ConventionSouth

MAR 2012

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Home Planning Directory Planner Resources SPECI AL ADVER T I SI NG & I NF O RMAT I O N SECT I O N Meeting Site Showcase The Middle Is The Best Part—Greensboro, NC The middle is the best part! Greensboro's loca- tion in the heart of North Carolina and the East coast makes it the best place to meet. Well known for its Southern hospitality, Greensboro has big city amenities and small town appeal. Greens- boro is strategically located at the juncture of three major interstates (I-40, 85, 73) and features Piedmont Triad International Airport with service across the nation. An easy ride to the Smoky Mountains or the Carolina beaches, Greensboro's location is ideal for meetings and fun! The largest self-contained hotel/convention facility between Washington, DC and Atlanta, GA, is the Koury Convention Center offering 250,000 square feet of meeting space and the city's largest hotel with 1,016 rooms all under one roof. The nearby Greensboro Coliseum Complex contains a 23,000-seat arena that can be downsized to 11,000 seats. In addition 150,000 square feet of meeting space is awaiting your exhibition and breakout needs. There are 10,000 hotel rooms in Greensboro. The International Civil Rights Center and Museum showcases Greensboro's part in the civil rights history of the nation. Downtown also features Center City Park, the Historical Museum, Children's Museum, and Cultural Arts Ava Pope, Director of Sales, Greensboro Area CVB A long-time veteran of the hospitality industry, Ava has worked as Director of Sales with the Greensboro CVB for over 20 years. (336) 274-2282 or (800) 344-2282 apope@visitgreensboronc.com www.visitgreensboronc.com Center. The nightlife in downtown is well known for its variety of restaurants and entertainment. If golf is your game, tee it up in Greensboro. Enjoy over 20 courses year round. The new Animal Discovery Zoological Park and OmniSphere will entertain all ages. ■ 34 ConventionSouth MARCH 2012 www.con v entionsouth.com DESTINATION SHOWCASE

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