Exhibitor Descriptions


Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 312
Jacob Quintana
20 1st Plz NW Ste 601
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 222-4327
Fax: (505) 848-1176
Email: quintana@itsatrip.org
Website: http://www.itsatrip.org
Albuquerque offers mild year-round climate; unique culture and history; breathtaking views, great shopping and outdoor activities, and delicious cuisine all at an affordable price.  Our convention center is over 600,000 sq.ft. including a 106,000 gsf.exhibit hall, a 2350 seat auditorium and 30 breakouts.  Your delegates will thank you for taking them somewhere new and inspirational.  Albuquerque … it’s a trip!

Atlanta's Cobb County CVB
Booth: 408
Chris Colbert
1 Galleria Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (678) 303-2636
Fax: (678) 303-2625
Email: ccolbert@travelcobb.org
Website: http://www.travelcobb.org
Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre is just 10 mins north of downtown & 20 mins north of airport with up to 144,000gsf of contiguous exhibit floor space, 25,000sf Ballroom + 24 breakouts ALL on ONE level. No Union Fees & FREE Parking. The Centre is physically connected to the 521-room Renaissance Waverly Hotel(AAA-4 Diamond). Over 3,000 sleeping rooms are in the immediate area. Nearby, 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 EZ Interstate access add to the many important reasons Meeting Professionals return to the Cobb Galleria Centre, annually. Hospitality Professionals  with over 30 years experience available for your next successful events.

Blue Sky Broadcast

Booth: 402
Jim Perry
5930 Cornerstone Ct W Ste 270
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (877) 925-8375 x804
Fax: (619) 839-3706
Email: jperry@blueskybroadcast.com
Website: http://www.blueskybroadcast.com
Your event multimedia solution provider.  Conference recording with synchronized slides, on-site sales with revenue share, deliver content online linked to your website too!  Hybrid meetings, affordable-full service webinar/web-conferencing in Flash based platform – no downloads!, e-learning portals/LMS with automated testing and certificates, e-commerce and more.  Integrate with your member database, create a one-stop shop for all your content.  Add value or additional non-dues revenue!

Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 310
Lori Morrison
736 Market St, 18th Floor
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 424-4432
Fax: (423) 265-1630
Email: lorid@chattanoogacvb.com
Website: http://www.chattanoogameetings.com
Chattanooga is centrally located in the Southeast within a 3 hour drive of 10 million people!  Chattanooga boasts one of the nation's top ten green convention centers, a state-of-the-art, one-level, 185,000 square foot facility. We offer 9000 guest rooms in the metro area, an airport that offers non-stop and one-stop connections to over 1000 destinations, a free zero-emission electric shuttle system and unique off-site function venues and recreational options. Free time in Chattanooga means attendees can enjoy a fabulous assortment of restaurants, museums, the scenic beauty of the riverfront and surrounding mountains.

Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center
Booth: 405
Tiffany Matthews
1370 Ontario Street, Suite 1128
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 920-1433
Fax: (216) 920-1482
Email: tmatthews@mmart.com
Website: http://www.clevelandmedicalmart.com
Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center is a world-class education and training center designed to host continuing medical education programs, conferences and conventions supported by Cleveland’s world-renowned healthcare leadership. The Medical Mart will provide a platform for showcasing innovation & technology from the industry’s leading healthcare manufacturers.

Connecticut Convention Center

Booth: 403
Heather Vieira
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 249-6000
Fax: (860) 249-6161
Email: hvieira@ctconventions.com
Website: http://ctconventions.com
Located within Hartford’s exciting new riverfront district, known as Adriaen’s Landing, stands the Connecticut Convention Center, one of New England’s premier meeting venues, the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston.  Overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River, it features 140,000 square feet of exhibition space, a 40,000-square-foot ballroom and 25,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.  The facility is served by more than 6,500 local area hotel rooms, including the attached 22-story Marriott Hartford Downtown.  Surrounded by the Connecticut Science Center and Front Street; an adjacent retail/entertainment complex, the Connecticut Convention Center is the perfect location for any event!

CVB of Montgomery County Maryland
Booth: 208
Natalie Ramos
111 Rockville Pike, Suite 800
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 777-2063
Fax: (240) 777-2065
Email: nramos@visitmontgomery.com
Website: http://www.visitmontgomery.com
Montgomery County, MD is located just 8 miles away from downtown Washington, DC, making it an  affordable and easily accessible alternative to downtown. With more than 50 hotels and meeting facilities, 10,000 sleeping rooms and 400,000 square feet of meeting space, there is something to suit every meeting planner’s budget. Accommodations range from moderately-priced to all-suite properties and full-service hotels, as well as non-traditional meeting venues like conference centers. Attendees can enjoy vibrant town centers, 900-ethnically diverse restaurants, a wide variety of shopping options, world-class performing arts centers and exciting outdoor activities, including wineries and golf. And, we are easily accessible via three major airports: Baltimore/Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, and Dulles International.

Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors
Booth: 400
Cathy Brady
211 W Fort St Ste 1000
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 202-1800
Fax: (313) 202-1809
Email: cbrady@visitdetroit.com
Website: http://www.visitdetroit.com
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to market and sell the metropolitan Detroit area on a worldwide basis as a destination for leisure and business travel including conventions, trade shows corporate meetings, tours and incentive travel and as a film location to maximize additional visitors, visitor expenditures, state and local tax revenues, and job opportunities. More than 800 businesses are represented in the DMCVB's membership. The DMCVB was founded in 1896 as the world's first convention and visitors bureau. www.visitdetroit.com

Eugene, Cascades & Coast

Booth: 110
Janis Ross
754 Olive Street
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 484-5307
Fax: (541) 343-6335
Email: janis@EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Website: http://www.EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Take a breath of fresh air! Meetings and conventions in the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region in Oregon are easy to plan, convenient for travel, and give delegates a wide range of activities within close proximity. The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest--with its old growth forests, pristine rivers, verdant wine country and rugged coastline--provides an enriching backdrop for meetings and conventions. Offering all the amenities and experienced service of a large city, but with the added charm of small town authenticity; we can offer meeting space and accommodations for groups from ten to 10,000.

Expo Convention Contractors Inc

Booth: 300
Janice Haynes
57 NE 179 St
Miami, FL 33162
Phone: (305) 751-1234 x227
Fax: (786) 248-3026
Email: janiceh@expocci.com
Website: http://www.expocci.com
Expo is a full-service Tradeshow Contractor located within 45 minutes of all major venues in South Florida.. We are a family-owned and operated company with over 50 full time employees and a highly experienced creative sales team. Expo offers a complete line of convention and tradeshow equipment to build your professional looking event to your vision. One thing is for sure: All of our clients share an appreciation for the 40 plus years of knowledge and experience that the EXPO team brings to the table, as well as our reputation for excellent quality, dependability and pricing.

Express Evaluations
Booth: 213
Glenn McKittrick
1 S Main St
Elburn, IL 60119
Phone: (800) 432-9123
Fax: (630) 365-6904
Email: glenn@express-evaluations.com
Website: http://www.express-evaluations.com
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!

Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau

Booth: 111
Elizabeth Mullis
111 W. 4th Street, Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: (817) 336-8791
Fax: (817) 338-3531
Email: ElizabethMullis@fortworth.com
Website: http://www.FortWorth.com
The 16th-largest city in the United States and still growing rapidly, Fort Worth is one of the premier meeting destinations in the nation. The state-of-the-art Fort Worth Convention Center, high-quality hotel offerings and attractions make the “City of Cowboys and Culture” an excellent choice for your next meeting or convention.  In addition to excellent meeting offerings, visitors can experience Sundance Square, one of the most dynamic downtowns in the nation, exciting Western heritage in the Stockyards National Historic District and the artistic masterpieces of Fort Worth’s Cultural District.  For more information, visit www.FortWorth.com.

Greater Birmingham CVB
Booth: 202
Brent Cotton
2200 9th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 214-9223
Fax: (205) 521-9123
Email: bcotton@birminghamal.org
Website: http://www.birminghamal.org
Come and see why everyone is talking about Birmingham. We have a great metropolitan atmosphere and when you combine that with our southern charm, convenient location, easy airport access, incredible dining and unique local attractions.......you've got a great location for your meeting. Please visit our website at www.inbirmingham.org.

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau

Booth: 201
Barry Moskowitz
701 Brickell Ste 2700
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 539-3042
Email: barry@gmcvb.com
Website: http://www.miamiandbeaches.com/
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 Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress
Booth: 409
Bonnie Grant
1700 Market St, Suite 3000
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215)-636-3300
Fax: (267) 479-6388
Email: bonnieg@pcvb.org
Website: http://www.philadelphiausa.travel/life-sciences
The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress (GPLSC) is a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PCVB), represented by our region’s life science leaders in health care, academics, research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, venture capital and more. The GPLSC promotes Greater Philadelphia as a world class destination for memorable meetings and conventions.  More than 50% of the meetings business in the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Center City hotels are related to the life sciences.

Hilton Miami Downtown
Booth: 200
Erica Church
1601 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
Phone: (305) 714-3807
Fax: (305) 714-3641
Email: erica.church@hilton.com
Website: http://www.hilton.com/Downtown-Miami
With its refreshing new guestrooms, the Hilton Miami Downtown is an alluring South Florida address. Discover the finest in downtown Miami accommodations, where engaging colors, sharp lines, and modern design elements welcome leisure and business travelers. Within, you'll love our majestic skyline views and first-class service. Located in the heart of Downtown Miami’s performing arts district and minutes from South Beach, the hotel also has a Metro Mover stop, a complimentary light rail service to several restaurants and shopping areas in downtown, including Bayside Marketplace. We look forward to hosting you at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association
Booth: 308
Anne Boon
200 S Capitol Ave Ste 300
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Phone: (317) 262-8223
Fax: (317) 262-8250
Email: aboon@visitindy.com
Website: http://www.visitindy.com
Feeding off our bold, competitive spirit, Indianapolis is “raising the game” with more than $3 billion invested in construction and improvements to the city’s hospitality and tourism product. Already on line are a dramatic new airport terminal and a new multi-functional stadium. Indianapolis has doubled the size of its Indiana Convention Center complex and added nearly 2,000 rooms to its downtown inventory. Planners asked for it and we are delivering a resounding answer!

Lexington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Booth: 203
Marsha Wilson
301 E Vine St
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 244-7720
Fax: (859) 254-4555
Email: mwilson@visitlex.com
Website: http://www.visitlex.com
Lexington is easily accessible; affordable; and welcoming!!
Centrally located and convenient whether driving or flying; hotel parking and shuttle transportation to/from Blue Grass Airport is COMPLIMENTARY; and our own brand of Southern charm. When you are looking for a unique destination that will impress your attendees while allowing you to stay within your budget ~ Consider Lexington!  Named as one of the “Top 50 Places” to visit in a lifetime by National Geographic Traveler, we are a definite must see and will promise a truly memorable experience for your attendees in the Horse Capital of the World! 

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - Wolters Kluwer Health
Booth: 105
Joey-Rose Jester
2001 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 521-8300
Fax: (215) 521-8493
Email: joey-rose.jester@wolterskluwer.com
Website: http://www.lww.com
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a Wolters Kluwer Health company 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 to browse our comprehensive product line.

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Booth: 303
Lisa LeCompte
401 W Main St Ste 2300
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 584-2121
Fax: (502) 584-6697
Email: llecompte@gotolouisville.com
Website: http://www.gotolouisville.com
Louisville.....Possibility City

Meet Minneapolis, Official Convention + Visitors Association

Booth: 104
Lori Kearney
250 Marquette Avenue, Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 767-8128
Fax: (612) 767-8129
Email: lorik@meetminneapolis.com
Website: http://www.minneapolis.org
Proud to be the host city of the 2013 Alliance Fall Summit!
Minneapolis is a world-class city, with an alive, vibrant downtown, fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment along Nicollet Mall, the Warehouse District and Hennepin Theater District. In the City of Lakes, outdoor festivals are enjoyed year-round with a backdrop of spectacular natural surroundings and the Mississippi River winding through it. Minneapolis is affordable and attractions are reasonably priced and a night full of food and fun won’t empty your pocket book. Surprised? Don't Be!

Mohegan Sun

Booth: 401
Gary Baker
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382
Phone: (860) 862-5309
Fax: (860) 862-7155
Email: gbaker@mohegansun.com
Website: http://www.mohegansun.com
Conveniently located and easily accessible in southeastern Connecticut, halfway between New York City and Boston, Mohegan Sun will always exceed your expectations while diminishing your meeting cost. Our CMP/CMM certified event services team will make sure every aspect of your event is handled flawlessly, from pre-planning and travel arrangements to meals and all of your on or off-site needs. With 1,176 guest rooms and 100,000 Square feet of flexible meeting space, a Mohegan Sun meeting includes free wireless internet, complimentary 24-hour parking, and helpful service to make your event a memorable experience.


Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau
Booth: 106
Scott Wright
150 4th Ave N Ste G 250
Nashville, TN 37219
Phone: (615) 259-4748
Fax: (615) 244-6278
Email: scott@visitmusiccity.com
Website: http://www.visitmusiccity.com
Visit the Nashville booth (#106) to find out Why Music Calls Nashville Home. Nashville is proud to be the host for next year’s Fall Summit!!!

National Healthcare Career Network
Booth: 209
Matt Dorn
590 Herndon Pkwy St 100
Herndon, VA 20170
Phone: (800) 331-2177
Fax: (703) 707-6210
Email: mdorn@boxwoodtech.com
Website: http://www.nhcnnetwork.org

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 102
Ted Pennison
2020 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 566-5023
Fax: (504) 566-5046
Email: tpennison@neworleanscvb.com
Website: http://www.neworleanscvb.com
The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nationally accredited, 1,000-member destination marketing organization. We create $5 billion in new capital each year by attracting millions of visitors, special events and conventions. The CVB and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and four foreign countries. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country,  The New Orleans CVB celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010.

Newport, Rhode Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 301
Anne Roberts
23 Americas Cup Ave
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-9127
Fax: (401) 849-0291
Email: annr@gonewport.com
Website: http://www.gonewport.com
Historic Newport, Rhode Island: Gilded-Age mansions, The Tennis Hall of Fame, America’s Cup sailing, lobsterbakes and more, combined with convention hotels, boutique Inns and B&B’s make the perfect seaside destination. Create your own history by planning your next meeting, conference, incentive or team-building program at www.GoNewport.com.

Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 404
Erin Hoebbel
50 E River Center Blvd Ste 200
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 655-4154
Fax: (859) 261-5135
Email: ehoebbel@nkycvb.com
Website: http://www.nkycvb.com
Northern Kentucky is the Southern Side of Cincinnati. We offer the best of both worlds- southern charm in a metropolitan area.  Our RiverCenter Convention Package, anchored by the Northern Kentucky Convention Center,  offers a unique and picturesque setting on the Ohio River with awesome views of downtown Cincinnati and the historic Roebling Suspension Bridge. The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, a Delta hub, offers easy accessibility.  We offer one contract for multi-hotel groups.  Plus, our Meeting Guarantee Program exemplifies the community’s commitment to service.

Nurses Service Organization
Booth: 304
Kate Mager
159 E County Line Rd
Hatboro, PA 19040
Phone: (800) 247-1500
Fax: (800) 739-8818
Email: kate.mager@aon.com
Website: http://www.nso.com
Nurses Service Organization, NSO (Aon Affinity) is the #1 provider of professional liability insurance for nursing professionals, with over 1 million individuals and businesses as clients.  NSO has been serving the healthcare community’s risk management needs for over 30 years.

Nursing Alliance for Quality Care
Booth: 103
Mary Jean Schumann
GWU Hospital
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 994-3484
Fax: (202) 994-2777
Email: sonmjs@gwumc.edu
Website: http://www.NursingAQC.org

Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 311
Nichole Beran
1001 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 444-4611
Fax: (402) 546-1458
Email: nberan@visitomaha.com
Website: http://www.visitomaha.com
In Omaha it’s all about you.  You want affordability - Omaha is consistently ranked as a ‘best value’ city, renowned for its hospitality. You want convenience – Omaha is in the center of the country, making travel easy. You want fun – Omaha‘s Old Market entertainment district offers boutiques, restaurants, bars and art galleries all within walking distance from the 250,000 sq. ft. convention center and more than 2,000 hotel rooms. You want a destination that speaks your language – Omaha is home to five nursing colleges and two teaching hospitals.  You want your event to be the center of attention – Omaha delivers.

Booth: 205
Jodi Ray
2600 Anderson St
Madison, WI 53704
Phone: (800) 828-0305
Email: jray@omnipress.com
Website: http://www.omnipress.com
We offer new ways and practical solutions to make your educational conference, training and publication content more relevant, accessible, useful, timely and cost effective. Our expertise includes:  Collecting abstracts, reviews and papers online; Building online knowledge centers and event communities; Creating educational CDs and flash drives; On-demand printing and order fulfillment integration. More than 1000 associations consider us their hand-holding, problem-solving, “big idea partner” for their educational content. Come get ideas and discuss your needs with Jodi Ray in booth 205 – And enter your name in our Starbucks Coffee / iPad2 giveaway drawing.

Positively Cleveland
Booth: 407
Eric Julian
334 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: (216) 875-6655
Fax: (216) 621-5967
Email: ejulian@positivelycleveland.com
Website: http://www.positivelycleveland.com
Meet in the city that rocks. Conveniently located within 500 miles of 43% of the US population, Cleveland is an easy city to access. Cruise the river at sunset, tee off on one of 100+ golf courses, take center stage at PlayhouseSquare and discover your inner rock star at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. With a new convention center on the way and premium hotels below competitor’s rates, Cleveland gives your group the big city experience without the big city prices. Contact Dan Williams, dwilliams@positivelycleveland.com, 216.875.6630 or Eric Julian, ejulian@positivelycleveland.com, 216.875.6655. www.clevelandmeetings.com , Twitter: @CleveMtgs.

Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau
Booth: 302
Kristen Goodnow
144 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 456-0234
Fax: (401) 273-7046
Email: kgoodnow@pwcvb.com
Website: http://www.GoProvidence.com
The Providence/Warwick area mixes the urban sophistication of a big city and the graceful charm of a small New England seaside town.  At the heart of Providence’s downtown is the award-winning Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC), which offers a 100,000 sq. ft. divisible exhibition hall, a 20,000 sq. ft. ballroom, and 23 meeting rooms.  There are 5,500 hotel rooms in the area, more than 2,000 of which are within walking distance of RICC.  Combining convenience and accessibility with world-class dining and a vibrant arts & culture scene, the Providence/Warwick area is the perfect destination for your next event.

Reno Tahoe USA
Booth: 101
Cindy Wendt
4001 S Virginia St Ste G
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (708) 349-7711
Fax: (775) 827-7666
Email: cwendt@rscva.com
Website: http://www.MeetRenoTahoe.com
Imagine a place where meetings are more profitable! Far From Expected, right? Ever wonder why coffee is expensive? Our tasty Reno brew is under $40/gallon! Enjoy hotel rates 30% below competing destinations (with renovations over $500M), that’s amazing.  FREE airport shuttles and parking  for everyone.  Leverage our owner/operated venues  for memorable fund-raising or team building events with potentially free golf course, concert hall or bowling stadium. Combining 300 days of sunshine, Lake Tahoe, 50 golf courses and 18 ski resorts nearby, attendees will relish incredible experiences. Meetings are more profitable in Reno Tahoe, now that’s Far From Expected!

Springfield FIRST
Booth: 113
Amy Vieceli
1277 Main St
Springfield, MA 01103
Phone: (413) 271-3281
Fax: (413) 787-6645
Email: avieceli@massconvention.com
Website: http://www.springfield-first.com
The MassMutual Convention Center, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is the ideal destination for your next event. Our state-of-the-art facility, combined with our customer-focused service team, ensures a successful event for you and your attendees! Centrally located at the crossroads of New England, Springfield is not only easily accessible but also offers unique and exciting entertainment options. Think beyond your expectations: Think Springfield First.

Springfield Illinois Convention and Visitors Bureau

Booth: 309
Paula Antonacci
109 North 7th
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (800) 545-7300
Fax: (217) 544-7300
Email: paula.antonacci@springfield.il.us
Website: http://www.planonspringfieldil.com
Springfield, Illinois is the ideal convention and meeting destination! Over 4000 rooms,3 distinct convention areas, unique venues and tours make it your perfect meeting destination.

Travel Portland
Booth: 204
Shawna Wellman
1000 SW Broadway Ste 2300
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 275-9754
Email: shawna@travelportland.com
Website: http://www.travelportland.com
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: 210
Sally Noona
2101 Parks Ave Ste 500
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 385-6663
Fax: (757) 437-4747
Email: snoona@vbgov.com
Website: http://www.vbmeetings.com
Virginia Beach’s emerging mid-Atlantic location offers an excellent meeting destination for the Nursing societies: an award-winning and sustainable Convention Center and meeting site offering a wide variety of accommodations, great accessibility and value! Our team is ready to assist your team in creating unforgettable meeting experiences! Bring it to the Beach Alliance Members!

Virginia's Roanoke Valley CVB
Booth: 109
Kelly Burd-Adams
101 Shenandoah Ave
Roanoke, VA 25016
Phone: (800) 635-5535
Fax: (540) 342-7119
Email: kburdadams@visitroanokeva.com
Website: http://www.visitroanokeva.com
Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains located within close proximity to neighboring states of NC, TN, KY, WV, DC and MD welcomes Nursing Organizations to convene in the Roanoke Valley.  Healthcare is our primary employer with Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute, Jefferson College of Health Sciences and LewisGale Medical Center.  We offer multiple meeting facilities within an urban, mountainous valley setting along with a vast array of medical resources.  Visit our staff at Booth 109 for specific information on Virginia's Roanoke Valley meeting facilities.  We look forward to meeting you.

Visit Charlotte
Booth: 108
Randy Smith
500 S. College Street, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 334-2282
Fax: (704) 331-2758
Email: randy.smith@visitcharlotte.com
Website: http://www.charlottesgotalot.com
Look closely at Charlotte and you’ll discover a lot.  Museums showcasing the world’s wonders, dining to suit every craving, and unexpected off-site meeting venues have enriched the landscape.  4,100 hotel rooms in Center City and 30,000 citywide encompass dependable hotel chains, stately bed and breakfasts, and luxury brands like the LEED Gold-Certified Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte and Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge. More than 60% of the nation’s population lives within a two-hour flight, making the Queen City an accessible hub and a magnet for growth.  A must-see destination in its own right, attendees will be dazzled by assets like the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Levine Center for the Arts and entertainment venues like the EpiCentre and NC Music Factory.

Visit Milwaukee
Booth: 212
Christine Celley
648 N Plankinton Ave Ste 425
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Phone: (414) 287-6220
Email: ccelley@milwaukee.org
Website: http://www.milwaukee.org
VISIT Milwaukee is the premier destination marketing organization for the city of Milwaukee and we welcome the opportunity to serve you and your association.  Stop by booth #212 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!

Booth: 100
Vianetta Johnson
232 E Main St
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 622-2926
Fax: (757) 622-3663
Email: vjohnson@visitnorfolktoday.com
Website: http://visitnorfolktoday.com
Within 10 city blocks, our downtown waterfront area offers over 1200 committable rooms and 206,000 square feet of meeting space.  All are within walking distance to the Norfolk Waterside Convention Center and some of the cities most popular attractions including harbor tours of the largest naval base- Norfolk Naval Station, dinner cruises, Chrysler Museum of Art (nationally recognized as one of the top 15 art museums in the country), Nauticus: the National Maritime Center, Battleship Wisconsin, the Cannonball Trail, year round festivals, and shopping at the Nordstrom anchored MacArthur Center Mall.   Not only does the city lie within driving distance of two-thirds of the population of the East coast, but with over 200 daily flights from our newly expanded Norfolk International Airport, getting to Norfolk has never been easier- the airport is only 7 miles from our downtown waterfront! Come see what affordable options Norfolk can offer your next conference!

Visit Salt Lake
Booth: 211
Sally O'Neill
90 SW Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (801) 534-4931
Fax: (801) 355-9323
Email: soneill@visitsaltlake.com
Website: http://www.visitsaltlake.com
Salt Lake, home of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, is an urban oasis nestled against the Rocky Mountains! Our state of the art convention center, the Salt Palace, offers 160,000 sf of meeting space and 515,000 sf of exhibit space and over 7,000 hotel rooms within five blocks of the Salt Palace.  Free light rail line in convention district and light rail to the airport and University of Utah Medical Center & College of Nursing.  The Salt Lake City Intl Airport is only 10 minutes from downtown. Delta Air Lines’ 2nd largest hub with 700 flights in/out daily and nonstop flights to 100 cities including Paris & Tokyo.  Gateway to 10 national parks and a 35 minute drive to 8 ski/summer resorts.

Booth: 305
Traci Carney
111 River St
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: (201) 748-6000
Fax: (800) 597-3299
Email: info@wiley.com
Website: http://www.wiley.com
We are a leading international publisher in the nursing area.  Our publishing partners include such prestigious societies as the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and AWHONN.  This enables us to provide readers with important publications on numerous topics.  Please stop by our booth for complimentary copies of journals.

The Wyanoke Group
Booth: 313
Patrick Duffey
6900 Grove Rd
Thorofare, NJ 08086
Phone: (856) 848-1000
Fax: (856) 848-6091
Email: pduffey@gomindworks.com
Website: http://www.wyanokegroup.com
Wyanoke is a full-service health care communications company creating powerful solutions for association partners. Services include: Publishing, ad sales, exhibit management and sales, marketing, design and custom publishing. Just ask what we can do for you. Visit wyanokegroup.com

















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