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JUL 2018

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J U L Y 2 0 1 8 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 31 Sponsored Content Small Markets ...BIG ON MEETINGS! See Ad On Page 59 perfect location in a master planned city creates an environment for highly successful meetings. Planning a successful meeting is a lot like making a great movie: You need the right script, people, and of course – a great location! Peachtree City, Georgia has a fabulous location and is quickly becoming the 'Hollywood of the South'. Nestled just 25 minutes south of Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International airport, you'll find one of the most unique meeting destinations in the country. With over 100 miles of paved cart paths, visitors enjoy a host of activities that are easily accessible by one of Peachtree City's signature vehicles – A Golf Cart! Your group can experience a little bit of Hollywood in Peachtree City while aboard The Southern Hollywood Film Tour. The picturesque city proudly shares in the claim to fame of the hit television series "The Walking Dead." Peachtree City can also be spotted in high-budget films such as "Sweet Home Alabama," starring Reese Witherspoon. From young children to senior citizens, The Southern Hollywood Film Tour will entertain everyone! Recent star sightings in Peachtree City include Michael Douglas, Paul Rudd, and Norman Reedus. While Peachtree City has continually won awards for being a great place to raise children and to retire – it is also a fun place to visit as a vacation or meeting destination. The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau is fortunate to partner with two full service hotel/conference centers, plus 6 additional premier properties. From moderately priced rooms to elegant suites, we have the perfect choice to fit your budget. During your visit, let the Peachtree City CVB help you arrange unique experiences for your attendees. Wherever you stay in Peachtree City, you are sure to find the comforts of home. Recreational activities are in abundance in Peachtree City. Within a 5 minute golf cart ride from your hotel, play golf at one of 3 private courses, or tennis at Peachtree City's USTA Tennis Center. Next, imagine the excitement of a Golf Cart Scavenger Hunt. Dividing your group into teams for a fun outing makes for an excellent team building experience. Customizing this event is easy! Teams are given a list of items to either collect or photograph, like a grocery bag from the Fresh Market or a team picture in front of the fountain at City Hall plaza. Once teams return to the start line, points are given for items collected, time of completion, and creativity. This out-of-the- box activity has always been a huge success among every participant. A concert under the stars is another favorite thing to do in Peachtree City! Nestled in the pines and located in the heart of the city, the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater is a summer hot spot among locals and visitors. 'The Fred', a 2,500-seat outdoor amphitheater, is home to international touring acts like Huey Lewis, Foreigner, and Gladys Knight. In Peachtree City you'll find a community with big ideas and big hearts, a place where Southern hospitality meets resort style living, a town that invites you to learn how much better life can be at 15 mph. We invite you to roll out the red carpet for your next meeting in Peachtree City, Ga. The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau will help you plan a meeting that has your attendees relaxed and ready to focus! ■ EAT, MEET And RETREAT…….In Peachtree City A Eric Matos, Group Sales Manager Eric and his wife Jessica just became parents for the first time! Their baby girl, Finley, arrived in May 2018. Outside of work, Eric enjoys long distance backpacking. Peachtree City CVB (678) 216-0282 ematos@visitpeachtreecity.com www.visitpeachtreecity.com

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