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M A R C H 2 0 1 4 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 35 south central one-stop-shop destination: Huntsville, Ala. sponsored content "I had no idea Huntsville has so much to offer!" This is a sentiment we hear often when it comes to the modern and charming southern city fondly referred to as "Rocket City, USA." But Huntsville shouldn't just be our little secret, so let us take few moments to introduce you too. When you bring your next meeting to the Rocket City, you'll find Huntsville's offerings go beyond your expectations. Dine under the mag- nificence of an authentic Saturn V rocket, lo- cated at Earth's largest space museum. Meet in the recently updated Von Braun Center, offering over 170,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space. Take a break from business and escape to Bridge Street Town Centre, a Euro- pean- themed outdoor shopping center featuring over 70 upscale shopping and dining options. Whether your group is staying at the 295-suite Embassy Suites Hotel and Spa connected to the Von Braun Center, the 210-room Westin in Bridge Street Town Centre or the newly reno- vated Double Tree Suites by Hilton, Huntsville has the space you're looking for. County-wide, we have over 6,500 hotel rooms to accommo- date your needs—whatever they might be. Huntsville has an array of meeting facilities for your special function. Enjoy the fresh air and breathtaking views of the Tennessee Valley at Burritt on the Mountain, a perfect fit for a smaller group looking for an intimate setting. History aficionados will appre- ciate holding their event at the historic Weeden House, home to 19 th century poet-artist Maria Howard Weeden. Whether your meeting is big or small, the Huntsville/Madison County CVB wants to help you make it an enjoyable experience. Give us a call, and let's get started planning today! Call or e-mail Yvonne Boyington, Vice Presi- dent of Conventions, to bring your next event to Huntsville. ■ Let Us Introduce You: Huntsville, Alabama—The Rocket City Yvonne Boyington, Vice President of Conventions, Huntsville/Madison County CVB With 30+ years of experience in the hospitality industry, Yvonne has served as Chairman of the Alabama Hospitality Association and as a board member for the Huntsville-Madison County Hospitality Association, Alabama Mountain Lakes Association and the Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Alliance. (800) 843-0468 firstname.lastname@example.org huntsville.org get to know: 34-44 CS MARCH 2014_Layout 1 2/26/14 2:55 PM Page 35