Black Meetings and Tourism

July/Aug 2013

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•Pg_44-58_ICI__BMT_pg86-162 8/12/13 9:03 PM Page 57 AREA GUIDES bringing African art to the general public. Displaying art from around the world, the museum also features an extensive list of workshops, classes and special events. If shopping is your thing be sure to visit Old Sacramento Historic District, located downtown and bordered by Interstate 5, Capitol Mall and the Sacramento River. More than 125 boutique shops including souvenirs, arts, gifts, jewelry and home décor on the boardwalk are set amongst Gold Rush-era buildings, dozens of restaurants, clubs, museums and the Sacramento River. Sacramento offers gamers a little something special with its numerous casinos throughout the Northern California area. The Cache Creek Casino Resort is a fourstar hotel equipped with 24-hour gaming including over 2,600 slot machines, 150 game tables, two high-stakes rooms and a 28-table poker room. This state-of-the-art live entertainment venue has nine restaurants. The Casino is attached to a 200-room hotel with a spa and an18-hole championship golf course. Gary Simon currently serves as the Sacramento CVB's director of multicultural affairs, while Sonya Bradley is vice president of Marketing at the Bureau, where she's responsible for the development of the SCVB's strategic business plan; managing marketing strateG ARY S IMON gies, tactics (media buying, direct marketing, web site and trade shows) and budget; and overseeing the seven-person marketing team that includes marketing services, S ONYA B RADLY tourism marketing, market intelligence and grap-hic design. Planners looking to book business into Sacramento can contact Simon, Bradley and the sales team at the at the CVB for assistance and support. Sacramento International Airport, located just 15 minutes from downtown, offers direct SACRAMENTO or convenient connecting flights to more than 50 cities. Twelve major airlines and regional carriers feature a diversity of schedules to fit virtually any travel plans: 140 non-stop flights and 29 direct flights daily. • • STATS • • HOTEL Hyatt Regency Sheraton Grand Sacramento Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast ROOMS 503 503 230 Clarion Hotel and Conference Center 140 EXHIBITION FACILITIES Sacramento Convention Center Total Exhibit Space 384,359 sq. ft. Meeting Rooms 31 WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Sacramento CVB – (800) 292-2334 Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce (916) 231-0416 CALIFORNIA The Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau is a team of professional and experienced meeting experts. Our sales team brings knowledge from every meetings-related industry including hotel, meeting and event planning, transportation, associations and facilities. Our services include central hotel reservations, promotional materials and attendance builders. We have hundreds of partners who can offer you a variety of services including registration staff, transportation, audio/visual, decorations, Are you ready to work with a meeting expert? Your Meeting Expert Gary Simon Director of Multicultural Affairs 916-808-7739 B M & T ••• July/August 2013 ••• 57

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