Visit Orlando, its team members and partners contributed more than $515,000 to the local community through fundraising, marketing and in-kind support in 2010. Contributions included: clothing and holiday gift drives; educational initiatives and cash contributions raised during events; and in-kind marketing support for arts and cultural groups.
A quick look at who’s been hired, promoted or won awards in the meeting and hospitality industry.
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 […]
What do meeting planners want? What makes them choose one city over another? And what can convention and visitors bureaus, destination marketing organizations and tourism boards do to make their destination the obvious choice? The easy answer is they want you to customize your sales pitch to address their needs and concerns, offer added value […]
What exactly can convention and visitors’ bureaus do for meeting planners? How can they save you time and money? And what is their future role in the events industry? Join our panel of experts as they talk about the old-school and new-school benefits of tapping into this free planning resource. This 40-minute video is part […]