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Meeting Sites Austin Essential Tool Box Convention Facilities: Austin Convention Center, 125,000 sf of dedicated meeting space; 246,000 sf of column-free exhibit space; 54 meeting rooms and show offices; the 43,300-sf grand ballroom seats 3,000 banquetstyle or 3,900 theater-style. Lester E. Palmer Events Center, 5,000 sf of meeting space, five meeting rooms, 70,000 sf of exhibit space that can accommodate up to 3,100 theater-style. Daily Business Costs*: Hotel $ 172.55 F&B $83.14 Car Rental $129.26 For more info: Austin Texas CVB *Source: Business Travel News 2007 Corporate Travel Index JAM-PACKED with history, museums, parks, nearby resorts, spas, and golf courses, and home to the high-tech industry and one of the hottest film and music festivals in the country, Austin consistently makes the TEN BEST LISTS in everything from top job market to most educated to most vegan-friendly. A walkable, VIBRANT downtown welcomes visitors to kick back and relax in between wheeling and dealing. PHOTOS: TOP, AUSTIN CVB; BOTTOM: FOUR SEASONS’ MARTINI By Julie Catalano Essential Tool Box SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS OCTOBER 2007 65

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - October 2007

Successful Meetings - October 2007
Editor's Note
On the Record
Technology Talk
Mouth for Sale
On Site
Tools of the Trade
Striking a Balanace
IACC’s New Generation
Suffering from “Green” Fatigue?
There Once Was a Group in Nantucket . . .
A Trick and a Treat
Places & Spaces
Reno / Lake Tahoe
New Orleans
Los Cabos & Baja
Ontario Province

Successful Meetings - October 2007