MAR 2018

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ M A R C H 2 0 1 8 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 42 Annual CVB Issue! Sponsored Content Twin City Quarter ocated in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem, the Twin City Quarter complex offers the ideal destination and array of services that ensures your next meeting, tradeshow or banquet event is a true success. The complex includes a total of 461 guest rooms/suites and 175,000 square feet of meeting space that are managed by one point of sales contact to ensure a smooth planning and execution process. The Twin City Quarter is comprised of the Benton Convention Center, Marriott Winston-Salem and the Embassy Suites Winston-Salem. In July '17 the Benton Convention Center completed a $20M reinvention of the 105,000 square feet of multi- functional space that incorporates architectural nods to Winston-Salem's historic arts, tobacco and textile roots. In addition to new windows and skylights that offer an inviting aesthetic to start your meeting, the center also displays over 20 pieces of art from North Carolina artists. Marriott Winston-Salem In December '17 the Marriott Winston-Salem began a $19.5 million reinvention that will be completed Summer '18. Enhancements to the 315 guest rooms include walk-in showers, memory foam mattresses, 55" framed & mounted TV's and laminate flooring. Additional upgrades include Marriott's new M Club Lounge concept, a new health club, expanded restaurant and all new lobby arrival experience. The hotel also includes 15,000 square feet of meeting space with natural lighting in the pre-function space. The Marriott is also connected via enclosed skywalk to the Embassy Suites. Embassy Suites Winston-Salem The Embassy Suites offers 146 one- & two- bedroom suites that include separate parlors and sleeping rooms. The spaciousness is not confined to the suites as there is 55,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space that is highlighted by the 24,000-square-foot Pavilion that includes natural lighting and a 3,300-square-foot outdoor courtyard. Located within the hotel lobby is Glass Door Salon that offers a wide variety of services for your hair, nails, makeup and body. In addition to traditional salon & spa services, the salon also offers hair and makeup services for brides, wedding parties, film, and photography. Guests also enjoy a daily complimentary full buffet breakfast with an omelet station and two complimentary drinks each evening. To add to the Twin City Quarter's ease of navigation for your attendees, the Embassy Suites is connected to the Benton Convention Center via an underground hallway. Beyond our new guest rooms and space, the access to our vibrant downtown community will set the stage for a fun and relaxing time when the meeting ends. Our complex is within a five-minute walk to over 45 restaurants/bars, retail shopping, museums and entertainment venues. Quick Facts About Twin City Quarter • 416 guest rooms and suites • 175,000 total square feet of flexible meeting space • 46,000-square-foot multi-functional exhibit space • Five ballrooms from 4,200 to 24,000 square feet • All three buildings are connected via skywalk and underground hallway • One point of contact for your sales coordination and event planning • Within steps to the restaurants, retail shopping and museums that define our destination as the "City of Arts & Innovation." n Twin City Quarter, Where Innovation Meets Hospitality L Richard Brooks, Area Director of Sales & Marketing Richard has been with TCQ for three years and leads a team of 15 professionals in group sales, catering sales and event planning. (336) 721-2263 Twin City Quarter

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