JUL 2014

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ J U L Y 2 0 1 4 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 26 Feel Good In Small Markets S P O N S O R E D C O N T E N T Conveniently located off I-75 and I-10, easily accessed Albany has 26 hotels, many with flexi- ble meeting space, plus four conference centers for groups from 10 to 2,500. Additionally, Albany has small meeting space and unique reception and dining venues at its major attractions—Albany Museum of Art, Flint RiverQuarium, Albany Civil Rights Institute and Chehaw—and at historic sites, including Throna- teeska Heritage Plaza and The Carnegie Library. Equipped venues include Darton College and Albany State University, the American Legion and Knights of Columbus halls. For down time, climate-mild Albany has plenty for groups of all interests: museums, zoo, parks, aquarium, golf courses, riverfront walking/ jogging trails, an array of restau- rants, shopping and new tours, "On Location," Sherwood Pictures' Movie Set Tour and "African American Heritage Tours." To help you plan your event, Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau staff will assist with bids for accommo- dations, meeting and gathering space, and will make certain you have the appropriate contacts to take care of all your needs. They will assist with planning specialty tours for your groups and arrange for welcome bags and greeting. ■ Rashelle Beasley, Director, Albany CVB Rashelle Beasley is a native of the Albany Area. She joined the CVB in 2008, as Welcome Center Manager, and was promoted to director in 2012. get to know... Albany, Georgia: Your Ticket To A Successful Meeting (229) 317-4760 or (866) 750-0840 *18-35 CS JULY 2014_Layout 1 6/27/14 1:01 PM Page 26

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