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Baltimore Convention Complex TOP Hyatt Regency New Orleans The Hyatt Regency New Orleans is now accepting reservations to welcome its first guests on October 19, following a US$275 million redesign and revitalization. The hotel will feature 1,193 all-new guest rooms, 200,000 square feet of event space and expansive food and beverage offerings. “As an integral part of New Orleans’ downtown for more than 30 years, Hyatt Regency New Orleans was one of the most visual representations of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath,” said Chuck Floyd, chief operating officer, North America, Hyatt Hotels Corp. “This October, we are proudly coming back with a superior product, the new star of Crescent City, exemplifying the Hyatt brand with outstanding accommodations, customer service and brand collaboration.” The 32-story hotel has doubled its meeting and exhibition space and includes two 25,000-square-foot ballrooms, 64 meeting and banquet rooms, 21 executive-level meeting rooms, seven permanent boardrooms and more than 80,000 square feet of exhibition space, highlighted by a new, 50,000-square-foot exhibit hall. Spots A proposed $900 million project would bring a new baseball arena, an expanded convention center and a hotel near Baltimore, Maryland’s Inner Harbor, according to Baltimore BusinessJournal. This includes a $325 million, 18,500-seat arena; a $175 million, 500-room hotel; and a $400 million, 760,000-square-foot expanded convention center on the site of the existing Sheraton hotel. 30 one+ 07.11

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + July 2011

One + July 2011
Energy of Many
Paradigm Shifts, Part II
Web Watch
Ask the Experts
Recognizing Community and Organizational Excellence
Art of Travel
The Prism Effect
Top Spots
Using New Tech for Old Purposes
So You Think You Can Dance
Don’t Use Tech You Don’t Understand
Are You In It to Win It?
Anything is Possible
Night of the Radishes
Well Played
When People Come Together, Magic Happens
Size Matters
Building a Better FAM
One Bar at a Time
Industry Insights
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

One + July 2011