EXHIBITORS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Alliance Exposition Services
Booth: 17
Sarah Linder
44880 Falcon Pl Ste 113
Sterling, VA 20166
Phone: (703) 822-1677
Fax: (703) 651-5536
Email: slinder@alliance-exposition.com
Website: www.alliance-exposition.com
Description: Alliance Exposition Services is a Nationwide General Service Contractor that provides  turn-key Trade Show and Event solutions. Services include trade show equipment, labor, transportation, exhibits, floral, audio visual and graphics.  Alliance is committed to unparalleled service for any size event. The Alliance team has experience in the hands-on production and management of trade shows and exhibits.  Alliance professionals are accustomed to performing in high-visibility environments and look forward to lending our expertise to your event. The Alliance team routinely develops not only premier expositions for our clients, but fosters long-term relationships with them, allowing us to provide superior service.

Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 21
Tina Porter
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 258-6133
Fax: (828) 254-6054
Email: tporter@exploreasheville.com
Website: www.exploreasheville.com
Description: Asheville, North Carolina is situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is one of America's most vibrant destinations. Breathtaking mountain scenery is met with a sophisticated yet bohemian culture, providing an ideal backdrop for inspired meetings. Asheville is within 600 miles of more than 50 percent of the US population.  Asheville is home to Biltmore, Blue Ridge Parkway, outdoor adventures, a lively downtown, amazing food and a vibrant craft beer scene. Asheville offers 7,000+ hotel rooms and meeting options from 2,500 to 83,000 square feet. Asheville Regional Airport serves 750,000 passengers per year, offering non-stop flights and easy connections through major US hubs. Here you’ll find an atmosphere that never fails to invigorate the spirit.

Boxwood Career Solutions
Booth: 19
Matt Dorn
510 Herndon Pkwy Ste A
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: (703) 964-2770
Fax: (703) 707-6270
Email: mdorn@boxwoodtech.com
Website: www.boxwoodtech.com
Description: Boxwood is the leading provider of online career centers, career fairs, mentoring and career network solutions exclusively for associations.  Now part of the Naylor family, associations also have access to print & digital media, event and marketing services from one company.  Boxwood is the managing director of The National Healthcare Career Network, the largest network of healthcare associations (340+) in the US.

CadmiumCD
Booth: 24
Joe Felperin
19 Newport Dr Ste 101
Forest Hill, MD 21050
Phone: (240) 483-0226
Email: joe@cadmiumcd.com
Website: www.CadmiumCD.com
Description: CadmiumCD has spent the last fifteen years building technology for Meeting Education. With a large client-base in Continuing Medical Education, we've worked closely with hundreds of meeting planners and education directors that focus on delivering CME content and credit to their attendees.  Our fully integrated system includes Call for Abstracts Software, Speaker Data Management, Native CME Apps for iOS and Android, Audio Recordings, Digital Content Publication, Digital Poster Galleries, Online Itinerary Planners, and Surveys & Evaluations. To find out how working with CadmiumCD could benefit your CME conference or meeting, please contact joe@cadmiumcd.com  or call 410-638-9239 for a demo.

CEAgent
Booth: 40
Dan Grant
Phone: (844) 692-3243
Email: Dan@CEAgent.com
Website: www.CEAgent.com
Description: CEAgent is a start-up company located in Pittsburgh. Based on a need identified in the field of licensed professionals, primarily medical at the moment, its founders conceived a simple and flexible tool to help professionals organize and track Continuing Education (CE) credits, licenses, and certifications.

Cincinnati USA
Booth: 29
Jennifer Green
525 Vine St Ste 1500
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 632-5398
Email: jgreen@cincyusa.com
Website: www.cincyusa.com
Description: Look at us now! The transformation in Cincinnati USA is stunning. The new Cincinnati is humming with style, fun and excitement. We're a city reborn, with the total package for hosting your next meeting. Five new hotels and more than 3,000 rooms just steps from the Duke Energy Convention Center, Two new downtown dining and entertainment districts, New downtown Horseshoe Casino, More than 200 downtown shops and boutiques. Include this renewed spirit of sophistication and fun in your next RFP. Call us at 800.543.2613 or visit CincyUSA.com

Cobb Travel & Tourism - Atlanta
Booth: 16
Chris Colbert
One Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (678) 303-2636
Fax: (678) 303-2625
Email: ccolbert@travelcobb.org
Website: www.travelcobb.org
Description: The Atlanta Braves are moving and the new 24/7 complex opening in 2017 will be connected via walkway to Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre --- Atlanta’s ONLY convention center physically attached to a hotel! The convention centre is 10 mins north of downtown & 20 mins north of Hartsfield-Jackson Intl Airport. 144,000gsf of contiguous exhibit floor space (4 halls @ 36,000gsf each); 25,000sf Ballroom + 24 breakouts ALL on ONE level. No Union Fees & FREE Parking. The newly renovated 521-room Renaissance Waverly (AAA-4 Diamond), is connected to the centre and provides additional meeting space, spa, indoor/outdoor pools and FREE parking. Over 3,000 sleeping rooms are in the immediate area. The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre with 2,750 seats, opened in 2007 and is home to the Atlanta Ballet, Opera, Broadway touring companies, concerts and special events. FREE hotel shuttles operate within 3-5 mile radius. Numerous restaurants & shopping are within EZ walking or shuttle. Daily Airport Shuttle and Interstate access are top priorities for multiple Meeting Professionals who return to the Cobb Galleria Centre year-after-year! You’re invited to Atlanta’s Sweet Spot

Digitell, Inc.
Booth: 46
Steven Parker
111 W 2nd St Fl 3
Jamestown, NY 14701
Phone: (800) 249-2662
Email: sparker@digitellinc.com
Website: www.digitellinc.com
Description: Digitell, Inc. offers a variety of successful online event solutions that includes Virtual Events, Live Streaming, Webinars and Session Re-Broadcasts.  By leveraging your content, Digitell can help you discover solutions to increasing physical attendance, driving membership, building ROI for exhibitors, generating new revenue and reaching a world wide audience that does not attend your meetings Looking for content?  Digitell can also license you both nursing and professional development content to engage your membership.  Delivering weekly or monthly Webinars, utilizing quality content, is a proven way to engage your members.  Through our relationship with Contemporary Forums and high level Professional Speakers, Digitell can allow you to deliver high quality accredited nursing content as well as professional and personal development content to your members.

Eugene, Cascades & Coast
Booth: 12
Juanita Metzler
754 Olive St
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 743-8758
Fax: (541) 343-6335
Email: Juanita@EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Website: www.EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Description: As an area recognized for sustainability and accessibility, choosing meeting space here is always a responsible choice--we even have "green your event" options available!
Stand-out local dining, renowned wineries, tax-free shopping and an intriguing event calendar ensures a robust conference agenda. Add in Oregon's affordable goods and services, and the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region is a compelling meeting destination for groups with budgets of all sizes. It is possible to please everyone!

Express Evaluations
Booth: 30
Glenn McKittrick
1 S Main St
Elburn, IL 60119
Phone: (800) 432-9123
Fax: (630) 365-6904
Email: glenn@express-evaluations.com
Website: www.express-evaluations.com
Description: Express Evaluations provides design, processing, and reporting services for CE events, including session and speaker evaluations as well as Demographic and Overall reports.  The evaluations can be web-based or paper-based.  CE calculations and certificates are integrated with the evaluations.  We can work with you on follow-up surveys and post-tests to help show the positive outcome of your educational activity.  If you preserve your educational activities as enduring products, we can provide the CE element.  We put value into evaluations!

Freeman Audio Visual
Booth: 03
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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 22
Michele Bemis
100 E Broward Blvd Ste 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 732-3870
Fax: (954) 765-4467
Email: mbemis@broward.org
Website: www.sunny.org
Description: Step up to the lighter, brighter side of meetings and get down to business in Greater Fort Lauderdale, where warmth and beauty inspire successful meetings and a sunny state of mind.  With a SUNsational service team, awe-inspiring venues, and a bold business attitude, meetings simply shine brighter here.  And you will, too.  From the 600,000 square foot LEED Gold Certified Broward County Convention Center and the nearby Lauderdale Convention Collection of hotels, to the countless activities for attendees, you’ll find that value, accessibility and convenience are number one on our agenda.  Plus, the ease of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport makes getting here a breeze.  In Greater Fort Lauderdale, you’ll find all the elements of a successful meeting in one dynamic destination!

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau
Booth: 43
Barry Moskowitz
701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2700
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 539-3042
Fax: (305) 530-4276
Email: barry@gmcvb.com
Website: www.miamimeetings.com
Description: Greater Miami & the Beaches has a formula for success few places in the world can match. With a wide variety of hotel products, meeting space and off site venues it is a meeting planners dream. Not to mention the abundant sun, sand, surf, world-class cuisine, entertainment and diverse cultures it is an exciting destination for attendees to explore. Let our experienced Sales and Service Team help you plan a meeting or convention that will be remembered by all. We are here to assist with finding the right hotel accommodations, site inspections, attendance builders, provide business referrals and city information. We are just a click away visit www.miamimeetings.com

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Booth: 28
Jana Rae Oliver
421 Fayetteville St Ste 1505
Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 523-6067
Fax: (919) 831-2887
Email: jroliver@visitraleigh.com
Website: www.visitraleigh.com
Description: Known for its historic landmarks and burgeoning cosmopolitan offerings--arts, festivals, sports and shopping--Greater Raleigh is the “can’t miss” cultural and entertainment center of the Southeast for leisure, business and events. The professional staff at the GRCVB is committed to ensuring that every meeting hosted here is a success.

Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 5
Lori Dobbins
2411 High Point Rd
Greensboro, NC 27403
Phone: (336) 335-1597
Email: ldobbins@visitgreensboronc.com
Website: www.visitgreensboronc.com/
Description: Centrally located in North Carolina, Greensboro is home to more than 260,000 people and over 87 hotels, including the largest, privately-owned hotel in the Southeast.  The Greensboro Coliseum Complex hosts sporting events, recreational activities and consumer shows adding a remarkable collection of golf courses, shopping, energetic nightlife and museums to our city.

Hilton Tampa Downtown
Booth: 33
Kelly Duncan
211 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 222-4925
Email: kelly.duncan-gorman@Hilton.com
Website: www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/hilton-tampa-downtown-TPANTHF/index.html  
Description: Immerse yourself in the endless activity that surrounds Hilton Tampa Downtown. Ideally located in the heart of the city, our downtown Tampa hotel places you within minutes of the Tampa Convention Center, Ybor City, Florida Aquarium, and an abundance of restaurants. Recently completed multi-million dollar renovation boasts new, comfortable, modern guest rooms and suites in a chic, contemporary setting with state-of-the-art technology. The guest lobby experience has been enhanced to include a Technology Lounge and one of the largest Starbucks in Tampa. The addition of the Living Room which provides a relaxed atmosphere for high level private events is like no other.  To relax and unwind, the hip 211 Lounge offers unique ambiance with premium wines and liquors. This modern-day hotel caters to the traveler that expects quality and service in one.

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 18
Lisa LeCompte
401 W Main St Ste 2300
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 560-0016
Fax: (502) 584-6697
Email: llecompte@gotolouisville.com
Website: www.gotolouisville.com
Description: Louisville offers the friendly warmth of the South, the convenience and ease of the Midwest, and the sophistication and cultural creativity of a major metropolitan location. In this city you can find Museum Row on Main featuring nine attractions in four walkable blocks and Churchill Downs, the home to the Kentucky Derby. As the gateway to bourbon country, Louisville is also a great place to explore a vast and eclectic dining scene. Plus, a walkable, flexible convention package, makes it the perfect meeting destination.  In Louisville, the question isn’t what to do, it’s what to do first!

Meet Minneapolis
Booth: 47
Tom Ruzsa
250 Marquette Ave Ste 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 767-8144
Fax: (612) 767-8145
Email: TomR@minneapolis.org
Website: www.minneapolis.org
Description: Minneapolis is a health hub. We have a proud tradition of making an impact on the health field, and we continue to do that today. We have the University of Minnesota, which ranks in the top three research universities in the nation. Multiple Fortune 500 companies in the health field were founded in Minneapolis, and the impression these companies have left via innovations reverberates throughout the world. It is all this and more that makes Minneapolis the perfect destination to host your next conference or meeting. We have the history. We have the legacy. All we need is you. I look forward to seeing you in Tampa and make sure you stop by Booth #47.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional CVB
Booth: 42
Crystal Johnson
PO Box 8298
Biloxi, MS 39535
Phone: (228) 896-6699
Email: crystalj@gulfcoast.org
Website: www.gulfcoast.org
Description: The Mississippi Gulf Coast boasts a variety of flexible meeting venues to suit any event and offers nearly 13,000 hotel rooms to meet lodging needs.  Hotels that offer meeting space range from world-class casino resorts to smaller boutique properties. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center encompasses over 400,000 sq ft of meeting space. The Mississippi Gulf Coast offers an exciting array of attractions, beaches - including the world's longest man-made beach (26 miles), 24-hour resort casinos, professionally designed golf courses, award-winning restaurants, and challenging deep-sea fishing, sure to entertain visitors and promote elevated event attendance records.

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 20
Raquel Dufauchard CMP
2020 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 566-5061
Email: rdufauchard@neworleanscvb.com
Website: www.neworleanscvb.com
Description: Here, in this little corner of the American South, we celebrate almost anything. We have a saying: LAISSEZ LE BONS TEMPS ROULER -- LET THEGOOD TIMES ROLL. A reminder of our french heritage, where European traditions blend with Caribbean influences. A place where Haitian and African Creoles were instrumental in creating jazz and Cajun Zydeco, legendary cuisine and a history as colorful as the local architecture. New Orleans is a cultural gumbo … a sensory overload with an authentic spirit. … a place like no other … a way of life that began three centuries ago and remains today.

Nurses Service Organization
Booth: 48
Christie Susko
159 E County Line Rd
Hatboro, PA 19040
Phone: (800) 247-1500
Fax: (800) 739-8818
Email: service@nso.com
Website: www.nso.com
Description: For more than 35 years, Nurses Service Organization (NSO) has been protecting nursing professionals from medical malpractice lawsuits and state BON inquiries.  Over 650,000 nurses safeguard their careers with Nurses’ professional liability insurance through NSO, making us the nation’s largest provider of medical malpractice coverage for nurses. www.nso.com

Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

Booth: 44
Johnny Danrich, III
123 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: (405) 297-8952
Email: jdanrich@visitokc.com
Website: www.visitokc.com
Description: OKC is one of the most accommodating meeting destinations in the Southwest. It’s 2,300 walkable hotel rooms/16,000 citi-wide hotel rooms, affordable rates, and friendly atmosphere make is an ideal location for a 25 person conference to an international convention with 20,000 delegates. The convention center is just steps away from a number of hotels and the vibrant Bricktown Entertainment District. There are 2,300 hotel rooms located in downtown Oklahoma City, all within a few blocks of The Cox Convention Center which features 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 25,000-square-foot ballroom, 21 meeting rooms and a15,000-seat arena.

Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 37
Nichole Beran
1001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 444-4611
Fax: (402) 546-1458
Email: nberan@visitomaha.com
Website: www.visitomaha.com
Description: When you want to unearth something fresh, look to the heart and soul of the Midwest – Omaha. Home to five nursing colleges and two teaching hospitals, Omaha was recently named one of the top 10 coolest Midwestern cities. Located in the center of the country, traveling to Omaha is easy. Omaha’s Old Market is a lively entertainment district filled with restaurants, pubs and shops, just blocks from the 250,000 square-foot convention center and more than 2,000 downtown hotel rooms. Consistently ranked as a top value destination, Omaha has a proven track record of hosting successful meetings.

Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 45
Sindy Cruz-Schiller
300 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 844-0788
Fax: (626) 795-9656
Email: sschiller@visitpasadena.com
Website: www.visitpasadena.com
Description: Pasadena is conveniently located 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles, 27 miles from LAX and 16 miles from Burbank Airport. Nestled along the San Gabriel Mountains, this pedestrian-friendly city offers 2,500 guestrooms, 1,200 within walking distance of the Gold LEED Certified Pasadena Convention Center. Delegates can walk to Old Pasadena, a 22-block dynamic entertainment district. Renowned museums, theatres and golf round out the mix. The expanded Pasadena Convention Center features a 55,000-square-foot exhibit hall (expandable to 80,000 sq.ft.), 25,000-square-foot ballroom, 29 meeting rooms, and 3,000-seat Civic Auditorium.

PHLLife/PHLCVB
Booth: 15
Bonnie Grant
1700 Market St Ste 3000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 636-4410
Fax: (267) 479-6375
Email: bonnie@discoverphl.com
Website: www.discoverphl.com
Description: Where life sciences meets the hospitality industry: The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress (PHLLife) is a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), engaging life sciences industry leaders to promote Greater Philadelphia as a world class meetings destination.  Philadelphia is the birthplace of not only American history but also medical history – the first hospital, first medical school, first children’s hospital, first medical library, first college of pharmacy and more. With this history, as well as many medical attractions and research institutions.  Recognizing that the resources found in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are rich in medical, health care, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, higher education, research and venture capital entities that provide access to a deep pool of talent and partners for life sciences meetings and conventions, Philadelphia holds an advantage over other cities to ensure a successful and memorable life sciences meeting.  The PHLLife and PHLCVB teams are ready to assist planners and attendees with the best that Philadelphia offers. More than half of the meetings and conventions held in the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Center City hotels are related to the life sciences. Visit us at www.discoverphl.com/phllife.

Positively Cleveland
Booth: 14
Nancy Artale
334 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: (216) 875-6630
Fax: (216) 621-5967
Email: nartale@positivelycleveland.com
Website: www.clevelandmeetings.com
Description: There is $2.7 billion in new meetings-related infrastructure development happening in Cleveland.  Part of this development includes the new 750,000-square-foot Cleveland Convention Center and 55 percent more available hotel rooms.  It’s not just Downtown Cleveland investing in its future, but the surrounding neighborhoods as well.  With the addition of new hotels, restaurants and nightlife, Cleveland has refurbished its past for an original future.  Whether it’s taking a mental break between sessions gazing at Monets inside a free art museum or reveling in Instagram-worthy meals created by celebrity chefs, Cleveland offers world-class experiences without the world-class ego.  Join in at www.thisiscleveland.com/meeting

Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 23
Kelly Burd-Adams
101 Shenandoah Ave NE
Roanoke, VA 25016
Phone: (540) 362-7848
Fax: (540) 342-7119
Email: KBurdAdams@visitroanokeva.com
Website: www.visitroanokeva.com
Description: The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is a vibrant, comfortable and scenic destination. The beauty of the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains combined with the recreational and cultural diversity of the Roanoke Valley, make this region a natural choice for a meetings and conferences. Accessible by car and air, attendees will appreciate the ease of travel. Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport offers direct flights to/from 9 international airports on 5 airlines. The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute and the Jefferson College of Health Sciences at Carilion Clinic provide a unique opportunity to assist with educational programming.

Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Booth: 8
Dianna Douglas
629 Spring Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: (318) 222-9391
Fax: (318) 222-0056
Email: ddouglas@sbctb.org
Website: www.shreveport-bossier.org
Description: SEIZE THE LAGNIAPPE: SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, LOUISIANA always gives our meeting planners lagniappe, or a little something extra, when they book with us.  Besides flexible meeting venues, beautiful accommodations, and our signature Southern Hospitality, we want to offer you more than you expect to wow your attendees. Spice up your next meeting in Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana’s Other Side. You can count on professional and experienced service that goes above and beyond to make your event successful and memorable….come discover LOUISIANA’S OTHER SIDE!

St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission
Booth: 13
Trina Fox-Konz
701 Convention Plz Ste 300
Saint Louis, MO 63101
Phone: (314) 992-0627
Fax: (314) 621-7729
Email: tfoxkonz@explorestlouis.com
Website: www.explorestlouis.com
Description: St. Louis has everything for your meeting attendees -- the America's Center Convention Complex; 8,000 downtown hotel rooms (3,600 within walking distance of the convention center); 38,000 hotel rooms metro-wide; more than a thousand one-of-a-kind restaurants; great entertainment and exciting nightlife venues; family, cultural and sports attractions.  Rediscover St. Louis!

Travel Portland
Booth: 25
Shawna Wellman
1000 SW Broadway Ste 2300
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 275-9754
Fax: (503) 275-9297
Email: shawna@travelportland.com
Website: www.travelportland.com
Description: You want a unique place for a meeting and affordable accommodations to match? You want great culture, memorable meals and delicious microbrews with no side order of sales tax? You want transportation that’s delegate-friendly and easy on the environment, too?   YOU JUST WANT A PLACE LIKE PORTLAND.  Portland offers 22,000 hotel rooms and your delegates can hitch a ride to/from the convention center on Portland’s MAX light rail free in downtown.  With no sales tax or food and beverage tax, Portland lets you stretch your meeting dollars. Your budget will thank you, as will your delegates, who’ll use the money they save to take advantage of Portland’s acclaimed dining, shopping and cultural offerings — plus great pre/post options like the nearby gorge, Mount Hood, wine country and coast.

Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 27
Sally Noona CMP
2101 Parks Ave Ste 500
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 385-6663
Fax: (757) 437-4747
Email: snoona@visitvirginiabeach.com
Website: www.visitvirginiabeach.com
Description: Virginia Beach’s coastal mid-Atlantic location offers an excellent destination for the Nursing societies: an award-winning and sustainable Convention Center and meeting site offering a wide variety of accommodations, accessibility and great value! Our team is ready to assist in creating unforgettable meeting experiences! Bring it to the Beach Alliance Members!

Visit Anchorage
Booth: 01
Shelli Stanton
524 W. Fourth Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 257-2313
Email: sstanton@anchorage.net
Website: www.anchorage.net
Description: Anchorage is Alaska’s largest city and offers the perfect balance between unrivaled Alaska wilderness and adventure, and the amenities delegates and visitors expect from a large, modern city. With two convention centers, luxurious hotels and a host of other memorable meeting sites, Anchorage has the space to make your meeting a success. The continent’s tallest peaks, 60 glaciers and incredible wildlife are all within reach, and with Anchorage's eclectic mix of high-end eateries, world class museums and art galleries, an extensive trail system and remarkable Alaska-sized adventures, you can be certain your meeting will be successful and also unforgettable.

Visit Baton Rouge
Booth: 41
Geraldine Bordelon CMP
359 Third St
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone: (225) 382-3587
Fax: (225) 383-1825
Email: geraldine@visitbatonrouge.com
Website: www.visitbatonrouge.com
Description: Baton Rouge, Louisiana - where the eclectic sound of jazz, blues and swamp pop fills the city...stately oaks shade the trees of the beautiful plantation home,  the smell of spicy Louisiana cuisine tempts your taste buds.  Our capital city is a culmination of Louisiana's unique heritage and culture.  Fastest growing city in the south, national hotel brands, affordable hotel rates, multipurpose convention center and serviced by American, United, Delta and US Airways.  Come see why Baton Rouge has everything for a NEW Louisiana experience.

Visit Charlotte
Booth: 04
Randy Smith
500 S College St Ste 300
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 331-2711
Email: randy.smith@visitcharlotte.com
Website: www.charlottesgotalot.com
Description: Look closely at Charlotte and you’ll discover a lot. With easy accessibility, unique venues and exciting attractions, Charlotte is a top-notch destination for meetings, conventions and trade shows. Approximately 60 percent of the nation’s population lives within a two-hour flight, making the Queen City an accessible hub and a magnet for growth. Charlotte's Center City, the convention district, is a walkable and compact area with more than 4,500 hotel rooms and nearly 100 restaurants as well as cultural venues like the Levine Center for the Arts, attractions like the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and a vibrant nightlife scene with entertainment districts like the EpiCentre and NC Music Factory.

Visit Indy
Booth: 02
Minerva Garcia
200 S Capitol Ave Ste 300
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: (317) 262-3000
Email: mgarcia@visitindy.com
Website: www.VisitIndy.com
Description: Indianapolis offers the most connected meetings package in the country, featuring a vibrant, walkable downtown with hundreds of options for networking and entertainment. A glimmering canal set among 250 acres of green space and museums, an internationally-acclaimed Cultural Trail bike path, and award-winning cuisine are just a few of the surprises waiting for you in Indy in 2015!

VisitLEX
Booth: 39
Jodi Massey
250 W. Main ST, #2100
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 244-7703
Email: jmassey@visitlex.com
Website: www.visitlex.com
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Visit Milwaukee
Booth: 26
Christine Celley
648 N Plankinton Ave Ste 425
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: (414) 305-1168
Fax: (414) 273-3559
Email: ccelley@milwaukee.org
Website: www.visitmilwaukee.org
Description: VISIT Milwaukee is the premier destination marketing organization for the City of Milwaukee, We welcome the opportunity to serve you and your association.  Stop by booth #137 to learn more about our first-class hotel and convention facilities, our vibrant downtown atmosphere, and how VISIT Milwaukee can help you make your next convention a success!

Visit Norfolk
Booth: 38
Colleen Briley
232 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 403-5803
Email: cbriley@visitnorfolktoday.com
Website: www.visitnorfolktoday.com
Description: DYNAMIC.DIVERSE.DISTINCT. One of the Mid-Atlantic’s most exciting destinations, Norfolk, Virginia attracts thousands of travelers each year to enjoy its lively waterfront downtown. Our friendly, modern port city, nestled where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, is easily walkable and alive with eclectic dining options, a rich arts scene, high-end shopping and year-round special events and waterside festivals. Whether your meeting is large or small, Norfolk offers a wide selection of venues to choose from and all are conveniently located within close proximity to the Norfolk International Airport, AMTRAK station and the heart of downtown. For more information: www.visitnorfolktoday.com.

VisitPITTSBURGH
Booth: 34 & 35
Vicki Kelley
120 Fifth Ave Ste 2800
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 770-5190
Email: vicki.kelley@visitpittsburgh.com
Website: www.visitpittsburgh.com
Description: Pittsburgh is one dynamic city for nursing organizations!  We have hosted AANA, ITNS, IAFN, NONPF, AALNC, NSNA, APHON, & APNA. Why? We are affordable, accessible, friendly, safe and world leaders in the medical field--all important components in selecting the ideal meeting location. Within a 90 minute flight or 6 hour drive of more than 70%+ of the US population. Pittsburgh offers a compact, walkable downtown, a Gold (new construction) and Platinum (existing building) LEED® certified Convention Center, multiple stores & boutiques, over 100 restaurants, cultural & sporting performance venues and a host of hotels representing all prominent brands.

Visit Salt Lake
Booth: 36
Sally O'Neill
90 S W Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (801) 534-4931
Fax: (801) 355-9323
Email: soneill@visitsaltlake.com
Website: www.visitsaltlake.com
Description: Vibrant Salt Lake City, nestled against the spectacular Rocky Mountains, is an incredible meeting destination for healthcare/nursing groups!  Salt Lake offers a compact, walkable convention package with 7,000 hotel rooms within five blocks of the Salt Palace Convention Center.  Two shopping/entertainment/dining districts - City Creek Center and Gateway are across the street and two blocks from the Salt Palace.  The free light rail line operates in the heart of the city, and also goes to the Salt Lake City International Airport, the University of Utah Medical Center & College of Nursing, each only 10 minutes from downtown.  The airport features Delta Air Lines’ western hub with 70,000 seats in/out daily, nonstop flights to over 90 cities, including Paris, Amsterdam, and Mexico City. Utah offers 21 national parks/monuments, Olympic venues, and 14 ski/summer resorts.

Visit Tampa Bay
Booth: 32
Susan Williams
401 E Jackson St Ste 2100
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 342-4060
Fax: (813) 218-3360
Email: swilliams@visittampabay.com
Website: www.visittampabay.com
Description: Treasure waits in Tampa Bay!  With first-class hotels, distinct heritage, authentic culture, thrilling attractions and premier shopping, there is no better place for your meeting and convention attendees to discover Florida’s riches. The award-winning Tampa International Airport, located just seven miles from downtown, as well as a walkable convention and meetings district ensure you’ll conquer with ease.  The waterfront Tampa Convention Center and the topnotch off-site venues that offer unique experiences for you and your crew are just waiting for a takeover. When all your business is done, explore a fascinating region sizzling with adventure.  Unlock Tampa Bay at VisitTampaBay.com

Wolters Kluwer Health
Booth: 31
Ruth Boyle
Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 521-8300
Email: Ruth.boyle@wolterskluwer.com
Website: www.lww.com
Description: Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading international publisher of medical books, journals, and electronic media.  We proudly offer specialized publications and software for physicians, nurses, students and clinicians.  Please visit our booth #31 to browse our comprehensive product line.
 
 
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