Black Meetings and Tourism

November/December 2014

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B M & T ••• November/December 2014 ••• 49 The African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO) is dedicat- ed to discover, preserve, interpret and share the histor- ical and cultural experiences of African-Americans in California and the West for present and future genera- tions. Situated in the Uptown area, The Museum of African American Technology Science Village (MAAT) chronicles the technical achievements of people of African descent from ancient times to the present, and pro- vides science education and awareness activities for stu- dents and adults. Computer classes at the Internet Cafe, science education activities and seminars are the main services offered. With four runways and a yearly passenger count of over 10 million, Oakland International Airport is served by various regular and low- cost airlines offering numerous direct and connecting flights throughout the country, with connec- tions to all points of the globe. AREA GUIDES • • • STATS • • • HOTEL ROOMS Oakland Marriott City Center 483 Hilton Oakland Airport 363 The Claremont Hotel 279 Clarion Hotel Oakland 290 EXHIBITION FACILITIES The Oakland Convention Center Total Exhibit Space 64,000 sq. ft. Meeting Rooms 12 WHO YOU GONNA CALL? The Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau (510) 208-0529 ART&SOUL is #bizonthebay #meetingadjourned #oaklandloveit discover the side of you don't know at From the boardroom to the taproom, the streets to the eats, Entry Oakland Contvention Center Photo Credit: Oakland CVB

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