All Aboard OrlandoMarch 1, 2015
'Everything You Could Ever Ask for in a Destination' By John Buchanan

Why planners are making Orlando a regular stop on their meeting circuit.

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Florida DeliversFebruary 1, 2015
How Meeting in the Sunshine State Motivates and Inspires By John Buchanan

Year after year, decade after decade, Florida ranks as one of the most prized meeting destinations in the U.S.

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‘The Premier North Florida "Comfort Zone" Experience for Meeting Professionals’ By John Buchanan

Paul Astleford, president and CEO of Visit Jacksonville, is on a mission to convince meeting planners that his destination offers a unique set of benefits.

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The Orlando IncentiveAugust 1, 2014
A Destination Designed for Rewarding Experiences By Patrick Simms

Orlando can be a desirable meeting destination from a reward perspective, whether or not the program is an incentive.

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Florida’s BestFebruary 1, 2014
Hidden Jewels That Make Meetings Shine By Patrick Simms

With all the focus on Orlando among corporate planners considering the Sunshine State, it’s refreshing to see a company that diversifies its Floridian destinations, taking advantage of cities such as Jacksonville, Boca Raton and Key Largo for business meetings and incentive programs.

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Planners Discover the Drawing Power and Value of Meeting in Jacksonville, Amelia Island and St. Augustine/Ponte Vedra Beach By John Buchanan

Although Florida offers a long list of popular, well-established meeting destinations, from north to south and from the Atlantic Coast to the Gulf of Mexico, it also features a trio of less well-known destinations along its Northeast Coast.
However, each year more planners discover — and swear allegiance to — the practical benefits and unique appeal of meeting in Jacksonville, Amelia Island and St. Augustine/Ponte Vedra Beach.

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OrlandoAugust 1, 2013
This Meetings Mecca Delivers the Best Bang for the Buck and Great Service to Boot By John Buchanan

When it comes to well-oiled meeting machinery — from hefty airlift to broad, diverse hotel inventory and world-class entertainment and activities — few destinations can match Orlando. Its unique formula for success has propelled it to the top tier of the meeting and convention market and kept it there for a decade. More than 55 […]

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OrlandoApril 1, 2013
Second to None in Service & Support, Variety & Value By John Buchanan

Over the past decade, Orlando has sustained a dedicated, well coordinated effort to extend its brand image beyond the theme park capital of the U.S. and become the country’s top-dog meeting destination, too. The official recognition of that achievement came not long ago when Cvent named Orlando the No. 1 destination in America for meetings […]

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Viva Florida!February 1, 2013
Meet in the Sunshine State as It Celebrates Its 500th Birthday By Karen Brost

Landing on what he thought was an island beach on April 3, 1513, Ponce de Leon claimed “La Florida – The Flowering Land” for Spain. Historians dispute just where Ponce landed, some believing it was somewhere between St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach, and others finding evidence he first found terra firma on Melbourne beach […]

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