programs may be just the kind of initiative you need.

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New Ski Conglomerate Purchases Deer Valley Resort

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A new ski conglomerate has purchased Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, thereby adding another prestigious resort to its already-impressive portfolio.

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The Complete Guide to Salt Lake City, Home of Connect 2018

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Known as the Beehive State, Utah lives up to being busy as those bustling buzzers. You know Salt Lake City as the worldwide headquarters of the Mormon religion. The city is also famous for its high elevation, its gorgeous mountain views, its proximity to world-class ski resorts and for its… hipsters? Recently named the third most hipster city in the world by MoveHub, SLC is full of surprises for you to enjoy.

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6 Smart Moves for The Ritz-Carlton, Hilton and More

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in Salt Lake City, Utah. Emily Cornelious St. Jane, in Chicago, appointed Emily Cornelious director of sales and marketing. Emily’s resume includes The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Morgans Hotel Group and The Peninsula Hotels. The property is scheduled to open in spring 2018. Hector M.

7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Squaw Creek and More

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Casino & Hotel Nathan Fillion VisitDallas has welcomed Fillion to the team as regional director of sales for the Southwest; he will represent the CVB in Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah. More: 7 Smart Moves at Hilton Santa Barbara and More.

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Trend Alert: Conference Crashing

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Earlier this year, New Orleans paired two FAM trips with events (one during Microsoft Envision and another during Collision); Park City, Utah, brought in planners during its inaugural Thin Air Innovation Festival; and Grand Hyatt San Francisco coordinated a trip during DocuSign Momentum. . Who knew conference crashing could be a good thing? Cities and venues across the U.S.

10 Friendliest Cities for Your Next Meeting

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2 friendliest city was Park City, Utah, a four-season town outside Salt Lake City. Park City, Utah. There’s a lot to be said for readers’ surveys about travel even if those surveys aren’t specifically about the meetings and events industry.

7 Outstanding Trade Fair and Congress Websites: Inspiration and Checklist

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Epicurrence, Park City / Utah, USA: Lateral thinkers gather to go Snowboarding or Kayaking. In the Utah mountains, creative and lateral thinkers get together at a kind of. A website plays a decisive role in the battle of gaining customers’ attention.

New List Names Top 50 Hotels in the United States

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The list of 50 Best Hotels in the United States features more geographic variety, highlighting hotels from Georgia, Utah, Hawaii and other luxurious locales. Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, ranked eighth, offers a majestic destination for a mountain escape.

Denver’s Luis Benitez on Supporting a Newly Acquired, 20,000-Plus Attendee Show

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When Utah Gov. I think you can point to the show’s history in Utah for the past 20 years to see that it creates a cultural impact. Look at places like Ogden, Utah. One of the biggest issues that the show had in Utah was the state’s stance on public land. Luis Benitez.

Ouch! It’s the Hotel Pain Index

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So says Provo, Utah-based experience management company Qualtrics , which surveyed 1,000 recent hotel patrons for its Hotel Pain Index. Guests at five-star hotels are four times more likely than guests at less expensive hotels to say they always overpay.

7 Places to Experience a Glamping Adventure for your Next Meeting

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Carmel, Utah. Photo courtesy of Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort in Utah. If you are looking to change it up for your next meeting, glamping is the way to go.

Poke, Remixed Breakfast Among Latest Food Trends

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At Goldener Hirsch Inn in Park City, Utah, fondue receptions can include a charcuterie station to dip meat in the sauces. Food trends change as often as fashion trends.

America’s Scariest Haunted Houses Are Just Around the Corner

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From New York to Utah, each is only a short trip from some of the country’s best meeting venues. Netherworld Nightmare on 13th, Salt Lake City, Utah For nearly 30 years, Nightmare on 13th has been scaring Salt Lake City, and this year they are taking a page out of Lovecraftian horror to do it.

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15 Commonly Missed Event Planning Checklist Details

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States in which you need an ABC license : Alabama, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Any marketer wishes to improve his or her performance and boost profits.

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7 Outstanding Trade Fair and Congress Websites

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Epicurrence, Park City / Utah, USA: Lateral Thinkers Meet to Snowboard. In the Utah mountains, creative and lateral thinkers get together at a type of conference, but with snowboarding and skiing! A website plays a decisive role in the battle of gaining customers’ attention.

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Planning Sustainable Events: What You Must Know – #EventIcons Episode 116

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Utah Food Services Website. Events can be super wasteful, from water and energy consumption to food waste there are a lot of areas we can improve upon in terms of planning sustainable events. What does planning sustainable events mean?

Top 15 Hotel Brands Win Popular Vote

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Montage Deer Valley, Park City, Utah. With locations in Beverly Hills and Laguna Beach, California; Park City, Utah; Maui Island in Hawaii; and Bluffton, South Carolina, meeting professionals have plenty from which to choose. Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California.

The 25 Healthiest American Cities to Meet In

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Provo-Orem, Utah. Logan, Utah. Meeting planners travel to many American cities; some of which are healthier than others. 24/7 Wall St.

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Top Reasons to Meet and Connect in Salt Lake City

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Red Butte Garden , Utah’s Botanical Garden has nearly 5 miles of hiking trails, outdoor concerts and a 4-acre garden. Or stroll the Utah Museum of Fine Arts located on the campus of the University of Utah. Ready to explore a one-of-a-kind destination for your upcoming event, convention or meeting? In Salt Lake City, your attendees can enjoy personalized service, a variety of activities and great dining options.

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3 Ways Hotel Room Amenities are Evolving to Suit the Modern Guest

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Marriott announced the Build Your Own Mini Bar in the West Package in May, available at 28 of their properties in California, Colorado, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Marriott’s Build Your Own Mini Bar.

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5 Smart Moves from VisitPITTSBURGH, Benchmark, The Jefferson Hotel and More

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Gold worked with a variety of properties, such as Amangiri in Utah, Enchantment Resort and Miraval Resort & Spa in Arizona, and Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in Puerto Rico. Stacy T. Martin Benchmark named Stacy T.

Meeting Planners’ Guide to Golden Olympic Venues

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Salt Lake City, Utah (2002). Hold an event rinkside at the Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah. Olympic Day is celebrated annually on June 23 rd.

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5 Smart Moves at Meet Puerto Rico, MPI, Montage & More

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Photo Credit: Montage Craig Thomas Montage International has appointed Craig Thomas director of sales and marketing for Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.

2017 CVB Selfie Contest: Midwest/Mountain Region/Southwest

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Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau Office Manager Heather McCourt knows Utah is often associated with the greatest snow on earth and winter sports. Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Sales Mary E.

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20 Best and Worst Airports in America

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Salt Lake City International, Utah (SLC). JFK International Airport, New York. What airports experience the worst delays and most cancellations? Which have the shortest security lines? Which are the easiest to get to from the city center?

5 Ways for Groups to Hit the Slopes, Minus the Skis

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Montage Deer Valley in Park City, Utah, offers guided snowmobile tours on groomed trails through the beautiful Wasatch Mountains that are great for all experience levels and group sizes. There’s something about snow-covered mountains that brings people together and unites them as a team.

Bright ideas in the new PYM magazine!

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Notably, you can also get an in-depth look at how one peer, Pat Guerrero, CVA, senior manager of volunteer engagement and programs for Utah-based Best Friends Animal Society, saves staffing expenses by leveraging the power of more than 150 volunteers for her group’s national conference.

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5 Smart Celebrity Travel Tips

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It's been such a special trip being home in Utah with family! Just like meeting and event planners , celebrities constantly travel , and during the course of their journeys, pearls of wisdom sometimes emerge. Here are a few travel tips from A-listers. "When "When your hair looks Cray, on the Champs Elysees" A post shared by Stiley Jay (@missjuliastiles) on Jun 14, 2017 at 11:08pm PDT. Julia Stiles, on preventing jet lag. “I

A First-Timer’s Takeaways From #ConnectMP

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One thing that stood out (and was something many people have not had the chance to experience) was The University of Utah welcoming the conference into its football stadium and onto the field for the opening reception. Visit Salt Lake promotes itself by saying, “Stereotypes be damned,” and I can certainly see why after attending #ConnectMP. Stunning sunsets and mountain views paired with delectable bites and sips sprinkled throughout downtown made the trek out to the Wild West memorable.