The Best Event Venue in Atlanta, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Scottsdale, Washington D.C.

The Best Event Venue in Atlanta, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Scottsdale, Washington D.C.

I experienced the infield at the 1973 Derby and although I only saw some unrecognizable horse flesh for about half a second through a tiny opening in the crowd… I assume I had a good time. Here’s what they can offer your group (and they too will have a good time); Over 30,000 square feet of event space, Private Behind the Scenes Tours of the Barns and Racetrack (either on foot or in vans), and a 360 degree 18-minute “media experience” ( I assume that means a movie with sound) about the horse culture and the Kentucky Derby (described as thrilling). If you are going to Louisville (and maybe you should), check it out. www.derbymuseum.org

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We Went and Saw Things

We Went and Saw Things

Sonoma County is big. Really big. You’ve got the Valleys… Sonoma Valley, Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley, all with about a zillion wineries… you’ve got Redwood Forests, miles of coastline, cute towns (with shopping) and world-class restaurants. And in an entirely different category, you’ve got Safaris West.

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Here's An Idea For A Meeting Venue

Here's An Idea For A Meeting Venue

Ireland is one of those places I would go back to again and again. Some of the nicest people I have ever met (and you also want them on your side in a bar fight). I could write pages and pages, BUT… for now, I had asked my DMC friend, Derek Wallace with the Wallace Travel Group (http://www.wallacetravelgroup.com/, to give me an idea about a “different” meeting and/or event venue in or around Dublin. He recommended…

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Meet Halfway In The Other Wine Country

Meet Halfway In The Other Wine Country

(All Things Meetings Visits Paso Robles)

Can’t decide if your northern California people should meet with their southern California counterparts “up here” or “down there”? Getting tired of the back and forth thing and want something different (that is also an excellent option)? Want to make the people who are unhappy with either choice, happy (once they get there)?

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Peerspace Update: Online Venue Marketplace - It's Still A Cool Idea

Peerspace Update: Online Venue Marketplace -  It's Still A Cool Idea

I had written about Peerspace in one of my first blogs, long before the sponsorship thing. And why had I written about them? Because it’s a cool idea. Why am I writing an update? Two reasons… 1. it’s still a cool idea and 2. I would not have found Forager for my next Trade Show, a very cool, new venue, if it wasn’t for their listing on Peerspace. 

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More Free Online Tools To Find Hotels and Venues

More Free Online Tools To Find Hotels and Venues

You would think that all of the major chains or affiliations would at least have such a page on their own web sites. Amazingly enough, only some do. I have been searching and asking around, contacting the hotel corporate offices (doing my job), and have come up with some that should make your job as meeting planner just a bit easier.

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