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AUG 2014

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 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 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 36 101 Bay St. (31401) Phone: (912) 644-6400 / (912) 644-6438 Toll Free: (877) SAVANNAH Fax: (912) 644-6499 Contact: Jennifer Thompson, National Sales Mgr. Jeff Hewitt, VP of Business Development E-Mail: jthompson@visitsavannah.com Website: www.savannahmeetings.com Twitter: twitter.com/savmeetings YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ savannahest1733 Metro Area Rooms: 15,000 Largest Room Block: 1,600 City Population: 152,500 Area Population: 345,000 Why: Itʼs a unique destination that delivers an authentic Southern experience. Ranked among the "Top Cities in the Wo Top 3 cities in North America, Savannah consistently delivers record attendance. Differentia: The waterfront Savannah International T has a 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall, 25,000-square-foot ballroom, 21 meeting , totaling over 300,000 square feet. 1,600 committable rooms in close proximity to the convention center. SEE AD ON BACK COVER + WATCH A VIDEO ON THIS SITE'S ONLINE LISTING Savannah Civic Center Box 726 (31402) 301 W Oglethorpe Ave. (31401) Phone: (912) 651-6550 Fax: (912) 651-6552 Contact: Yogi Holman, Director Deborah Kicklighter, Mary Bickerton, Meeting Planner, Event Planner E-Mail: lholman@savannahga.gov Website: www.savannahcivic.com Mtg. Rms: 11 /Total Sq. Ft: 65,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 20,000 Cap. Mtg: 11,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,800 10' x 10' Booths: 175 Arena Cap: 7,600 Cap. of Theater: 2,566 Why: First-class, multi-purpose facility with all services under one roof. On-site parking. National A/V company on site. Catering services available. 8 miles from airport. Differentia: The Savannah Civic Center is nestled in the heart of Savannahʼs Historic District within walking distance of many historic sites. Georgia Twitter: twitter.com/macongarocks YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/ uceuymhlfwjgcxm4a2nqh6dw Metro Area Rooms: 5,100 Largest Room Block: 4,000 City Population: 97,255 Area Population: 155,216 Why: Just south of Atlanta, Macon offers first-class venues, including the 110,000- sleeping rooms to fit any budget. 5 distinct meeting clusters are particularly suited for hosting meetings in vibrant areas of the city. Differentia: 56 hotels with 5,000 rooms citywide; Macon Marriott City Center Hotel: 220 luxury guestrooms, 5,000- square-foot meeting space –– connected to convention center; Macon Centreplex: 100,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with full-service catering; Macon City Auditorium: historic copper-domes accommodations for up to 1,100. SEE AD ON PG. 35 + WATCH A VIDEO ON THIS SITE'S ONLINE LISTING Perry Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter 401 Larry Walker Pkwy. (31069) Phone: (478) 988-6511 Toll Free: (800) 987-3247 (GA only) Macon Macon - Bibb County CVB 450 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (31201) Phone: (478) 743-1074 Toll Free: (800) 768-3401 Fax: (478) 745-2022 Contact: Kristen Simonton, Business Development Mgr. Kimberly Payne-Ward, Business Development Mgr. E-Mail: maconcvb@visitmacon.org Website: www.visitmacon.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/ macon-georgia-song-soul-of-the- south/46627513314?ref=ts Fax: (478) 988-6490 Contact: Ashley Brown, Commercial Sales/Event Mktg. Dir. Rick Davis, Sales/Mktg. Rep. E-Mail: abrown@gnfa.com Website: www.gnfa.com Mtg. Rms: 25 /Total Sq. Ft: 359,305 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 87,000 Cap. Mtg: 8,250 /Cap. Bnqt: 3,500 10' x 10' Booths: 824 Arena Cap: 8,300 Differentia: The Georgia National Agricenter provides an ideal setting for meetings, seminars, Call (478) 988-6511 for a complete marketing kit. Savannah Visit Savannah

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