ConventionSouth

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 41 NEW & RENOVATED Sites In The South! Sponsored Content MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME. Greensboro offers the perfect combination of small town charm and big city appeal. See what's new in Greensboro! You will be surprised by all it has to offer. visitgreensboronc.com Greensboro, NC – Meet In The Center Of It All! ocated in the center of the state and the center of the eastern seaboard, Greensboro, North Carolina is connected by three major interstates; Interstate 85, 40 and 73. Air travel is made possible by The Piedmont Triad International Airport and serviced by six major airlines. Greensboro is easily accessible for travel – whether business or pleasure. Greensboro is home to one of the Southeast's largest convention centers, Koury Convention Center, along with the 23,500- seat Greensboro Coliseum. With over 86 area accommodations and nearly 16,000 hotel rooms, Greensboro can accommodate any size conference, tradeshow, meeting, wedding, reunion and sporting event. Not only is Greensboro in the center of the state of North Carolina, but Greensboro is also at the center of everything going on in North Carolina! Fun and exciting things are happening. It's a city of great nightlife, golf courses, festivals, world-class museums and outdoor recreation, including 90 miles of walking trails. Major attractions include the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, Greensboro Historical Museum, Wet'n Wild Emerald Point Water Park, Greensboro Children's Museum and Edible Schoolyard, Replacements, Ltd., plus the Greensboro Science Center and their SciQuarium and Skywild, the first aerial adventure park where zoo visitors can watch participants perform tasks that mimic animal behavior. Lebauer Park, Greensboro's newest family destination located downtown, features attractions for people of all ages, including performances, play areas, a dog park, outdoor "reading rooms," gardens and more recently opened venues. Greensboro boasts 16 different styles of cuisine and is home to over 500 restaurants. From world-class haute cuisine to down-home, tangy, pit-cooked barbecue, Greensboro's selection of restaurants offers pleasures for every palate. ■ L Ava Pope, Director of Sales A long-time veteran of the hospitality industry, Ava has worked as Director of Sales with the Greensboro CVB for 20 years. Greensboro Area CVB (336) 274-2282 or (800) 344-2282 apope@visitgreensboronc.com www.visitgreensboronc.com

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