JUL 2018

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⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ J U L Y 2 0 1 8 w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 36 Sponsored Content Small Markets ...BIG ON MEETINGS! onveniently located off I-75 and I-10, Albany is easily accessible and has 22 hotels with flexible meeting space, plus four conference centers for groups from 10 to 2,500. Additionally, Albany has small meeting space, unique reception and dining venues at its major attractions and historic sites: Albany Museum of Art, Flint RiverQuarium, Albany Civil Rights Institute, Chehaw, Thronateeska Heritage Center and The Carnegie Library. For down time, climate-mild Albany has plenty to do for groups of all interests including museums, parks and zoo, aquarium, golf courses, riverfront walking/jogging trails, an array of restaurants, 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 accommodations, 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, arrange for welcome bags and greeting attendees. With numerous group-friendly restaurants, nightlife and entertainment opportunities, attendees will have fun after the meeting adjourns. Let our office assist with planning your next meeting by negotiating hotel accommodations, meeting and gathering space to make certain your group will experience true southern hospitality. ■ Albany, GA CVB – Your Ticket To A Successful Meeting C Get Down To Business Jus t off the beaten pat h W H E R E history A N D nature flow Discover a meeting destination that's a little quieter, a bit more friendly and flexible, and a lot more affordable. With plenty of history, natural beauty, food, and fun. Take a detour from the expected, and give us a call at 866-750-0840. Easy to get to—just off I-75 Groups from 20 to 2,500 Free planning assistance Unique & traditional venues Exciting sports facilities Rashelle Beasley, CVB Director Rashelle Beasley has been with the CVB since 2008. Rashelle and her team have helped to plan meetings both small and large. When it comes to planning your meeting or event in Albany, the CVB's goal is to make it a smooth experience with a lasting impression. Albany, GA CVB (866) 750-0840

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