Small Market Meetings

MAY 2017

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Page 15 of 35 Meeting Ideas 16 educational tour on one of these unusual crafts. Other local attractions are Circus World, the Rick Wilcox Magic Theater and the Wisconsin Opry. Virginia Beach, Virginia Virginia Beach, Virginia, attracts many visitors as a waterfront destination, but it has much more to offer meeting groups than just sunshine and coast- al views. "We're within a day's drive of two-thirds of the country," said Teresa Diaz, public relations specialist. Since many families travel by car, this easy access can make a huge difference, along with the city's moderate price points. "We've always been really affordable," said Todd Bertka, vice president of convention sales and mar- keting. "Some of the more Southern locations are more affluent and pricey, so we appeal to a nice cross section of diverse visitors." Within walking distance of the beaches, attrac- tions and restaurants, the LEED-certified Virginia Beach Convention Center features 500,000 square feet of space for meetings and conferences. Throughout the summer, groups can enjoy vari- ous concerts and events along the oceanfront or Janesville features a variety of distinctive and affordable meeting locations. Our staff will assist you with all the planning and help you to create a valuable, memorable experience. Call today. Janesville One-of-a-kind meeting venues Botanical garden & outdoor sites Unique & historic spaces n Un U Un i iq iq ue ue B t i l d O f k i d B :,6&216,1·63$5.3/$&( +2/'<2851(;70((7,1*,1 Ask about a $200 rebate! 800.48.PARKS (7-2757) x x Ø Courtesy Virginia Beach CVB Visitors enjoy the opportunities for aquatic activities in Virginia Beach.

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