Government Connections - Spring 2010 - (Page 8)

What we’ve done here isn’t just impressive, it’s historic. No hotel on the Virginia Beach oceanfront, and precious few hotels anywhere, have attained the iconic status of The Cavalier. Since 1927, this grand historic treasure on the Atlantic Ocean has played gracious host to presidents, world famous entertainers and other dignitaries. The original Cavalier on the Hill and the Oceanfront Cavalier have undergone some classic changes of their own, with beautiful renovations to guest rooms and meeting spaces. An event at this historic destination can make history as well, for your organization. ( 8 8 8 ) S I N C E 2 7 | V I R G I N I A B E A C H | W W W. C AVA L I E R H O T E L . C O M 441772_TheCavalier.indd 8/18/09 8:00:25 PM Go Figure! Did you know? Travel is more than Just A to B Travel is “BIG” in Texas The new IRS employee manual includes provisions for collecting taxes in the aftermath of a nuclear war. Boy, that’s government efficiency. I wonder if the Census Bureau has a similar manual provision! Alaska, the largest state in the union, also has the fewest counties. Could be why we have no SGMP chapter in Alaska? Liquids can be measured not only in pints, quarts and gallons, but also in barrels. So, the next time you’re ordering for a cocktail reception, think BIG; there are 31.5 gallons to a barrel! The Hilton Austin Airport’s First Class Amenities and over 60,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor flexible meeting space will guarantee your meeting is a “BIG” sucess. Hilton Austin Airport 9515 Hotel Drive, Austin, Texas 78719, 512-385-6767 • www.austinairport.hilton.com 455687_HiltonAustin.indd 1 8 GOVERNMENT CONNECTIONS | SPRING 2010 2/12/10 8:10:04 AM http://www.cavalierhotel.com http://www.austinairport.hilton.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Government Connections - Spring 2010

Government Connections - Spring 2010
Contents
President’s Letter
Editor’s Letter
Go Figure
Going Places
Education Edge
That’s Technology
Travel Tips and Trends
Supplier Strategy
Plan Green
Good to Know
Dieting on a Per Diem
Event Security Tips
Unconference 101
Ethics are Elementary
In Memoriam
SGMP Nation
Membership News
Conference Connection
Advertisers’ Index
The Meeting Minute

Government Connections - Spring 2010

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