Addendum: On Nov. 2, San Francisco residents voted no to Proposition J, the proposed bill that would have hiked the city’s hotel taxes up to 17.5 percent. “The people of San Francisco have spoken. By rejecting this measure, San Francisco has avoided cancellations of upcoming conventions and millions of dollars of lost business for years […]
Every October, PYM does a really special dual event with the Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. We take a busload of Atlanta-based meeting planners to Birmingham for a daytime PYM LIVE Event (this year it’s at the amazing Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa), which local Alabama planners also attend. Then, the Atlanta planners […]
To go with its new “IN” campaign, the Birmingham [Ala.] CVB is compiling a list of the city’s “in” spots, as determined by locals. To see what’s cool in B’ham now, visit inbirmingham.org.
On Oct. 18, the Greater Birmingham [Ala.] Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts Fright Night, a creative, Halloween-themed event where meeting planners can meet CVB partners in a relaxed, social setting. Last’s year’s event scared up an enthusiastic crowd. The event’s not limited to local planners either; if you’re interested in attending, call Janice Jefferson at […]