ConventionSouth

JUN 2018

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J U N E 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 43 A R K A N S A S • BEST MEETING SITE IN THE SOUTH: STATEHOUSE CONVENTION CENTER – 2017 READERS' CHOICE AWARD, CONVENTIONSOUTH MAGAZINE • TOP TEN 'BEST U.S. VALUE DESTINATION' FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR – TRIVAGO.COM • 15 SOUTHERN CITIES ALL FOOD LOVERS SHOULD VISIT NOW – FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE • BEST CITIES FOR QUALITY OF LIFE – NERDWALLET.COM Like seeing the city's illuminated bridges for the fi rst time, our meeting in Little Rock was unforgettable. From the convenience of the meeting facilities located in the heart of downtown to the event we attended at the Clinton Presidential Center — our meeting here just felt diff erent — and such a pleasant surprise. All centered around the personal attention and charming hospitality of Little Rock. Junction Bridge > To see more, go to LittleRock.com porch" for the city, Major said. "This outdoor venue will include water features, a stage, restaurants and more. Next to the plaza, our CVB will occupy the first floor of a new three- story building, with a Visitors Center, meeting room and new rooftop event space that will accommodate up to 75 people." The city has 2,000 metro-area lodging rooms and a variety of meeting venues for groups of all sizes, according to the CVB. The 18,000- seat waterfront Verizon Arena also has five meeting rooms to accommodate up to 224 attendees. Also on the riverfront, Dickey-Ste- phens Park is home to the Arkansas Travelers baseball team and has a stadium that seats up to 5,800. Milestone Event Center can host up to 250 for meetings and 300 for receptions or banquets. The Argenta Community Theater can accommodate up to 300 for receptions, 240 for banquets or 218 for theater-style presentations. The Edgemont House is a historic home that can host groups of 25 to 250 people. The 220-room Wyndham Riverfront has 13 meeting and event rooms in 14,000 square feet of function space and can host up to 700 for receptions or meetings or 500 for banquets. The Hilton Garden Inn has 4,000 square feet of event space. Sherwood Part of the Little Rock/North Little Rock met- ropolitan region, Sherwood is a fast-growing city that bills itself as "close to the action, far from the noise." The city's largest event venue, Sherwood Forest, has two rooms that seat up to 225 ► Dickey Stephens Stadium in North Little Rock Arkansas Dept of Parks & Tourism

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