Small Market Meetings

MAR 2017

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Kelly Tyner 866-356-5128 kelly@grouptravelleader.com SMALL MARKET MEETINGS is published monthly by Pioneer Publishing, Inc., 301 E. High St., Lexington, K Y 40507, and is distributed free of charge to qualified meeting planners who plan meetings in small and medium size towns and cities. All other meeting industr y suppliers, including hotels, conference centers, convention centers, destinations, transpor tation companies, restaurants and other meeting industr y-related companies may subscribe by sending a check for $39 for one year to: Small Market Meetings, Circulation Depar tment, 301 East High St., Lexington, K Y 40507. Phone (866) 356-5128 (toll-free) or (859) 225-1452. Fax: (859) 253-0499. Copyright SMALL MARKET MEETINGS, Inc. All rights reser ved. Reproduction of editorial or graphic content in any manner without the written consent of the publisher is prohibited. MAC T. LACY P UBLISHER /P ARTNER maclacy@grouptravelleader.com HERBERT SPARROW E XECUTIVE E DITOR /P ARTNER hsparrow@grouptravelleader.com BRIAN JEWELL E DITOR brianj@grouptravelleader.com DAVID BROWN A RT D IRECTOR production@smallmarketmeetings.com STACEY BOWMAN A CCOUNT M ANAGER sales@smallmarketmeetings.com KELLY TYNER A CCOUNT M ANAGER sales@smallmarketmeetings.com SAVANNAH OSBOURN S TAFF WRITER CHRISTINE CLOUGH C OPY EDITOR RENA BAER P ROOFREADER www.smallmarketmeetings.com For Sales Call March 2017 Volume 18 Issue 3 Planning Executive Meetings VIPs require very special touches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Fall Meeting Destinations Crisp air and beautiful scenery makes these destinations ideal for autumn retreats. . . .14 Get to Know Peoria This central Illinois city is well situated for small meetings. . . . . . 18 Dollywood's DreamMore Resort The newest major meeting venue in the Smoky Mountains started as a country girl's dream. . . . . . . .24 The Jewel of Columbia The Missouri Theatre is a longtime staple of Columbia, Missouri. . . . .26 Ohio Meeting Guide Ohio's suburbs and after-hours venues present great opportunities for meeting planners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 14 29 11 On the cover: A Japanese maple leaf rests on a pond in the Ozark moun- tains near Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Photo by Alejandro Photography Courtesy Visit Fairfax Courtesy Discover Lehigh Valley Courtesy City of Dublin

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