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On March 30, for the first time ever, we assembled a group of about 150 travel planners for banks, chambers of commerce and alumni associations for face-to-face conversations at the Select Traveler Conference in Huntsville, Alabama. Our kickoff program at the conference was the popular breakout session where planners sit and share ideas in a…

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A high school band and drum corps welcomed delegates to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library for the opening event of the 2011 Small Market Meetings Conference   A beautiful evening gave way to a spectacular event as the 2011 Small Market Meetings Conference got underway in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 26.  Roughly 225…

 

Richmond rocked!

Posted by Eliza Myers in Conferences on August 30, 2011

 
 

On August 23, 2011, an earthquake shook the city of Richmond, Va., and ensured an exciting start to the Going On Faith Conference. Although only lasting for a few seconds, the quake made for an unforgettable first day of conference registration. That evening, attendees learned that even rats could be trained to play basketball at…

 
 

Play hard?  No problems there.  Especially in a city that was getting its groove on at its annual Red River Revel festival, one of Louisiana’s biggest and baddest music and arts events.  The entire delegation was taken to the festival, treated to all they could enjoy in the way of regional foods and beverages and…

 
 

There were two distinct sides to the first Small Market Meetings Conference held October 4-6 in sunny Shreveport, Louisiana.  The first was all business, the second was all fun.  The meeting planners who attended from 18 states did a superb job of accommodating both. ‘Work hard, play hard.  That’s what we tell them,’ said conference…

 
 

On Sunday, April 11, The Group Travel Leader Inc hosted two annual events, the Travel South Classic Bowling Tournament and the Travel South Classic Golf Tournament in sunny Birmingham, Alabama. More than 70 delegates from all 12 states in the Travel South region joined Kelly Tyner and Stacey Bowman for the bowling event at Lightning…

 
 
 

Visit Milwaukee threw a party for more than 400 guests at the 2010 BankTravel Conference on February 7 and it didn’t disappoint.  The evening began at the Harley Davidson Museum, an amazing collection of hundreds of vintage motorcycles.  There were riders in the crowd and plenty of non-riders as well, but it didn’t seem to…

 

Rhine River Cruise Day 2

Posted by Mac Lacy in Conferences on October 28, 2009

 
 

In Strasbourg, we walked through the old town and entered the Notre Dame cathedral that dates to the 12th century.  Inside, a mechanical clock dating to the 1500s still operates daily, wound each day by a clock keeper.  This meticulously-designed timepiece includes angels and apostles, an old man facing death and a young boy just…