ConventionSouth

JUL 2017

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J U L Y 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 Small Markets ...BIG ON MEETINGS! Sponsored Content his Bavarian beauty is more than her Old World towers, gingerbread trim, traditional German foodstuffs and strasses and platzes spilling over with Scandinavian goods. A natural beauty perched on the Chattahoochee River in the Northeast Georgia Mountains, Helen-White County is home to a flourishing arts community: glass shops, art studios and, specifically, The Sautee Nacoochee Center: visual and performing arts, the Helen Arts and Heritage Council, the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia. Take your group to savor a sip at one of our seven wineries or take a chauffeured tour of all six vineyards and wineries. Attractions include shopping at more than 150 shops, to include the nostalgic Old Sautee Store. Visit Babyland General Hospital, home of the Cabbage Patch Kids, or go mining for gemstones. Alpine Helen-White County offers a plethora of dining options for small or large groups. Lodging options include 1,300 hotel rooms, 2,000 mountain cabin and condo rooms in and around Alpine Helen. Three new hotels are under construction, with the first to open this summer and will offer meeting space for up to 250 attendees. The Adventure Lodge at Unicoi State Park offers team building, nature programs, and tree top tours, outdoor and indoor meeting facilities from 10 to 300. Make your meeting one that will always be remembered. ■ T Memorable Meetings Happen In Alpine Helen, Georgia Jerry Brown Executive Director Jerry Brown, the Executive Director of the Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has over 30 years of Group Sales and Hospitality management experience. Alpine Helen-White County Regional Visitor Center (706) 878-3842 jbrown@helenga.org www.helenga.org

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