Black Meetings and Tourism

January / February 2018

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B M & T ••• January/February 2018 ••• 5 COVER STORY • AFRICAN-AMERICAN GUIDE TO MEETINGS, INCENTIVES & TRAVELING IN THE WEST FEATURES • FLORIDA SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION •10 TIPS FOR MORE SUCCESSFUL RESORT MEETINGS • HISTORIC HOTELS MAKE FOR MEMORABLE MEETINGS AREA GUIDES WASHINGTON, DC, MISSISSIPPI, GEORGIA, MINNESOTA, ANGUILLA PUBLISHER/EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Solomon J. Herbert ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER/ EDITOR Gloria Herbert GRAPHIC DESIGN: POP MEDIA GROUP Robert Ingram GRAPHIC ARTIST/WEBMASTER Solomon J. Hebert II FOCUS ON M.I.C.E. EDITOR Matthew Thomas RELIGIOUS REVIEW EDITOR Patrice Kelly TECH NEWS EDITOR William G. Herbert CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Rebecca Bernard Edith Billups Victoria Head Brienne Herbert Roy Jay Cheray O'Neal SALES MANAGERS Regina Buggs Willa Robinson MARKETING/EDITORIAL CONSULTANT'S Hank Harris Andrew Ingraham O.J. Webb OFFICE MANAGER Dorothy Canty HUMAN RESOURCES Barbara Harper For high quality article reprints of 100 or more, please contact Reprint Management Services at (717)399-1900. January 13 Black Business Expo on Tour, Ontario Convention Airport Hotel, Ontario, CA. (866) 493-3394 or January 21-22 ALIS (the Americas Lodging Investment Summit), Residence Inn and Courtyard, Los Angeles, CA. https://alisalaw18.regis- January 22-24 ALIS (the Americas Lodging Investment Summit), JW Marriott & Microsoft Theater, Los Angels, CA. https://alisalaw18.register- February 7 California Public Policy Luncheon, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, CA. cbcommunica- February 8 Regional Black Contractors Association General Membership Meetings, Regional Black Contractors Association office, Dallas, TX. (214) 565-8946 February 8-10 The Beta System Conference, Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. For more information: Visit or call (410) 244-7101. February 8-19 26th Annual Pan African Film Festival, Cinemark Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, CA February 13 Black Women Lead Collective, Reception, Empress Tavern Sacramento, CA. ourtimetoengage.- February 13 18th Annual Business Expo Juanita McDonald Community Center, Carson, CA. (310) 217-4590 February 13 Avoice Heritage Celebration honoring Gen. Colin Powell and African American Veterans, sponsored by the Congressional lack Caucus Foundation, Naval Heritage Center, Washington, DC. www.cbc- February 14 Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Wreath Laying Ceremony, Talbot County Court House, Talbot County, MD. www.frederickdou- February 17-18 SF/Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. February 19-21 Connect Financial, Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando, FL. financial.html February 21 Pioneers of Black Journalism – Honoring the Legacy of Max Robinson, Lincoln Theater, Washington, DC. (202) 204-5531 March 4 2nd Annual Voices of Freedom Concert, Boston, MA. ces-of-freedom-2018 March 5-6 Connect Chicago, Hyatt Regency Chicago. Chicago, IL. chicago.html March 13-14 Connect California, Resort at Squaw Creek, North Lake Tahoe, CA. http://www.connectcali- March 13-14 Connect Moun- tain/Incentive, The Resort at Squaw Creek, North Lake Tahoe, CA. mountain-incentive.html March 22-24 Women Leadership Development Master Class, Kimmel Center, New York University, New York, NY. For more information email Furo Giami at March 24-28 Black, Brown & College Bound Summit, Tampa Marriott Waterside, Tampa, FL. (813) 253-7000 March 29-31 Women Leadership Development Master Class, Kimmel Center, New York University, New York, NY. For more information email The Authority on African-American Conventions & Leisure Travel JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 Meeting and incentive planners can keep abreast of discount offers and package deals being offered by visiting Black Meetings & Tourism's website – blackmeetingsand- – and clicking on the "Meeting Planner Packages" link. Here you will find many cost saving and often time sensitive deals that can help you bring your meeting in on time and under budget. MEETING PLANNER PACKAGES FOR GREAT SAVINGS COMING IN: MARCH/APRIL 2018 B L A C K M E E T I N G S T O U R I S M continue on page 16

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