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The Authority on Meetings & Incentives 02.09 features CVB FOCUS Making Cents of It All | 30 | 40 | 50 Sunrise at Big Talbot Island, near Jacksonville, FL CVBs are working with planners through difficult financial times. By Eric Butterman Meanwhile, Back at Headquarters CVBs play a big role in luring headquarters hotels to convention destinations. Here’s how. By Kinley Levack Seal of Approval DMAI’s accreditation program for CVBs is gaining importance in the tough economy. By Corrie Dosh INCENTIVE TRAVEL REPORT Come Sail Away | 76 | 81 For groups that have “been there” and “done that,” try a cruise. By Kinley Levack TRAIN EXCURSIONS Making Tracks Train travel is making a comeback. By Andrea Doyle places + spaces A once-in-a-lifetime experience for groups—viewing the Aurora Borealis. On Site: InterContinental San Francisco. STARTS ON PAGE 83 Florida’s East Coast 86 | Aruba 90 | Maui 92 | Philadelphia 96 2 I SM I February 2009 I

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - February 2009

Successful Meetings - February 2009
Editor's Letter
News Update: Meetings Associations Band Together
Planner Spotlight
Technology Talk
Food & Beverage
Making Cents of It All
Meanwhile, Back at Headquarters
Seal of Approval
Come Sail Away
Making Tracks
Places & Spaces
Florida’s East Coast
3 Days in Philadelphia

Successful Meetings - February 2009