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AUG 2018

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University of Memphis - FedEx Institute of Technology 365 Innovation Dr., Suite 228 (38152) Phone: (901) 678-5000 Fax: (901) 678-5129 Contact: Michael E. Cochran, Sales/Mktg. Mgr. E-Mail: conferences@memphis.edu Website: www.conferences.memphis.edu Mtg. Rms: 17 /Total Sq. Ft: 9,588 Cap. Mtg: 200 /Cap. Bnqt: 200 Cap. of Theater: 200 Description: FedEx Institute, a $23 million, state-of-the-art facility like no other. This facility offers a 190-seat tiered amphitheater, high-definition presentation projection screens, web cams, touch conferencing are just some of the cutting edge features of this facility. Comments: Getting a good night's sleep is important to getting your day started off right. Our Fogelman Executive Conference Center offers 51 queen guest offers 82 2-room suites. Big Cypress Lodge One Bass Pro Dr. (38105) Phone: (901) 620-4652 Toll Free: (800) 225-6343 Fax: (901) 620-4699 Contact: Brian Dodson, Sales/Catering Coord. E-Mail: bdodson@big-cypress.com Website: www.big-cypress.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ bigcypresslodge Twitter: @bigcypresslodge Instagram: www.instagram.com/ bigcypresslodge Guest Rooms: 103 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 10 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 2,800 Cap. Mtg: 320 /Cap. Bnqt: 350 Total Sq. Ft: 10,530 On Site: Rustic-themed rooms, access to tallest free-standing elevator in the USA, restaurants including "The Lookout" which sits 300 feet above Memphis with glass observation decks, a 13 lane bowling alley SEE AD ON PG. 93 Crowne Plaza Memphis 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. (38118) Phone: (901) 362-6200 Fax: (901) 369-5955 Guest Rooms: 319 /Suites: 4 Mtg. Rms: 14 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 8,448 Cap. Mtg: 1,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 800 Total Sq. Ft: 14,000 DoubleTree by Hilton Memphis East 5069 Sanderlin Ave. (38117) Phone: (901) 767-6666 Fax: (901) 683-8563 Guest Rooms: 266 /Suites: 9 Mtg. Rms: 9 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 3,192 Cap. Mtg: 400 /Cap. Bnqt: 250 Total Sq. Ft: 5,681 Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. (38120) Phone: (901) 684-6664 Toll Free: (800) HILTONS Fax: (901) 762-7496 Contact: Tom Goodwin, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. Glen Vuilleumier, GM E-Mail: tom.goodwin@hilton.com Website: www.memphis.hilton.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ hiltonmemphis Guest Rooms: 405 /Suites: 7 Mtg. Rms: 19 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 11,700 Cap. Mtg: 1,250 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Total Sq. Ft: 30,000 On Site: Business center, deluxe-level floors, wireless internet access, A/V services, lobby bar lounge, restaurant, fitness center. Comments: The Hilton Memphis hotel is located in the heart of the east Memphis Beale Street, FedEx Forum, Memphis Zoo, Liberty Bowl, Memphis International - portation. Holiday Inn - University of Memphis 330 Innovation Dr., Suite 206 3700 Central Ave. (38152) Phone: (901) 678-8200 Toll Free: (800) HOLIDAY Fax: (901) 678-5329 Contact: Phillip Austin, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: lbrownry@memphis.edu Website: www.holidayinn.com/mem-uofm Guest Rooms: 133 /Suites: 82 Mtg. Rms: 18 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 12,180 Cap. Mtg: 1,300 /Cap. Bnqt: 900 Total Sq. Ft: 30,554 On Site: complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the on site; personal conference service Comments: This hotel operates in conjunction with the Fogelman Executive Conference Center offering 18 meeting rooms Association of Conference Centers accredited. The Peabody Memphis 149 Union Ave. (38103) Phone: (901) 529-4167 Fax: (901) 529-3677 Guest Rooms: 464 /Suites: 15 Mtg. Rms: 36 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 16,264 Cap. Mtg: 2,100 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,500 Total Sq. Ft: 80,000 River Inn of Harbor Town 50 Harbor Town Square (38103) Phone: (901) 260-3333, ext. 2104 Toll Free: (877) 222-1531 Fax: (901) 260-3290 Contact: Karl Friedrich, GM Mehri Ahmadzadegan, Dir. of Sales E-Mail: sales@riverinnmemphis.com Website: www.riverinnmemphis.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ RiverInnOfHarborTown Twitter: @riverinn1 Guest Rooms: 28 /Suites: 6 Mtg. Rms: 5 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 1,500 Cap. Mtg: 96 /Cap. Bnqt: 85 Total Sq. Ft: 1,500 On Site: direct high-speed internet access, A/V fitness facility. Comments: The ideal setting for small groups or executive retreats. Located 2 Street in a safe resort style atmosphere near the river. Woodland Hills Event Center P. O. Box 1415 Cordova (38088-1415) 10000 Woodland Hills Dr. (38018) Phone: (901) 754-2000 Fax: (901) 754-2811 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Total Sq. Ft: 17,350 Cap. Mtg: 1,200 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 Murfreesboro Rutherford County CVB 3050 Medical Center Pkwy. (37129) Phone: (615) 278-2014 Toll Free: (800) 716-7560 Fax: (615) 890-7600 Contact: Donna Klempnow, Dir. of Sales Barbara Wolke, VP E-Mail: dklempnow@rutherfordchamber. org Website: www.readysetrutherford.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ readysetrutherford Twitter: @seerutherfordco Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/ rutherfordcocvb Metro Area Rooms: 4,500 Largest Room Block: 3,000 City Population: 122,799 Area Population: 290,264 Services: Complimentary itinerary planning, room blocks, goody bags for attendees, visits. An additional 4 lodging properties opening soon. The CVB is a one-stop shop for all of your conference needs! Comments: Located within a day's drive of 75% of the U.S. population, known for hometown feel with a big-city flavor. Complimentary parking county-wide. Easy Center, located next door to one of the largest outdoor shopping venues in Tennessee. SEE AD ON PG. 95 Nashville Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation One Nashville Place, 150 Fourth Ave. N, Suite G-250 (37219) Phone: (615) 259-4730 Toll Free: (800) 657-6910 Fax: (615) 244-6278 Contact: Butch Spyridon, President Adrienne Siemers, Sr. VP of Sales E-Mail: leslie@visitmusiccity.com Website: www.visitmusiccity.com Metro Area Rooms: 43,000 Largest Room Block: 7,000 City Population: 691,243 Area Population: 1,903,045 Services: From initial rehearsal to the final performance, let us accompany you as you prepare your marketing materials, Comments: Nashville has always taken center stage for its accessibility, City has even more to sing about with Tennessee ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 2 0 1 8 / 2 0 1 9 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 94

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