AUG 2014

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2 0 1 4 / 2 0 1 5 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 15 Bentonville Bentonville CVB 104 E Central Ave. (72712) Phone: (479) 271-9153, ext. 207 Fax: (479) 464-4298 Metro Area Rooms: 8,000 Largest Room Block: 2,193 City Population: 35,526 Area Population: 450,000 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville 200 NE A St. (72712) Phone: (479) 286-6500 Toll Free: (855) 535-0273 Fax: (479) 286-6502 Contact: Jessie Wooten, Sales Mgr. Andy Yoon, Assoc. Dir. of Sales E-Mail: Website: Guest Rooms: 104 /Suites: 6 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,946 Cap. Mtg: 216 /Cap. Bnqt: 160 Total Sq. Ft: 12,000 Why: event space. 21c Bentonville presents curated, rotating exhibitions, dynamic Differentia: A combination boutique hotel the northeast corner of Bentonville town square within walking distance of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art 600 Museum Way (72712) Phone: (479) 418-5700 Fax: (479) 418-5701 Contact: Barbara McBride, Special Events Mgr. Barbara Tillman, Special Events Sales Coord. E-Mail: Website: Mtg. Rms: 6 /Total Sq. Ft: 4,180 Cap. Mtg: 350 /Cap. Bnqt: 225 Cap. of Theater: 350 Differentia: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features some of the most elegant event venues in the region, offering facilities for a wide variety of events. Enjoy beautiful views of Crystal Bridgesʼ Museumʼs Great Hall or restaurant, dance the night away on our spacious outdoor landing, or celebrate alongside the Art Trail on the Museumʼs South Lawn, surrounded by native Ozark forest. Your guests also have the unique opportunity to experience the Museumʼs breathtaking collection of American Art. Conway Conway CVB 900 Oak St. (72034) Phone: (501) 327-7788 Toll Free: (888) 270-9901 Fax: (501) 325-3286 Contact: Rachel Shaw, Dir. of Destination Mktg. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 2,052 City Population: 60,000 Area Population: 724,385 Why: Conway is a college town with a young, eager-to-help population. Call Rachel Shaw for a list of great meeting spaces. SEE AD ON PG. 15 + WATCH A VIDEO ON THIS SITE'S ONLINE LISTING Eureka Springs The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa 75 Prospect Ave. (72632) Phone: (479) 253-9766 Toll Free: (800) 903-4940 Fax: (479) 253-5296 Contact: Jodie English Brown, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: Website: Guest Rooms: 76 /Suites: 12 Mtg. Rms: 2 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,497 Cap. Mtg: 250 /Cap. Bnqt: 250 Total Sq. Ft: 3,810 Why: Historic Hotel of America branded resort located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in NW Arkansas. Easy air Differentia: Historic ambiance in the unique village of Eureka Springs surrounded by rivers, lakes, art galleries Fayetteville Fayetteville Town Center P. O. Box 4157 (72702) 15 W Mountain (72701) Phone: (479) 587-9944 Fax: (479) 582-4935 Mtg. Rms: 5 /Total Sq. Ft: 14,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 14,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,435 /Cap. Bnqt: 850 10' x 10' Booths: 77 Arena Cap: 1,435 University of Arkansas The Global Campus, Fayettvile 2 East Center (72701) Phone: (479) 575-3604 Fax: (479) 575-6673 Mtg. Rms: 12 /Total Sq. Ft: 11,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 7,000 Cap. Mtg: 350 /Cap. Bnqt: 200 10' x 10' Booths: 60 /Arena Cap: 700 Inn at Carnall Hall 465 N Arkasas Ave. (72701) Phone: (479) 582-0400 Fax: (800) 295-9118 Guest Rooms: 50 Mtg. Rms: 5 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,000 Fort Smith Fort Smith CVB Two North B (72901) Phone: (479) 783-8888 Toll Free: (800) 637-1477 Fax: (479) 784-2421 Contact: Sherry Scorby, Conv . Claude Legris, Exec. Dir. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 2,338 Largest Room Block: 1,400 City Population: 88,000 Area Population: 225,000 Why: Fort Smith, Arkansas offers a full services, including complimentary airport expert convention servicing. Differentia: entertaining Southern destination on the edge of the Old West frontier, a centrally located hidden gem of convention Hampton Inn P. O. Box 11433 (72917) 6201-C Rogers Ave. (72903) Phone: (479) 452-2000 Fax: (479) 452-6668 Guest Rooms: 178 /Suites: 30 Mtg. Rms: 2 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 300 Cap. Mtg: 50 /Cap. Bnqt: 50 Total Sq. Ft: 810 Hot Springs Visit Hot Springs P. O. Box 6000 (71902) 134 Convention Blvd. (71901) Phone: (501) 321-2835, ext. 6122 Toll Free: (800) 922-6478 Fax: (501) 620-5009 Contact: Tammy Clampet, Dir. of Sales Craig Durmon, Sales Mgr. E-Mail: Website: Metro Area Rooms: 4,000 Largest Room Block: 4,000 City Population: 37,000 Area Population: 100,000 Differentia: world-famous bathhouse row. Abundant scenic beauty. Thoroughbred racing. Dozens of attractions. Historic landmarks. World-class arts community. Award-winning restaurants. Hot Springs Village POA 895 DeSoto Blvd. Hot Springs Village (71909) Phone: (501) 922-5561 Toll Free: (866) 984-9963 Contact: Stacy Hoover, Facility Mgr. E-Mail: Website: Mtg. Rms: 2 Why: Hot Springs Village has a selection pavilions (request facility guide). We can Differentia: With 8 golf courses, a variety f of professionals, Hot Springs Village is the perfect venue for your next golf tournament. SoHo Meeting Hot Spots Picture-perfect meeting venues with a gracious ambiance, stylish charm and Southern hospitality can be found through- out the South and especially at these hot spots in Arkansas: • The 1886 Crescent Hotel & Spa in Eureka Springs • The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs • The Austin Hotel & Convention Center in Hot Springs • The Capital Hotel in Little Rock • Inn at Carnall Hall in Fayetteville Arkansas

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