MAR 2012

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2012 Sneak Peek Directory Subscribe Advertise Contact your 24/7 planning resource Special Report: We're Mobile! Our digital edition, starting with this issue, is now available on smartphones and tablets. Now, even while youʼre on the road, you can get insight on how and where to plan your meet- ings and events. 10 Immigration Laws Cause Convention Stir As states are passing new immigration laws, some organizations have become concerned to bring their groups there—citing that their atten- dees may feel unwelcomed. In this special report article, we look at this issue in depth as well as provide insight for meeting planners who may have concerns. Tell Us What You Think... Visit and share your thoughts about immigration laws. Answer this poll question on the right hand side of the homepage: Are citizen-verification immigration laws a concern for you or your attendees? ■ Yes, my group will not meet in states with these types of immigration laws. ■ Possibly, our group is thinking twice about meeting within these states. ■ No, our group is not concerned about meeting in states with citizen-verification laws. www.con v Plus… ■Keep up-to-date on Industry News & Advice. ■Search our Hot Dates Database. ■Sign up for our e-Newsletters. ■Find Meeting Sites using our state-by-state, Sign up or renew your subscription online. searchable planning directory. MARCH 2012 ConventionSouth 5 Download the free scan tag reader from your smartphone's app store or at & Hot Deals! Get Hot Dates and Hot Deals for meeting sites, venues and hotels from across the South. Get Hot Dates Search For Sites Our up-to-date online directory of meeting sites allows you to search for destinations and venues throughout the South, pinpoint what they have to offer and contact the right person. If considering immigration laws & their impact on your meeting, the Atlanta CVB says take note of the loss to hospitality workers before you back out of a destination.

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