AUG 2017

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Convention South EXECUTIVE OFFICES 2001 West First Street Gulf Shores, AL 36542 MAILING ADDRESS P.O. Box 2267 Gulf Shores, AL 36547 TELEPHONE (251) 968-5300 (800) 968-0712 E-MAIL FAX (251) 968-2033 WEBSITE PUBLISHER J. Talty O'Connor ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Ashleigh Osborne (251) 968-5313 SENIOR EDITOR Marcia Bradford ASSISTANT EDITOR Ashley Brokowsky CONTRIBUTING EDITORS Stephanie Eckman Selena Chavis Samantha Laughery Elizabeth Galloway DESIGN SERVICES MANAGER Kelly Williams MANAGER, TRAFFIC AND PROMOTIONS Dorothy P. Miller FINANCE MANAGER Mandi Morrison EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD Jenny Anderson, CMP National Association of College & University Business Officers David Bruce, MMP, HTS CMP Meeting Services Jeff Hurt Velvet Chainsaw Consulting Robert Mandelbaum PKF Consulting Meg Slentz, CMP Meetings To Order Sue Walton May & Williams Ltd. James Hobbs Meeting Expectations Loriann White, CMM, CMP American Express Meetings & Events Many of the meeting sites found in this directory have shared their Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and/or YouTube websites so you can connect with them on these social platforms. In Print & Online This year-long guide to meeting and event sites in the South contains valuable infor- mation about the details that you need to know when seeking the right place for your group to get down to business and also have some fun. Additionally, Event Planner's Guides are featured in most issues of ConventionSouth, providing more in-depth infor- mation and the latest meeting news about each state in our region. For quick and easy access to Southern site selection information, visit our website,, where you will find our Online Guide To Meeting Sites in the South, as well as meetings news, a site visit blog, and information about Rendezvous South, our annual relationship-building conference. Locate Eco-Friendly Sites Plan a green meeting by selecting eco-friendly event destinations and venues. Find specially marked green meeting sites throughout this guide. ConventionSouth (ISSN 1074-0627) is published monthly by Covey Communications Corp., P.O. Box 2267, Gulf Shores, AL 36547. It is mailed under Standard mail rates. POSTMASTER: CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED TO ConventionSouth Subscription Office, P.O. Box 2267, Gulf Shores, AL 36547. Editorial and advertising offices are located at 2001 West First St., Gulf Shores, AL 36542. Editorial ideas and manuscripts are welcomed. However, all unsolicited manuscripts and photographs must be sent with return postage; otherwise ConventionSouth cannot be responsible for returning them. Copyright 2017 by Covey Communications Corp. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without express written permission of the publisher is strictly forbidden. How To Connect! Here's what you'll find in Your Guide To Meeting Sites In The South: n Destinations are listed alphabetically within each state; n Then, CVBs are listed first within each city or regional selection; n Next, any convention or conference centers without guest rooms are listed; n These are followed by hotels, resorts, conference centers with guest rooms and unique venues, which are all listed in alphabetical order. n Those bureaus, centers and sites that appear in full and in larger typeface are the organizations that are actively seeking your business and have updated their listing information. All efforts were made to provide their most up-to-date information. As changes occur, the online database, at, will be used to reflect each meeting site's most accurate data. Stay Connected! 2 0 1 7 / 2 0 1 8 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 5 Connect On A Social Level

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