Take a Closer Look

Midsize (or second-tier) cities and their CVBs offer religious meeting planners a new array of convention center facilities and lots of negotiability in these recessionary times. Religious conventions that appreciate a little extra attention can find it in second-tier cities, say planners who have experienced it firsthand. “You can negotiate a better contract because you are it,” says Charles Snow, CMP, an independent meeting planner. And, he says, second-tier cities treat you better. “They o

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