MAY 2017

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ M A Y 2 0 1 7 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 50 Southern Resorts Selection Guide Sponsored Content alt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is an exceptional location, in spectacular surroundings, where excellence in service and creativity combine to deliver a world-class meeting destination. A recipient of the prestigious Meetings & Conventions Hall of Fame Award, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is a nationally respected and recognized leader in the convention resort arena. The resort offers more than 329,000 square feet of meeting space and 2,267 guest rooms and suites. Meetings When it comes to the business of meetings, the award-winning team is highly regarded for its ability to exceed expectations. Successful meetings are created from environments and moments that blend to support content, resulting in greater ROI with your meeting objectives. It is in this meeting experience that the resort is truly "Distinctive by Design." Meetings are supported by an award- winning banquet, catering, and culinary team that delivers customized solutions, with a passion for each client. Whether your event is in the ballroom, on the beach, on the causeway or in one of our signature restaurants, creative opportunities abound. For the adventurous, nothing beats a private event in the parks to add that magical touch while supporting your meeting theme. Accommodations With new premium room categories, the resort offers newly redesigned rooms and suites with the finest amenities. A variety of room types and configurations provide the perfect retreat at the end of your day. Accommodations have elegant furnishings and feature the Westin Heavenly ® Bath and Westin Heavenly ® Bed. Enjoy stunning views of the Walt Disney World Resort and the nightly fireworks at nearby Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios for a truly memorable away-from-home experience. Amenities/Dining The resort is situated in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort, within footsteps of Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios and the shopping, restaurants and nightlife of Disney's Boardwalk. Complimentary transportation is provided throughout the resort, and guests enjoy advance tee times at nearby Disney championship golf courses, the Extra Magic Hours benefit, and the new FASTPASS+ access. On property, guests can enjoy the resort's five pools – including a grotto pool with waterfall and waterslides, two health clubs featuring the WestinWORKOUT ® , four lighted tennis courts, jogging trails, complimentary fitness classes, poolside entertainment, or indulge at the luxurious, newly redesigned, Balinese-inspired Mandara Spa. Discover 17 world-class restaurants and lounges on site. Enjoy modern coastal cuisine from celebrity Chef Todd English, incorporating an innovative selection of fresh seafood in an energetic and vibrant atmosphere. Join us at the famed Il Mulino New York Trattoria for an exquisite and authentic culinary experience. Shula's Steak House serves the best beef money can buy, The SHULA CUT ® , in addition to the freshest seafood, and 3-5 pound live Maine lobsters. In addition to the dining choices available, guests are within walking distance to over 40 other options with menus and price points to please every palate. The resort has also been recognized as a top "foodie" destination in Orlando. • 2,267 Guest Rooms • Guest rooms at Walt Disney World Swan have been newly redesigned • All rooms feature the Westin Heavenly ® Bed and Westin Heavenly ® Bath • 329,000 square feet of indoor meeting space • 84 meeting and breakout rooms, including 2 executive boardrooms • Four ballroom options, ranging from 3,500 to 55,000 square feet • Over 110,500 square feet of contiguous con- vention and exhibit space • Pacific Hall – 50,000 square feet of open space with 26-foot ceilings • More than 128,000 square feet of beautifully-landscaped outdoor function space for events • The newly redesigned Balinese-inspired Mandara Spa • Two Business Centers • On-site AV and DMC n W An Exceptional Location, In Spectacular Surroundings Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort (800) 524-4939 or (407) 934-4290 Gino Marasco, Director of Sales and Marketing

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