OCT 2017

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O C T O B E R 2 0 1 7 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 29 NEW & RENOVATED Sites In The South! Sponsored Content he largest convention, meeting and exhibition facility in northeast South Carolina is getting a makeover. The newly renovated Florence Center now offers 75,000 square feet of flexible space, 10 breakout rooms, and a fresh new look to accompany the 10,000-seat arena. The SMG-managed venue sits in the heart of the hospitality district at the intersection of I-95 and I-20 in Florence, South Carolina and centrally located as the midway marker between NY and Miami. This Southern hotspot offers over 1,700 adjacent hotel rooms, an abundance of neighboring chain restaurants and local cuisine, and sits next to the region's premier shopping plazas. The Florence Center is the perfect destination for any and every size gathering. The adaptable facility offers meeting spaces for 10 to 10,000 attendees and anywhere in between. In-House services include: SAVOR… Food & Beverage Services, In-House Marketing Team, 2,250 On-Site Complimentary Parking, Fiber Optic Cabling, High Speed Wi-Fi, and more. Our professional event managers and meeting planners are on site and ready to assist. Welcome to the new Florence! ■ Carolinas Top Stop For Meetings & Conventions Patricia Taira Senior Sales Manager Florence Center, SMG (843) 679-9417 T By The Numbers: • 75,000 sq. ft. adaptable meeting space • 28,000 sq. ft. renovated meeting space • 25,000 sq. ft. newly constructed meeting space • 12,000 sq. ft. new pre-function area • 10,000 seat arena • 5,000 sq. ft. new catering kitchen • 2,250 complimentary on-site parking spaces • 1,700 hotel rooms in walking distance • 10 break-out areas • 9 meeting rooms • 2 ballrooms • 1 world-class facility • Endless opportunities Partial rendering of the new Florence Center pre-function area

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