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Meeting Meeting Sites Sites Lake Tahoe / Reno B L U E C R U S H : Spanning California and Nevada, the area surrounding Lake Tahoe is a tale of two states, offering summer and winter activities, a plethora of casinos and spas, and plenty of space for meetings and events. The North Lake Tahoe area offers more than 30 meeting sites in California and Nevada, 200,000 sf of meeting space, and 7,000 rooms, according to the CVB. Meanwhile, the area known as South Lake Tahoe offers 100,000 sf of meeting space and 4,000 hotel rooms. Then, over in the “Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is winning accolades as one of America’s “50 Next Great Adventure Towns” from National Geographic Adventure this year. Add in the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, with 500,000 sf of exhibit space, and average costs 30 percent lower than in comparable secondtier destinations, according to the CVA, and you’ll find the gaming hot spot has plenty of cards up her sleeve. By Jennifer Merritt Essential Tool Box Convention Center/Facilities: Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 500,000-sf center with 380,000 sf of dedicated meeting space and 67 meeting rooms. Reno Event Center, 118,000-sf arena facility with 55,000 sf of dedicated meeting space. For More Information: Reno-Sparks CVA www.visitrenotahoe.com PHOTOS: TOP: SUPERSTOCK; BOTTOM: COURTESY HYATT REGENCY North Lake Tahoe VB www.gotahoenorth.com Lake Tahoe VA www.bluelaketahoe.com For complete listings visit Facility Quick Search at www.successfulmeetings.com 124 successfulmeetings.com OCTOBER 2008 SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS http://www.visitrenotahoe.com http://www.gotahoenorth.com http://www.bluelaketahoe.com http://www.successfulmeetings.com http://www.successfulmeetings.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - October 2008

Successful Meetings - October 2008
Contents
Editor's Note
Supplier News
On the Record
Calendar
Planner News
Planner Spotlight
Personal Success
Technology Talk
Food &Beverage
Pre-Event
Tools of the Trade
On Site
Technology for Modern Meetings
A Tale of Two Cities
A Cast of Thousands
Places & Spaces
Mexican Destination Resorts
Spain
Austin
New Orleans
Lake Tahoe / Reno

Successful Meetings - October 2008

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