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AUG 2018

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Macon Visit Macon 450 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (31201) Phone: (478) 743-1074 Toll Free: (800) 768-3401 Fax: (478) 745-2022 Contact: Heather Wydock, Dir. of Sales/Services Ann Starley, Group Sales Mgr. E-Mail: hwydock@visitmacon.org Website: www.visitmacon.org Metro Area Rooms: 5,500 Largest Room Block: 5,500 City Population: 91,351 Area Population: 155,547 Services: Just south of Atlanta, Macon offers first class venues, including the 120,000-square-foot Macon Centreplex clusters are particularly suited for hosting meetings in vibrant areas of the city. Comments: Full-service catering meet- ing facilities include: Edgar H. Wilson Convention Center, Macon Coliseum, Macon Marriott City Center Hotel, Georgia State University Professional Sciences Conference Center. Perry Perry Area CVB 101 General Courtney Hodges Blvd. (31069) Phone: (478) 988-8000 Fax: (478) 988-8005 Contact: Allison Hamsley, Exec. Dir. Becky Wilson, Operations Mgr. E-Mail: ahamsley@perryga.com Website: www.perryga.com Metro Area Rooms: 1,500 Largest Room Block: 200 City Population: 18,000 Area Population: 125,000 Services: For people looking for a relax- of authentic Southern small towns, the city of Perry is in central Georgia along I-75, whose downtown conveniently serves the classic Georgia hospitality you seek, so your experiences are more you feel enriched. Comments: Perry is home of the Georgia National Fairgrounds with nearly 200,000 well as on-site catering. With easy access perfectly in the middle of the state, Where Georgia Comes Together. Rome Greater Rome CVB 402 Civic Center Dr. (30161) Phone: (706) 295-5576 Toll Free: (800) 444-1834 Fax: (706) 236-5029 Contact: Ann Hortman, Director Thomas Kislat, Conv. Sales E-Mail: ann@romegeorgia.org Website: www.romegeorgia.org/groups Metro Area Rooms: 860 Largest Room Block: 500 City Population: 35,000 Area Population: 91,000 Services: Personal coordination of your event, information on facilities, hotels, transportation, site visits, customized tours specialized itineraries for delegates/spouses, on-site visitor assistance, welcome pack- Georgia's Rome Visitor Guide. Comments: Just 65 miles from metropolitan amenities at non-metro prices. Call for convention planner. The Forum River Center can accommodate groups from 5 to 5,000. Enjoy shopping, Roswell Roswell CVB 617 Atlanta St. (30075) Phone: (770) 640-3253 Toll Free: (800) 776-7935 Fax: (770) 640-3252 Contact: Diane Stone, CMP, TMP, E-Mail: dstone@roswellgov.com Website: www.visitroswellga.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ historicroswellgeorgia YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/ CVBRoswell Metro Area Rooms: 1,224 Largest Room Block: 719 City Population: 88,000 Area Population: 5,700,000 Services: Visit Roswell GA is your partner in meeting planning. Contact us for com- plimentary assistance with site selection, Comments: Roswell is 20 minutes from historic district, tours, 200 restaurants, 4 Savannah Visit Savannah 101 E Bay St. (31401) Phone: (912) 644-6436 Toll Free: (877) SAVANNAH Fax: (912) 644-6499 Contact: Jennifer Thompson, National Sales Mgr. Jeff Hewitt, Sr. VP E-Mail: jthompson@visitsavannah.com Website: www.visitsavannah.com Metro Area Rooms: 16,000 Largest Room Block: 1,400 City Population: 152,500 Area Population: 345,000 Services: Savannah is a charming destination that delivers an authentic Southern experience. Ranked among the "Top Cities" in North America, Savannah an unforgettable experience as a bucket list destination. Comments: The waterfront Savannah Convention Center has a 100,000-square- foot exhibit hall, 25,000-square-foot ball- - ater, totaling more than 300,000 square feet. 1,400 committable rooms are in close proximity to the convention center. Historic downtown, filled with numerous shopping, within walking distance of all 4 convention Georgia

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