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Companies spend about $6.8 billion annually sponsoring events such as the Olympic Games, Indianapolis 500 and Kentucky Derby. Companies also sponsor smaller events, ranging from concerts and conventions to luncheons and fundraisers. Sponsors typically pay a premium, but sponsorships also may be in exchange for goods or services, advertising or media exposure. Finding a sponsor for your event makes good business sense, both for you and for them.
Online search engine Farecast is launching a hotel search tool to help users find the best room rates in major U.S. cities.
The Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel declared 2007 the Year of Alabama Arts, kicking off a year-long media campaign focused on the state’s cultural, visual and performing arts attractions. The brochure “Must-See Arts Destinations in Alabama” is available here.