MAR 2017

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M A R C H 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 45 Sponsored Content Annual CVB Issue! estled at the confluence of the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers in the scenic Texas Hill Country, the historic city of New Braunfels is a gem of recreation, relaxation, and opportunity. It is located just 25 minutes north of San Antonio and 40 south of Austin, making it the ideal meeting spot for people from either municipality, or those traveling from afar. The agreeable climate and bounty of recreational outlets make it a year- round destination for fun seekers and business travelers alike. The local Chamber of Commerce operates an active Convention and Visitors Bureau with the sole purpose of serving guests from all over the globe. Their renovated Civic and Convention Center is located just blocks from the heart of the city and is convenient to a number of hotels, restaurants, river outfitters, and night clubs. The pride of the CVB, this 56,000-square foot building offers meeting spaces of all sizes —from breakout rooms for a dozen attendees to an enormous 11,800-square-feet, column- free exhibit hall. Decorated in a native stone facade, the convention center offers the latest audio/visual capabilities. To make your function complete, a number of member businesses offer catering, equipment rental, photography, and other services. Meanwhile, several area restaurants and hotels offer alternative meeting spaces or corporate retreat options. New Braunfels is a city that's built for recreation, so it's sure to have something to please everyone on your roster. During the summer months, the cool, clean rivers are dotted with tubers, rafters, fishermen, and swimmers, and the city boasts Schlitterbahn—one of the nation's best waterparks. Shoppers will find the perfect treasure at one of the downtown boutiques or antique shops, while night owls will love the many live music venues. For families, the city features an exciting safari park, engaging children's museum, and a brand new drive-in theatre. Restaurants of every flavor are sprinkled throughout the city, so be sure to come hungry. The New Braunfels CVB wants to help make your next event a success, whether it's a meeting, destination wedding, or just a family vacation. n Turn Your Meeting Into An Event…In New Braunfels N New Braunfels offers plenty of space for your group to get together, talk shop, and then enjoy some of the finer things in life. Our world-class convention center can host meetings with up to 1,443 attendees. Local businesses feature conference spaces, catering, and equipment rental, plus a slew of restaurants, outfitters, shops and a vibrant nightlife. You'll find relaxation alongside ROI, right here in New Braunfels. SHIFT YOUR MEETING INTO HIGH GEAR... in New Braunfels. Start planning your next event: • 1-800-572-2626 Nina Eastman, Director of CVB Sales Nina has been active in the hotel and lodging industry for over 20 years. Nina has been with the New Braunfels CVB for almost 10 years. New Braunfels CVB (800) 572-2626 or (830) 608-2812

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