Black Meetings and Tourism

September/October 2014

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B M & T ••• September/October 2014 ••• 22 Panther Arena provide additional dining, trade show or concert space. In fall 2014, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's meeting package will expand to include a new 381-room hotel with 10,500 square feet of meeting space to add to the casino's 40,000 square feet of Expo Center and ballroom space. Unforgettable off-site venues also include the Harley-Davidson Museum, the spectacular lake- front Milwaukee Art Museum with its moving "wings," and neigh- boring Discovery World, wh ose Pilot House is renowned for its 360-degree view of the Lake Michigan shoreline. A water city located at the confluence of three rivers and Lake Michigan, Milwaukee features a two-mile long RiverWalk that connects colorful walk-around neighborhoods like Milwaukee's "SoHo" area, the Historic Third Ward with its Milwaukee Public Market, and Old World Third Street, both districts known for their range of vibrant nightlife. And located only eight miles from downtown, General Mitchell International Airport is one of the country's most affordable major airports. To keep momentum going, VISIT Milwaukee is offering a $5,000-$10,000 cash incentive to groups booking meetings in the Wisconsin Center from September 2, 2014 to December 31, 2016 (certain restrictions apply). Along with cash incentives, planners will discover that Milwaukee's average daily cost of first class lodg- ing and three meals is the lowest of its competitive set. Milwaukee – make your next meeting happen here. IllinoisBureauofTourism–(800)2CONNECT IndianaOfficeofTourismDevelopment–(800)677-9800 IowaDivisionofTourism–(515)242-4705 TravelMichigan–(800)644-2489 ExploreMinnesotaTourism–(800)657-3700 OhioDivisionofTravelandTourism–(800)BUCKEYE WisconsinDepartmentofTourism–(800)432-8747 • • • GETTING IN TOUCH • • • With a variety of meeting spaces, affordable hotels, live music, night life, natural beauty, and a casino — all in a convenient downtown area — you'll find it easy here. 300,000 sq. ft. convention center 16,000 hotel rooms 125 downtown restaurants 10 minutes from international airport Milwaukee Riverwalk

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